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monday mood

orange you glad it’s autumn?

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Reading…
Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Watching…
Westworld, The Night Of

Check out…
this DIY project for a beautiful pair of Loeffler Randall-inspired Nicolette heels by Miss Enocha / this NY Times op-ed piece by Julia Baird about eschewing age-restrictive dress codes / an amazing eye nail art DIY over at A Beautiful Mess / a personal essay by O.T. Marod on how to make a living as a poet via The Point Magazine / this chic fuzzy slipper DIY from The Sorry Girls / the groundbreaking news that Oxford University Press will credit both Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe for the three Henry VI plays via the Associated Press / how fashion can speak for a presidential candidate’s family, via the NY Times

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Happy Halloween! Today’s Monday Mood is a roundup of some amazing articles and essays I read this month, as well as a few fun DIY projects that I’m going to try soon. I also wanted to gather some street style imagery highlighting my current go-to hues—fiery orange and marigold. Blue has always been my favorite color, but lately I can’t stop obsessing over shoes, sweaters, and coats that feature these poppy autumnal shades. They’re perfect for transitioning seasons, and since summer is finally (but slowly, seeing as I live in San Francisco) fading into fall, I’m excited to rock a warmer color palette for the cooler months.

(Images, clockwise from top left: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 )

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life etc.

lost in autumn

First off, I’d like to wish everyone Happy Halloween! Other than munching on some candy and watching Hocus Pocus, I have no plans to celebrate this year. That fall spirit is still with me, however, and the other day I decided to arrange a little vignette atop my coffee table to add a festive and colorful display to my apartment. At Whole Foods I picked up the pumpkin-potted succulent, which sparked the whole idea since it matched the living room’s color scheme perfectly. I don’t have much of a green thumb, however… so I hope I can keep my new plant alive!

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