Tagged: Fall 2014

Transitional Fall Fashion – Part IV

It’s the fourth and final installment of my Transitional Fall Fashion series – the go-to fall outfit! 

First, I want to extend a big THANK YOU to everyone I worked with in this series:

Model Mercedes Bleth for looking beautiful in each and every look I styled.
Photographer Logan Potterf for being an amazing director and having a keen artistic eye.
And last but not least…
Encore boutique for supplying all the apparel and accessories featured in each and every look.

Next, let’s recap the first three parts of the series:

PART I – BRING A JACKET

Fall 2014 Must-Have: The Chic Sneaker

PART II – OPPOSITES ATTRACT

Fall 2014 Must-Have: The Hand Chain

PART III: FALL’S BEST FRIEND

Fall 2014 Must-Have: The Vest


PART IV – THE GO-TO FALL OUTFIT

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 It’s good to have go-to outfits in your closet locked and ready for that day you oversleep or impromptu girls night. 

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 Choose pieces that are quick and easy and make you feel and look good no matter what your mood.

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 A flowy neutral-colored sweater + denim + booties pretty much sums up my go-to fall ensemble (pun intended). 

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A basic drop earring and simple statement necklace complete the look. 

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Up your essential-fall-outfit game with my fourth and final Fall 2014 Must-Have: Coated Denim!

FULL OUTFIT DETAILS

Top: Encore Exclusive

Coated Denim: Seven For All Mankind

Bootie: Sam Edelman

Mercedes Bleth photographed by Logan Potterf

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Transitional Fall Fashion – Part III

Today I’m coming to you with Part III of my four-part series, Transitional Fall Fashion featuring apparel and accessories from Encore boutique.

If you live in the Athens, GA area, you can visit Encore to purchase every piece featured in this series. Don’t live near Athens? Don’t worry! You can call Encore directly to order a particular item or you can simply use these looks as inspiration for your fall wardrobe.

In Part I and Part II, I shared tips on how to compose the perfect fall outfit AND some of my must-have accessories for fall 2014.

Part III showcases the layering accessory that should be your best friend this fall: the vest!

Don’t forget! A new season doesn’t mean you have to purchase a completely new wardrobe. Many pieces featured in this series are basics you already have in your closet that can be enhanced by a few key purchases, like my fall 2014 must-haves!


PART III – FALL’S BEST FRIEND: THE VEST

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 The vest is my third must-have accessory for fall 2014. They’re a fun, functional, and flattering!

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Adding an asymmetric sweater vest over this graphic tee and bralette instantly gives this ensemble a cozy fall vibe.

FULL OUTFIT DETAILS

Graphic Tank: Feel the Piece

Bralette: Cosabella

Sweater Vest: Encore Exclusive

Denim: Genetic

Bootie: Diba True

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Maybe a structured shearling/faux leather vest is more your style. Pair it with your favorite plaid button down for a quintessential fall look.  

FULL OUTFIT DETAILS

Button Down: Encore Exclusive

Shearling/Faux Leather Vest: Wells Grace

Bootie: Diba True

Mercedes Bleth photographed by Logan Potterf

Activewear Essentials

October is the Month of Movement on ARTicles of Clothing Blog, and today I’m sharing my second YouTube video featuring my activewear essentials and tips to keep moving this fall. 

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Although bikini weather is over and the temperatures are getting colder, it’s important to stay active.

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This fall, swap a happy hour for a Yoga class with your girlfriends 

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OR 

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try a romantic jog in the park for your next date night.

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FEEL GOOD and LOOK GOOD this holiday season by staying active now!

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Transitional Fall Fashion – Part II

Last week, I launched Part I of a four-part series, Transitional Fall Fashion featuring pieces from Encore boutique.

In Part I, I explored the importance of layers during transitional seasons like fall and shared one of my must-have items for fall 2014: the chic sneaker.

Today, in Part II, I’m sharing another technique to compose the perfect transitional fall outfit – it’s all about opposites!

If you live in the Athens, GA area, you can visit Encore to purchase every piece featured in this series. Don’t live near Athens? Don’t worry! You can call Encore directly to order a particular item or you can simply use these looks as inspiration for your fall wardrobe.

Before we get started remember this: a new season doesn’t mean you have to buy a completely new wardrobe. Many pieces featured in this series are basics you already have in your closet that can be enhanced by a few key purchases. 


PART II – OPPOSITES ATTRACT

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Transitional weather poses a unique opportunity to pair pieces in your wardrobe from different seasons

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Take your go-to summer miniskirt and couple it with your favorite fall flats and three quarter-length tee.

FULL OUTFIT DETAILS

Top: Michael Stars

Skirt: Tart Collections

Flats: Kaanas

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OR take an easy summer tank and throw it on with fall essentials: skinny denim and riding boots.

P.S. This AWESOME hand chain is one of my fall 2014 must-haves!

FULL OUTFIT DETAILS

Top: Line & Dot

Denim: Citizens of Humanity

Boots: Diba True

Mercedes Bleth photographed by Logan Potterf

Transitional Fall Fashion – Part I

IT’S OFFICIALLY FALL!

A new season means looking at your wardrobe in a new way. This is particularly important during the fall and spring because they’re transitional seasons. No matter where you live, fall weather can be unpredictable. One day it feels like summer, and the next day it feels like winter. Sometimes, the change in temperature can even vary within the span of a day.  You head out in the morning, and there’s a crisp chill in the air. Then, by the afternoon, the sun has warmed things up.

So, today I’m launching a four-part series showcasing transitional fall fashion. A couple weeks ago, I partnered with Encore boutique to style transitional fall outfits. If you live in the Athens, GA area, you can visit Encore to purchase every piece featured in this series. Don’t live near Athens? Don’t worry! You can call Encore directly to order a particular item or you can simply use these looks as inspiration for your fall wardrobe.

Remember: a new season does not mean you have to buy a completely new wardrobe to be on trend. Many of the pieces that will be featured in this series are staples you already have in your closet that can be enhanced by a few key purchases. 


PART I – BRING A JACKET

Mercedes Bleth photographed by Logan Potterf

Layers are key during transitional seasons. The easiest way to stay cute and comfortable from day to night during unpredictable fall weather is to bring a jacket! 

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The first transitional fall outfit showcasing pieces from Encore features two wardrobe staples: a basic neutral dress and a structured moto jacket.

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I paired these pieces with one of my must-have items for fall 2014: the chic sneaker.

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Footwear can be a challenge when transitioning from summer to fall. You’re ready to trade in your summer sandals but aren’t quite ready for boots. The chic sneaker is the solution!

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FULL OUTFIT DETAILS

Dress: Tart Collections

Jacket: Michael Stars

Sneakers: Bronx

Mercedes Bleth photographed by Logan Potterf