Ready For Fall


The oppressive heat and humidity has me screaming for fall. Fortunately we got a rare break in the 100+ degree heat thanks to a few consistent rain showers, and I desperately wanted to try out my new army vest from Zara. Army vest, where have you been all my life?

And, we all know how much I love vests.

Of course, it wouldn’t be me without a little sparkle.

I went back to Chuck at Michael Kemper salon to tweak the ombré hair he did for me two weeks earlier. We went a little darker on top to make the ombré more noticeable and I’m SO HAPPY with the results! I’ll admit, I did the ombré purely out of necessity, since I knew I wouldn’t be able to visit the hair salon as frequently now that I’m a busy resident, but now I love it so much I may be going back again to keep having this done! Efficiency fail.

Photos by my wonderful husband. Thanks HB!

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50 Comments

  1. Chaz
    08.27.2012 / 12:14 am

    So cute, and I love your new ‘do! 🙂

  2. 08.27.2012 / 12:55 am

    Super cute outfit, that vest is to die for. I’m so ready for fall also, sick of the rain and heat in Florida.

  3. 08.27.2012 / 5:30 am

    You look fantastic! I too am sooooo ready for fall! I love how you’ve styled that fab army vest from Zara! Do they have a lot of great military inspired pieces in now? Military inspired pieces are definitely a trend I’m looking to rock this fall. Again, love the look and thanks for the inspiration! 🙂

    • 08.28.2012 / 2:58 am

      Hey girl – I just picked up the Zara pieces this past weekend and yes they have several military inspired pieces! to die for!

    • 08.28.2012 / 2:58 am

      Aw, thank you so very much!

  4. 08.27.2012 / 10:01 am

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  5. 08.27.2012 / 10:12 am

    Love the look! And I am so ready for fall (and the fall fashion) as well!!

  6. 08.27.2012 / 10:43 am

    you look awesome!! i really need to add a utility vest to my wardrobe. and stat.

  7. 08.27.2012 / 11:46 am

    The darker hair looks SO pretty on you – I love it! And these layers are perfect for fall – I’m anxious for the cooler weather to come to NY too 🙂

    • 08.28.2012 / 2:59 am

      Thank you so much Kimberly! That is so sweet of you to say!

  8. 08.27.2012 / 11:48 am

    You look gorgeous! It is such a flattering look on you 🙂
    xo,
    LelaLondon.com – Fashion Blog

  9. 08.27.2012 / 1:35 pm

    Love the outfit, with the splash of sparkle, of course and love the new hair! The little bit of darker looks so nice on you. Whitley

  10. 08.27.2012 / 2:07 pm

    I love everything about this outfit! I need a vest like this asap! haha

  11. 08.27.2012 / 2:20 pm

    Love this look! The Zara vest is soooo cute. I’ve slowly been getting ready for fall as well… cleaned out my wardrobe the other day, that’s the first step, right? 😉
    Anum Khan
    http://summerxskin.com

  12. 08.27.2012 / 2:24 pm

    So the consensus is in on the readiness for fall weather. Here too. Very cute vest.

  13. 08.27.2012 / 2:26 pm

    Kristina, You look awesome. I love that army vest, very rugged. I can NOT wait for some cooler weather!! Houston needs it for the mosquitos!!! XX ~ E

    • 08.28.2012 / 2:59 am

      Yes these mosquitos are killin’ me! And the West Nile is scary too!

  14. 08.27.2012 / 4:05 pm

    Love the army vests! I just got one at ON and am eager to wear it!

  15. 08.27.2012 / 4:53 pm

    Such great look – love all the layering going on and the little studded belt is so cute. Well done!

  16. 08.27.2012 / 7:27 pm

    I did the whole Ombre thing to my hair a few months ago…so worth it! My hair grows SUPER fast, so not only did it save me money (not going to get my hair done as much) but I got tons of compliments on the coloring! Yours looks great as well!
    http://sequinsstudsnroses.blogspot.com/

    xo K

  17. 08.27.2012 / 8:20 pm

    Great outfit, love the layers on top – perfect for Fall! Loving those jeans too, the flare is really lovely on them!

  18. 08.27.2012 / 11:03 pm

    Love the gingham and this necklace is amazing!
    xo Peyton

  19. 08.27.2012 / 11:34 pm

    Love the vest with the gingham!!-amy

  20. 08.28.2012 / 3:41 am

    I’m so ready for the fall! I love the army vest, and I love the way you styled it!Meredith

  21. 08.28.2012 / 2:19 pm

    hi Kristina! I just discovered your blog via Fashionably Average, and I am so genuinely in love with it! I have been reading through it and I just love how open and honest you are! I feel like we are best friends already! Your style is so cute. I especially love the hair!! I just did ombre as well, and I am thinking next time I might go lighter on the ends, but I agree…it is so nice to have such a low-maintenace hair color!!! Can’t wait to read what is to come! -your newest follower!

  22. 08.28.2012 / 5:43 pm

    absolutely love the ‘do and this outfit is so my style! Great mix of colors with the perfect pair of denim. Win!

  23. 08.29.2012 / 2:23 pm

    You are rocking that look girl! Love the belt too.

  24. 08.29.2012 / 10:47 pm

    I’ve been trying to think of a new hairstyle for a while (I’m a blonde), and thought that blondes couldn’t really do the ombre without looking like we had roots. Thank you so much for giving me something to pin for the future!
    I can’t wait to see more of your fall style…this post just gave me a handfull of ideas!

  25. 08.30.2012 / 4:26 am

    Love this looke! I can’t believe you wore layers already! i can barely wear pants yet.
    great blog!

  26. 08.31.2012 / 12:58 am

    I love the hair, it’s time for me to start thinking about going darker for fall too!

  27. JOY
    09.01.2012 / 9:57 pm

    hello do you love your wang bag? I don’t know if i should get the Rocco or the Rebeca Minkoff MAB. Any advice ?

  28. 09.03.2012 / 12:14 am

    i like the bag its really nice ,and its a really nice combination.good job!!

  29. 09.04.2012 / 8:40 am

    very nice and classy look for fall! adore the colours!

  30. 09.04.2012 / 8:03 pm

    I seriously need a vest like that!! x

  31. 09.05.2012 / 3:45 pm

    Adorable looks!You looks so cool without any jewellery……thinking what if you wear some bridal jewellery!!!

  32. 09.07.2012 / 3:29 am

    Love this look!!!! The vest and gingh are amazing! Loving your make up too 🙂

  33. 09.13.2012 / 4:16 pm

    You look fantastic with this rocker jacket!! plus the belt is making the look so much sleep n slim!! i love your styles so much that i keep coming back to older posts.. !!

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