The Sol Compass

by Caitlin Hummer


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Halloween Inspired Date Night Outfit

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Happy Friday my friends!  I can’t believe it’s already October 20th!  I find that October is always a super busy month, so B and I had to make sure we fit some one on one date time in between all of the scheduled activities.  My birthday is the day before Halloween and I have always felt drawn to the October color palette as a result.  During the rest of the year I don’t usually pair orange with black, but if there were ever a perfect time to do it it’s ten days before Halloween!

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What are your favorite date night plans?  Let me know in the comment section!

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Outfit Details – Shirt: Banana Republic | Skirt: Banana Republic | Shoes: Target | Bag: Kate Spade New York (similar here and here) | Necklace: Elizabeth & James

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you all have a great weekend!

xo, C

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Wearing Blush in October

Hey y’all, welcome back!  Today I want to talk about ways to wear your lighter colors through the fall. I think it’s one of my responsibilities as a blogger to not only tell you what items I think you should add to your closet, but more importantly ways to wear those items again and again.  Midi skirts are a staple in my wardrobe, and therefore I love finding new ways to wear them as late as my bare legs will let me!  So if you ever bought a blush pleated midi skirt because of me, this post is dedicated to you.

My first step was these fabulous leopard booties, and then paired it with this maroon sweater.  With the blush anchored in darker hues, it blends it seamlessly through a see of October colors!

Outfit Details – Skirt: Ann Taylor | Sweater: Banana Republic | Booties: Target

Thanks for reading hope you all have a great day!

xo, C


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Rust in Burlington

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Hello everyone, welcome back!  I hope you all had a great week so far!  B and I went up to Vermont for a bit of reconnecting and relaxing, with dashes of leaf peeping scattered throughout!  We took these pictures up in Burlington, after a great dinner on Church Street, right before we saw the most amazing sunset!  I absolutely love the color combination of rust and mustard.  They are so perfect for autumn and together they reminded me of the copper glowing mountains we drove between throughout Vermont!

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Outfit Details – Sweater: J.Crew | Jeans: Lucky Brand | Booties: Sole Society | Bag: A New Day

Thank you so much for stopping by, stay tuned for more of my Vermont adventures!

xo, C


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Colors of Fall in Keene

Happy Friday everyone!  Today’s outfit is just celebrating all the beautiful colors of fall.  You may remember last year I wore a lot of deep jewel tones throughout the fall (almost exclusively aubergine, burgundy, olive, and navy), but this year I’ve been doing a lot of matching my outfit to the colors outside.  Over the weekend, while B and I spent a few hours in Keene, NH I wore purple, a color I have always associated with October and Halloween!

Outfit Details – Shirt: Old Navy | Jeans: Lucky Brand | Booties: J.Crew Factory |

Do you have any fun plans for the weekend?  This is the first time in about four years that I’m not going to Manhattan for the New Yorker Festival, but I have a very different trip planned instead :).  Make sure you follow along on Instagram (@thesolcompass) and Snapchat (@chummer17) to see where!

xo, C


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Matching Plaid

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Hello everyone, happy hump day!  I have such a weakness for a great matching outfit, and so the black and olive hues in this ensemble are right up my alley.

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Outfit Details – Dress: Banana Republic | Jacket: Topshop | Heels: Sam Edelman | Sunglasses: QUAY Australia | Nail Polish: OPI We The Female | Nail Polish (toes): OPI: CIA Color Is Awesome | Lips: Bite Beauty ‘Fig’, Marc Jacobs ‘Pretty Thing

Thanks for reading, have a wonderful day!
xo, C

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Floral Fall Dress

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Hey everyone, happy hump day!  I am absolutely loving floral dresses for the fall, including this one I last wore here.  It looks great with a pair of white sneakers, like I wore in Newbury, nude heels, or some heeled booties like I wore here!  I love how this blush leather jacket pulls out the lighter hues to completely lighten up the whole look.

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Outfit Details – Dress: LOFT (also love this one) | Jacket: LOFT | Booties: Coach (old, similar here, here, and here)

Thanks for reading, have a great day!

xo, C


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Who What Wear Dress

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Hey everyone, happy Monday!  I hope you all had a great weekend!  I wore this pretty dress over the weekend to a vow renewal ceremony for one of Bryan’s best friends, and no one could believe that I got it at Target (0 for 4 all day, which always happens with my Target finds!)  I love the soft lines and how instantly pulled together I felt after putting it on!  I got so many compliments I can’t wait to pair it with a pair of heeled booties in the colder weather (it was 86 degrees and scorching sun while we were taking these photos… Yay New England!)  Make sure you check out how one of my favorite bloggers Ashley styled it here!

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Outfit Details – Dress: Who What Wear | Heels: Steve Madden (also available here) | Sunglasses: Quay Australia (now on sale!) | Bag: French Connection | Nail Polish: OPI We The Female | Nail Polish (toes): OPI: CIA Color Is Awesome | Lips: Bite Beauty ‘Fig’, Marc Jacobs ‘Pretty Thing

Thank you so much for stopping by!  Have a wonderful week!
xo, C