Now and Later: What to wear into fall

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From flip flops and winter coats to rain boots and t-shirts, it’s clear that dressing for the awkward transition between summer and fall is a struggle for many. Personally, my head is running in circles attempting to solve the great debate of jacket vs. sweater. Speaking of debates, how long can I get away with wearing a maxi dress? And when do I have to officially stop wearing sandals? These are…

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Caped Crusader: How to wear the trend this fall

How to wear capes, the latest on the blog. Now featuring funny commentary!

An alternative to a trusty leather jacket or hunting parka can be a sturdy cape in wool or heavy cotton. Here are my choices and ways to style this classic beauty. 

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Mango, $130 // MM6 by Maison Martin Margiela, $227 // Sofie D’hoore, $785 // DKNY, $295

Make your bright cape the star by pairing with black and gray, props for looking like a chicer version of Little Red Riding Hood.

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Etsy, $189

Or…

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The best inexpensive leather jackets

I scoured the web for the best (and cheapest!) leather jacket, read on. #fashion

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I’m in dire need of an updated black leather jacket, but finding the right style at the right price is easier said than done. Here are my inexpensive options for leather jackets this fall.

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Black Five, $52 //Top Shop, $96 //Mango, $65 (on sale!) //French Connection, $100 (on sale!)

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BLANKNYC, $148 //Mango, $230 (on sale!) // Dorothy Perkins, $215// W118 by Walter Baker, $225 (on sale!)

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River…

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Three ways to wear: A pencil skirt

New #fashion blog post! Three ways to wear: A pencil skirt.

A classic, the pencil skirt is a closet mainstay. Dress it up for evenings or keep it demure for the office, here are three ways to wear this ladylike skirt. Midi Tube Skirt: Zara, $60

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Work: Rethink the 9-5 suit skirt combo and opt for a printed blouse and colorful accessories to breathe life into your workday.

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Top: Michael Kors //Necklace: BaubleBar //Bag: Mimi Boutique //Boot: Tory BurchC…

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I partnered with online glasses mogul Firmoo and gave these cute pair of tortoise sunnies a whirl. I love the versatility of the color and the flirty cat-eye frames.

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New blog post: Sunglasses you need this summer from @firmoo I partnered with online glasses mogul Firmoo and gave these cute pair of tortoise sunnies a whirl.

Must-buy seasonal scarves

New #fashion blog post: must-buy seasonal scarves via This Life Styled.

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The scarf really never goes out of style nor season, but finding the perfect transitional scarf may be more challenging than it seems. Look for lighter weight fabrics like linen and breezy cotton and versatile patterns and colors to pair with maxi-dresses or white jeans.

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1. ModCloth, $40 //2. Scotch & Soda, $50 //3. Humble chic, $34 //4. Scoop, $368 //5. Sperry, $30 //6. Burberry, $1095 //7. D…

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Born on the 4th of July

Trending: Hunter Green

Trending: Hunter Green. Newest post on This Life Styled. #fashion #blog

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Although not the first choice of color when dreaming about cloudless skies and summer breezes, hunter green is a great alternative to neutral colors like black or Navy–see Lucky editor Jean Godfrey-June’s thoughts on this color here.

I pulled together some looks and items to introduce into your wardrobe.

The idea is to pair the color with pastels and bright colors this summer and slowly…

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