Monthly Archives: September 2015

Fall Transition

I will admit, I love that Ohio experiences late summers basically every year.  What I don’t like though, is dressing for them.  Honestly, it’s a little challenging.  What do you wear when it’s around 55 degrees in the morning and at night, but about 85 in the middle of the day? It’s what I like to refer to as the ‘transition period’.  We’re on the verge of cold, but that summer heat is still hangin’ on.

Usually to counter this ‘transition period’, I’ll opt for pants and a tank, or shorts and a long tee and will always make sure I have a jacket or blazer to throw on just in case the chill lingers around.  Dresses too, are always an appropriate option.

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Did more exploring within #CVNP–what beautiful scenes we’ve come across. ;)

 

 

Tank and jeans-Anthropologie

Booties-Bed Stu

Necklaces and earrings-Vintage and made; various rings

Purse-Thrifted Dooney & Bourke

Blazer-Paul Smith from Beacon’s Closet in Brooklyn, NY

Sunglasses-Jessica Simpson

As Seasons Change

Welcome to my first official “Fall” post!  I can’t believe it’s already September and as of yesterday, is starting to feel like it too, with that cool Autumn air creeping its way in.

Sometimes during a different season, I like to head back to places where I’ve taken previous blog photos.  It’s fun to see the differences of a place from one season to the next.  This time, we headed back to Whipps Ledges, an area within the Cleveland Metroparks that we visited last December when all the leaves were gone and everything was covered in snow.  It is a beautiful area that’s the location of many a wedding photo and the like.

Not having been back to Whipps Ledges since last December, it was like walking into a whole new place.  In the winter, everything is so bare and wide open, the area looks huge! Not to mention very, very bright.  Now, in September, the lighting is completely different from all of the leaves and foliage, the perception of space, and of course the overall appearance.  I’m already making a note to myself to come back later in the Fall to see all the warm colors.

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These earrings are a favorite pair of mine.  The color is great and they look like they’d be super heavy on your ears but they’re surprisingly light weight.

whipps 2 (4) This is my ‘accidental’ photo…one that happened when I was holding my phone and didn’t realize the camera was on.  When I found it i thought it was actually a kind of cool picture. :D

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Sweater and Shoes: Target
Top: Anthropologie (last summer)
Jeans: AG
Purse: Dooney & Bourke, thrifted

Feeling Groovy

Feeling Groovy

 

Feeling that 70’s groove for this coming Fall.  Wavy hair, rich, warm colors, great fabrics and textures.  Can’t wait to bring a groovy vibe to my Fall wardrobe.  It’s happening. ;)