And Just Like That I Need to Throw on a Sweater

I am a huge fan of the comfort of a great pair of leggings. I love pairing mine with my riding boots and a chunky sweater. 

I am a huge fan of the comfort of a great pair of leggings. I love pairing mine with my riding boots and a chunky sweater. 

September is a doozy! A friend recently mentioned to me that our images of the beginnings of an ideal NYC fall is all from romantic comedies (ala When Harry Met Sally ), but in reality, most moms are running like crazy trying to keep the new routine together: schoolwork, sports, dance, clubs, moms groups- its all thrown back in and jerks from our laise' fair summer vacations. 

Not uncoincidentally, the way I'm coping with the hectic pace of September is with rom-coms on the weekend. My older girls just watched Runaway Bride and Sleepless in Seattle  with me for the first time and You've Got Mail is on tap for this week. You know what I'm noticing more than anything else about these 90s visions of love and life in New York City? Those heroines knew how to rock a sweater.  I even spotted penny loafers in one of the shots! Be still my soft fabric, comfort loving self. Something about their relaxed style spoke to me that there really is hope for laughter and margin and casual walks through Central Park with my Pumpkin Spice Latte- its just probably going to have to happen in October...

In the meantime, I'm piecing together updated for 2013 cozy, comfort clothes.  I always stick to basics, simple tees in neutral tones, chunky sweaters, leggings and jeans, and I make sure everything can work with a boot. Scarves, hats and necklaces give layer and diversity and are easy to update. So how do you keep it simple for the season?

What pieces are you excited to put on this Fall? 

 

My yellow flats take me from Spring all the way through Fall. They are such a surprising , fresh twist on the bright oranges and reds that are typical of Autumn Fashion- I love the simplicity of pairing them with white and gray tees and distressed jeans.  

My yellow flats take me from Spring all the way through Fall. They are such a surprising , fresh twist on the bright oranges and reds that are typical of Autumn Fashion- I love the simplicity of pairing them with white and gray tees and distressed jeans.

 

Sometimes just one unexpected pop of color can transform your look- this aqua ring does the trick and compliments the coral eternity scarf beautifully! 

Sometimes just one unexpected pop of color can transform your look- this aqua ring does the trick and compliments the coral eternity scarf beautifully!