Unintentionally, this has apparently become Stripes Week on respect the shoes - even though I really wore this outfit last week. I'm probably like most of you ladies, though, and have enough stripes in my closet to last several several several
days weeks of non-repetitive wear.
I'm not even sure what it is about stripes that make me adore them so much. I guess because stripes are a pattern - but a pretty simple subtle one, so they can kind of worn like a neutral? Did that make no sense ... Because they are kind of crisp and preppy and pleasing to the eye? That's why to me they are superior to dots or most other patterns ... ? Oh I don't really know, I just know that I haven't met a striped yet that I hadn't liked.
It's still pretty warm in the SE so I haven't really had a chance yet to break out my real deal fall gear, but I couldn't wait to show you a blazer that I bought weeks ago (and has been sitting unhappily in my closet wanting out since). As soon as I saw this blazer online, I literally couldn't wait to drive to the mall to so I could satiate my grabby hands. It's a
What have been your favorite fall purchase(s) so far? What's still on your wish list?
Blazer 1: Zara trf printed (worn here - sim, sim, sim, black floral)
Blazer 2: Zara checked wool (same in grey, sim, leather)
Dress: c/o StyleMint (worn here - sim, sim, sim, w/black)
Belt: J.Crew (sim, bow)
Necklace: Elizajay Charm via Etsy (worn here - sim silver)
Bracelets: J.Crew & Old Navy (sim, sim, sim, sim)
Bag: Kate Spade quilted signature ellen (worn here - sim, patent)
Shoes: Keds spright (worn here - sim, sim, ankle-strapped)
If you've got fall transitional outfits you would like included in the next Respect the Outfits reader feature, please send them in today! You can get the deets here. Thanks!