Summer, and the dressing is easy! Every morning, without having to look at the weather report, I put on a different color J Crew tank top and throw on this cheap cute overall denim shorts I got from Forever21. My cell phone fits in the front pocket and a crochet lace cardigan was thrown on top if I had to got out of the house. I love summer dressing this way with an easy uniform, but now with fall quickly approaching I have to rethink my uniform for the transitional weather, and cover my legs.
Here is my wishlist for fall that fills all my requirements for easy dressing on a starving artist budget or for those who are only starving to look thinner and can afford the best style.
Scotch and Soda
First I had to lose the shorts. No one cares in 100 degree heat how short my shorts go, but if I have to pop into the postoffice in Scarsdale and look respectable in front of the PTA ladies who lunch I have to cover up those thighs. Scotch and Soda has really cute overalls available at Zappos. The cuff style at the bottom means that I don’t have to hem them which are both a money and time saver.
The J Crew tanks I got this summer in purple, orange, and light teal transition well for the indian summer days but as the weather turns cooler I need machine washable shirts in trendy colors. I focused on the Pantone color report for fall sticking with the most feminine colors that I love to paint with. So if I get a little paint on one of them, it will coordinate well.
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Thanks for featuring my treasury! Your lovely painting fit nicely in with the other colorful items.
Thanks so much for showing my preppy striped sweater!
What a fun blog you have here…I am also a painter and sometime watercolor teacher in addition to running my Etsy store and I must say your watercolors are wonderful!
Nice & "juicy" like watercolor should be, IMHO.
You inspired me to check out the Pantone colors for fall.
Thank you for featuring my butterflies! What a lovely palette for fall. Best wishes on a smooth transition…