A Little Bit Country.

Ok, but mostly Rock ‘n’ Roll. As I’ve mentioned, I am a 90’s rock chick….always will be. In the past few years, my husband and I have opened up a bit more to the country music scene and let a few bands into our listening rotation. We recently went to see Zac Brown Band in concert. I have to admit… it was pretty good (although the highlight for me was when they covered a Metallica tune). Obviously there was a wardrobe dilemma for me in attending an event like this. Staying true to my rock ‘n’ roll genes, I went for an all black look with touches of country. These low western boots are the greatest country piece I own. They are by Freebird and the detail on them is amazing (I threw in a leg kick so you get a better idea). You can add or subtract bands of leather and fabric or even jewellery to them to change them up. I felt my tank had a bit of western flare to it to help me fit in with the country crowd. All in all, a pretty great night. Concert season has definitely begun….stay tuned for future shows coming up!

Western boot: Freebird

Black tank with skull: Scotch & Soda

Blank jeans: Rag & Bone

Black blazer: Talula

Camel purse: J.Crew

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It’s Here!

Today is the first day it really has felt like FALL! Cooler weather from morning till night means boots + sweaters. Two of my favourite things. I love the feeling of a soft, comfortable sweater and my boot collection just got a good dusting off. Sweaters for fall can be oversized and extra long – look for cable knits this season too! I prefer to wear tights with boots instead of jeans. It’s just a cleaner, more comfortable look. Jeans get baggy and crumpled up around the ankles, but make sure you pull some socks over top to try and keep them in place. Happy cooler temps!

Long cardigan: Joie

Black tights: Lululemon

Black tank: Rag & Bone

Brown boots: Frye

Crossbody purse: Marc by Marc Jacobs

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Leather Tee.

Today’s post is brought to you by the leather tee. I’m a tad in love with this piece. Laser cut edging and a loose fit – this black leather piece is easy to wear and easy to pair. It can be dressed down or dressed up and matches almost any bottom. Touches of leather are big for fall – especially in pants and trimmed accents/details. I wore it here with a black blazer in a crepe material for a contrast in fabrics. This tee would also be great with a longer cardigan – maybe in a tan or cream colour. Also a great piece for a fall skirt with tights…..endless options really.

Leather Tee: Joie

Crepe blazer: Wilfred

Dark Denim: Rag & Bone

Black pointed pumps: Nine West

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Camouflage.

Camouflage is everywhere for fall 2013… especially in my closet. With a bit of an edgy feel, pairing camo with a more conservative or preppy outfit is a great contrast. This simple and light jacket is an easy-to-wear accent piece to any outfit. Camo actually matches or compliments a ton of solid colours as well as prints. Adding ONE piece of camo to an outfit will pull you into the fall trend, however avoid the head to toe look. The idea is for a touch (either in a t-shirt, a pant, a jacket or even a clutch), but not all of them together….unless you actually are hunting and trying not to be seen. There can be too much of a good thing when it comes to this trend, so start off small.

Camouflage jacket: Artizia

Cream sweater: Wilfred

Cropped denim: Rag & Bone

Flats: Nine West

Purse: J. Crew

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Sporty Weekend.

Weekends are usually filled with errands, workouts, time outdoors and good food. When I’m out running around, I like to be comfortable and wear clothes that are easy. Right now with the weather being extreme highs and lows (in the same day), it’s great to dress in comfy layers. I love a puffy vest for the fall and decided to change up how I wore it this weekend by throwing it over a simple tank as an extra layer for the morning. I saw this on Lululemon’s social media and had to copy the look. And…you can never go wrong with a pair of Chucks… they go with everything and are a staple in any girl’s (or guy’s) wardrobe. Hope you had a relaxing, comfy weekend!

Grey vest: Lululemon

Black leggings: Lululemon

Black tank: Lululemon

Runners: Converse All-Star

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Olive and Silk.

New colour for fall: Olive! A great accessory colour and also a great new nail polish option that I am most definitely going to try once the leaves start to drop. This olive bag is by Joie and has expandable sides for extra room (needed). Paired here with a sleeveless silk blouse with embroidered detail which is a great layering piece and such a comfortable fabric (also by Joie). As you already know, I do love a giant scarf and this one by Wilfred is huge. My husband opened it up all the way and said ‘are you kidding me?’. It really is comprable to a blanket, but when looped around, tucked in and tied up, it is one versatile piece.  Olive and silk – sounds like the start of a great fall season (or how I’d describe an amazing martini).

Olive Purse: Joie

Silk Blouse: Joie

Cropped Denim: J. Crew

Pattern Scarf: Wilfred

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