Fall 2015 Fashion Trends: What to Embrace, What to Ditch

It might still be a mean 90 degrees here in Northeastern Ohio, but the calendar reads September which means it is time to start looking at the fall fashion trends. I’ve been pretty excited by what’s been coming out lately from the fashion world and, with a few exceptions, I’m ready to embrace the 70’s fabulousness that is on point for fall 2015. Let’s take a look at some of this season’s best trends. Continue reading “Fall 2015 Fashion Trends: What to Embrace, What to Ditch”

Favorite Fall Fashion Must-Haves

As I’ve been experimenting with my first clothing capsule, I’ve given more thought to what my favorite pieces are in terms of both clothing and accessories. While I had to narrow down my choices when I created the capsule wardrobe, I didn’t limit myself on shoes or accessories. I have, however, been taking note of of the items that I enjoy wearing the most and wear most frequently. In the future, I’d like to use these notes to help include shoes and accessories in my next clothing capsule. Continue reading “Favorite Fall Fashion Must-Haves”

Opening the Capsule

Last week, I shared with you my new big clothing adventure — creating a capsule wardrobe for fall 2014! This week I had so much fun experimenting with my “new” wardrobe, and I wanted to share a few updates with you.

  1. I was waaay too optimistic about our warm weather sticking around. It did not. Fall hit northeastern Ohio shortly after I posted Empty Hangers, Full Life. As a result, several of the choices I made for my capsule wardrobe were suddenly, completely weather-inappropriate. To rectify my mistake,  I allowed myself a few swaps, meaning I replaced my summer tops with fall sweaters. Here are the new items I included:

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Empty Hangers, Full Life

One of my first blog posts here on His Girl Friday was all about my attempt to look at my existing wardrobe with new eyes and to get more creative — instead of getting more clothes — when I was feeling like I had “nothing to wear.” The Sermon and the Tweet was a fun experiment, but truthfully, it didn’t take long for me to fall back into the same pattern of feeling out of date and frumpy with my current closet. Continue reading “Empty Hangers, Full Life”