Fall Basics

  Every season I have a favorite item that becomes part of my “daily uniform.”   Sometimes it’s so nice to just wake up and know exactly what you are going to wear everyday (must be all those years of Catholic school).  This season my “uniform” is quickly becoming this cotton sweater from the Gap with some always dependable skinny jeans and booties.     

It’s not cool enough to wear wool or a heavy jacket yet,  but there is just enough chill in the air for long sleeves making this sweater a perfect choice.  The textured raglan fabric is super comfortable and the cute split detail in the back adds just a little bit of interest.  

And although I tend to lean towards darker colors in colder months, I love that this soft mint color is right on the money with pastels being a big trend for Fall.  So if you see me out and about, chances are I’ll be wearing this or some version of it.  What are your favorites to wear in Fall?  

SHOP MY LOOK: Sweater: GAP / Jeans: DL1961 Bag: JCrew (Old) SIMILAR HERE  / Booties: Dolce Vita SIMILAR HERE / Necklace: Jcrew (Old) SIMILAR HERE




It’s rainy here in the Northeast and I can’t say that I am complaining.  I actually love a rainy day especially in Fall (I know, it’s technically not Fall yet.)  It’s perfect weather for curling up on the couch with a good book or to watch a movie while throwing some soup on the stove.  

When it falls on a weekday though, most of us don’t have the luxury to do so and instead have to head out to work, drop the kids at school or run our everyday errands.  Although I don’t mind heading out in the rain, nothing is worse than feeling wet and cold.   

So when I do leave the house, I make sure that I stay dry and look cute...and not like the Morton’s Fisherman.  I rounded up some of my current favorites for a  rainy day above.  I’m loving all three of these looks and am wishing I could buy them all! 



Our last summer weekend trip was spent out in Mystic, Connecticut for a little R&R before school starts and we get back to the family daily grind (school, sports, homework etc...)

We couldn’t have asked for better weather, warm during the day and cool at night!  Perfect (as I mentioned HERE last week) “white blazer weather”. 

I threw mine over one of my favorite YUMI KIM  dresses.  I bought this one a couple years ago, but as you can see this timeless floral pattern still looks great.  

If you are not already familiar with YUMI KIM , it’s a New York based women’s clothing line by American fashion designer Kim Phan.  I love her pretty vintage silhouette dresses like THIS ONE and THIS ONE , and how fun are her flirty rompers like THIS ONE?  All her pieces are 100% silk so totally worth the price, but you are in luck because a few items are on sale now, like THIS SWEET DRESS and THIS LADYLIKE TOP.  And if your eyes are set on Fall dressing already then take a look at THIS BEAUTY  I'm coveting.  How great would it look with black tights and booties? 

SHOP MY LOOK: Blazer JCREW (no longer available in white) ANOTHER OPTION HERE / Dress:YUMI KIM  Old,  SIMILAR HERE / Bag: Banana Republic SIMILAR HERE / Shoes: Sole Society (sold out) SIMILAR HERE / Sunglasses: ANTHROPOLOGIE / Earrings: LIA SOPHIA / Bracelet: Old