Monday, August 25, 2014

Back to the Basics

Perfect fall look from Nordstrom
White blouse, fur vest and black skinnies
Love these Celine sunglasses!
Cute fall look with leopard heels
Love these leopard heels from Nordstrom
Love this textured vest
Perfect fall outfit!
Fall look with distressed black denim
Steve Madden leopard pumps // Rebecca Minkoff crossbody bag (sold out in that color), similar here
David Yurman ring // earrings // similar link bracelet // Celine sunglasses (these look similar but are $12!)

Happy Monday Pumpkin Spice Latte Day!! (Yes that's right… the PSL is back at Starbucks today.) If that doesn't signal the official start of fall, I don't know what does! That's why I'm bringing you my favorite fall basics today… the items that are the building blocks for essentially every fall outfit you can imagine. 

First, we have the perfect white blouse: great for layering with vests, blazers, cardigans, or worn by itself. This one is PERFECT because it's nice and flowy, but still fits in all the right places (I'm wearing an XS!). The next fall basic is a pair of distressed black denim like the pair I'm wearing from Rag & Bone. They are not too ripped, just a little bit at the knees, which is exactly what I was looking for. Let me also say that these are THE most comfortable pants I've ever put on my body! When I say obsessed, I really am obsessed. These are going to be really "in" this fall, mark my words! Last but not least, a good fur vest is a must-have for any woman's fall wardrobe. I love this textured vest because it's so unique (and it's really soft). In the above photos I'm showing the same look with and without the vest (so you can get a better look at the blouse). 

All three of these basic pieces can be found in the Americana collection at Nordstrom… so be sure to check there for even more fall basics! 

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42 comments:

  1. Adorable casual look. Love the cute blouse and heels :)

    xx Mira

    www.glamdevils.com

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  2. I love those shoes! Such a great statement piece!

    Hunter
    Prep on a Budget

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  3. I love this look! I am so ready for fall and can't wait to start dressing like it! I am on the hunt for the perfect fur vest, I'll check this on out!
    Cheers, Monique
    Casually Chic by Monique
    Find me on: bloglovin' & facebook

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  4. Love this look! Those jeans are amazing and are perfect with your leopard pumps and a simple white blouse. You look amazing and fall-ready!

    Kacie
    RegallySoled.com

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  5. Definitely the perfect fall outfit! Love the pop of leopard... and PSL! :)

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  6. I love everything about this look!! The Rag & Bone jeans are perfect! I am going to have to check those out! Yay for pumpkin spice latte day!!!
    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

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  7. Those jeans look great on you and that textured vest I'd wear all.the.time! These posts are making me excited for fall!!

    http://chelseascollection.com

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  8. You've got a great outfit for fall! I loved the textured vest paired with the ripped denim and the flowing top. The leopard shoes complete the outfit too! I've ordered those same shoes and I can't wait to get them!

    XO, Jaime
    RegallySoled.com

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  9. I'm seriously in love with every piece in this outfit!! That vest and those jeans are just gorgeous!! You sure do make basics look fabulous!

    Xo, Kayla
    adarlingdream.blogspot.com

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  10. I love this! And it's easily adaptable for someone who can't wear heels all the time. I have to sub in flats because I have a four year old to keep up with, but I can do the rest. I love it!

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  11. Love this look! That blouse looks like a must-try! Perfect for layering fall outfits.

    xo, Laura
    bright and beautiful

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  12. Loving this! Perfect Fall look!

    Heidi D.
    www.wishesandreality.com

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  13. This makes me so excited for Fall! You look incredible. I love that white blouse and everything about this is perfection, from the Rebecca Minkoff bag to the leopard heels!

    www.lastylenysmile.blogspot.com

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  14. Those pumps are next on my list to buy! Hopefully with a good Labor Day sale :)

    Amanda
    XO Strawberry Chic

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  15. amazing fall outfit! So in love with your shoes and sunglasses! <3

    www.vogueetvoyage.com

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  16. Super chic, casual outfit! Love your vest and shoes!

    https://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  17. I have been looking at this vest since it came in at Nordstrom... and I never could figure out how to style it, but you did it perfectly!! Thank you so much for sharing!!!

    xoxo,
    Ashley
    Afternoon Espresso

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  18. Love the black and white ensemble!

    Liz @ ShoppingMyCloset.com
    Come by! Weekly Style Me Wednesday fashion blog link-up

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  19. Love this simple but chic look! I love a good vest and this one is so cute. Adorable heels, too!
    xx
    Meg

    http://www.struttinginskinnies.com

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  20. I so want to add a fur vest to my closet this year. Super chic outfit.

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  21. Oh this look is perfect!!! I love the vest with the leopard heels!! Gorgeous...
    Hope
    hchdesigns.blogspot.com

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  22. LOVING that black distressed denim. I've been looking for a pair!!

    xoxo, Elena Michelle
    www.anewyorkloveaffair.com

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  23. These fall posts are making me so excited for the cooler temps to officially get here!

    Emily at Style Cubby

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  24. You look amazing! Love this look!

    love,
    www.fashioniceblog.com

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  25. Adorable! Although I would NEVER spend $200 on already ripped jeans. ;)
    The Starving Inspired
    The Starving Inspired

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  26. Really cute nubby sweater vest. Fall is on it's way, this is the perfectly cozy piece to have in ones closet.

    www.stylegonerogue.com (new post today)

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  27. Oooh- I love this look! So chic yet still looks comfy and cool.

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  28. Beautiul!!! I love, love, love this outfit!!! I am so excited for the cooler weather, although I haven't stocked up on any fall necessities, I should probably start!

    xo, Taylor

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  29. LOVE those jeans! Perfect outfit for fall :)

    Happy PSL day!
    Jen

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  30. Fall is my most favorite time of the year. Your outfit is really cute on you. That white blouse is pretty and feminine. Love the back of it, too. I popped over to Nordstrom to take a look. Great vest and fun leopard pumps. And, that lipstick is beautiful on you. Perfect Fall outfit!

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  31. Gorgeous outfit! You rock that vest! And your hair is literally so perfect always!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

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  32. Those shoes are fabulous!
    xo Tia | www.bigcitytyro.com

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  33. You look stunning in this outfit. Your hair looks beautiful but Love your denim jeans and Leopard pumps too.

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  34. Love this look! Definitely want to grab a fur vest for this fall

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  35. Gorgeous outfit! I love the texture of your vest, definitely a perfect take on basics

    XO Greta | flourish-blog.blogspot.com

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  36. What a great casual look. Blessings, Catherine

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  37. This looks great. I always struggle with vest and what size to get. Is this your usual size you wear? For reference can you tell me the size. Would you say the vest should be more fitted or loose?

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