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Feeling Like Fall Should HURRY UP Already!

We are less than a week out from October and I am feeling like Fall needs to hurry it the heck up!  I guess I should be grateful that the 10 day forecast appears to be in the 80's (with heat index in the 90's I assume) instead of the upper 90's and feeling over 100', but I'm too busy dreaming of cooler temps.

I've geared up for Fall and I'm ready to wear something other than what I've been wearing since April.  Since we have a little way to go, I'll show you some new Fall items I've purchased for wearing now, and some for when my cooler temps really come...

The first thing you can transition to Fall in Texas is makeup.  Yes, you may still sweat it off, but you can at least sweat off a new Fall pallet of colors.  I have far too much makeup, so I was good and didn't buy any new eye colors, but I did buy 3 new colors of my favorite lipstick in the world.  I've said it before, but Tom Ford is the king of lipsticks.  They are stupid expensive, but the only kind I have worn for years now.  He has had a line called "Boys" for a few years.  I've loved them because the tubes are smaller than his standard size, so I could buy a couple of different colors, or buy two of the same(one for the house and one for my purse).  This Fall he came out with a "Girls" collection.  I purchased one from the Boys and two from the Girls.
Here is a pic from the store.  I picked out my colors in store and then came home and ordered from Neimans on ebates because they had 10% cash back.  (Have you joined ebates?)
This is Mitchell...
This is Lily (weird, but stick with me)...
and this is Ines...
Top to Bottom swatches here are:

Ines
Ines with Lily over the top (see how it changes the color?)
Lily
Mitchell with Lily over the top (again, a different color)
Mitchell

You could smell like Fall too.  I don't have this, but I did try it out at Neiman's the other day.  It's Jo Malone's new fragrance English Oak & Hazelnut (they have English Oak and Red Currant too, but I much preferred the Hazelnut).  It comes in both the large and small size, so if you just wanted a seasonal scent, this is perfect.


Another purchase I made recently was a transitional shoe.  I feel like we may still be a little ways from boots and booties, so I ordered a sandal that seems more Fallish to me.  I ordered a BP pair from Nordstrom that were on a great sale and are now sadly sold out, but these Sole Society are very similar.  I think I can totally wear these now without having a heat stroke that boots might induce.
I can probably start wearing them with my new Wit and Wisdom Absolution Ankle jeans I got on the Anniversary Sale.  I got black and a dark blue, but they also come in a lighter blue and a grey.  If you haven't tried their Absolution jeans, they are so comfy. (I size down one size). 

Now when it cools down just a little bit more, I will be wearing my BP Booties that I got on the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  They still have those in stock, but at full price now.  I can't wait to wear them though (size up 1/2 size)...


I also ordered a couple of Caslon Tunics.  They have a 3/4 arm if the sleeve is rolled up, but can be worn long too.  They aren't too thick, so hopefully they can come out before Thanksgiving!  A friend ordered one in every color last year and she said they wash really well.  AND THEY ARE ON SALE!

I ordered black and camel


The last thing I have recently purchased is a BP V-neck pullover.  It's super soft and I like that there isn't a band around the bottom like many sweaters have.  I ordered black, but it comes in a pink and grey too, which are really cute, but I have two new similar sweaters in those colors already.


I hope this gets you in the mood for Fall, if you aren't already!

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