October 28, 2021

Past Fall Favorites

picnic at the park and woman wearing sweater and leggings for Past Fall FavoritesThe Jacket: Aritizia (not recent, but this one is similar) | Pants: La Grace

The other day, I was looking through my past fall outfits and after documenting for over ten years, there’s quite a few of them. Also, my style has definitely shifted throughout the years, as to be expected as we get older and our lives change. But the biggest shift that I noticed is how much less I’ve documented wearing heels – 5 inchers nonetheless.

So, now I know this is for several reasons:

To start, I am a mom of two and my fashion choices reflect that… most of the time. Also, I still love a heel, but now, I enjoy putting outfits together that are comfortable, yet wearable.

Secondly, eight years ago, I may have picked an outfit that I thought was what I called “blog worthy” which often revolved around a higher heel, which sounds silly when I read that back. In the past, I’d wish that I went about things a little differently (less blog focused outfits and more every day), but I don’t. It’s been an evolution that’s been part of my process. I actually did wear heels that often! I’d take the train in my flats and be that girl, on a street corner, changing from my commuter flats to heels. To me, that was FASHION.

Last but certainly not least, 2020 was the year that the world changed forever. The year of pure casualness, loungewear, athleisure, whatever you want to call it. I was most certainly part of that shift and admittedly and sort of happily, it’s still lingering around. My life has changed, the world has changed and it’s been kind of nice being able to be comfortable, while still putting effort into putting an outfit together.

Past Fall Favorites

With that said, here are some outfits from last year. I’ve tried to link whatever was available or something that looked similar. They’re not all casual, but way more than I’ve had in previous years.

woman wearing jacket, leggings, and boots for Past Fall FavoritesJoggers & Sweater: La Grace| Boots: Similar | Jacket: Mango

woman wearing long coat with beige bag for Past Fall FavoritesMy Coat: H&M | Denim: Levi’s | Sweater: J. Crew | Shoes: Manolo 

woman in brown coat, white jeans, and sneakers{One of the outfits I wore with my partnership with J. Crew} Coat: From J. Crew | Scarf: J. Crew | Denim: J. Crew | Sneakers: New Balance (Color is slightly different this year) 

woman walking at the woods Shacket: Madewell (no longer available. great versions here and here) | Leggings: Commando | Boots: Chanel (similar pair that are more budget friendly)

woman carrying her child Sweater: H&M (LL Bean has some good Fair Isle options) | Denim: Levi’s | Loafers: H&M

woman wearing all beige outfit for past fall favorites My Coat: H&M (in a small) | Sweater: J. Crew (color is a smidge different this year)| Denim: Levi’s

woman posing at the middle of the street Coat: Similar | Turtleneck: J. Crew | Pants: Alice + Olivia

woman on gingham coat Shacket: BB Dakota (in a small) | Denim: Similar | Boots: Steve Madden | Bag: Celine Box

woman standing at the side of the street {One of the outfits I wore with my partnership with J. Crew} | Coat: J Crew (similar in the same coloring) | Sweater: From J Crew | Pants: J Crew | Sneakers: New Balance (color is slightly diff this year)





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  • Sneza

    I tried to wear four-inch heels for the first time in 18 months last week for a wedding… one step and both calves cramped solid, I could not walk. I had to dial it back to two inches. It will be a slow comeback I think, lol

  • Allison Platte

    Hi! I’m not seeing the links for the similar fair isle sweaters. Maybe they got left out?

  • Klou

    The outfits with So Kates and Anouks were hot AF!

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  • Queen's Walk-In Closet

    Honestly speaking, these do not seem like past fall favorites. I think they are still some of the best we have seen. Thanks for sharing.


    Really amazing post. learn allot from here, waiting for the upcoming post.

  • tech babushka

    good Blog, Keep Posting such type of content
    Thank You

  • Lorna Ryan

    Love all of your fall outfits, so much style inspiration. I love that I wear more of what is stylish but comfortable also now too.

  • Joan Hammel

    I ordered from the La Grace website just last week. The order went through fine and they charged my card. Today, when I try to check the status, their website says it expired. Do you know if they went out of business?

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