Pants, two days in a row? What is even happening, you guys? I don’t know, but there it is. I felt like taking this Vince sweater out for a spin, and then … got lazy with the rest of the outfit. Or, if you like, went classic and simple. I did pull out these ancient (circa 2008) Enzo Angiolini shoes to match the silver thread in the sweater stripes, so there was a hint of fun.
The weather is befuddling at the moment. The mornings have been legit cool (sub 10 C), and definitely fall-like, but then the afternoons turn broiling (high 20s). No matter what I wear, I’m inadequately dressed for at least one of my commutes. I’m not complaining — even if it reads that way — because I’ll take Mother Nature’s Sybil moment any day over a full-time commitment to Edmonton fall. But in case you’re wondering why my outfits are all over the place (who are we kidding though, that’s nothing new), now you know why.
If I look less than enthused in these photos, it’s not because of my outfit. I loved this outfit. Let’s just say that I’m less crazy about other things going on in my life at the moment, and perhaps the camera captures more than one thinks it does, hmm? Moving on, let me tell all about my outfit instead. Did I mention that I loved it? Because I did. And I still love all the light grey happening here, along with the hint of florals, plus the heathered texture of the blazer.
I resisted the urge to go super-simple with black pumps, and I’m glad. I think these purple ones add a little extra something to the whole thing. I’ve talked about how versatile they’re proving to be, and you can consider this another example.
Chapter 5 of A Temporary Engagement is live, and you can read it here. If you are reading along — first of all, thank you — and, secondly, I hope you’re enjoying it.
This is my fall weekend uniform these days, in all its dubious glory. I have so, so many casual pants, I’m basically spoiled for choice. Thankfully, they all work with my Clark’s ankle boots — which are, hands down, one of my best purchases of the year. Not the kind of shoes I typically get excited over, but so useful and so comfortable. (Just like the Kelsi Dagger loafers I wore all summer on weekends.) They were about $60 at Winners (I had a gift card, so I paid far less out of pocket), and I think they will have fantastic CPW in no time even at the (relatively) higher price point.
I spruced up an otherwise pretty basic (boring? let’s go with basic) outfit with some colour courtesy of my scarf and the sorta-matching purse. This is my first Fossil bag, and I have to say that I’m loving the uber soft leather. I would definitely love to find more of these at the thrift store — fingers crossed.
Hope you guys have an exciting weekend planned. Happy Friday!