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pink shein loose round neck raglan long sleeve ruffle high low hem smock top

It's that time of year again. Where the days get shorter and the sun goes to bed early. Anyone else feel like they feel a slight seasonal depression every year? I definitely do! I always feel more productive early in the morning or when the sun is still up so when the work day is still going but it's dark outside, I instantly feel less productive. All I want to do is lay around and watch holiday TV and eat snacks haha. Plus, we usually have a lot of rain and snow in late Fall and Winter which makes so many days so dark and dreary. 

So what do I do to get out of this funk?! Keep reading!


Five New Beauty Products I'm Loving For Fall

This post is sponsored by Stage. All opinions are my own.

stage stores fall makeup look

stage stores fall makeup look

I'm so excited to share FIVE NEW BEAUTY products I just added to my Fall makeup routine... all from Stage! If you haven't heard of Stage, they offer clothing, shoes, accessories, home, and yes, BEAUTY (& skincare)! And right now they are having A Beauty Bash from October 10-23, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, where you can find 14 Days of Party Favors including brands included in today's post! I'm so happy to take part in Stage's Pink October campaign and to share some fab beauty buys you'll love for the Fall season and that are easy to incorporate into your usual routine.

How To Style A Corduroy Skirt For Fall

h&m short corduroy skirt

Fall is finally in full swing (minus the hot, hot temps here in SWVA) so it's time to talk corduroy! I actually saw some corduroy skirts this summer but for me, it's a fabric that feels better when it gets cool outside. Great for in-between temps when you can still show a little leg but long sleeve and suede booties are appropriate. And OH! these suede booties are SO good (tts, very comfy)!


The Comfiest Sweater Dress Under $35

amazon black pink queen women's loose oversize turtleneck wool long pullover sweater dress

Finally, Friday and I'm so excited because I found an adorable, comfy turtleneck sweater dress under $35! AND because our new downstairs couch comes today! We ended up purchasing a grey L-shape reversible sectional with ottoman from Wayfair and I can't wait to see how it works in the space. We've been meaning to gets something new since we moved in a year ago so I'm pumped to finally have furniture that matches the rest of the space - will be sharing on Instagram stories later today!


How To Wear Light Colors During Fall

h&m powder beige short suede skirt
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I'm so excited to share today's look with all of you! My photographer and I were finally able to take photos of seven outfits this past Friday so I finally have lots of new blog content to share. A break from the rain thank goodness! We had a low 70's overcast day and it was literally perfect. The last couple of shoots I've sweat spray tan all over everything changing outfits in the car OR gave myself frostbite from shooting Spring looks in 30-degree temps (yes, this actually happened haha).

Today's look is a great transitional pairing from Summer to finally Fall. AND you can keep wearing ivory/white/cream while still keeping things seasonally appropriate. A great way to wear lighter colors in Autumn and Winter is to think texture and material. Suedes, thicker knits, detailing like balloon sleeves, wool, quilting etc. paired with a fun print.. all things you'll see in this post!


Huge Instagram Roundup | Fall Outfit Inspiration

h&m corduroy skirt

WHITE BLOUSE (runs a little big, size 0) | CORDUROY SKIRT (tts, size 0) | BLACK SUEDE BOOTIES (tts) | BLACK QUILTED BAG (size large) | AVIATOR SUNGLASSES (62 mm)

OMG, you guys! It's the first day of October (queue the confetti cannons!)... can you believe it?! I've been ready for Fall and all things October since the middle of Summer haha. It's been super hot and rainy here in Virginia for weeks, and the last couple of days we have finally seen cool temps. OH, how I love this season! AND Freeform is doing 31 (yes, THIRTY) Nights of Halloween this year which means it starts today! Let the holidays begin haha... 

In honor of Fall, I put together a HUGE IG roundup of 23 outfits to fit the season.