Sweater: Leith (here I’m wearing an XS, which is what I’d usually order in sweaters–reviews say it runs big but I think it’s just a personal preference!) It comes in so many pretty colors and is fully stocked again! Shorts: Topshop Mom Shorts (this wash is old, but this wash is similar! Follow sizing suggestions on the website, they’re accurate!) and Levi’s has a pair that is very similar in cut and color! Messenger bag: c/o Everlane– also comes in black and green! Shoes: Jack Purcell (run TTS!) Scarf: got in Florence on our Italy trip, but similar here and here, eBay has some cute ones too! Sunnies: Ray Ban 53mm Icons
Okay, so, “now,” as referenced in the title of this post, is a loose term…
When I shot this, it was actually a very crisp fall-like morning outside and then the heat came back. Hopefully you’re reading this while freezing in your air conditioned office and not walking outside in the sweltering heat but, none the less.
Today: A SWEATER. In the wild!
It’s true–I wore my first sweater of the season last week with a pair of shorts, sneakers, and a neck scarf. It was glorious at first (“It feels like Fall!” Shaheen and I gasped to one another, as we stepped into the crisp, barely 70 degree air…)
OH WAIT. Then 11am rolled around. We lied. Scorching heat came back. False alarm! (Thank god I was wearing shorts).
So, despite the fact that you cannot likely wear this sweater outside today–the good news is–you can snag this sweater now and you’ll have something to be very excited about post Labor Day ? (And if we’re being honest, I’m okay with that. I’m not really ready for summer to end. The people who are starting to buy mini pumpkins at Target need to CHILL OUT!)
Anyway, You’ll actually remember this wrap sweater from the Nordstrom sale (I know, I know, we’re all still getting past our PTSD over-stimulation about the sale that took over the month of July) and while it’s not on sale anymore, it HAS been fully re-stocked in this green color, and they’ve even added some really beautiful new colors as well! You can also see several other ways I styled it in my Fall Capsule Wardrobe Remix Post!
I absolutely LOVE this sweater. It’s the perfect weight (lightweight, but not TOO lightweight–so it’s great to wear now-ish and through the winter. But we don’t talk about winter yet.) The neckline is also very flattering–I love that it’s a bit of a deeper v so it’s ideal for a date night as well as during the daytime.
Another hero of this outfit I’ve been so excited to share with you is this messenger bag from Everlane! It’s a brand new release that comes in brown, black, and an olive color–the strap is adjustable and can be made into a shoulder bag or lengthened to become a cross-body. (Perfect for moms who need their hands free but want to carry enough stuff with them!) It’s also big enough to fit a laptop! It’s perfect for commuters (especially bikers!
And there’s a magnetic closure at the top!) and travelers, too!
(On another note, let’s have a moment to admire this adorable stoop Shaheen and I found in my neighborhood. Wicker Park is the best place to live but it is virtually IMPOSSIBLE to find instagram-worthy places to shoot. ? You’ll likely be seeing this stoop again in the near future).