Sunday, October 7, 2012

FALLing in Love

I am loving my fall colored outfit today, even though I forgot to add my watch and bracelets for the photos (and my necklace is crooked).  This is a first time wear for this plaid button down shirt and the gold flats.  I can imagine these being go to items over the next few months.  For myself, a look that is comfortable and classic with a casual feel is a look I like best.
These pants were more bell bottom style, but I was able to alter them slightly to a more tapered look from knee to ankle and now I like them much better.  I did the same to a pair of turquoise pants.  They could stand to be a little narrower and possibly shorter, but I thought I'd better quit while I was ahead.  It's nearly a miracle, with my sewing skills, that I didn't ruin them.  So I'm happy with them for now and I know I'll wear them both much more this way.

I'm linking up with Patti at Not Dead Yet Style for Visible Monday.

Thrifted Items:  Orange pants, plaid button down $2.25 Route 66, tank top, necklace $5.99, purse $2.50 Nine West, gold flats $6.99 Sandra Miller.


  1. Great fall colors, Lisa! I think you did a fine job with your alterations, and I agree that slimmer pants are a more modern look. You have a wonderful smile! Thanks for linking up.

  2. Oh,oh,oh! I'm having a golden shoe/slipper fascination lately. I was immediately drawn to yours!
    Nice sewing job on the pants.

  3. First off I have to tell you how pretty your hair is...then, I love those gold flats!!

  4. Great job on sewing the pants, they look great. The colours in your outfit say fall, so pretty. Your bag is really chic.

  5. Oh wow Lisa, I love love love the shoes and purse in this post! I'm loving all the fall colors too. If this sunshine would ever go away we could wear sweaters! haha no, I'm not wishing it away just yet.

  6. Wonderful you, my gorgeous Lisa, and loving your shoes

  7. Great post !

    Love your pictures and articles!!

    A blog like this should definitely be followed so here I am :)

    Stop by mine when you have the time!!


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  9. well done with our pants, lisa, the length is perfect. the amazing fall colors make you really shine!

  10. Great fall outfit! Thrifty and you can sew too! The pants look great. Love, love the metallic shoes! Your hair looks fabulous, I love the headband.

  11. Pretty outfit! Tell me about that jacket! Is that denim? Love the length & detailing (pockets). - Love that purse too! Loving me some gold flats!

    1. Hi, Betty. :)
      The jacket is around 6-9 years old. I forget. It's not denim. It's 100% cotton and I think it's from Walmart. Totally inexpensive. I'm guessing it may have been $11 or something. But I do like the sort of safari vibe from it with the tannish color and pockets. I saw another blogger wearing one as I was perusing blogs a couple of nights ago and decided to pull this out and put together an outfit. It's an item that I normally don't reach for, but I like it paired with a button down for fall. I'm glad I discovered this look and incorporated it into my style.
      I'm such a late fashion bloomer. haha

  12. Nice fall outfit! You're on trend with plaids and burgundy and gold!!
    You're such a pretty doesn't matter what you're wearing.

  13. lovely earthy tones of your outfit are amazing and your shoes are brilliant - so fancy!

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  14. This outfit is the most flattering on you.


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