Hibernation

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This weekend was relatively quiet, a much needed respite from my usual days filled with work, writing, and projects. The colder weather brings with it a hibernation of sorts. I am much happier staying in and cooking with Matthew than late evenings galavanting around San Francisco. A good book and a cup of tea are much more desirable than 2 AM adventures. 

Black and autumnal florals have been a staple in my wardrobe this season. The vibrant colors of this reconstructed skirt is quite fitting for this transitional period, especially paired with rich brown hues. I also ventured into experimentation with lipstick. I must admit I am not one for wearing too much makeup. But I do love a darker shade for the Fall.
Skirt: Vintage, reconstructed
Blouse: 1960s Vintage
Belt: Thrifted
Bag: Garage sale
Shoes: Vintage, thrifted
Cape: 1970s Vintage
Listening to: When I'm Gone/ Vivian Girls
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32 comments:

Dark Blue Stripes :

Amazing cape. Love the floral skirt. Great outfit.

Christie

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Steffys Pros and Cons :

oh boy. i LOVE the cape. this is the perfect fall look!

<3 steffy
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Karena :

Jenny adore the cape, really versatile. Love love this time of year!! Great setting for the shoot!

Oh I have a designer pillow Giveaway I hope you will join! (a great resource as well),

Xoxo
Karena

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whitemaskgirl :

Adorable cape, and I know how you feel. On autumns you just want to sit indoors and enjoy the little things in life. Summer is party time, not autumn.

Ninja :

pure delight! I wish that I could pull off wearing something that cute :) I absolutely love the colours.

xxx ninja (1milliondresses.blogspot.com)

Roxanne Rosensteel :

I love everything about this. That bag is AMAZING. And I agree about the colder weather. I'd much rather stay inside with loved ones and cozy activities than run around town.

KristiMcMurry :

LOVE the cape...and I'm with you, staying in is where it's at :)

islabell :

pretty colors! Wish i could have made it yesterday. lets make time one night this week? xx
p.s. where can i get that rolling rack from in oakland?

JennaStevie :

This floral skirt is absolutely amazing, perfect fall colours in it! And your cape is such a great piece! Lovely photos
xJennaD

Santina :

That cape is amazing! I just wore a much lighter version for the first time a few weeks ago, and I'm a little cape crazed! I think I need to keep an eye out for a heavier version.

BincCi :

That brown jacket is WONDERFUL! It looks like autumn really! :P

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Rebecca :

Gorgeous autumn photos. I love the skirt. It's nice to be able to wear florals that aren't too summery. Also your hair looks really nice plaited.

Frocktasia :

Awesome cape! A perfect autumn outfit...x

Sick by Trend :

love caps and yours is amazing :D

xx

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Amber Blue Bird :

your skirt is darling and that cape...well its just plain awesome

Sophie :

I love the cape. I have been on the hunt for one for ages. Still trying to find the perfect one. Fancy sending me your one? ;) Haha!
Sophie
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wardrobeexperience :

autumnal florals look so amazing paired with black!

i still don't like capes too much. i wont wear them. but you look so good in yours.

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Kitsune-kun :

you looks so cute in that cape! and pretty colors paired with black, love it!

Gracey :

What a perfect fall outfit. That floral skirt is just wonderful!

SoFashionistica :

Sometimes it's good to have days in which all you wanna do is grap a cup of joe and read a good book! These daars are especially good when it's cold and foggy outside.I know that you guys are in San Francisco and while I am in San Rafael,I am wishing for some cold weather so that I too can wear my Fall clothes!

Elyse (Give Me Bows) :

Your skirt is just darling, I love the colours <3 And the cape is gorgeous too! x

Kathleen :

I'm in love with your cape. And the deep red lipstick is perfect for fall. I'm right there with ya. Reading and sipping tea sounds so appealing right now. :)

Lydia :

This outfit is the cutest. I love the skirt, the cape, and that bag. And your lipstick is great!

Teddi :

just saw you on natalie's blog. you have really captured autumn in these photos.

Sharmaine Ruth :

That jacket is so glamorous! :D Soo pretty!

<3 Sharmaine Ruth
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Mongs :

beautiful outfit, I love the cape!. A very gorgeous fall outfit, the colors are very autumn inspired. The floral skirt is lovely.


love,mongs
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Keeping up with E.S.E.M :

stunning photos! love this outfit and you girls blog is awesome!

x

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dusanabotswana :

Beautiful skirt, did you reconstruct it yourself? Love your belt buckle too and that cape, simply amazing! beautiful scenery too! I def agree with you about just staying in being a more ideal night, I guess I'm getting old, but more and more I just really value a good night of movie watching and cuddling hehe.

Unknown :

Great Cape!!!

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gee :

I love the black and brown/tan mix in this outfit. You look beautiful Jen! That cape is perfect...i have been screaching for one for forever.

Jamie Rose :

That cape is wonderful! I love these fall pictures.

Mara :

That skirt is amazing, and the dark lipstick suits you perfectly! You look SO beautiful!