The Sol Compass

by Caitlin Hummer


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Fall Fabrics

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Hello everyone, welcome back!  Lately I have been scoping out the fall fashion scene, so I took a look back into my closet to see what items I always wear during autumn months.  Leather and denim are two staples that I can’t imagine going through October without!  Paired together, they make a chic combination that will transition well from cool August days (with sandals) into colder days with a pair of ankle boots!

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Outfit Details – Chambray: American Eagle (old, similar here) | Skirt: Banana Republic (old, similar here) | Heels: LC Lauren Conrad (old, similar here and here) |

Thank you so much for stopping by – happy hump day!

xo, C


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Black and Tan

Camel Suede Zara Skirt, Coach Crossbody Bag Black Faux Leather Topshop Jacket Black and Tan | The Sol Compass Classic Black and White Combo

As a generally colorful dresser, this all neutral look may seem a bit unusual for me.  I love black and tan together, and to me they seem perfect for the month of November.  Every item featured here is on regular rotation in my fall wardrobe, and make for great classic and investment pieces.

Black Faux Leather Jacket, Classic White Blouse Black and Tan | The Sol Compass Camel Suede Skirt, leather Coach cross body bag Black Faux Leather Topshop Jacket zipper details Black and Tan | The Sol Compass

Outfit Details – Blouse: Express | Skirt: Zara (last seen here) | Jacket: Topshop | Tights: J.Crew Factory | Flats: American Eagle Outfitters | Purse: Coach Factory (similar here, here, and here) | Necklaces: Bauble Bar | Earrings: Banana Republic | Bracelets: LC Lauren ConradJ.Crew

Thanks for reading!

xo, C


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Flannel and Leather

Flannel and Leather Black Zara Faux Leather Mini Skirt Gray Old Navy Flannel

The fact that suede and leather (of both real and fake variety) are everywhere this season is a dream come true for me.  Leather has been a staple of my wardrobe for as long as I can remember, and I love embracing it in all its incarnations- well past the traditional leather jacket!  After the pencil skirt and midi skirt, I have finally broken out the (faux) leather mini skirt and am so excited to find other ways to style it!

I buy at least one Old Navy flannel every fall.  They are my absolute favorites, and I don’t even have to feel guilty about adding yet another to my wardrobe because of how affordable they are!  I love the contrast the loose flannel gives the tight mini skirt- all about contrast this fall (as evident here, here, and here).  I usually order the tall length, partially because I have a long torso but also because I think they look great with a tunic-esque vibe, especially if you plan on wearing them over leggings!

Flannel and Leather | The Sol Compass Affordable Fall Fashion on The Sol Compass Black Faux Leather Mini Skirt - click to shop Casual Fall Weekend Outfit

Outfit Details – Faux Leather Skirt: Zara (also love this one and this one) | Flannel: Old Navy | Oxfords: J.Crew Factory (sold out, similar on sale pair here, different style here) | Necklace: Nadri (sold out, similar here) | Bracelet: Lucky Brand | Watch: Fossil | Earrings: Banana Republic (old, similar here and here) | Lipliner: NYX ‘Ever’ | Lipgloss: NYX ‘Tiramisu’

Thanks for stopping by!

xo, C