Sporty Luxe

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Enter quote possibly my new favourite skirt. Pleated skirts are huge for fall, wether on a midi skirt, or a short tartan skirts worn with tights. It’s a great way to continue to work you’re skirts while the weather gets cold.

The great thing about this piece is that you can really dress it up or down. I had it worn with sneakers one day and heels another. I didn’t want to get to fancy today so I paired it with a cool french terry hoodie. Bring the look down to Earth a little and make it more wearable. Since the skirt is high wasted I can afford to wear my crop tops with it and show some skin without showing toooooo much skin.

Will you be rocking pleats this fall?

xox

M.

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Skirt: Zara

Top (old): Similar Here

Shoes (old): Similar Here

All Wrapped Up

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So wearing blankets out in public is a thing now, and I honestly could not be happier about it. I have to admit, I wore this ponchoesque blanket every single day this weekend and I do not regret a thing.  I blame Olivia Palmero, Cara Delevingne and all the other starlets that have been sporting the Burberry monogrammed poncho.

It’s extraordinarily versatile and easier to grab when you are running out the door then a sweater or jacket. The way it falls off the shoulders, the arms, the way it can be worn wrapped up tight or loosely draping off your elbows is so effortless and beautiful.

I choose to pair it with skinny jeans and flats on this brisk day but I can’t wait to wear it with a leather mini and some boots. It will work so well with the proportions, keeping covered up while showing some skin.It’s the perfect in-between for the “baby it’s cold outside” days and the “it’s to warm for a jacket”.  I also plan to wear it over my wool coats, which will add an extra layer of warmth, and style.

Will you be be rocking a blanket this fall? Bonus points if it has fringes.

xox

M.

 

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Poncho: Love Stitch

Jeans: Ardene

Sweater: Nasty Gal (old) Similar Here

Shoes: Zara (old)

Rings: Amrita Singh

Sunlight After The Rain

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A trench coat is an absolute must in your closet. It’s a staple, especially in beige. It immediately elevates any outfit and is perfect for transitioning from season to season. The best part about this coat, other then the functionality is the versatility. It can be worn over a cocktail dress with heels as effortlessly as boyfriend jeans and sneakers.

Obviously the standard is the Burberry Trench, which set the bar and remains a cult item. But every retailer carries a version or several this time of year. So go and pick one up.

With the weather forecast showing mostly showers for the best few days, my fashion forecast will be showing this coat.

And of course,  I can’t not mention the shoes. How cute are they?! I rarely get to bring these babies out to play since I work indoors for the most part and if I am venturing outside during the rain my Hunter boots will be what I reach for. But for a quick dash these are perfect. Totally waterproof and I just love the pop of colour.

TGIF!

xox

M.

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Top: Love Stitch (new, but can’t find a link)- Similar Here

Jacket: The Gap

Jeans: J Brand

Shoes: Tory Burch (previous season)- Updated Here