Unpopular opinion coming in hot (pun originally not intended, but now I’m going with it): I hate Summer.
That’s right, I said it.
I hate the heat and humidity. I hate that I have to wear minimal clothing when my primal instinct is to layer until the cows come home. I hate that my car seats burn my thighs when I sit down, and that my back gets all sweaty and gross whenever I have to drive somewhere because my car’s AC is the equivalent of someone eating a mint and then blowing some mentholated air on my face. Yea, the beach is great, but: traffic, people, parking, expensive food.
When you add what feels like a constant 70% chance rain like we’ve had this Summer, I hate it even more.
And then consider that everything in style this season (pink, ruffles, cut outs, frills, general daintiness and femininity) is basically the antithesis of my style… I’m ready for Fall, guys.
I’m ready to be able to add an exclamation point to my outfit with a cool jacket. This one is from the men’s section at J. Crew, and it is the perfect bomber jacket. My bracelets are from Roxanne Assoulin. I bought them as a Summer arm party, but they’re doing a nice job of planting this outfit firmly in the “transitional” category.
I’ve spent a long time avoiding graphic tees like the plague, but recently I’ve been loving them. They’re a great way to add a little something to an outfit without being a full blown pattern or a brand logo (I’m not a huge fan of logos as a sartorial statement). This one is part of the Man Repeller x Monogram collaboration.
Colder weather also means I get to start rocking my boots again. These Tahari chelsea boots are a DSW find from YEARS ago. They were pretty much the score of the century: beautiful, comfortable, and $80. They are damn near destroyed, and I’ve already been on the lookout for a replacement for about a year to no avail. I am currently zeroing in on these, but the price tag might be a little too steep for me.
Are you guys as excited for Fall as I am? I’m getting giddy just thinking about the sweaters, scarves, jackets, and boots. Paired with a good latte or hot apple cider? Eeek.
Shop The Look
Shirt: Man Repeller x Monogram
Boots: Tahari (old, similar here)
Bomber Jacket: J. Crew
Sunglasses: Prada (old, but you can still order them here)
Bracelets: Roxanne Assoulin
Bag: Camelia Roma (old, similar here)