What We’re Reading…

Sooo… remember when we said we were going to read some books? Yeah we didn’t do that.

Book Clubs are just… ehhhh. We don’t want to sit around for an hour (usually more) discussing a book we didn’t want to read in the first place. Plus, there is always that one person there who forces the chatter back “on topic.” Ugh. What we do like is an open discussion of what books our friends are reading and what they like/didn’t like about it. We can decide to read or not. Plus, we have been pushing ourselves to read more and cut out some of the bad TV (and/or whole day marathons of HGTV).

Lauren is feeling nostalgic and picking up a favorite from high school, The Cheerleader. She is also planning on diving into Ender’s Game. Sam is finally reading books she has been meaning to read for years, like Me Talk Pretty One Day and Lolita.

Fall Wardrobe Wants

The most magical season of the year is almost here! Crisp autumn weather is just the right amount of warm and cool. Foods (and drinks) are spiced, roasted, and usually full of pumpkin. Plus, football.

Lauren and I are both fall babies. It just adds to our greatness (ha). A dip in temperature calls for us to pull out all of those wardrobe essentials that make enjoying the season extra special. Here is everything I’m ogling while dreaming of the cooler, humidity-free days ahead.

Boots: I already own a dark brown pair of rag & bone Astor Moto boots that I scored on eBay for a Benjamin. While I love them and thank the online auction gods for my luck in finding them, I am wanting a black pair of well-constructed leather boots as well.

fallboots131. Acne Pistol Boot / 2. Madewell The Chelsea Boot / 3. ALDO Fiera Black Zip Ankle Boot / 4. rag & bone Classic Newbury – Black / 5. ASOS ALFASA Leather Ankle Boots / 6. Sam Edelman Petty Boot / 7. Saint Laurent Leather Chelsea Boot

Sweaters: I don’t know if there is an article of clothing I enjoy more than a sweater. So, obviously I want to own way more than what is necessary. Or appropriate.

fallsweaters131. Need Supply Quilted Sweater / 2. Sea Leopard Oversized Cardigan / 3. J. Crew Merino Boyfriend Sweater / 4. Rebecca Taylor Leopard Pullover / 5.  BDG Fall For Cable-Knit Sweater / 6. BDG Rolled-Sleeve Open Cardigan / 7. Joie Arnie B Sweater / 8. Need Supply Cypress Cardigan / 9. Madewell Slouch Fringe Sweater / 10. Need Supply Noe Sweat

Jeans: My denim game is really sad. Mainly because I am holding off on buying any until I lose a few more pounds. These make me want to kick my ass into shape pronto.

falldenim131. rag & bone Indigo Legging / 2. J Brand 620 Photo Ready Super Skinny Jeans / 3. rag & bone The Legging / 4. Joe’s Jeans High Rise Straight Ankle Jeans / 5. Paige Denim Verdugo Ultra Skinny Jeans / 6. Need Supply Light wash Jeans

Coats: I love coats. It’s strange because I despise cold weather. Two weeks of snowy winter-wonderland goodness is enough for me. After that my skin is chapped, dry and I’m shaking a gloved-fist at the sky begging for the return of fall. Coats make the bitter weather more bearable not only for practical reasons but also for pure eye-candy reasons. It’s a good thing I’m not a magazine editor because I would seriously make an issue full of them titled “Coat Porn.”


1. Marc by Marc Jacobs Sam Sweater Coat / 2. Barbour Alternator Wool Jacket / 3. Theory Elizabeth wool-blend felt coat / 4. Elizabeth and James Narine Coat / 5. Vince Military Jacket / 6. The North Face Triple S Jacket / 7. Band of Outsiders bouclé wool-blend coat / 8. Maje Daho / 9. Burberry Brit wool-blend coat / 10. ASOS Salt & Pepper Longline Coat