Fall Color Crush: Rust

I think I have a new color obsession. Rust is not a color I typically gravitate to, but it’s trending this fall so it’s everywhere right now . . . And I can’t stop buying it!

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Louise et Cie Hanabeth Pumps in Academic Plaid

I shared this dress in a Try-On Haul last week, so you may have already seen it, but I wanted to play around with it and try a few other shoe options.

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Louise et Cie Hanabeth Pumps in Academic Plaid

Unfortunately these plaid pumps are low inventory, but I think they’re a really great pairing with this dress. Since the dress is solid, the pattern and texture in the pumps really levels up the look.

If you can manage to snag a pair in your size, they’re marked down to $47!!! They’re true to size (I’m wearing my usual 8) and I find them very comfortable and walkable.

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Louise et Cie Hanabeth Pumps in Academic Plaid

Another option is tall suede boots in a warm caramel color.

Mine are Sam Edelmans from the #NSale a year or two ago, but this pair is similar, just with a more pointed toe. You can also find them on Amazon and Nordstrom.

Another option in a lighter shade is this Vince Camuto pair for under $100.

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Sam Edelman boots

This dress has such pretty details. The curved princess seams, wide neck, and ribbed ottoman fabric all work together to add interest and create a flattering silhouette.

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Sam Edelman boots

Three-quarter-length sleeves are known to be the most flattering length, and of course they’re also perfect for showing off your arm candy!

Plus, the pockets are positioned in a way that doesn’t created extra bulk or draw undue attention to the hip area.

This dress runs true to size; I’m wearing my usual 8. And if you’re not a fan of rust, it does come in a quite a few other colors, including a classic black.

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Sam Edelman boots

I carried a shoulder bag in a light shade of camel (or cardamom, as they call it), and I added a few pieces of simple jewelry to complete the look.

I’d wear this outfit to work, church, out to dinner, an event at the kids’ school . . . pretty much anywhere this fall!

Jo-Lynne Shane wearing Boden Jasmine Ottoman Dress in Conker with Sam Edelman boots

Outfit Details:

rust sheath // plaid pumps // suede boots // shoulder bag // bracelet // earrings // sunnies

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photos: Alison Cornell