Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Last of Autumn

I still had these photos from mid-November that I haven't gotten around to posting yet. Now that it's mid-December, here they finally are. I remember that this day was peculiarly warm. I had the afternoon off, so Chris and I had a coffee shop date and then did this shoot. I miss all the fall colors and I wish they could stick around a little longer.

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I love this sweater. I love that it's big and drapey and I love the pattern. It sort of reminds me of this sweater my mom used to have that was probably from the 80s or 90s when geometric stuff was in. I don't wear black often, and it's even more rare that I wear black without any pops of color, but I was feeling in a black and white mood, plus I wanted to wear this new lipstick I got and it just has a dark feel to it. I want to wear it all the time, but I feel like it's too dramatic for every day wear at work.

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I also rarely wear pants. I tend to always change into jeans when I get home from work and I'm going to go somewhere in the colder months. I wear pants more in the dead of winter too, but I try to wear dresses and skirts as much as I can. I love high-waisted jeans, though, and these ones from Urban Outfitters are great.

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My mom would always tell me that I look good in hats and always exclaim that she looks terrible in them. To be honest, I can't say if that's true because she never wears them so I have never been able to see. I don't wear hats too often, but I do think that they can really change the vibe of an outfit. It's amazing how one piece of clothing or an accessory can add so much to an entire outfit.

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So I am officially done with the fall semester! I don't have to think about classes again for almost a month. Woo! This semester was a good one, and I'm so glad I took the young adult literature class. It was probably the most fun class I've taken in this program, and definitely one that I was the most into. Who can hate a class where you get to read novels instead of textbooks?

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When I was younger and didn't have jobs to worry about, I used to look forward to winter break so much. I would make a to-do list for all of my breaks and try to do as much as possible. Even when I was only working one part-time job, it felt great to have extra time not devoted to classes to get things done and have fun. I often wish that I could take a week off just to have a "staycation" and get things done that I never get around to. Maybe I'll take one sometime soon. For now, I'm looking forward to going to Florida in a couple of months!

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Sweater: Forever 21//Jeans: Urban Outfitters//Shirt: Iz Byer//Boots: American Eagle//Hat: Forever 21//Necklace: c/o Loopsway//Lipstick: Revlon
I usually hate the snow, but sometimes it's nice to be snowed in. It kind of forces you to be productive since you can't go out and do anything. But after a day, I'm over it and need to leave the house immediately or I'll go insane. I'm definitely not the type of person who can be cooped up inside for days no matter what the weather is doing.

5 comments:

  1. love the cardigan! such a nice look and nice photos too!


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  2. Oooh, this look is fantastic on you, and I love the dark lip!

    xox Sammi

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  3. I love everything about this outfit especially the sweater and that gold leave necklace!!

    -Marie x

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  4. This is stylish and it is fun to see you in pants!

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