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Oh, how I love, love fall.

If you haven’t experienced Minnesota in the fall, you really must. It is extraordinary – for real. The turning leaves are quite the masterpiece of God’s work. I can spend time outside without melting. And there’s nothing like apple crisp baked with apples you picked that afternoon from the local orchard.

I know we’re not quite there yet, but the last few days have whispered of it. It is on its way, and I’m super excited about it.

And a pair of shorts with a long sleeved button down might just be my everyday uniform this particular fall. At least while the temps are mild – it is kind of hard to rock a pair of shorts when the chill hits. I love the contrast of this tuxedo style with the casual shorts and wedge sandals.

While I’m getting ready to transition to a new season, the colors of this look still say summer is here. Even if it’s just an Indian summer. There’s something classic about coral paired with kelly green. You can’t beat it.

shoes – Marc Jacobs, shirt – JCrew, shorts – Target, bracelet – The Vintage Gypsy, earrings – LEN

What’s your favorite season? Do you look forward to the changing of the seasons as much as I do? Or do you stay content right where you are until the transition hits you?

What’s your favorite classic color combo? We love to hear what’s on your mind!

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  1. Cate, I love this outfit! I think I need to shop for some cute button downs to pair with shorts, I adore the colors, especially the green accents! I have mixed feelings about fall, while I do enjoy it, it makes me miss living in the North East (where I grew up)… coastal North Carolina has nothing on the Hudson Valley and it’s gorgeous fall colors.

  2. The stand up collar on this blouse is super cute. And I’m addicted to wedges. So happy fall is on it’s way…I love the cool breezy days and rich colours.

    <3 Cambria

  3. I’m loving the cooler weather too, and you’re right, fall in Minnesota (And Wisconsin!) is so amazing. I’ve already been dreaming about pumpkin patches and apple orchards and wineries. And pumpkin spice lattes 🙂

  4. You look stunning in this outfit! Love.
    It sounds as though weather here in Toronto and weather in Minnesota is so similar. We’ve been having a few “fall is just around the corner” type days as well…and I love the fall! Boots being my favorite part. 😉

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