How To Fall When It’s Still Hot Out

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I am completely ready for Fall fashion but it’s still 90 degrees out in Florida.  I will say the other night after barre, I was getting gas and this breeze came across the lot.  It had a slightly cooler feel to it and that hint of crisp Fall air.  It made me instantly reminisce about boots, blanket scarves, warm drinks on a cold day, and football.  If you didn’t know already but I am all about football.  I usually have multiple fantasy teams, I just don’t have the time for them this year!  I am the VP of Marks teams for right now.

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Now onto the outfit details.  I picked up this off the shoulder top from Shopbop and it is perfection.  It has that silky non wrinkle material, is insanely flattering, and can be dressed up or down.  I ordered it in the taupe color but it also comes in black.  I know it does have a higher price point but the quality stands up to it.  I paired it with my favorite Rag & Bone boyfriend shorts on major sale here and these Lucky Brand booties from Monday’s post.  I know I said I’d never wear a choker but I do like this updated version that can be worn so many different ways.  Finally, these sunglasses are totally affordable and lightweight.  I love the shape of them.  New sunglass line crush right here.

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Outfit Details

Off the Shoulder Top ||| Riller & Fount c/o Shopbop find here ||| Budget friendly here and here (love! under $15)


Shorts ||| Rag & Bone find here on sale ||| Budget friendly here


Wrap Choker Necklace ||| Vanessa Mooney c/o Shopbop find here  ||| Budget friend here


Sunglasses ||| Le Specs c/o Shopbop find here


Booties ||| Lucky Brand c/o Zappos find here


Handbag ||| Hammitt c/o find here


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I hope everyone is having a fabulous week!  I honestly thought work was calming down but I spoke too soon.  I promise I am playing catchup and will be back to full speed around here soon.  Are you seriously ready for August to be over?!?!  Isn’t it crazy how fast this Summer flew by?!  Also, Shopbop is having a crazy end of Summer sale so make sure to check it out here.



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23 responses to “How To Fall When It’s Still Hot Out”

  1. Love these ideas! I’m kind of craving fall too, but let’s be real, we’d swear to death if we tried to rock jeans and sweaters anytime soon! I’m going to have to try your idea of booties and shorts!

  2. This top is perfect for fall transition. It is going to be hot here for a while as well, so we have to get creative. I am the VP of my hubbies team too. It just took up way too much time for me to continue to do.

    Whitney & Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

  3. Caroline says:

    OK, I was just thinking about this yesterday and I was looking at those booties on the Nordstrom website yesterday too!! They are SO cute. I also feel like I would get a lot of use out of them here. I hope that you are having a great week so far!! :-)

  4. Amanda says:

    It is so hard to Fall with his heat, but I love this outfit and how you implemented some Fall aspects. I’m dying for some cooler weather!

  5. Karly says:

    Cute outfit, girl! Perfect for those Flordia’s version of fall. :)

  6. Pamela says:

    I absolutely love rocking the booties with shorts and dresses since it’s still so hot here. It’s such a nice way to get a fall “touch” to an outfit! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

  7. I’m all about OTS tops and peep toe booties for our “FL fall”. The trade off to not getting a true winter is sooooo worth it! <3
    Green Fashionista

  8. Rachel says:

    The same thing happened to me the other day! It’s been in the 90s for most of August, but the other night I felt that cool almost fall-like breeze and was SO excited!! I love these booties — the wedge, open toe and color are all just perfect!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde’s Moment

  9. christina says:

    oooooh i’m so glad you posted that top! and budget friendly ones. ;) bc you know i need to save for my food & wine habits.

  10. Nadine says:

    Love love love that top on you!!! That color would match anything and is the perfect transition piece! Those shoes are super cute too. My fall clothes will stay hidden for quite some time. Mainly because I cant even imagine wearing pants right now. I am going to have to get a few maternity friendly pieces eventually though!

  11. Nichole says:

    Ahhh, the tease of cool air. I love it, and wish it would stay a litttttle longer!

  12. Yes yes yes! I love this post. i am desperate for fall clothing but haven’t broken it out yet. i need to wear this perfect outfit!!

  13. Owen Davis says:

    oh my gosh girl give me all the football seriously I am SO pumped that my alma mater’s first game is Saturday!!!! bring on football, cooler temps, crock pot meals, scarves and boots!!

  14. Annessa says:

    Honestly I always wondered how people did fall in warmer states like Florida, and you killed it here. The combo of that top and those booties are awesome. Love the setting as well!


  15. Loving this look! That shirt is a perfect transition piece and I need new shorts so bad and those look so great on you. I cannot wait until it is out of the 90’s!

  16. Rachel G says:

    That choker is really cool! We live in the tropics–if I ever head back to the USA, I don’t think I’ll know what to do about the changing of the seasons anymore, I’m so used to year-round summer!

  17. marie says:

    Love your outfit, perfect for fall weather fall in Florida. Those booties are fantastic.

  18. kristen says:

    i’m not a fan of chokers but you are right, this one is totally different and super cute! love the top as well. it will be fall here in no time!

  19. I’m so excited for fall clothes!! Loving that choker! Hoping it cools down a bit for you soon!

  20. Amy Getz says:

    Looking fabulous, as always! Stay safe in the nasty weather coming through your area!

  21. Gina says:

    This is so cute!!!! Perfect.

  22. Lindsay says:

    I’m digging that top and the color of it!!

  23. Rachel says:

    Such a cute outfit! I hope we get a few more cool days this year – I love fall weather!

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