The weather got delightfully cool when Daylight Saving Time hit (50 degree-days in L.A. are a real East Coast kind of treat), which meant I could finally wear a seasonal outfit head to toe—hat and tall riding boots included. There's something crisp and collegiate about a plaid shift dress paired with knee-high socks, that feels quintessentially fall. Since the combination can easily look too school-girl, I wore a jean jacket and beanie to offset the preciousness.
This top-meets-tunic-meets-dress is a true pièce de résistance — it manages to combine multiple trends without being overwhelming or tiresome. From the one-shoulder design and on-point plaid print, to the puff sleeve and cascading hem, it's somehow completely appropriate for ...read more