Thursday, September 22, 2011

Feeling Like Fall (OOTD)

It's not actually cold here, in San least, not yet. We are getting some cooler mornings and evenings, but the days still manage to climb up into the mid-70s range. It doesn't stop me from wanting to feel and dress for a true autumn, though. But as I can't, I'll be satisfied with pretending.

Sometimes, textures and fabrics can take you a long way to feeling like it's fall. Even when summer is extending its stay.

Sweater: Sweet Cables Pullover, Anthropologie (similar here, here, and here)
 Shorts: Hinge Plaid Flannel Shorts, Nordstrom (similar here, here, and here)
Sandals: Givenchy Platform Clog Sandal (similar here, here, and here)

I just wanted to take a moment and thank everyone for leaving us so many kind words of encouragement and sharing your thoughts on the Anthroholic scandal as well as the nature of blogging. Kathryn and I, for better or for worse, have decided to keep plugging along here, and as you may have noticed, we've started implementing some structural, formatting changes, that will help us turn this blog into one that's got more room for topical posts that have less to do with pursuing pretty things and more to do with other issues that may concern women, life, or whatever else happens to catch our fancy (unicorns and rainbows and sunshine?). These changes are coming gradually (as the blog comes third after "family," and "jobs" on my life lists - and, to be totally honest, fourth after "hockey" on Kathryn's ^_-), so bear with us while we make our transition. Don't worry - overall, the blog's content isn't going to change much. We just want to re-organize things so that people who don't really want to know about the latest book I read, the latest hockey win Kathryn experienced, or the latest social issue we've been mulling over, don't really have to.

That being said, there's a lot going on here, so I need to list some reminders and requests now:
  1. Don't forget to enter the Wish Design Shop giveaway HERE. There have been very few entries so far (and I'm confused as to why - the necklaces are so pretty!), so enter! Your chances for winning are really good!
  2. San Diegans and other SoCal locals - RSVP for the Thread Show shopping event coming up in early October. Kathryn and I will both be there, and we'd love to meet and shop with you (seriously - have you ever been shopping with a group of women who really love it? There are very few things that can be more fun, in life). 
  3. I'd like to set up our next book club "meeting." If you have a book that you think we should read and discuss together here, please let me know in the comments below, or shoot me an email.
I'm super excited for the stuff we have planned and in the works. Thanks for hanging in here with us!


  1. If it's anything like your either of your tweets, I'm super excited!

  2. Hi Carol, I totally know what you mean by "pretending"! But I think your flannel shorts and sweater is totally cute and very fall like!!

  3. I'm glad you two will continue to blog.  I don't usually comment but I recently found your blog and found it very helpful as I'm also petite.  When you try on clothes, it's almost like I'm trying them on as well and I love that!