It's basically the middle of December & winter is creeping upon us. Winter calls for frigid blizzards, snow days galore, viewing our breath in the air as the jingle, jingle, jangle of Christmas music can be heard out of nowhere. These are the moments to come. These are all signs of winter.

california lifestyle blogger

california lifestyle blogger

Southern California, however, did not get the memo. Southern California has a mind of her own. She doesn't give a damn about winter or your preconceived notions about it. She doesn't like snow, rain or cold weather of any kind. There's no way you can change her mind. Over the course of autumn, she blessed us with a couple days of rain sprinkled here & there. She decided to give my car a gentle wash to remove the dirt of weeks gone by. 

california lifestyle blogger

california lifestyle blogger

california lifestyle blogger

Living in Southern California affects my style. Because it's fall I decided to take advantage of the miraculous weather. My boyfriend & I trekked to a local park to find a secluded area to take some outfit photos. We ended up finding a cool spot near a little stream. The sun was setting, slowly hiding as the shadows engulfed us. That's when I noticed the mosquitoes. Pesky little buggers literally sucking the blood & life out of its victims. How fashionable would it be if I wore a mosquito net at all times?

california lifestyle blogger

california lifestyle blogger

california lifestyle blogger

As Fred & I ran to the car, we wildly flailed our arms & legs in order to avoid allowing the miniature vampires to land on us. Regardless, I was hit. I kindly received two mosquito bites, just in time to be deemed a Christmas present. Mosquitoes; I shake my fist at you! My lesson to you is this: don't take photos by a stream at dusk. 

california lifestyle blogger

california lifestyle blogger
Tank: H&M (similar) // Shorts: Forever 21 (similar) // Velvet Boots: H&M (similar // Scrunchie: Ross (similar // Necklaces: Versailles, Rue 21 (similar, similar) // Purse: Ted Baker (similar
San Diego & I have relatively parallel ideas on seasons. Since Southern California decided that autumn should be a balmy 70° Fahrenheit, I decided to go with an easy-going shorts & tank top look. What do you think of this fall outfit for California? How's the weather where you are? :]


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