drizzly days

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O N E   Ray Bans   |   T W O   Bean Boots (order quick, they sell out fast)   |   T H R E E   Field Jacket   |   F O U R   Striped Sweater   |   F I V E   Plaid Scarf (I just purchased and love it!)   |   S I X   Barrington Tote (herringbone, y’all)   |   S E V E N   Ball Cap   |   E I G H T   Pearl Earrings   |   N I N E   Spotted Socks   |   T E N   Bow Watch

Happy first day of fall! While we have at least a month and a half down here in Texas until it technically goes into effect, I’m embracing this day as best as I can. The thought of crackling fires and carving pumpkins and long walks in the crisp evening air… it’s killing me!

One of my absolute favorite things about fall? The days that get dark and dreary. Yes, yes, I suppose that sounds borderline emo, but for some reason I love it! Give me a hot drink, a few layers and a slow country playlist (loving Spotify’s “Country Coffeehouse” lately!) and you’ve got yourself a happy girl. The snuggly outfit above was created with that type of day in mind.

Also, just want to point out that the tote bag is herringbone. Yeah. I know.

Go drink a PSL! (Or a second if you already beat me to it…)

Love from Texas,

Kate

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12 Comments

  1. Loving all of your picks!
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  2. Sara Kate said:

    So perfect! I love that they are all such classics!

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  3. Kendal said:

    I love all these picks!! I need a pair of Bean Boots for this coming fall/winter, they are at the top of my list!

    Kendal // Life With Kendal

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  4. Michelle said:

    I love the dark and dreary fall days as well! Great picks! Thanks for the playlist recommendation!

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  5. Aubrey said:

    love the j.crew rain jacket! So chic.

    xx. The Coastal Confidence
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  6. Phyllis said:

    Love all your picks!

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  7. Tonya L said:

    I can’t wait till it cools down in TX

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  8. Kimmo38@yahoo.com said:

    The picture you posted today of the scarf is not the same one they have in Nordstrom :(

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    • A Lonestar State of Southern said:

      Hi there! Actually, it is! :) I looped it up a couple of times, and the filter might have brought out the blues, but it’s the same one!

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  9. I love me a good herringbone bag, and I love that you can personalize it! I hope fall gets to Texas sooner rather than later so you can start wearing all the things we’re starting to get to enjoy in the northeast!

    – Laura

    http://www.lauraaimevous.com

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  10. 3, 4, 10 is what I kept saying as I went through your list haha. I love number 3, 4 and 10! That raincoat is perfectly chic and I love how cutesy that watch is.

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  11. Katie said:

    Love your picks!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com

    Published 9.24.15 · Reply