Paul and I had a great time last Saturday exploring some of our old haunts with our daughter who is at college in Massachusetts. We had time to kill that morning before meeting up with her, so we took a few pictures of my outfit.
I picked up this sweater during the #NSale last summer, and I’m finally getting to wear it. I love the ribbed knit, funnel neck, and batwing sleeves. It’s way more interesting than your typical pullover sweater. The currently pink on the website is different from the one I’m wearing here, but otherwise, it’s the same sweater. This sweater runs true to size; I have the small.
I paired this pink ribbed sweater with faded black skinny jeans. I wore these a ton last fall and winter, and I find myself reaching for them again now that boot weather is here. The 27″ inseam is perfect for pairing with ankle boots.
Good American jeans have such good shape retention, and they suck in all the fluff in my menopausal midsection. They also provide good shape and even a little lift to the rear.
Unfortunately this exact pair is an older style, but this pair has a similar fit with a darker black wash, and this pair has a similar wash but I can’t tell if they’re cropped or regular length. (Mine are the Good Legs Crop.)
These Blondo boots are new this season. I love the buckle detail, the subtle wedge, and the contrasting trim around the lug sole. They’re also waterproof.
I wore these all day walking all over the North Shore of Boston, and my feet were very happy. It was a bit of a risk to wear new shoes, but I had no issues whatsoever. Blondo for the win! These are the Black Nubuck, and I did size up half per the recommendation on the Nordstrom website.
I’m also wearing my grey Smartwool cable crew socks. I get a lot of questions about how to wear socks with ankle boots and crop jeans, and this is how I do it. I like to choose a color that blends in, or if you like, you can go with a fun pattern.
I kept my accessories simple with silver cable hoop earrings and my favorite oversized cat eye sunglasses, and I carried my Gucci Soho crossbody, which has unfortunately been subject to several price increases since I got mine a few years ago. This AllSaints camera bag is a great option for less; I love the minimalist vibe.
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photos: Alison Cornell