Winter is Coming; Grey Outfit has Arrived

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I blinked, and now it’s Fall… Here are some cozy picks for the month of October.

Love dark color palettes? Grey! ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

Guess what? We’ve officially decided to stay in the country! I’m over the moon excited๐Ÿ“ˆ; not something I thought would ever interest me, but the amount of peace and friendliness has been such a game changer for us. One of our friendly neighbors told us we should get some orange vests for us and our pup because it’s hunting season. He said I shouldn’t worry but to be careful and that he “won’t scare you with the horror stories,” 0.0.

The Fall hits differently over here, and since there are hardly any people around us (not like in the city), feeling comfortable in your clothes (and warm) are top priority. Today’s outfit was inspired by the gloomy weather.

Also, our dog Mr. Shelby constantly asks us to go outside and stay in the yard (FluentPet), which is why we tend to lean heavily on comfort. Every morning, he gets up, pushes his buttons, and we escort him out the door. He smells the fresh air and takes it all in. It makes me the happiest fur mom alive to see him enjoy his life as it should be. 

Okay, before I start crying, check out the style deetz:

The Look

Top: Banana Republic, men’s grey cashmere v-neck sweater 229.00 USD. The best for a chilly day with a breeze. 

Accessories: My cap is a Carhartt signature canvas cap 12.99 got it at a store nearby, but you can find it online. 

As always, my watch is by Kapten & Son  299.00 USD

๐Ÿ˜Š My urn necklace  (varies in price but is no more than 30.00 USD) holds my old pupper who crossed the rainbow bridge. She was a wonderful pup, and I keep a piece of her close to my heart. Some people think it’s strange, but she was my angel. You can find this type of necklace on Amazon; although the chain is flimsy, choose wisely.

Bottoms: Pact Leggings, size 2 (26 European) 28.00 USD – probably the best, long-lasting pair of leggings I’ve ever had. I loved them so much that I bought four of them years ago, and they have yet to tear!

Shoes: They’re Clark’s, but I don’t see them online; you can always look at Toms since they share some similar styles.

Summer Look: Levi’s Jeans + White Top

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Less really is more

So much has happened these past few months, and let me tell you, it’s been amazing!! We’ve ditched New York City for a place in the country, and it’s been nothing short of amazing. 

Even though we’re only here for a few months, the changes in our lifestyle and stress levels have shifted dramatically. In New York, we’d rush to every single place, weary of strangers, and use extreme caution when leaving the house after 9 pm.

Things are different now. We take long walks, greet our neighbors, smell the greenery while sipping our morning coffee. We’re going to miss this experience for sure, but very grateful to have had the opportunity to experience it this summer. 

 After this, we’re headed out to a more suburban place and very excited for that journey as well; more on that next time โ€“but you’re here for the outfit! 

Lately, I’ve been feeling so in my skin by wearing less of a lot of things. Does that make sense? Fewer accessories, light makeup, and focus more on simplicity. Uncomplicated colors, such as blue, nudes, and white. More of a natural feel. I’m also focusing more on investing in slightly better quality and less fast fashion items. 

The Look

Top: Banana Republic, white linen, small – Not sure if they still sell this, but here’s a similar one.

Bottoms: Levi’s 711 Skinny, size 2 (26 European) 69.50 USD – but I’ll be honest, My ankles may or may not be losing circulation; a size 4 is probably best. Yep, they’re stretchy.

Accessories: The two small rings are from my mother; I don’t know where she is, but it makes me think of her. My watches are almost always by the German brand Kapten & Son (alternative to my watch); I gravitate towards the clean look.๐Ÿ˜Š My necklace was a gift from my boyfriend’s family in Germany; I love it so much! The gold and teal ring was from Tuscana, Italy. It’s so sturdy, elegant, and simple, which I’m digging. If you’re ever traveling, find cool pieces to take home with you. 

Feel free to share your looks in the comments. I’m actively searching for inspo!

Cheers,

G.

Winter White Sweater Dress from Amazon

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Yes. I found it on Amazon!

The salad could have been better, but the desserts made up for it.

This dress was worth blogging about; not only is it affordable, but it really does hug your frame and make you feel comfortable. It was extremely hot at the restaurant so I had to roll up my sleeves upwards but other than that, it was perfect.

The Cherfly v-neck sweater dress from Amazon is perfect for fall evening wear on a budget. This dress ranges from 45.00 USD to 52.98 USD. It’s incredibly comfortable, fits slightly loose but still flattering. If you’re shorter than 5’6, you may want to wear heels for a longer/slimmer elegant look, or it may come off as a bathrobe. The fabric isn’t quality but dressing it with some great accessories make such a difference.

My nail polish is from Essie in Luxedo.  Since the main focus of my outfit was white, I wanted my nails to contrast the dress, which I think worked out great.

For accessories – Anything with gold, amber, and nude tones = my go-to.

Nude heels are by BCBGeneration, I would have opted for open-toe but it was F R E E Z I N G that evening. No, thank you.

My amber watch is from Kapten and Son in Campina Mesh. It’s a rose gold classic dainty watch with a white face. I’ve had it for about four years now.

Round teardrop earrings: I found these at Marshals, and I’m so bummed I didn’t keep the box, but I found similar ones from Lucky Brand.

Makeup: Though you can’t see it, I wore a bright red lipstick from MAC called Lady Danger, a bold tomato red.

Perfume: By Dolce and Gabbana “L’imperatrice, it smells like sweet citrus and florals in the summer sun. I bought this when I visited friends in Florida; the warm weather made me buy it!! I have no regrets but I think it was totally an impulse buy.

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I’ve taken a bit of a break with PDG because there are many moving parts right now, but hopeful that it’ll come back to normal soon. New spaces, books, and tips are already on my to-do list for me to share with you. Can’t wait to share the exciting updates with you (and photos).

Chat soon. โค๏ธ

G