Jessica is a content creator, educator, theatre director, entreprenuer, and motivational speaker sharing all facets of a happy and fulfilled life through her eyes after the loss of her daughter while raising her son. This Season’s Gold is a space that celebrates making each day count through stories of personal strength, passion and inspiration in all facets of life - from style to beauty, motherhood and travel - sharing a part of her world to leave you with a bit of inspiration for yours. All are welcome!

Changing Seasons // How to Wear Fall Colors

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Shop the Feature // Wrap dress | J.Crew vest (similar) | Booties (under $60!)  | Watch

Happy Friday! We made it through another week! As I look at my camera roll and all the photos I have from New York Fashion Week and events I’ve attended from Lulu’s Style Studio to Agatha Ruiz de la Prada to The Toy Insider, I feel there is so much catching up to do! Hopefully you were able to catch everything in real time from my Insta-stories or Snapchat (like meeting Simon Biles! Ah!) I just can’t believe we are about to enter October! Time flew by, don’t you think?

The changing season is always a good time to reflect and make shifts in what matters most to you and what doesn’t. I know that this is the time of year where I am thinking of my daughter often and the triggers of the fall colors and crisp air make it much more difficult to move through each day with ease. But I carry on and I get dressed and smile and know that everyday I can put myself together is another day I am stronger for my son, my family and my own heart.

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My favorite way to wear colors as we transition into fall is to think about what I see in nature. We still can see so much green in some areas by New York City, but it’s those first few maple trees that start turning red that inspired me for this look. The ease of a sleeveless wrap dress makes it perfect to wear alone, with a vest, or even with a long sweater on cooler days making it a great transition piece to have in your closet.

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This Seasson's Gold // How to Wear Fall Colors 7When you’re mixing two different colors (color-blocking, if you will), I like to find those that compliment each other in ways we would find in the world around us. And finding the perfect ankle boots is a great way to play with color for fall! A rustic green or brown ankle boot gives you the freedom to play with color in your wardrobe while not committing to an entire look in color or in a full length boot. Wearing a mix of deep red and green is a nod to the upcoming holiday season; and we know how quickly that will get here!  What are some of your favorite colors to wear for fall? Let me know in the comments below!

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Shop the Feature // Wrap dress | J.Crew vest (similar) | Booties (under $60!)  | Watch

Here’s some inspiration to wearing my favorite fall colors this season!

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  1. October 3, 2016 / 7:20 pm

    LOVE this outfit!! So pretty!

  2. October 3, 2016 / 12:10 am

    You’ve done a great job. I have become increasingly obsessed with neutrals lately and feel like fall is the perfect time for them. I also love those booties you’re sporting!

  3. October 2, 2016 / 8:14 pm

    That’s a great tip regarding the booties. I adore this entire look on you!
    xoxo, erin | sandsunandmessybuns.com

  4. October 2, 2016 / 4:49 pm

    I love the color combo! Green is my absolute favorite color :) Thanks for sharing!

  5. October 2, 2016 / 2:20 pm

    Love burgundy for the fall. Those boots are also AMAZING!

  6. October 2, 2016 / 10:35 am

    I love the wrap dress, and the colour is stunning!! The plum wine colour is one that I have lots of in my closet for the Fall transition!!!

  7. October 1, 2016 / 2:19 pm

    I’m in love with these colors for fall! and could totally live in my utility vest!

  8. October 1, 2016 / 1:30 pm

    Fall is my favorite season, and one of the main reasons is because of all the fashion options. And when you said, “A rustic green or brown ankle boot gives you the freedom to play with color in your wardrobe while not committing to an entire look in color or in a full length boot.”, I was like YESSS! I never thought about it like that, but will definitely be on the hunt for some fun fall booties.

  9. October 1, 2016 / 9:25 am

    Love the color of that dress! I want to incorporate more gold into my fall look!

  10. October 1, 2016 / 9:24 am

    I love both of these colors! Fall is my favorite to dress for, cute jackets, vests and boots but no coats needed yet! I’m currently on the hunt for the perfect ankle boots that have almost no heel (it’s proving to be harder than I thought!)

  11. September 30, 2016 / 5:20 pm

    That dress is gorgeous, and I love how you paired it with the vest. Super cute, and perfect for transitioning into fall!

  12. September 30, 2016 / 9:40 am

    I love this outfit it looks so good on you! And those colors, I’ve been stocking up on them for fall.

  13. September 30, 2016 / 9:24 am

    I absolutely love how you style the dress with the booties! Super cute!

  14. September 30, 2016 / 9:23 am

    I’m really loving that plum colour for fall this year as well! I also want to incorporate more forest green into my wardrobe for the cold weather months