Ankle booties are such a key fall wardrobe staple that today we’re bringing you 4 different ways to wear them. Take a look at my outfit, and then pop over to their blogs to see more great bootie styling ideas.
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This time of year I’m itching to wear booties, but it’s still quite warm out. So, when I spotted these suede cutout Booties, I thought they were the perfect solution. Why? They are a gorgeous, warm taupe shade which transitions really well from one season to the next.
I love the pretty peek-a-boo cutouts at the sides. They make these booties look really special. They’re also good for keeping my feet cool and stop my booties from looking too heavy, like they are weighing down my outfit.
I was out in Vancouver recently, dropping off my son at University, and it got quite chilly there. I didn’t have a coat with me, so I picked up this cute Utility Jacket from J.Crew that goes really well with my booties. I’ve never bought a utility jacket because they all seemed too dark and rugged for my taste. But then, I found this more feminine version, which is much more me.
I really like this jacket because it nips in a bit at the waist, giving me a nice shape. (So many utility jackets are super-boxy). It’s short and sassy like a blazer, and you can roll up the sleeves, creating a sporty, youthful vibe.
The color is perfect for me. It’s on the yellow side of taupe, and the pretty gold buttons and zipper give it a refined, upscale look. I just found out that this jacket is a best seller at J. Crew and I’m not surprised. It’s super practical too!
Here’s a great shot of my booties again. Aren’t they darling? They look more golden in the bright sun. And, see the gold zippers at the back? There are a lot of plain booties out there, but these have personality in a quiet, sophisticated way.
I paired my utility jacket with this classic, Vintage Cotton T-shirt from J.Crew. It’s that gorgeous new fall shade called Lush Meadow – so refreshing.
I’m wearing it with some jeans that you’ve seen here before on the blog. They’re High-rise, Ultra skinny Hoxton jeans from Paige, my favorite jean brand. Let me tell you; I love that high-rise. These jeans are very comfy, and the high, stretchy waist really helps hold in the extra bits. ( LOL)
You’ve probably been eyeing my bag? Isn’t it gorgeous? This is the new Brooklyn Crossbody Saddle Bag from Michael Kors. It comes in suede too.
Crossbody bags like this are a HUGE trend this fall, especially ones like mine with the thick guitar strap. It’s kind of funky, and a bit different for me. My Michael Kors Gold Watch and Kate Spade Knot Bracelet look great with the bag’s hardware.
So there’s a look at my new booties, and how I’m styling them for when I’m out and about, or walking the wooded path at my favorite park. Can you imagine how rich they’ll look once October arrives, and I’m walking through a beautiful blanket of colorful Autumn leaves? Here’s how you can..