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15.7.10

{two lovely things: cool august nights}



. . . summer is flying pass at a stunning pace and soon, the hot, sultry days will slip away into cool august nights, and quite adore the idea of mixing soft cashmere sweaters with the shortest skirts, or cozy cardigans with perfectly tailored city shorts . . .

{images: kendra spears by ben wellers for vogue uk august 2010
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cashmere pearls 'n' boots [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

love it.

Erika ~TiptoeButterfly~ [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

i'll take that last sweater - thank you :o)

*kiss kiss*
Erika
~Tiptoe Butterfly~

C [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

August is perfect weather to me, not to hot to make dressing up difficult but no need to be all bundled up either. These images are stylish perfection!

Cara [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I literally have 10 sweaters like the last one....people ask me why I keep buying "the same sweater" but I just can't help it!

Giulia [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Lovely. However, I must tell everyone that August in Washington, DC (including nights) is hot as Hades:) Nice to think about coolness, though.

I'm so far behind in house duties, that I'm off to pick up drycleaning & store sweaters. Oh gawd. to think of wearing them again, no matter how hot I feel now, no no no. A thousand times, no. OK, I cannot do a thing about it. See? Acceptance came quickly. I might be growing up (finally).

ciao

Lillian Chang [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I adore these outfits. They're the perfect transition from summer to autumn :)

Apt. #34 [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I need that fabulous cable knit too - {r} do you have the UK vogue the editorial is from? Do you know who did the sweater? I'm officially on a mission!

The Iconic Blog.com [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Great pairing. I love the textures and colors.xx

Meg [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

so lovely & cozy :)

www.meg-land.blogspot.com

xx

s p i f f e e [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

camel, right up there with gray as my favorite color to wear ... that last cardigan is surface to air. £250.

Priscila Peters [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I personally love cardigans. I can't wait...

Teresa Hatfield [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I will take one of each! Love every piece.
Love your blog!
Teresa (Splendid Sass)

Elaine [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

My eyes immediately gravitated to the shoes in both pics. I love'em!

clothed much, a modest fashion blog

this free bird [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Couldn't agree with you more. The sweater is such a friend as we wind down into the fall and need a bit of warmth to keep us in our shorts and skirts.

xoxo-Carrie

J. Is A Bird [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

It's the cross body bag that caught my eye. Any idea who makes it?

November Grey [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Loving the neutral color and the sweater with shorts. And the shoes!

PS - I added you as one of my top ten favorite blogs for "I heart blogs" day.

Stop by when you can...

Thanks for inspiring every day!

xx

November Grey hearts blogs

http://novembergrey.blogspot.com/

Vanessa [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

August has to be my favourite month. The days are still warm and endearing, and it's so pleasant to be out at night.

ps - thanks for your comment!

Vanessa [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

August has to be my favourite month! The days are still warm and endearing, and it's so pleasant to be out at night.

ps - thank you for stopping by my blog!

betty-bits [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

still enjoying being barely naked;
for the near future - both will do...
jador

Sheena [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Two very beautiful photos! I always love August as the weather begins to cool and you make the transition form wearing summer cloths to fall/winter items, and even mix in a bit of both!

The Lil Bee [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

August nights just aren't cool here:( In fact, sometimes September nights are still hot and humid in NY. I always think summer is my favorite season, but then I'm quickly reminded it's fall. The warm days and chilly nights are the best. Happy weekend, sweet pea!

Ms. Chyme [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Love your blog. I am now a follower.

Milk and Honey Home [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Okay...how have I never seen your blog before? I am going NUTS...love it and can't wait to add it to my site. You are an inspiration, girlfriend.

Moonlight Serenade [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I read your blog religously, thanks for posting all the great pictures!

Bostonista [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Noooo I want it to be eternal summer!

Meg [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

This is my first time on your blog, and I have to say it's lovely!! You have a new follower :)
xoxo

http://thejerseygem.blogspot.com

The Simply Luxurious Life [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

The idea of preparing for fall is always exciting to me. That cool crisp air and lots of different ways of layering. I hope your weekend has been going well. =)

Dumbwit Tellher [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

if wanting Fall is wrong, I don't want to be right! Hope your having a great summers weekend? x

Melissa Blake [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

So gorgeous!! xoxo

Misha [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Funny, to me it doesn't feel like the summer is about to end at all!

Staci Edwards Design [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Simply lovely!

Beth [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Great outfits! Love the colors!

kirstyb [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

wow perfect looks xxx

{this is glamorous} [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

apt. #34 – yes, the sweater is wool cardigan, £250, by surface to air, available at browns focus

spiffee – thank you so much for the information -- had just found the editorial, but you were so much quicker :)

teresa hatfield – thank you!

j. is a bird – the leather satchel is from next, £135

november grey – how lovely! thanks so much

ms. chyme – thank you! & for following :)

milk and honey home – so happy you found your way here & thanks so much for such a wonderful comment! xo

moonlight serenade – how perfectly lovely! thank you :)

meg – thanks so much!

dumbwit tellher – definitely – absolutely adore summer and had a wonderful summer weekend! thank you and hope you did as well

xoxo

{roséline} [Reply] said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

hello everyone! seems there is a lively debate over summer vs fall :)

just wanted to clarify a few things – first of all, absolutely adore summer – still by far, my most favourite month and by no means am counting down the days until autumn; secondly, august nights are definitely not cold, although on certain nights, the temperature does dip a little, and hence the need for a light sweater, a perfect complement to short skirts and city shorts – in fact, only mentioning sweaters at all in this summer heat because simply adore both of these outfits and think both are perfect transitions from summer’s end to fall . . .

hope you are well and as always, thanks so much for taking a moment to say hello!
xoxo

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