Roses are Red, Rosemary is Green // OOTD

Winter is coming! Or where I'm from we call it "winter." We're almost done with fall & I have hardly utilized any of my warmer attire. I realize I have so many layers -- cardigans, coats, sweaters, scarves, beanies -- that I really never get a chance to wear here in Southern California. It's almost pointless.

Side note: What isn't pointless, rosemary. I love finding fresh rosemary. There's some a lot behind me in theses photos. I often pick some, crush it, & leave it in my car for the day. :]



This is my first year as a fashion blogger, so I'm seeing that my fall style is unlike most others (unless they too are from SoCal or maybe Florida). If I wear that gorgeous camel colored trench coat I will die from heat exhaustion. Maybe. Even Southern California compared to Northern California is vastly different. 


Top: Thrifted // Shorts: Thrifted // Leggings: Pink Zone // Purse: Ted Baker // Socks: Nordstrom Rack // Boots: my grandma's closet
My sister is going to school in Berkeley & I'm going on about the weather & she says "it's cold up here." Oops. I clearly have a skewed view of the seasons. I've visited Canada & France & Seattle, so I know how cold it can get. But I'm never exposed for too long. My standard fall uniform is leggings + something (shorts, dress, skirt). It's easy to layer without being too much or too hot. 



Christmas is nearly here & I found myself sporting a lot of red recently. Can we oooh & aaah at the lining of this Ted Baker purse? What's cuter than a Boston Terrier? A Boston Terrier with a orange bow. Sounds like it could be a joke, albeit a non-funny one. This bag is super compact so I can barely fit my card holder, phone, & keys. Just the essentials with this one.

What's your fall uniform? Do you have one go-to item? Tell me a little bit about where you live! 

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47 comments

  1. Adore your purse, Ted Baker is a firm favourite of mine. I'm from Toronto and we just had a massive snow storm yesterday so I'm envious of your lack of snow on the ground as well as only needing cardigans to go outside!

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    1. Ted Baker is fab! We just had some rain here, but definitely not a snow storm. Hehe. I'm not jealous of your snow. :]

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  2. nice post!

    XX

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  3. Great blog post - loving the photos :)

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  4. Super cute outfit!!! Love the purse!!
    XoXo
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  5. Loving this top!! :) xo, Hayley www.dailydoseofdarling.com

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  6. nice outfit, I really like your top and bag :)

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  7. Shorts with tights always looks so stylish! I love this outfit and your bright bag!

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    1. Thank, Joanna. Tights & shorts is just easy for me. :]

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  8. Love this outfit! The bag is really cute!
    Love
    Pili
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    1. I love it, but not 100% practical. Hehe. :]

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  9. Stunner! Love the top!

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    1. The top is one of my favorite thrifted finds. :]

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  11. Oh winter is my favourite!!! I love layering different prints, textures, and colours and every time you remove a layer, you're whole outfit gives off a new vibe, almost like unwrapping a present but I'm doing the wrapping and unwrapping and in the end it is just me... I'm definitely oooing and aaaing at that lining with you!

    Grace x
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    1. So very true. Each layer is like a cake, it's different & brings a varying flavor. Thanks for stopping by, Grace. :]

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  12. The top is so beautiful!! Great post you look so pretty :)
    Kisses

    xx Lisbeth
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  13. Making me so so so so so jealous that it is warm in SoCal, it's soooo cold in England right now! I love you boots!

    The Velvet Black // UK Style & Beauty Blog

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    1. We did have a day of rain yesterday with a possible "toranado" in Los Angeles, but yes, it's quite mild over here. :D

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  14. haha love winter styling too- but hope that doesn't mean your summers are too hot! ours in Sydney are too much for me (we're in summer at the moment here). that red Ted Baker purse is just the cutest, love the colour! :)

    Metallic Paws

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    1. Summer can be pretty hot, but I'm almost sure Oz is hotter. Never know though. :]

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  15. Cute outfit! I love your top, it's beautiful :)

    Jessica
    the.pyreflies.org

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    1. Thnaks, Jessica. Thrifting works wonders. :]

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    1. Many thanks, Gemma. It's small but cute. :]

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  17. That bag is so lovely I love the lining it is so cute! xx

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    1. Sooo fantastic, right? It's a little treasure when you open it up. :]

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  18. OMG this is soooo cute!! I love your sweater and boots :) you look really cute <3

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    1. EEeek, thank you very much.:] Boots are my grannie's. :]

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  19. This blouse is so pretty!

    xx Cara
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  20. Red and Christmas belongs really together :) You look so cute in your outfit with the floral blouse and I love rosemary btw! Unfortunately here in Bavaria it's now to cold to harvest fresh rosemary ... Happy 3rd of Advent!
    xx from Germany/Bavaria, Rena
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    1. I bet it's so cold in Bavaria! Here's hoping the rosemary will be fragrant for you once it's ready. :]

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  21. The pattern on the inside of your bag is so adorable! xx
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  22. Hah, I can imagine it's warm where you are with rosemary that big! Mine is put to shame... Beautiful floral top and I love tights layered with shorts!

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    1. Haha, true. I didn't think you could tell by just rosemary. Thanks for stopping by. :]

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  23. That handbag is such a gorgeous piece from Ted Baker, love it! I too love the smell of rosemary but my husband is not a huge fan of it. :-/

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  24. We've finally got a bit of Fall weather finally here didn't we? Love the boots!

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  25. Great outfit, I love the little bag. Also, nice title, I love a good pun!
    Have an amazing day :)
    Much Love,
    Karen (STYLESMORGASBORD)

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  26. Love the lining on that bag- it's so cute! And those leggings look comfy!

    She Likes to Shop

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