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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Fire away

I was lucky enough to get home early from work the other day and actually catch some of the sunset before it was gone.

The days have truly gotten shorter, and the time for outfit photos after work is official over and we haven't even changed the clocks yet.

I'm still not going to wear tights until November. It's only a few more days at this point... I can't really explain why I'm being such a Fall hater this year (more than usual) but I'm having a tough time coming to terms with the change of season. Perhaps it is just a general reluctance to accept that this year is flying by and will soon be coming to an end. Don't freak out, but there are less than two months to Christmas. 

Slouchy and cool Slouchy and cool fire away fire away  fire away
The Rundown
Striped Sequined Top The Limited Similar - Blazer Kohls - Pants TJMaxx - Sandals Aldo - Station Bag Coach Thrifted - Earrings Aldo - Ring Gift - Watch The Cavernous Jewelry Box - Belt Gap Similar - Sunnies Aldo - Dog Chloe
fire away
Whoops, the dog is wandering off...
Mums
She just wants to go in and have a cookie.

40 comments:

Bonnie said...

Your puppy is adorable!! I love sunset pictures. They always have such a refreshing glow. :)

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Closet Fashionista said...

I'm loving the light in these photos!!! I'm still taking my pics after work, im far too tired to do it in the morning (except for my one that i do inside)
Haha, I'm always a fall lover, so I couldnt wait to start wearing tights! Though I did try to wait as long as possible :p But I get cold easily
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Bella said...

I love this outfit but I cannot believe you're still wearing sandals! It's so cold!

Vanessa said...

Love the sandals with this outfit - it definitely works with your "Hold-onto-summer" effort! And every time you wear that shirt I love it more and more.
It was completely dark when I got home from work today. I couldn't help but silently cuss out the shortening days. And tights? The thought makes my stomach turn.

Alex Elizabeth said...

Ahhh yeah I totally forgot about daylight saving... :( Your sunset light is really nice. And you basically look like you walked out of a Gap ad. Casual chic!

Frannie Pantz said...

It snowed nearly a foot for us in CO last night and I was totally rocking Christmas music today. :-D But it's also the only way that I can tolerate the nasty, wet, cold and nerve wracking, energy sucking snow.

I love your chic look, this striped, sequined top is one of my faves on you! And Chloe. ;-)

kileen said...

oh these sunset pictures are so pretty! and what a cute puppy. i love how you're still rocking the sandals! :)

cute & little

Courtney Erin said...

Damn, Christmas is seriously sneaking up! Love the striped shirt with the blazer.

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MOUSEVOX VINTAGE said...

ooh, the light in these is so pretty. it seems like the days are becoming shorter earlier this year for some reason. i do love autumn, but that's one thing i always miss about summer! you look just as lovely as ever. xo.

BROKEN.WHIMSY said...

What a very cute outfit you have on today (and what a very cute dog you have!) :P I love the stripes on you and how it breaks your outfit up a bit. Quite casual but VERY chic ^_^

Eeli

Freshly Fatshionable said...

haha! this post made me smile...Chloe is too cute! i love those sunnies so much...

Ki said...

I'm actually WAITING for December but that it is 'cos it is our first wedding anniversary and my birthday and I get to go to India to visit my parents and in laws! :D

Love the stripes, they look very stylish paired with the blazer :)

Veronica said...

beautifull pictures!!!
~Veronica

Style Savvy Chic said...

Love your top. Saw a similar one at Banana Republic some weeks ago. Your dog is so precious!

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Madeline Quaint said...

Great pictures as always! :)
The light is beautiful!

I can'T wait for winter but the encroaching darkness makes me kinds melancholic... And it is difficult to find time to take pictures with good light!

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TaraMixandMatch said...

I love your sequined striped top...I must have missed that on at The Limited!

eek said...

I love your stripes! And how you've dressed up this outfit with the blazer. I may have to steal this idea soon.

I wasn't freaking out but now I am...how can the end of the year be here so soon?!?!

DaniellaBella said...

I love fall. I just hate the fact that winter comes next. At least you have the no tights rule!

Style Journey said...

Chloe looks like a model in her photo! I was so excited for fall, until it really started to get cold. Now I just know that winter is just around the corner :(

Either way, you look great in this outfit. It's a nice transitional look. Heather

Autumn Van Weir said...

Love the blazer, love the dog!

Jersey Blogess said...

I am loving those pants - they look very relax and comfy.

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Love this fall look and seriously how cute is Chloe?

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Ashleigh Nicole said...

Cute outfit, love the sandals!

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Nikki said...

that last photo is so adorable ^^ I love it when you do shootings with the puppy ^^ I also love your outfit :) it's casual chic! x

Aya Smith said...

I love that stripe top, so classic! Especially with the black blazer... what a classic and feminine look :)

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Mrs. J said...

Awww...I love fall. I wish everyone felt the same way, but I guess summer just has more to offer.

I love how your holding onto to summer with your sandals, but embracing fall with your blazer. I really like the mixture.

Your dog is so cute!! :)

monica said...

oomg that dog is adorable...and yes it's depressing to be coming home from work and realizing that the sun has gone down

silvergirl said...

love this simple yet elegant look
laughing at you not wearing tights until Nov.
we all have our things
my son won't wear jeans until he is sure it will stay cool and then he won't wear shorts again until he is sure it will stay warm
lol
brett

Amber Blue Bird said...

whoa flip flops?! you are brave! When i first read your post titled i thought maybe you got fired...clearly that would never happen :)

Lorena said...

I hear its getting cooler by the minute.... I just hope its bearable when I visit.

Rebecca said...

Sunset pictures are the est. I'll probably have to move my pictures inside soon, which is no fun.

StyleIDnet said...

Chloe looks adorable, very sweet.
Love your outfit most of all the sandals, really to die for.

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Style Realist said...

Lovely blazer!

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Gracey at Fashion for Giants said...

Gorgeous sunset pictures. And I love this outfit - that sequin stripe tee is fabulous.

Also, your comment the other day on having a Heal-Thy life made me laugh so hard. I've actually gone back and read it a couple times just for the smile!

Natasha xoxo said...

Your bow flippers are adorable! ...and I can't get enough of your cute pup picks :)

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Shey said...

hahahahahaha that little doggie made you run huh?
I love this look, it's so preppy, I hope you come to term with Fall girl, or you might be freezing, you look beautiful in cowl sweaters and in gray, come on and hop on into the Fall-lovers wagon. =)

Shawna said...

You look so great in the preppy look, I love the stripes with the khakis!

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SassyUptownChic said...

OMg'sh I am LOVING this outfit. Love the striped shirt and the sequins just add so much pizzazz to it. Your bow flip flops are adorable!!! Love how you paired everything with khaki. GREAT LOOK Lyddie! :D
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The Urban Fashion Gal said...

Great look, such a cute puppy!!