My Fall Momiform, Vol. 3

 

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Happy Thursday, guys!

It’s been awhile since we had some fall outfit inspiration, so I thought I’d bring you volume three of my fall momiform.

I’m super proud of myself because we actually got out for a real photo shoot instead of me having to take crappy photos in front of my garage. Woo! By the way, if you ever need someplace with cool architecture for a photo shoot, just head to your local university. They’re usually full of cool places to take photos.

Now, moving on to the outfit.


 
 
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Honestly, I struggle with calling this a “uniform” for me, because I never really considered myself a vest person. BUT, I picked up this puffer vest from Old Navy on sale for $15, and I frickin love itttt. This vest comes in a bunch of great neutrals and bold colors for fall.

Combine that with a good flannel, jeans, and riding boots, and you’ve got yourself a casual fall outfit that works for just about any outing.

So!

fall momiform outfit formula #3:

puffer vest + flannel + jeans + riding boots

Let’s talk about the vest first. I love this one because the material is silky smooth, and it has a soft fleece lining for extra warmth. The puffer is more “modern,” but if you wanted to go for a more classic English style with the riding boots, go for a quilted vest like this one.

 
 

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If you read my fall wardrobe essentials post, you might recall that I mentioned that one of my favorite places to find flannel shirts is in the men’s department. Not only are they easier to find in a variety of colors and styles, but they also tend to be warmer.

The flannel I’m wearing here happens to be an old H&M women’s shirt, but they only offer one style now, and it’s not a particularly great style. How many flannels do they offer in the men’s department, you might ask? Twenty-friggin-three. That’s excluding the sleeveless styles, too. Guys have it so easy.

Anyway.

I really like this minimalist black and white kind of windowpane-style check, but if you wanted something bolder and a little more classic, you could go for a buffalo check. I especially like this forest green one from H&M.

 
 

 
 

For this outfit, jeans should be skinny and have a darker wash. Although, depending on the color of your vest and boots, you might be able to do a lighter wash as well.

I prefer knee-high leather riding boots in a classic cognac or black for this look, but you could go with suede, and change the color up with a nice taupe or grey. Again, it depends on what color you choose for your vest and flannel.

Last but not least, I chose my classic Dooney & Bourke satchel to go with my riding boots for a classic English look. But a tote or crossbody would look equally at home in this outfit.

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That’s it for this week! Be sure to scroll down for the outfit details. And, how do you feel about vests? Let me know in the comments, and have a great weekend!!

Much Love,

Michelle


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