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The First Rain

By : haley 60 Comments

Today was the first rain of fall! So I did none other than whip out my trusty little bubble umbrella. The season change from summer to fall is my favorite, because I love the variation of warm and chilly nights.

It’s easy during the colder months to become one big bundled ball of coziness. I’ve been known to be walking around with long johns (under my jeans of course silly!), wool socks and the occasional self-cut fingerless gloves (for typing at work…totally hobo status). I am realizing that my bundled ways need a balance. For instance today instead of wearing of regular skinnies I chose a cropped pair to offset all the bundling on top. For the upcoming months ahead I am thinking cropped jackets, sheer tights, pumps and bright colored pea coats.

I almost forgot! Do you see that fancy mint ring on my finger? It comes from a local online shop called Compliment. ย Upon purchasing one of these hand-crafted pieces, a portion goes to a fund, which supports deserving students by helping them attain their college dreams. When I opened the box it came with a sweet stampedย compliment, making the experience come full circle with the brands name. Also, a big thanks goes to The Lipstick Giraffe for hosting such a generous giveaway!

What are you most excited about wearing for the chillier weather?

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60 thoughts on “The First Rain”

  1. LOVE this. Each piece has character, and I love your hair.

  2. Great outfit! Love the way you embrace the rainy day!

    xo Rach
    rachiecakes-rachael.blogspot.com

  3. I love your hair! I want to do it like that…but with blonde ombred ends!

    flouncesandhubbub.blogspot.com

  4. so pretty you!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thank you for your wonderful comment on my earlier post:)

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    Akanksha

  5. I love the bow on your shirt! And your booties are soo cute!
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

  6. i wish I could rock a nose ring like you do! sheesh.

    loving the shoesssss.

    cheers.

  7. LOVE that blouse & your rings!!
    xx, amy
    http://www.dreamingincashmere.com

  8. love the shot where you carry the leaf! and awesome shirt dear! you look stunning and chic xx

    Letters To Juliet

  9. very nice outfit, love the jacket and cute umbrella.
    xo
    Rachelle
    http://pinksole.com

  10. Got to say I love the pairing of the jacket with that top. Unique and classy.

  11. love the outfit
    i’m looking forward to layering for the autumn/winter season

  12. I love your blouse and the loosely-tied bow detail! Your blog layout is so cute and simple I’m not surprised that you’re a graphic designer, you have an eye for design!

    -Sarah
    The Weekend Diary

  13. love that black purse from urban! I’m excited to wear my new boots I just purchased!(i’m sure you saw them a couple posts back on my blog)

    p.s. I’m glad you found my blog too! cause I love your blog! ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. girl, i love that clutch! super cute.
    and happy fall indeed ๐Ÿ™‚

    happyleeliving.blogspot.com

  15. I love your clutch and that blouse is adorable! Great fall look:) xo

  16. This is my first time on your blog and I can’t decide if I love your adorable face or your adorable illustrations more.
    About chillier weather = layers layers caramel pumpkin layers. Enough said.

    SIDEWALKCATWALKS.com

  17. i love your rings the colors are sweeet.

  18. Wow, your blog is super impressive, and so chic!! So glad you found me, so that I could in return find you ๐Ÿ™‚
    Particularily love the shoes! Great outfit choice miss.
    Keep in touch! XO
    fashionablecents.blogspot.com

  19. gorgeous, i love your shirt and that turq. ring!
    http://coffeebeansandbobbypins.blogspot.com

  20. You are so adorable. Love this look and your style.
    xo,
    nancy

  21. That picture with rain is too cute!n I’m following you now on Bloglovin!

    xo,
    janmloves.blogspot.com
    I’m having a giveaway on my blog if you’re interested!

  22. I love bright coloured pea coats in winter, they make an outfit a lot more fun! You look so gorgeous x

  23. Oh your hair and umbrella! You are so adorable.
    I really want a similar top, but since I’ve sworn off retail shopping (I’m only shopping thrift store from now till February) I doubt it will happen. Perhaps a little DIY….
    I adore your nose ring! Just a little touch of badass.

  24. What a GORGEOUS blog you have here! I love the design and aesthetics, they are simply beautiful! But even more so than that, I love your posts and the vibrance that you ellude from them! I shoot with a Canon 60d usually with a 60mm f/2.8 macro lens ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for stopping by! It means the world to me!
    xoxo,
    tiana of l’esthetique

  25. That umbrella is adorable, those rings are too lovely, and those shoes are so cute! You’ve got so many lovely accessories going on here. ๐Ÿ™‚

    I’m really excited to start wearing tights and leather gloves!

  26. Loving this outfit! The umbrella is so cute! ๐Ÿ™‚ (your leather jacket is gorgeous)
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

  27. Thanks for the blog love! I adore your umbrella (and your bike in the “about” photo)! What a lovely blog you have!

    #8o3
    Meghan
    alionheartblog.blogspot.com

  28. Such a nice idea with rain! I like so much style of your photos!
    kisses)

  29. Oh DSW and those fabulous shoes! And that first photo is absolutely adorable!! Loving the ring of course.
    xo TJ

  30. love the jacket! i’m excited for boots, all of my coats, and touques for fall! x

    http://lovelyunnecessities.blogspot.ca/

  31. I absolutely loveeeee your post! The script on the images is genius, I especially love the leaf one.

    Thank you so much for your commenting on my blog, if you want to be entered into the Giveaway please follow the requirements.

    xo
    Emily Jenny
    Stiletto Beats

  32. Beautiful pictures and great outfit! Love your shirt.

    What do you think if we follow each other via GFC a/o Bloglovin’ to keep in touch if you like my blog as well, that is? Let me know. Kisses from
    Fashion Landscape

  33. I love the ring, and what a sweet concept for a company! I’ll have to go check them out.

  34. Whoa, awesome pictures and outfit girl! I love the heeled oxfords and your cool jacket.
    Plus, the Happy Fall picture is wonderful ๐Ÿ™‚

    Trendy Teal

  35. LOVE your outfit! Especially your shoes. Have a great weekend girlie! xoxo

  36. you look just fabulous! adore your look ๐Ÿ™‚ Hugs from California! xx,
    The Golden Girls

  37. Absolutely gorgeous! I love your rings!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

  38. Totally dig your style! I love that you live in Sacramento too! I used to live in Stockton and I thought that Sacramento was the be all and end all as far as cities went! Thanks for commenting on my blog. I am glad to have found yours, maybe we can follow each other?

    -Nico

    http://www.SatinAndSalt.com

  39. I love that top, and your umbrella! Love this post, you’re gorgeous! I’m pretty excited to layer on hats and scarves with everything ๐Ÿ™‚

    <3 Josephine
    http://www.champagnestar.com

  40. Bubble umbrellas are the best!! Completely superior:) you are so brave and way cuter than I would be in the rain. And sometimes I wear my long johns underneath as well:)

  41. Beautiful outfit! I just love your blouse with the bow and that fabulous clutch!

    Rebecca
    http://www.winnipegstyle.ca

  42. I love you outfit – and your sweet graphics! Such a fun idea – I might have to borrow some of these!

    Happilly following along now!

    xo,
    Maya

  43. Yay for first rains! Your blouse is so pretty as is your ring. Thanks so much for the sweet comment on my blog!

  44. Lovely blog you got here! ๐Ÿ˜€

    xxx
    StephC

  45. Great outfit (especially the boots and blouse), and wicked photography! I love the little whimsical rain addition, you’ve definitely mastered the art of selective photo additions. Wish I could say the same!

  46. i love this whole look, especially the blouse ๐Ÿ™‚

    Chioma
    C’s Evolution of Style

  47. Great post!!

    Really love your style and posts!!

    A blog like this deserves following!

    Hope to see you back on mine for a peek ๐Ÿ™‚

    Love,

    Janice
    the-fashion-milkshake.blogspot.nl

  48. I love the umbrella super cute you look nice and warm!

    Happy Halloween
    xo,
    eelsay
    http://www.theluxuryrehab.com

  49. Oh my, you have such a lovely style. I adore your blouse! Everything about this outfit is perfect. ๐Ÿ™‚

    ~Phuong
    http://classypeach.blogspot.com/

  50. Amazing outfit! Love your rings and how you made your post!!
    Love your blog, wanted to follow, but didnt find how!)
    http://beautyofheworld.blogspot.be/

    1. Hi!

      You could follow on bloglovin, RSS, or by email all of the links are on my home page. I just followed you using google friend connect.

      Thanks!!
      –CMC

  51. Nice! Love the mint ring!

    [nat in love]

  52. I love the little photo editions, especially that leaf picture! Perfect for fall ๐Ÿ™‚

  53. You have a great style!!

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