The Secret to Taking Blog Photos in the Winter

Skirt The Rules / Burgundy Cold Shoulder Top & Skinny Jeans

Cold Shoulder Top (only $49!) / Denim Leggings / Sunglasses / Gold Choker / Chloe Marcie Crossbody Bag / Lace Up Heels

There was a time (aka the past four years) when I would brave the cold, drag James outside and take blog photos in the dead of winter. This was all well and good if I was trying to feature my puffer coat in every outfit, but then you’d probably stop following me, right? It’s okay to be honest. These days, I’m less inclined to grin and bear it in below freezing temps. Instead, I’ve employed a few strategies to keep the blog content coming throughout the season.

The Best Time to Buy a Winter Coat

How to Wear White Jeans in the Winter

J.Crew cocoon coat (30% off) / Free People ‘Malibu’ thermal top (comes in 8 colors!) / Blue plaid scarf /GiGi New York ‘Madison’ crossbody bag (c/o) / White ripped jeansSam Edelman ‘Petty’ ankle boots

So I’m sure your feed is bursting at the seams with holiday gift guides right now, but I’m going to play the selfish card instead. Sure, Black Friday is a great time to knock out your holiday shopping list, but it’s an even better time to buy yourself a good winter coat.

The Easiest Fall Outfit You’ll Ever Wear

Fall Style: Cold Shoulder Dress & Blanket Scarf

Topshop cold shoulder dress (sold out in this color, but available in black) / BP plaid triangle scarf / Denim leggings / GiGi New York ‘Madison’ crossbody bag (c/o) / Karen Walker ‘Super Duper’ sunglasses / Gorjana ‘Carina’ mixed metal cuff (c/o) / Gorjana ‘Candice’ ring (c/o) / BaubleBar ‘Mason’ ring / Sam Edelman ‘Petty’ ankle boots

You know those few perfect days in November when it’s cool enough for a blanket scarf, warm enough for a dress and golden all around? Yeah, this was one of them.