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Top (Madewell) } Jeans (J.Crew) | Shoes (ASOS) | Clutch (Chanel) | Necklace (Stella & Dot)

We’re midway through the week and spirits are still high. Always a good sign! Nothing is better than a busy but productive week and that is exactly what I’m having. It is funny how you would think that busy = productive, right? But over the last two years working, I’ve found that to be very untrue. Being productive means being efficient, compleating multiple projects in a specific amount of time (aka a work week). However, sometimes we get so caught up with little details (sometimes necessary, sometimes not) that just make us busy.

Productive weeks leave you with time to breath and the ability to make brunch plans on the weekend. Maybe even take a stroll in Central Park (example above!). Busy weeks leave you stressed and better off in the office, so you can at least make headway on the week ahead.

The above and below photos are taken in Central Park in front of Bethesda Fountain. One of my favorite places. Mostly, because this is the location Blair and Serena finally made amends after their detrimental falling out in Season 1 of Gossip Girl. BUT, also because how eclectic this place really is. Surrounding the fountain you can find native New Yorkers escaping the concrete jungle, tourists rowing boats in the pond, performers, and even masseuses. Basically the perfect depiction of New York’s demography.

What I’m Wearing

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Top (Madewell) } Jeans (J.Crew) | Shoes (ASOS) | Clutch (Chanel) | Necklace (Stella & Dot)

I don’t know what it is about this Fall, but I can’t commit. I love this brisk weather and I love the plaid and neutral tones even more, but it is something that has me holding on to every last bit of summer. Pretty sure it is the fact that September flew by at the speed of light! Regardless, this may be the reason why I’m flaunting a sleeveless sweater in October. A) The humidity is still a think in NYC, so I think it is valid and B) I’m avoiding long sleeves as long as possible. I just know I’ll be happy I did come January.

Lately, I’ve been a huge fan of statement shoes. With a packed work schedule and even busier weekends, picking out carefully styled outfits can be a task. Yes, even fashion-loving bloggers find this as hard as you do! However, having a few pairs of statement shoes have made this task SO MUCH EASIER. My favorite pair of jeans, a simple sweater/top and BAM you have a fashionable and memorable outfit for work or even a night out in the city.

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In addition to a fabulous shoe, it is always great to have a few accessories that look like a lot but are actually SUPER easy and simple. This delicate layered Stella & Dot necklace does just that. This necklace comes layered, but you can easily wear just one piece so it is perfect if you have a wardrobe full of varied necklines. I decided to wear all three layers with this sweater because I love how the shorter chain peaked out from under the cowl-neck.

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This sweater may be sleeveless, but I think I’m starting to commit to Fall fashion for the season. How are you dealing with the temperature transition?

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Photos by Allie Provost

19 Comments on Transitioning Temperatures

  1. Olivia
    October 12, 2016 at 10:56 am (9 months ago)

    Totally agree – sweater tank tops have been my favorite lately, especially for wearing straight from work to post-work drinks or other events in the evening! Love this look!

    xo
    Olivia
    PrepEssentials

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  2. caendicott
    October 12, 2016 at 12:45 pm (9 months ago)

    I love this outfit!

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  3. Carol Cassara (@ccassara)
    October 12, 2016 at 12:54 pm (9 months ago)

    I love the entire outfit. Goes to show you that simple works so well, if it’s styled right!

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  4. Happiest Mama
    October 12, 2016 at 12:57 pm (9 months ago)

    So gorgeous! I love the contrast of your hair and the sweater!

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  5. Ayanna
    October 12, 2016 at 12:59 pm (9 months ago)

    Cute!! And I love the idea of having statement shoes.

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  6. Elisabeth Wallace - The Abstract Life
    October 12, 2016 at 1:42 pm (8 months ago)

    AHH! Love the shoes! I am all about transitional wardrobe pieces and outfits right now. Cute style.

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  7. celeste
    October 12, 2016 at 1:46 pm (8 months ago)

    I love your top from Madewell. I could seriously shop there everyday!

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  8. kage2015
    October 12, 2016 at 2:29 pm (8 months ago)

    Great looking shoes. Sweater is casual but dressy enough and love all the accessories you added.

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  9. Nellwyn
    October 12, 2016 at 4:06 pm (8 months ago)

    This is such a great outfit for the changing seasons. I love the necklaces you’ve chosen.

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  10. Rebecca Timmins
    October 12, 2016 at 5:01 pm (8 months ago)

    Im not usually a fan of animal print but I am LOVING your shoes <3

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  11. Fiona
    October 12, 2016 at 5:48 pm (8 months ago)

    That’s a lovely sweater – really versatile. It could be smart or casual, depending what you put with it. Great pictures, and I love your blog theme too. I really notice other people’s themes since I’ve been trying to tinker with my own!

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  12. Blonde Seeking Ambition
    October 12, 2016 at 6:13 pm (8 months ago)

    I LOVE your whole look! Your sweater is super-cute… it’s perfect for layering. And I am SO there with you on statement shoes. My girlfriends and I often have “Fun Shoe Fridays” – busting out our crazy shoes in the office as we’re all into statement shoes :)

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  13. falonloveslife
    October 12, 2016 at 7:31 pm (8 months ago)

    Those shoes are amazing! Central Park is one of my favorite places to visit when I am in New York!

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  14. Liz Mays
    October 13, 2016 at 7:13 am (8 months ago)

    Those shoes are to die for! I love all the strappiness and the pattern is soooo cute!

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  15. Valerie Ratliff
    October 13, 2016 at 12:28 pm (8 months ago)

    You always look so cute. I love the shoes.

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  16. Brita
    October 13, 2016 at 8:10 pm (8 months ago)

    Lots of 3/4-sleeved tops, jeans with flip-flops, and cardigans are getting me through the weird ups and downs of fall!

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  17. actuallyitsmaggie
    October 14, 2016 at 8:44 am (8 months ago)

    That’s a killer outfit and those are some killer photos! It’s so simple, but you look super confident and like ready to take on the world in that outfit! Ugh!

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  18. Courtney Connolly
    October 14, 2016 at 11:24 pm (8 months ago)

    First of all these photos are stunning and you are gorgeous! Second, I really love this look, the sleeveless sweater is the perfect way to manage the changing temperatures.

    La Belle Sirene 

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