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It’s A Cinch

Prada_Old Navy_Loft_Rebecca Minkoff_Dolce Vita_coverHow is it already September?! It always saddens me a bit, when we pass the Labor Day mark. It only means that Fall is just around the corner. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE Fall fashion, but I am just not ready for the Summer to end. Based on the forecast, all signs point to a few more warmer days. So don’t stow away your shorts just yet, ladies! Keep on baring those gams!

The minute I laid eyes on these shorts, I had to have them. They were the only pair left on the rack, in my size and on final sale. This is what I call fate. On the surface, they seem like a simple pair of brown shorts but the details really up the ante. The pleats and loose fit are offset by the cinched waist, which gives it a nice feminine shape. I decided to go casual, pairing it with my fave old T and throwing on a layered necklace (with tassels!). Heels were a must. Don’t you agree they just make your legs look toned without trying? Last but not least, my RM crossbody just pulls it all together.

You’ll be seeing these shorts again, as I give them the Fall treatment in the upcoming months. What Summer pieces do you plan on carrying into the Fall/Winter season?

Outfit Details:

Aviators: Prada Outlet, $129. A few aviators at much lower price points: (1) Nordstrom: FE NY Aviator Sunglasses, $22 and (2) Warby Parker: Crossfield Sunglasses, $145.

Tee: Old Navy, $8. Use code SAVE and get 20% off your purchase thru 9/8.

Multi-Strand Tassel Necklace: Loft, $2.93! You may be able to find this necklace on final sale at your local Loft store. There is a similar necklace available at Loft for $19.88 with an extra 40% off (no code needed).

Tie Waist Shorts: Loft, $8.93, regularly priced at $49.50! The tie waist shorts are available in two styles at Loft online, on sale for $44.88, with an additional 40% off (no code needed).

Bracelets:  (1) Deco Wrap: Alex And Ani, $48; (2) Quill Feather Wrap: Alex And Ani (gift); (3) Spike Bangle: Alex And Ani (similar), $68; and (4)  ‘R’ Initial Bangle: Statement Boutique, $59. This was a gift from the mister. Getting myself used to my soon to be new initial.

Caramel Leather Nona Heels: Dolce Vita from Saks Off 5th, $71.99. Found them at Nordstrom for $64.97!

8 Comments on It’s A Cinch

  1. Caitlin Restivo
    September 5, 2014 at 7:54 am (3 years ago)

    Love those shorts! Look so comfy and chic at the same time!

    • Linda
      September 8, 2014 at 10:32 am (3 years ago)

      they are super comfy!!!!

  2. Lianna
    September 5, 2014 at 11:02 am (3 years ago)

    Those shorts are adorable! I can’t believe how hot it’s been lately. I just want to wear boots!!

    Have a fantastic weekend! 🙂

    • Linda
      September 8, 2014 at 10:32 am (3 years ago)

      it’s been almost too hot! As much as I love summer, I love Fall fashion so much more!

  3. emily | shell chic'd
    September 5, 2014 at 3:20 pm (3 years ago)

    LOVE me some cinched shorts– these are so flattering on you! And adore those bracelet stacks!

    • Linda
      September 8, 2014 at 10:32 am (3 years ago)

      Thanks emily! i’ve been obsessing over bracelets lately!

  4. Joanna
    September 8, 2014 at 1:06 pm (3 years ago)

    Love the paper-bag style waist!

    • Linda
      September 8, 2014 at 8:32 pm (3 years ago)

      thanks Joanna!