Monthly Archives: October 2016

6 Fall Outfit Ideas

LadyinViolet shares six fall outfit ideas.

Happy Friday!!  I thought I would do something a little bit different today and share some of my past fall outfit ideas.  If you are new this year, feel free to check out the original post for more info on the inspiration behind each outfit.  If you are a seasoned reader, hopefully these looks will re-inspire you for this fall and winter season.  Believe it or not a few of the items are still available in stores. If they were not, I found some similar items to help you recreate the looks.  Some of these items I consider wardrobe staples, so you may be able to create many of these from items already in your closet!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and thank you so much for stopping by today!!!  NOW – go be fall inspired and pin your faves so you don’t forget about them if you are still living in end of summer weather like me!

Fall Outfit Inspiration - Sweater and Riding Boots | Lady in Violetoriginal post

similar sweater  *I think this is the same sweater, just new color options | white tank top  |  similar jeans  | brown over the knee boots  |  same bag different color options  |  sunnies

Chic Holiday outfit and Black Friday Sales | Lady in Violetoriginal post

sweater  |  faux leather leggings  |  heels  | necklace

Outfit Idea - Create a winter look from a fall dress by adding a button down blouse underneath!original post

similar dress  (similar under $100 option) |  similar white blouse  |  similar boots  | similar clutch

Fall Outfit Idea - Burgundy and Olive | Lady in Violetoriginal post

olive tunic  |  similar skinny jeans  | similar heels  | similar clutch

Fall Outfit Idea & Black Friday Sales | Lady in Violetoriginal post

similar sweater  |  similar plaid  |  similar skirt  |  similar boots  |  same bag different color

Winter Fashion - Long Cardigan and Riding Boots | Lady in Violetoriginal post

similar cardigan  |  sleeveless blouse  | similar jeans  |  slightly darker but the same style boots  |  crossbody bag

Houston Fashion Blogger shares 6 fall outfit ideas.

A Chic Utility Vest Outfit

fall weekend outfit with utility vest and white blouse.

Khaki utility vest with white blouse and pink tassel necklace.

Houston Fashion blogger wears ag distressed skinny jeans with heels.

fall casual outfit with distressed jeans and utility vest.

Southern blogger wears bourbon and bowties bangles with the moon and lola charm necklace.

LadyinViolet shares tips on how to wear a utility vest in fall.

chic utility vest outfit idea

tips on how to wear skinny jeans with heels

Texas Style Blogger wears the moon and lola monogrammed charm necklace.

Houston Fashion blogger shares casual weekend outfit inspiration for fall.

NYDJ White Blouse  | YMI c/o Utility Vest  | AG Distressed Jeans  | STEVE MADDEN Blush Heels  | STREET LEVEL Reversible Tote Bag  |  MOON & LOLA all c/o Pink Tassel Charm, Pearl Charm, Monogram Charm,  Necklace  |  BOURBON & BOWTIES Bangle Set  | KENDRA SCOTT Sophie Gold Earrings  | GORJANA Mika Necklace  | Lips: MAC Craving  | Nails: ESSIE Sole Mate

Give me something casual, and I’m going to find  a way to dress it up!  I adore the look of utility vests with swing and shift dresses and how they give the dresses shape, but they are also really fun to dress up with distressed jeans and heels!  It creates a chic utility vest outfit perfect for weekends.

I went with a white blouse to keep with the neutrals look, but I think a cute floral blouse would be cute in this outfit too.   I chose the distressed jeans to blend with the casual vibe of the vest, and I kept them skinny to balance the bulkiness of the vest. This outfit needed a little bit of color, enter my Moon & Lola charm necklace!  We created these at TBSCon over the summer.  I went with the hot pink tassel because the color was so fun, and an oversized pearl and monogram K because I’m from the south. 🙂

This blouse is lightweight and comes in tons of colors and prints.  It’s perfect for a warm fall.  We are expected to get a real taste of fall weather this weekend, and I have my chili ready!  I just need to go find me a pumpkin candle, and I will be set.  Ya’ll have a great day, and make sure to check back Friday for lots of fall outfit inspiration!


Pink Suede Flats

cute fall outfit for weekends with an olive blouse and pink flats.

Cute brown purse for fall by Vera Bradley.

Fall Outfit Ideas with distressed jeans and pink flats.

Houston fashion blogger shares weekend outfit inspiration.

What to wear with an olive blouse in the fall.

LadyinViolet wears the Sam Edelman Pink Suede flats.

Fall Outfit for casual friday at work including an olive blouse and pink flats.

Cute pink suede flats for fall.

Houston Fashion Blogger shows how to style the lush olive tunic with the Vera Bradley sagebrush satchel.

Houston Style Blogger shares a fall weekend outfit including an olive tunic and distressed jeans with pink suede flats.

LUSH Olive Tunic **On Sale | AG JEANS Distressed Jeans  | SAM EDELMAN Spiked Pink Flats  | VERA BRADLEY c/o Sagebrush Satchel  |  KENDRA SCOTT Sophie Earrings,  Rae Necklace  | GORJANA Taner Pave Necklace  | BAUBLEBAR Slim Bangle,  Pave Links Bracelet  | RAYBAN Aviators  | Lips: MAC Faux  | Nails: ESSIE Sole Mate

I talk about my love to mix colors quite a bit, well it feels like that to me at least.  My favorite color mixing season is probably fall.  I love to mix the dark seasonal colors and jewel tones.  One of my favorite base colors to mix with is olive.  It works really well with warmer jewel tones like burgundy, purple, and dark pink.  This outfit is easily something I would wear to work on casual Friday (probably with non-distressed jeans) or on weekends to dinner, brunch, or just running errands.

These pink suede flats have been on my radar since the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  I passed on them because I was over budget.  My birthday landed me a few gift cards, and they immediately landed in my cart.  The pointed toe on these gives them a classic, sophisticated, and professional look, but they have these little spikes around the heel that gives them a little edge.  I think this particular shade of dark pink is a major selling point.  It’s dark enough for fall and winter, but still bright enough for spring and summer.

The first time I wore them out, the heel felt narrow.  The second time they had stretched just enough, and now are really comfortable.  They come in a few other color options too.  I considered the cognac brown ones, but I didn’t like that the spikes were gold.  I love anything with a heel, but I will always consider a great ballet style flat to be a fall and winter staple.


Shopbop Fall Sale (Code Inside)

Best of the shopbop sale 2016 including many items under $100

gray sweater  |  faux fur vest  | long cardigan  | sweater dress  | striped sweater
pink clutch  |  sunglasses  |  satchel
gray jeans  | distressed jeans  | red heels  | black heels  | gray over the knee boots

Good Morning! Your eyes are not deceiving you, I am posting off schedule.  I originally planned on sharing my favorites from the BIG Shopbop Fall Sale on Friday.  But when I started putting this post together, many items were already gone or limited quantities.   I didn’t want to put a post up with a bunch of out of stock items, especially since I found some great deals under $100!

While the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale will always be my #1, the Shopbop sales run high in the rankings for top sales of the year.  This one is buy more save more, so spend under $500 save 25% and over $500 save 30%.  I usually partner with my bestie on this sale, so that we can get that 30% off.  One of us orders everything, and then the other pays them back their share.  (shh my little secret!)

THE MAIN THING TO REMEMBER is to use code MAINEVENT16  at checkout to score the discount.  There are exclusions like Kate Spade and some Karen Walker sunnies, but Shopbop has made it so easy this year.  All items included have the MainEvent16 item listed on their description and when you are scrolling through all the things.  I really liked that they did this, because I always end up with one thing in my cart that’s not included.

Below are a few of my favorites from the sale, some great under $100 deals, some great splurge items,  and a few items that you’ve seen here on the blog.  The prices shown are the pre-discount prices.  Remember items and sizes go fast, and the sale ends Friday night!  Happy shopping and Happy almost Weekend Ya’ll!