Thursday, October 21, 2010

Living for the Sun

Last week I told myself that I was going to start on a weekly routine of picking up my house, doing my chores little by little over the week.  Yeah, that hasn't happened.  Every night this week I have gone straight from work to hanging out with Sam or friends.  I'm craving a night of rest, where I can make me house feel more like home than just a place to hold my stuff.

I'm curious to see how much longer I will be able to take pictures at sunset.  I love fall but it also feels me with dread of the winter to come.  I am such a sun light junkie.  I think this set of shots definitely captures that.  This is such a cool little spot and its just across the street from where I park!

I have had this grandpa dolman sleeved sweater for three years.  It is usually just the sweater I throw on to feel comfy and cozy in my house, or when I walk out the door to run errands or something.  Throwing a belt over it and cinching it up made the outfit though.

Sweater: Covet, Nashville Clothing Company
Dress: Gap
Necklace: family heirloom
Belt: Target
Tights: Urban Outfitters
Boots: Anthropologie


  1. oooo i love this!!! i totally want that sweater, by the way...

  2. I've made the resolution to dole out my chores little by little over the course of the week about 5 times this year ... even set up a reminder notification on my phone to let me know what I planned to do each evening. Yeah, still not sticking to it. Oy.

    Those tights with the boots are simply dead cool!

  3. Alyson - I'm loving these tights. They are the first thing that caught my eye when I saw the pics. The boots are great too. - Katy

  4. this is one of my fav outfits on you! love the tights, and the colors of the wall totally fit the autumnal mood of your outfit!

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  6. That necklace is just gorgeous.

  7. Ohh, love the sunset lighting! Great outfit too! So chic, I know that's cheesy but it's exactly how i'd describe it, ok?

    Last night I cleaned my apt for 2 hours. If you saw the size of it, you'd probably laugh that it took me that long. it's probably the equivalent to cleaning your closet.

    Anywho, thanks for your comment today! I think you're actually MORE excited for me than my own mother.

  8. I made a resolution to start working out when I came home from work..that was three weeks ago and it still hasnt happened

  9. Man these pictures are gorgeous! I feel the same way though, I love fall but hate it aswell cause I know it's going to be dark and cold soon :(

    I know what you mean, I'm waiting for some hours to be added onto the days so I can get housework done! Grrrr.

    Sparrow & Urchin

  10. Loving the tights. I am also a light junkie. When the lighting isnt right it ruins everything, and I throw a solo hissy fit. True story.

  11. that belt just makes the outfit!!!
    the tights too :)


  12. That is a great back drop for pictures! I love this, especially those fantastic tights!

  13. loved this whole outfit, and glad i got to see it in person!

  14. Love it! I really like the combo of simple top and long, fancy pendant necklace. And it's a little strange, but the color of the boots and belt mixed with that great light really brings out the copper in your hair! :)

  15. Damn. Woman.

    You look so gorgeous in these photos, it kind of makes me sick.

    Seriously. Like, glossy magazine style.

    And that grandpardigan is amazing. I love what you've done with it :)




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