Vintage Picks No. 4 // An Autumn Wardrobe

vintage-picks-fall-autumn-wardrobeVintage for Autumn

Fall is quite possibly my favorite time of year when it comes to dressing. I love all of the layering, cozy knitted pieces, plaid, tweed, and combinations of neutral and jewel tones. The textures and colors create so much warmth, dimension, and interest allowing for a wonderful sense of creativity in the construction of an outfit. As I’ve approached autumn dressing this year, I’ve found myself browsing vintage shops. There are so many incredible classic pieces available for this season, making it a great time to experiment with vintage shopping if you haven’t already. From cable knits, to unique outerwear, here are some of my favorites this fall.

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Budget-Friendly Natural Makeup from Burt’s Bees: First Impressions

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You guys know how much I love a good natural makeup product, so when I saw that Burt’s Bees had released a new cosmetics line, I ran over to my local drugstore and purchased a few products. You know, ahem, for the blog. It’s wonderful to have a natural line that is more easily accessible and at a budget friendly price, and I definitely found some winners in the collection. Below you’ll find my thoughts on each product I purchased as well as a video discussing my first impressions each product. Let’s talk makeup!

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5 Wardrobe Essentials with Aléna Tran

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Camel & Cashmere

Today I’m excited to kick off a series of guest posts exploring different perspectives on wardrobe essentials. Since we each have different styles, climates, and occasions to dress for, there is so much we can learn from other women’s wardrobes, and over the next five weeks we will be getting to peek into a few of my favorites. Our first guest poster is one of my favorite slow fashion Instagramers, Aléna Tran. I know you will love reading her thoughts, seeing her amazing style, and checking out her beautiful and inspiring Instagram account.

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Fall Capsule Wardrobe Wishlist 2017 | Ethical Pieces for Autumn

ethical-fall-capsule-wardrobe-wishlist-2017A New Season

Happy Monday friends! I’m starting to plan for my fall capsule wardrobe, even though the weather has gone back up to summer-esque proportions this week. I recently pulled all of my autumn clothing out of storage, and began to evaluate what I wanted to keep, get rid of, and purchase for the new season. Unfortunately a few of my pieces were attacked by some moths with expensive taste, so I’m anticipating having to replace a few more pieces than usual. While I’ll be thrifting and sewing several items, I also want to purchase from a few ethical brands this fall, both so that I can try them out, and so I can share my experiences with you. Here are some of the pieces I’m eyeing for autumn!

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DIY Pleated Midi Skirt

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Stitching Away

Hi friends! I’ve recently started sharing a few sewing tutorials over on the YouTube channel, and I thought I’d start to post them here on the blog as well. Several of you have expressed interest in learning how to sew or in getting back into making your own clothes, so I hope you find these videos helpful and inspiring! Today’s project? A pleated midi skirt! This particular skirt was inspired by one I saw at Club Monaco a while back, and I love how it turned out. There is no pattern required, and it would be a great beginning project.

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