Guys, I’ve been eyeballing August and willing it to get here faster. After enjoying the summer months of May and June, July has officially pushed me past my breaking point, and I’m ready for North Carolina to cool down. I got a spark of that Autumn-is-coming weather after a storm rolled through the other week. It was finally cool enough to wear more than shorts and a top, so I took that moment to wear out my new American Rag jacket.

I kept it summer appropriate through the coral color of the jacket and with my cropped jeans, and I even felt cool enough to wear jewelry again, lol.

Looking back at these pictures, I see that the collar is not up on both sides. I’m going to blame that on my photographer for not telling me ;).

I really love how this jacket has an elastic gathering on both sides of your waist. It helped the jacket conform to my body and made it have a structured shape.



There’s also elastic in the back before the fabric drapes back out towards the bottom, which is perfect for me since my body is larger around my hips.

The necklace is something I picked up at Nordstrom’s Junior section. They had a lot of interesting pieces for less money, so I snagged this when I saw it.

Shop: Jacket (I got this jacket much cheaper in store–check there first if you can!),

 V-neck Tee, Jeans (light version is the only one left), Shoes, Necklace — similar, Bangles — similar

Are you ready for fall or holding on tight to summer? How do you beat the heat with your clothing choices?