The only downside to living in paradise is that we don’t get distinct seasons. I know everyone says this, but Fall is my season. It’s when I feel the most alive, excited, and inspired. Although I love living by the beach and having perfect weather nearly year round, I’m finding myself missing Utah a bit right now with the crisp air, the mountains changing from brown and green to red and orange, and the crunch of fallen leaves under my boots. But if I get up early enough in the mornings right now, the streets are full of fog rolling in from off the ocean, and there’s a tiny chill in the air, and it feels just a little bit like a hot cocoa, pumpkin patch, scarf and sweater kind of day. And that makes me so incredibly happy. 
button up: front row shop c/o
sweater: target
jeans: h&m (similar)
boots: jellypop c/o
bracelets: shine project c/o & hello fab c/o
bag: oasap c/o
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Speaking of Fall, I’m teaming up with a bunch of fabulous bloggers this morning to give away a $300 gift card to Nordstrom so you can buy a whole new Fall wardrobe! 
Enter through the Rafflecopter below! 
The giveaway will run today through Sunday, October 6th, at midnight. This giveaway is open to US residents only. 
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  1. Kimberly says:

    Such an adorable mix of prints – great inspiration for fall layering here!


  2. I love polka dots and plaid! I really like your ankle boots

  3. I'm so amused that we have three of the same pieces you're wearing here–sweater, shoes, bracelet. Actually, not amused, but patting myself on the back because you have great taste! ๐Ÿ˜€ I love your pattern mixing here!

  4. Natalie says:

    It's definitely crisp here! Snow showed up on the mountains yesterday ๐Ÿ™‚ I'm not super thrilled about winter, but I do have to admit, I loved using my seat warmers in the car this morning!!

  5. Love the polka dots mixed with plaid. Great outfit. IT was definitely cooler here earlier this week, now it's raining, so it's a bit warmer.

    Have a good weekend!!!!



  6. andi says:

    I love the mix of patterns! Do you think the shirt runs small?

  7. Elise S says:

    OK, boring technical question, but what does "c/o" stand for?

    Thanks so much, I just discovered your blog through Pinterest, LOVE it!

  8. Nancy says:

    such a cute look. I adore the pattern mix and your boots!


  9. I am in love with your booties and also the fact that you paired both of my favorite patterns together, polka dots and plaid, very chic!


  10. Awesome giveaway!!! Be sure to check out another great one on my blog too!!


  11. Tabet says:

    Great pics and I love this outfit! ๐Ÿ™‚


  12. I just discovered your blog and I absolutely love it!
    You have awesome style! Now following! ๐Ÿ™‚

    The Style Storm
    xo, Christina

  13. you are always an inspiration! I love your style!

  14. Kelly says:

    Love the outfit!!! It's too bad your seasons aren't as distinct but at least you're taking advantage of any chilly weather you get!

  15. Great pattern mixing! Living in beautiful SoCal def has its perks! I am not gonna complain about the lack of real seasons here. ๐Ÿ™‚


  16. kim says:

    just discovered this space. love the effortless look to your style. and those boots!

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