October Fest

October Fest

The fall colors have peaked in my area, which means the brightest trees are now dropping their leaves and the village is shoveling them into humongous piles in the middle of the street early in the morning. Leaves get piled up like snow here—huge soft piles of orange and yellow and red and brown–and they come and take it all away.

October Fest

There is something so glorious about this change of season despite the fact that I am not looking forward to winter. It’s nature’s final glorious gasp before settling down for a long sleep. That’s why this pretty ensemble is so apt—it’s an homage to October and perfect for this transitional weather. I start with a soft comfy cowl-neck sweater from Betty Doyle, topping one of Leezu Baxter’s newest skirts with tweedy texture and coordinating accents, and a flirty fun sculpty ruffle. Long socks from Maria Gherardi (get the pack—very versatile) and cute boots from Ivanka Akina round out the look.

October Fest

Of course, my look is about the details. My hair is a darling new ‘do from chiaki Xue, a take on Emma Watson’s pixie cut. I love this look—carefree, lively, feminine. If I could carry off a pixie in RL, I totally would (though it would mean frequent hair cuts.. hmm). My skin is one of Gala Phoenix’s fall shades with lovely warm coloring. Glasses are from MandyMandy McMillan. I don’t need to tell you twice, however, how versatile they are with color-changing frame and lenses. And where am I going with my suitcase? Well, nowhere really but it sure looks cute, especially since it’s a bargain find from Taki Lowey.

October Fest

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus

Hair: *Dura-Girl*27(Sienna) by chiaki Xue for Dura *

Skin: :GP: Sundust [Dark] Fall-Hazy 2 by Gala Phoenix for Curio *

Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Hazel (ML) by Ikon Innovia for FASHISM *

Top: Ingenue :: Gamine  :: Mustard by Betty Doyle for Ingenue *

Skirt: Sissy Linen Skirt /gold by LeeZu Baxter for LeeZu! *

Stockings: [MG fashion] knitted socks – orange by Maria Gherardi for [MG Fashion]

Glasses: .:*December*:. Glasses No.46 by MandyMandy McMillan for .:*December*:.

Scarf: .Versace.foulard.serie fantasy.15 by Gio Sak

Suitcase: magi take suitcase [ brown ] by Take Lowey for magi take shop

Boots: *IA* INDEPENDENT Boot(brown) by Ivanka Akina for Ivanka Akina Fashion Store


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