Two Fall Accessories You Need

Look 1: Sweater (Sized up to a medium to wear as a dress!) // Check Print Scarf // Over the Knee Boots , similar here // Bag

Look 2: Cardigan, similar here // Long Sleeve Tee // Denim, also love these // Booties (my FAVORITE! I wear these all the time!) // Beanie // Bag

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The leaves are falling and winter will be here before we know it! It’s that weird in between time, when it’s chilly, but not quite chilly enough to go full on bundle up in your down jacket and fur lined boots. This time of year, I rely on cute but cozy accessories to layer up my fall looks! My two favorite fall accessories? Beanies and scarves! Sharing not one, but two looks today on how I incorporate them into my fall wardrobe!

While shopping for a seasonal wardrobe refresh at Nordstrom, I couldn’t help but eye the accessories…my favorite part of dressing for colder weather! I love all of the beanies, floppy hats and scarves this time of year! The Nordstrom trend section is ALWAYS the first place I check for their amazing prices and great selections. I love finding the seasons best trends and classic closet staples all in one place!

When it comes to scarves, I go for a couple of different options to mix and match with my wardrobe for the temp changes. I love a good printed blanket scarf to pair with my neutrals. This one is cozy, but lightweight enough that I can wear it to work all day without overheating (it also comes in black)! A chunky knit scarf is also a must for those colder fall days. This ribbed option is oh so soft and perfect for wearing now and into winter (this one would make a great gift)!

A beanie is my number 1 fall and winter staple. I feel like I am constantly throwing one on when I head out the door during the fall and winter. I love that a beanie can keep me nice and toasty during the winter, or be the extra bit of warmth I need in the fall when I am just wearing a sweatshirt! I couldn’t turn this one down because it is my favorite color for fall. It comes in 4 great colors and is SO warm!

Are you a fan of fall and winter accessories? What is your go to?

PS scarves and hats are the ultimate gift for your cozy loving mom, sister or bff! Shop some of my favorites below!

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Today’s post is in collaboration with Nordstrom. All opinions are my own!

Three Sweaters You Need For Fall

Leaves are falling and the temperatures are dropping and that can only mean one thing…It’s officially sweater weather! Changing seasons also mean it’s time for a wardrobe refresh. I love adding a few new pieces to my closet each season to freshen things up and to try out some of the latest trends! This fall, it’s all about sweaters!

Nordstrom is ALWAYS my go to when it’s time for a wardrobe refresh! The Nordstrom Trend section is the first place I check for their amazing prices and great selection. I love finding the seasons best trends at prices that don’t break the bank. The best part about Nordstrom is also their free shipping and returns. It’s a great way to try the latest trends and see what really works for you!

This season, I’ve discovered three sweater trends that I LOVE…mustard, stripes and brights. I’ve been drawn to sweaters that fit in these three categories and have loved incorporating them into my fall wardrobe rotation! Check out three ways I style these trends and some of my favorite sweaters from Nordstrom below!

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LOOK 1: Mustard Cardigan // Ribbed Top // BLANKNYC Jeans // Booties // Hat // Bag

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I’ve been loving all things mustard lately. Actually any color in this family is my fave! From cheery yellows to dreamy goldenrods, give me all the sweaters in this perfect fall shade. This cardigan is a gorgeous shade of mustard and goes perfectly with my favorite neutral pieces. It’s a chunkier knit too, which is perfect for adding a cozy layer when the fall temps drop.

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LOOK 2: Striped Sweater // BLANKNYC Jeans // Booties // Bag

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A great striped sweater never goes out of style, but it seems like stripes are currently taking over more than usual! There are so many great options out there and I am loving the varied color combos! I love the color combo of this crewneck option, but the best part is that it’s chenille, making it oh so cozy!

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LOOK 3: Bright Cardigan // Top // BLANKNYC Jeans // Booties // Bag // Hat

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A bright sweater adds such a fun touch to any fall outfit! I love pairing mine neutral pieces to really make the outfit pop! This cardigan is the most gorgeous shade of red/orange and I LOVE it! It’s really soft too and I love the balloon sleeves!

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Today’s post is in collaboration with Nordstrom. All opinions are my own!

Summer to Fall Mules

Mules are BY FAR my favorite type of shoe to wear! I think they are so easy and effortless and love that I can take them from work to the weekend! I especially love transitioning mules from summer to fall. There is no easier shoe to slip on and go all while looking chic and put together. Teachers, if you don’t own a pair of mules this needs to change! I find my mules some of the most comfortable that I own for the classroom! Today I am rounding up some of my current favorites, from neutrals to options topped off with a bow!

Are you a fan of mules?

 

  1. Black Mules // 2. Sam Edelman Mules // 3. White Mules // 4. Open Toe Heeled Mules // 5. Heeled Slide Mule // 6. Mule Booties // 7. Woven Mules // 8. Schutz Pointed Toe Woven Mule // 9. Sol Sana Woven Slides // 10. Pink Bow Mule // 11. Red Suede Bow Mule // 12. Mary Jane Bow Mule // 13. Studded Mules // 14. Leopard Calf Hair Mule // 15. Velvet Mule

NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE 2018: Teacher Picks & Classroom Outfit Ideas

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is open for one more week! Have you shopped the sale? I’ve definitely taken advantage of the sale picking up new items for fall and winter. My favorite thing to shop for during the sale though is back to school. It’s a great time to stock up on new pieces for your classroom wardrobe!

Today I am sharing my teacher picks including some classroom outfit ideas! You will notice that my classroom style involves lots of basics and layering pieces that can be mixed and matched. My school is pretty laid back, so my staples include non-distressed denim, booties, mules, cardigans and basic tops. Think of this as outfit inspiration and re-create any of these looks by adding your own touches!

Scroll down to the bottom for some of my teacher sale picks that are still in stock. Just click the photo to shop!

FYI: I am 5’3 and usually a xs/s in tops and a 25 in bottoms. My shoe size is 7!

DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT SOME OF MY OTHER NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE POSTS…

YOU’RE INVITED: 2018 NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE RUNDOWN

EARLY ACCESS PICKS & SHOPPING TIPS

TOP SELLING ITEMS (this one includes my picks from every category!)

DENIM GUIDE

SUMMER TO FALL SHIFT DRESS

WHAT I BOUGHT

THE $32 TOP YOU NEED

TOP 10 BEAUTY FINDS STILL IN STOCK

Tank // Cardigan // Denim // Mules

BLANKNYC The Madison Straight Leg Crop Jeans (NOW: // AFTER SALE: // SIZE: 25): I happened to snag these jeans by chance after refreshing the page multiple times daily and I am SO glad that I did. These are the perfect jeans for work. They are non-distressed and have a high waist. I love the slight flare fit and think these will be perfect for back to school when I’m still wearing sandals and espadrilles. I found these to fit true to size.

LUSH Relaxed Tank (Now: $19 // After Sale: $29 // Size: XS): This is a great layering basic. It’s so soft and comfortable too! Pair it with a cardigan or jacket and easily dress it up or down!

BP Stich Curve Hem Cardigan (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $49 // SIZE: XS): The top selling item from last year is back and better than ever with an updated look! This is one of my go to layering pieces for the classroom. The length makes them perfect for layering with dresses, tights and boots in the winter time!

BP Tonya Open Toe Mules (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $80 ): These heeled mules were such a good find, especially for the $50 sale price! They come in four colors, are comfortable and the block heel makes them easy to walk in, which is essential for the classroom!

Top // Pants // Booties

TREASURE AND BOND Plaid Boyfriend Shirt (NOW: $46 // AFTER SALE:$69 // SIZE: XS): I am so surprised this top is still fully in stock! I have a few plaid shirts from this brand that I wear ALL of the time! They are so soft and I love the length of them. They are perfect for pairing with black skinnys in the classroom. I often layer mine up with a cardigan or jacket.

WIT & WISDOM Ab-Solution Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE: 0): A great pair of black pants or denim is one of my teacher wardrobe staples. I heard rave reviews about these last year and knew I had to get my hands on a pair this year! These are extremely comfortable and have just the right amount of stretch. The best part about these is the soft inner waistband.

STEVE MADDEN ‘Rumble’ Perforated Booties (NOW: $87 // AFTER SALE: $130): Neutral booties are my go to for the fall. I love these because the perforation adds a unique touch. These have a stacked heel but are super comfortable and look good with just about anything! They also come in a gorgeous grey suede.

Sweater // Pants // Mules

BP Drop Shoulder Ribbed Sweater (NOW: $26 // AFTER SALE: $39 // SIZE: XS): A black sweater can be worn with just about anything and this one is a real winner. It has dropped shoulders, with a slouchy fit and I love the ribbing. This one is slightly oversized and looks good tucked in or out. This black sweater will be something I reach for when I am running late. It’s comfortable, can be paired with anything and makes me feel like a million bucks.

CASLON Utility Pants (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $79 // SIZE: 25): These utility pants are easy and effortless and a great alternative to your average work pant. These also come in camo and burgundy.

Halogen Violet Genuine Calf Hair Mule (NOW: $65 // AFTER SALE: $100): I missed out on leopard mules last year and it was one of my biggest sale regrets. I can’t tell you how many times I got dressed and thought, “This would be so cute with leopard mules!”. This year, these were the very first thing that made it into my cart. They add a fun pop to any outfit and these are so comfortable!  These run true to size! I ordered my regular size 7 for a perfect fit! These are one of my top picks for the classroom!!

Tee // Cardigan // Denim // Mules

BP Washed Crew Tee (NOW: $15): This tee is not part of the nsale, but it’s currently on sale and is such a good find. It’s really soft and another great basic for layering. It also comes in a gorgeous purple.

TREASURE & BOND Long Knit Duster Cardigan (NOW: $66 // AFTER SALE: $99): A cozy cardigan is a MUST HAVE for the classroom. I live in my oversized cardi’s all fall and winter long. There is nothing better to beat the chill of a frigid winter classroom! I picked up this option in two colors. It’s thick and cozy and perfectly oversized. It is one size fits all and while I found it to run a little large, I don’t mind! The sleeves are long, but nothing that rolling up can’t help!

BLANKNYC The Great Jones Raw Hem Skinny (NOW: $59 // AFTER SALE: $88 // SIZE: 25): Stretchy, comfortable denim that runs true to size and can be worn in the classroom. Get the full review here.

Halogen Violet Genuine Calf Hair Mule (NOW: $65 // AFTER SALE: $100)

Jacket // Top // Denim // Booties

CASLON Utility Jacket (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $79 // SIZE: XS):  This is another closet staple! I own a few different utility jackets, but I liked that this one didn’t have a hood and the perfectly worn shade of olive green! This one is actually surprisingly soft too. Throw this one with a basic top and pants to elevate any look. This is a perfect piece for the classroom and I’m currently eyeing it in the camo!

LUSH Slouchy Pocket Henley (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $49 // SIZE: Small): I bought this top in 2 colors because one, it’s perfect for work or the weekend and two, it’s only $32! This top is slightly oversized and easy to style. Tuck it in, knot it up, roll up the sleeves or leave it for an effortless but chic look. This is one piece I know I will get a ton of wear out of!

BLANKNYC The Great Jones Raw Hem Skinny (NOW: $59 // AFTER SALE: $88 // SIZE: 25)

Steve Madden ‘Petra’ Open Side Booties (NOW: $80 // AFTER SALE: $120 ): I got a similar pair of booties last year and literally wore them out. I think I like this year’s pair even more! These come in 3 colors and are on sale for a steal at $80! These come in 3 colors, but I love the taupe because it will go with everything. I love the pointy toe and the unique open side design. These are super comfortable, meaning I will be able to stay on my feet all day in the classroom!

Dress // Cami // Booties

BP Plaid Button Front Dress (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE $49 // SIZE: XS): This is a fun take on a plaid dress. I love how flirty and feminine this one is! This piece can easily be paired with a denim jacket or cardigan and you can swap out the booties for riding boots as the weather changes! For those dresses that are a little lower in the front, you can always pair them with a cami (as seen below). This is a great trick for the classroom!

BP Lace Trim Satin Cami (NOW: $22 // AFTER SALE:$35 // SIZE: XS ): Run, don’t walk to buy this cami! Trust me, you won’t regret it! This is such a pretty piece to wear alone or layer up with a cardi or moto jacket. This was a piece from the sale last year that was brought back this year! It comes in 4 colors, and I picked up the black and emerald green last year and snagged the white this year. I am wearing an XS!

STEVE MADDEN ‘Rumble’ Perforated Booties (NOW: $87 // AFTER SALE: $130)

Tee // Skirt // Booties

CASLON Striped Bell Sleeve Tee (NOW: $26 // AFTER SALE: $39 // SIZE: XS): If you follow me on instagram, you may have heard me rave about this tee multiple times. I snagged this last year during the sale and was so excited to see it make a return this year! This tee is a gem! I love the stripes and the bell sleeves and how easily this one can go from work to play! It comes in 3 colors and runs big…I’m wearing an XS! This comfy piece is so cute tucked into a skirt or pants!

TOPSHOP Cord Mini Skirt (NOW: $40 // AFTER SALE: $60 // SIZE: US 2): I am so excited about this skirt! I love the color of this little moto inspired mini and how perfect it will be for fall! I can definitely see myself wearing the outfit pictured above in the classroom! As the weather cools, I will swap out the booties for a pair of leggings and riding boots and top it off with a cardigan!

Steve Madden ‘Petra’ Open Side Booties (NOW: $80 // AFTER SALE: $120)

Sweater // Denim // Mules

TOPSHOP Mo Seam Detail Popper Sweater (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE: US 6): This sweater was a surprise for me. I ordered it on a whim and ended up LOVING it! It has such a cute fit, with bell sleeves and it’s slightly cropped so it looks great with high waisted jeans. This is an outfit I would wear to work on a casual Friday, but I could also pair this sweater with black pants for an average work day. It comes in 3 colors.

BLANKNYC The Madison Straight Leg Crop Jeans (NOW: // AFTER SALE: // SIZE: 25)

Kristin Cavallari Charlie Studded Loafer Mule (NOW: $85 // AFTER SALE: $130 ): One of my favorite pairs of mules is on sale and comes in 3 gorgeous colors! I got these this spring and love the unique detail of the studs! They also come in black leather and a gorgeous burgundy suede that is perfect for fall! These are the COMFIEST mules I own!!

Top // Pants // Mules

CHLOE & KATIE Bell Sleeve Wrap Top (NOW: $30 // AFTER SALE: $45 // SIZE: Small ): This top is so flattering and I am SO surprised that it’s still fully stocked! This cutie comes in two colors and I considering getting the black floral because of how versatile it is! This top can easily be dressed up or down and is another great piece to take from work to date night! I love the v at the front, but that it’s not too revealing. The price is pretty sweet too at just $30!

WIT & WISDOM Ab-Solution Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE: 0)

BP Tonya Open Toe Mules (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $80)

Sweater // Pants // Booties

BP Balloon Sleeve Sweater (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $49 // SIZE: XS ): This sweater is SO cute! I love the balloon sleeves and the color choices (it’s available in 3!). I went with white because it will go with everything, but the green and the pink are GORGEOUS (and fully stocked!).

CASLON Utility Pants (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $79 // SIZE: 25)

Steve Madden ‘Petra’ Open Side Booties (NOW: $80 // AFTER SALE: $120)

Jacket // Dress // Booties

CASLON Utility Jacket (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $79 // SIZE: XS)

Shift Dress (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $49 // SIZE: Small ): One of my favorite sale purchases for the classroom is this little shift dress! Teachers, this dress is so versatile and a must for back to school! It comes in two colors and can easily be layered up. See all the ways I styled it here!

STEVE MADDEN ‘Rumble’ Perforated Booties (NOW: $87 // AFTER SALE: $130)

Top // Pants // Shoes // Bag

BP Plaid Shirt (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $39 // SIZE: XS): I snag a few of these plaid tops every year during the Nsale. It’s another easy layering piece for the classroom and I love all the various ways it can be styled! Tuck it in for a more put together look (like above), or layer it with a cardigan or jacket!

WIT & WISDOM Ab-Solution Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE:0 )

BP Tonya Open Toe Mules (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $80)

Sole Society Fronto Faux Leather Tote (NOW:$43 // AFTER SALE: $65 ): Say hello to my new teacher work tote! This cutie is the prettiest shade of mauve, is big enough to store my laptop, my planner and a couple of my curriculum books and has a nifty front pocket for my phone!

Top // Denim // Mules

LUSH Slouchy Pocket Henley (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $49 // SIZE: Small ):

BLANKNYC The Madison Straight Leg Crop Jeans (NOW: // AFTER SALE: // SIZE: 25)

BP Maddy Mule (NOW: $30): These are not part of the Nsale but on sale for just $30 and available in a bunch of different colors. You already know my classroom go to for shoes are mules, and I wore these a ton last year. Plus, how cute is that little bow?

Top // Pants // Shoes

LUSH Slouchy Pocket Henley (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $49 // SIZE: Small)

WIT & WISDOM Ab-Solution Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE:0 )

BP Tonya Open Toe Mules (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $80)

Cardigan // Tee // Pants // Booties

TREASURE & BOND Long Knit Duster Cardigan (NOW: $66 // AFTER SALE: $99)

BP Slouch Pocket Tee (NOW: $19): If you missed out on the sale tee, this one is NEW, fully in stock and the same price! It comes in 6 colors and is a great basic to add to your wardrobe!

WIT & WISDOM Ab-Solution Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE:0 )

STEVE MADDEN ‘Rumble’ Perforated Booties (NOW: $87 // AFTER SALE: $130)

Top // Jeans // Mules

CHLOE & KATIE Bell Sleeve Wrap Top (NOW: $30 // AFTER SALE: $45 // SIZE: Small )

BLANKNYC The Madison Straight Leg Crop Jeans (NOW: // AFTER SALE: // SIZE: 25)

Steve Madden Trace Studded Mules (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $80 ): I LOVE these mules! I know I’ve mentioned it multiple times, but mules are my go to shoe for the classroom. They are super comfortable and easy to wear and I love that I can take them from the classroom to date night or a weekend outing. I am going to try and snag these in another color during public access (currently eyeing the mustard or snakeskin!).

Cardigan // Top // Denim // Booties

Free People Cardigan (NOW: $99 // AFTER SALE: $148 // SIZE: XS/S ): I purchased this cardigan last fall and literally lived in it all fall, winter and spring! I was so excited to see it was part of the sale and in 3 colors, this grey, a black and wine color (which I purchased). This cardi is definitely a splurge piece but SO worth it! One of the top worn pieces in my closet from last year! It does run big…size down!

BP Plaid Shirt (NOW: $32 // AFTER SALE: $39 // SIZE: XS)

AG ‘Prima’ Skinny Jeans (NOW: $144 // AFTER SALE: $215 // SIZE: 25 ): AG jeans are notoriously comfortable and high quality. They don’t bag out in the knees or stretch out after a few wears. I love the darker wash and think if denim is allowed in your work place, these are the jeans for the job! Teacher friends, these are my top pick for the classroom. I know they are on the pricier side, but I wore my other AG’s ALL of the time last year. These are flexible (for all those times you spend kneeling at a desk or sitting down on the floor) and super comfortable!

Steve Madden ‘Petra’ Open Side Booties (NOW: $80 // AFTER SALE: $120 )

Jacket // Tee // Booties // Pants

CASLON Utility Jacket (NOW: $50 // AFTER SALE: $79 // SIZE: XS)

BP Slouch Pocket Tee (NOW: $19)

STEVE MADDEN ‘Rumble’ Perforated Booties (NOW: $87 // AFTER SALE: $130)

WIT & WISDOM Ab-Solution Stretch Ankle Skinny Jeans (NOW: $45 // AFTER SALE: $68 // SIZE: )

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