Transitional Pieces for Fall

White Skirt for Fall

The pool officially closed at our condo for the yea. College freshmen flock Target with their parents (and their parents' credit cards). Yellow school buses are once again chartering children to and from class. All sure signs that fall is here! ...but it might be too soon to break out the boots and … [Read more...]

Fall trend: Peplum Dresses

Jennifer Aniston in Tom Ford-- the high neck and black and white pattern of this strapless number gave it something unique. A tiny peplum detail at the hips made it even more special. Jen didn't need major hair or jewelry with this one -- the dress did the talking.

A classic style with solid historic roots and a flatter-anybody appeal, the peplum dress is back this fall and headed to your closet. Peplums got their start in the 1940's to create the illusion of womanly curves where there might be a lack. Today, they are a great choice for any of us who have … [Read more...]

Time to Layer Up!

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One of the best parts of fall (besides boots and pumpkin spice lattes) has to be piling on the cozy layers!   Get inspired and layer it up for fall!!   … [Read more...]

Looks to Keep for Fall

emilie m handbags, $50

Don't clean out your closet yet! Several of last year's styles are still here and going strong! 1. Cross-body bags Going hands-free with this fab carryall is here to stay! 2. Capes So elegant! Capes are so fabulous - especially when paired with skinny jeans and riding boots. You really … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday: Add a Little Edge

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Who says you have to be conservative all the time? Add a little edge to your look without going overboard. These fabulous loafers from Bakers are too cool! Or how about a purse? This would really jazz up a classic jeans and sweater, wouldn't it? Or what about a chain handle? On a handbag, … [Read more...]

Sweater Coats Under $50


Its officially fall. (I know because I turned on the heat yesterday. Its chilly here in Philly!!)  And fall means... SWEATER COATS!! Sweater coats can cost you a pretty penny, but I found some adorable ones for under $50 for you!!   sweater coats under $50 by allthingschic featuring old … [Read more...]

Fall Weekend Wear


Whether your weekends are spent at the soccer field or apple picking or browsing the farmers market (as fall weekends should be) . . .   casual fall weekends by allthingschic featuring old navy jeans     Or walking through the city streets in style . . .   fall … [Read more...]

Fall Workout Gear

TheGirlsApparel.Com Tummy Control Bermuda $26.99

Kids are back in school, so it seems I find myself planning more workouts into my schedule. Just because the children are occupied doesn't mean I have extra time during the day; it just means I'm feeling extra guilty about all the summer gluttony. So, the workouts have to be squeezed into an already … [Read more...]

Let’s Talk Tights

Hue Textured Diamond Tights - a fall and winter classic! Image from

One of the things I love about fall (although, full disclosure: it's my favorite season, so, there's LOTS of things) is buying new tights! It's a quick and easy, relatively inexpensive way to transition some of your summer pieces into the season. Some of my favorites... Hue Textured Diamond … [Read more...]