Blurring the Seasons

"I have the courage to make positive changes in my life."

Pastels, florals, a straw bag, a wool fedora... what season is it anyway? 

I was listening to a Hidden Brain podcast about making decisions recently, and one of the things which stuck in my head was that the hardest part of making a decision is making it. Once you've made an irrevocable decision, your brain will do everything in it's power to convince you that you've chosen correctly, and that your current outcome is the best. I hope that is right, though I suppose if it isn't, the next episode in my queue is about regrets

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The Rundown
Serendipity Blue Floral Top c/o Bella Ella Boutique
Raw Hem Jeans Max Studio similar
Scalloped Mules Marc Fisher via Poshmark
Round Rattan Bag Etsy
Wide Brim Fedora Goorin Bros. via ebay
Gold Hammered Pendant Avon similar
Gold Bracelets The Cavernous Jewelry Box
Chevron Ring Etsy via Silver Canyon Jewelry
Bee Ring Kohl's similar
Sunglasses "Meteor" Ray-Ban c/o TJMaxx



  1. I love the light blue of that blouse, goes so nicely with the jeans!!
    And you know, I never thought about it that way but it's so true! Just like when we decide to buy clothes we don't need, our brain justifies it, hah. It does the same for everything else we just don't notice as much

  2. At this time of year, it can be hard to know what season it is - we just had our hottest day of the year, 33 degrees celcius, on Tuesday, and by yesterday the temperature had dropped twelve degrees. In some ways it's kind of nice, because we can just wear whatever feels right. And this top, bag, mules combination feels very right to me. As for decisions, I feel like I either know exactly what I want and have no trouble make them or have no idea what I want and agonise forever. There seems to be no in between. I will say, though, that in the end, I've made relatively few decisions I regret... at least in the long term ;)

  3. That podcast sounds really interesting - and the piece about the decision making process and how we then relate to our decisions strikes me as really apt. I definitely convince myself, after the fact, that a decision I've made is the right one...I feel like we'd all go a little batty and be living in a state of near constant regret if our brains didn't do that, right?

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  4. That top is so pretty and I love the scalloped detail on your mules!

    District of Chic

  5. I definitely justify every decision I make, but that is the easy part. Love the beautiful top you have on! The ruffles on the sleeves are beautiful!

  6. I am in love with that little bag, although summer is almost over I still want one.


  7. I agree that making the decision is often the hardest part! I love this outfit, the top is such a pretty piece.

  8. Everything is so cute! Love the print and sleeves of the top, and the scallops on your shoes are adorable!


  9. Nice and cool transition outfit with gorgeous mules ;)

  10. I'm so glad you're still wearing your open toed shoes, Lydia!!!
    Fabulous outfit, and have a wonderful weekend!

  11. Love this gorgeous blouse on you! The sleeves are so pretty and those mules are great!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  12. This is such a pretty look! I love the sleeves on your blouse! I'm also loving those blush mules!

    Doused in Pink

  13. I'm such an indecisive person, making decisions is tough for me, I like to get advice before making big decisions. Means it can take me a while sometimes haha!

    I love your floral blouse, I had my eye on a very similar piece during my no-shop challenge and I was saad when it sold out and I couldn't buy it after the challenge was over. I keep seeing similar pieces around and so I'm hoping I'll maybe find the top I liked on ebay or something!

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

  14. Tell me about it ! I've had to make some really important decisions lately and that brain better convince me they were the right ones...

  15. I love the simplicity of your outfit babe. The floral prints are really cute, and the whole look is effortless, yet beautiful.

    Jessica |

  16. Very nice outfit! Great blouse and bag!