School Days

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Back in my grade school days, this was always the point in the summer when I would start getting excited to wrap up my summer activities and get back to school. My mom would take my sister and I for a "back to school" shopping trip and we'd pick up a couple of things for the upcoming season. Then we always went home and immediately put on a fashion show for my dad. I loved the anticipation of starting off the school year in a new outfit. These days I still get nostalgic for that September energy. It isn't quite the same without such a drastic shift in routine like we used to have, but it's still fun to dress for it. This outfit reminds me of a more modern, grown up version of some of those fall looks I would try to achieve for school - classic colors, crisp denim, and minimal accessories.

J.Crew shirt (from last year but similar here and here) and belt (similar), GAP jeans, Aldo wedges (similar), Prada sunglasses, Alexander Wang bag (pale gold unavailable but I also love the rose gold), Michael Kors watch, Low Luv ring, Name necklace was a gift but Bauble Bar makes a similar one
Photos by Ian Sheppard