Fall Style Options for Warm Climates

Fall Style Options for Warm Climates

Thanks to JORD Wood Watches for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.

Fall is definitely my favorite time of year. The leaves changing, cooler temperatures, and of course the fashion! Wait, I must be referring to another place and time because here in South Florida all of the above are non-existent. It’s hurricane season during the fall here in Boca Raton, so the only leaves changing are the dead ones on trees that have fallen down during hurricane Irma.

Temps are well in the eighties and nineties making fall staples like boots, jackets, and hats off-limits. Unless sweat is the new black..

Fall Style Options

While all of this fun fashion is off-limits in a warm climate, there are ways that you can express your love for fall. Aside from the obvious pumpkin indulgence every now and again.

  1. Warm Tones – There is plenty that can be conveyed by changing your color palette. Gone are the bright blues, white, and hot pink (hey, whatever floats your summer boat). As soon as September 1st hits I change my polish to the darker jeweled tones of the fall. Muted amber tones usher in a whole new feeling and can help you to fake the funk in a tropical climate. Fall Style Options
  2. Texture is Everything – While it isn’t a good idea to embrace wool or velvet, there are other ways you can invite texture into your wardrobe. Accessories are a great way to invite texture. Wooden watches are all the rage right now and make for the perfect fall accessory. JORD Wood Watches have a variety of watches with tons of great color combinations. Pairing a wooden watch with your lightweight wardrobe provides the balance you seek when showing off your inner pumpkin spice. Fall Style Options
  3. Layers – Long sleeves and jackets are a no/no in September in South Florida, so I usually opt for a short sleeve or tank top with a pair of jeans or shorts. However, that doesn’t mean I can’t add some pops of fall color in layers. These light-weight scarves are just the ticket to feeling like you’ve truly entered into Autumn. Fall Style Options

It may not give you that Autumn in Central Park vibe, but it’s enough to get you started. Relax Floridians, you may get a breeze in December.

Fret not my friends, JORD Wood Watches is giving away a $100 and a $25 coupon code to my lucky readers. All you have to do is enter the giveaway here. 

The giveaway will close 10/22/2017 at 11:59pm. Both the $100 and the $25 codes will expire on 11/30/2017.

Good luck!

Essentially yours,

Erika


Luxury Wooden Watch

Fashion with a Purpose | Prana Activewear

Fashion with a Purpose | Prana Activewear

 

Thanks to prAna Clothing for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions and obsession with sustainable wear are 100% my own. Use coupon code MS15EV for 15% off your order online!

There are few things I love more than a good deal. Pair that good deal with incredible comfort, classic style, and sustainable material that doesn’t leave a huge footprint on the earth and I’m pretty much in heaven (thanks to prAna Activewear).

Prana Activewear

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I recently had a discussion with some friends about the definition of feeling sexy. These days comfort is sexy to me. As I’ve grown more comfortable in my skin I realize that nothing feels better than feeling like myself. I like the skin I’m in, and it doesn’t mean I need to show it every chance I get. A classic laid-back style is more my vibe. You add some comfort and we’ve got ourselves a night out on the town.

With the kids in school longer hours these days I no longer roam Boca Raton in what I once dubbed “homeless chic.” With the quality clothing from prAna clothing I’ve come to enjoy piecing together a modern activewear ensemble that can take me from morning until dinner time. That’s a big deal for this mom of two boys.

Prana Activewear

prAna’s mission is to give people the option of reaching into their closet and dressing in items that reflect who they are. The versatile but classy clothing design makes for outfits that can be worn to work or on an adventure. Whether you’re running errands, picking up the kids from school, or meeting friends for coffee, prAna clothing is tested for comfort in any situation (especially outdoors). These Charcoal Jogger Pants are the perfect pant this fall in our warm climate. The light material kept me cool while getting me through the day. I loved pairing it with the Daria Sweater Hoodie (also fairly lightweight). The “bat-wing” style is modern and comfortable. I pretty much live in my sneakers these days, but this could easily pair well with a cute casual pair of booties.

Prana Activewear

 

prAna is offering my readers a 15% off coupon when you order online using the code: MS15EV! Now you too can start your activewear collection to carry you through till winter! Every purchase you make and every gift you give has a positive impact on our planet. prAna offers organic, hemp, sustainable, and fair trade items so that you can feel great about the things you wear and the gifts you give. It’s clothing with a conscious.

Essentially yours,

Erika

prAna items worn in this post:

Charcoal Jogger Pants

Daria Sweater Hoodie

Use code MS15EV for 15% off your next order!

 


Prana Activewear

Prana Activewear

Prana Activewear

Becoming a Disney Junkie One Step At a Time…

Becoming a Disney Junkie One Step At a Time…

This is a sponsored post. I have received free product compensation in order to facilitate my review. As always all opinions and obsessions with all things Disney are 100% my own. Affiliate links are included in this post, I’ll be compensated if someone clicks on an affiliate link and makes a purchase.

I’ve never made a secret of the fact that I was not a huge Disney lover growing up. Sure I’d seen all the classic Disney movies, but I was never the type of person who was “obsessed” with all things Mickey related. I never understood the adults who were infatuated with the Disney experience so much so that they were still visiting the theme parks (sans kids), or locating rare Disney memorabilia and shopping it up. I may have even scoffed at grown women who proclaimed themselves official Disney princesses (insert eye roll).

Then we had kids…

Disney Junkie

Disney Junkie Status

On our first trip to Disney we weren’t particularly impressed with the long lines and overpriced hot dogs. The boys were only two and three years old, and we’d gone to meet some family in town who were adamant about experiencing Disney. What else is there to do in Orlando, right? Fast forward just a few years when we experienced Disney on an entirely different level. We were invited to participate in the coveted Disney Social Media Moms Conference and experience all that Disney had to offer on the VIP level. Minds blown..

There is something about experiencing the Disney magic through the eyes of your child, it’s invigorating. Reminiscent of a time when everything was magical, your childhood.

We totally drank the kool-aid. In fact, the magic of the mouse was so intoxicating, we’d finally understood what the term “Disney Detox” meant once we returned home. All of the detail and wonder that is carefully placed into making this world so magical just rushes through your veins in such a way that normal life just doesn’t seem that exciting anymore. You find yourself planning your next Disney getaway before you’ve even hit I95.

Disney Detox

Disney Junkie

One of the few ways we have been able to tame the Disney withdrawal is with injecting a bit of magic into our every day lives upon returning home. You can start by picking up small trinkets or souvenirs that will remind you of the fun you experienced (but not too much, it could send you spiraling into a Disney depression). I received the Disney collection on vinyl at the DSMMC and I would play it for a little ‘pick me up’ at home. The boys scored a captain’s hat on our recent Disney Cruise aboard the Disney Dream and they break it our every once in a while and pretend they are still cruising along the Atlantic Ocean.

Disney Junkie

KEEP Collective sells charm bracelets online with the entire Disney collection that is sure to please any Disney lover (or novice Disney Junkie). Their Disney collection is quite impressive with all of the classic Disney favorites including an updated Mickey peace sign! You can collect all of the charms and create a fun tradition for you and your little ones. The leather band is embossed with the classic Mickey ears adding just the right touch for any Disney lover.

Disney Junkies

We recently ordered a special KEEP Collective bracelet for my mom from the boys. She is planning a big move out-of-state and they wanted her to have something to remember them by. They’ve selected a single leather band with the Tree of Life charm and an single bar engraved with the words NANA. Their favorite name for my mom. I can’t wait to see her face when she opens it!

 

Essentially yours,

Erika

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