Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Happy #fashionwednesday, pretty people! I am packing and getting ready for NYFW next week and cannot wait. While I am SUPER stoked to get to New York, however, I hate flying so I am NOT looking forward to that aspect. Fingers crossed everything goes well! Today, I am sharing a shoot that Erin (my awesome photographer) did last week. We found a cute little rooftop bar during the golden hour and took advantage of the beautiful lighting. Check out one of my favorite transition outfits for fall!


Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Fall is the perfect time for you to break out of your usual style and try new trends. The peplum came into style a few seasons ago, but has continued to be one of the go-to looks for 2017. I love that this top isn’t extreme: the peplum is slight, and doesn’t call much attention to itself. It allows the boyfriend jeans and cute booties (making their first appearance of the season) to really shine.

Choosing your top:

I am not a fan of extreme peplums, but slight peplums like this are very easily pulled off by numerous body types. It calls attention to a small waist, the light color means that it can be paired with many different types of bottoms. I am obsessed with the high neck look of this top as well. It’s SO flattering: you can wear SO many types of necklaces: long chain necklaces (pictured), large clunky statement necklaces, and even daintly little necklaces look pretty when paired with this top.

Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Choosing your bottoms:

I chose boyfriend jeans with this outfit because I love boyfriend jeans. They’re my go-to jeans, especially in the fall and summer. The light wash was chosen because I didn’t want to compete with the light top, and because it is still warm out so I didn’t feel a dark wash would fit the season just yet. When it gets to the end of September and October, high waisted dark wash jeans will look fabulous, especially when paired with some tall leather boots. 

Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Choosing your shoes:

NOW is the time to break out your adorable booties. I have been waiting ALL year long to wear my booties again — they are my favorite type of shoes. I chose a light neutral pair, going with the theme of the outfit. You could also wear a pair of maroon booties (SO cute), or a pair of tall leather boots. If you want to dress it up, black strappy sandals are the perfect addition to this outfit. 

Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Choosing your accessories: 

I went with simple and unassuming: a long silver chain with an aqua pendant. It went with the grey peplum top, and was just large enough to be seen and noticed, but not so much that it took away from the outfit. I often wear a pink + gold statement necklace and a brown floppy hat. Another option is wear a fuzzy vest as an accessory — I love fuzzy vests and they can bring that sense of “fall” to your outfit.

Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties


Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

I love this outfit and it is SO easy to style. I love breaking out my autumn clothing. Long sleeves, fuzzy jackets, blanket scarves, booties…I cannot even contain my excitement. Summer is fun..but fall is where it’s at. It’s my ALL TIME favorite season. 

Fall Outfit Transition: Peplum Top + Booties

Do you like this outfit?? What is your favorite time of year? Let me know in the comments below!!

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  1. Kyla Matton Osborne | 6th Sep 17

    This really is a cute outfit but I know what you mean about a peplum being extreme. I like the bigger ones on other people, especially with a skirt. But they can definitely overshadow a cute pair of jeans.

  2. ShootingStarsMag | 6th Sep 17

    Cute look – Loving the top and booties!!

  3. Krystin | 6th Sep 17

    This is such a cute outfit, love anything with booties right now!


  4. Katie | 6th Sep 17

    I love this top! I’m not normally into them but I love how long it is. Sooo cute. I feel like I need your fashion advice in my life.

  5. Kristen Jones | 6th Sep 17

    Love this outfit! So cute! That coach bag is SO darling, too!

  6. Sam | 6th Sep 17

    I love a good t-shirt peplum. Perfect for fall!

  7. Jasmine | 6th Sep 17

    Need to find a cute peplum top because I love how they’re flowy at the bottom.

  8. Shevoneese McFarlane | 6th Sep 17

    I’m not a fan of peplum but I am loving your outfit and those boots and the bag…#slay.

  9. Anali Martinez | 6th Sep 17

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this outfit! The booties are super cute!

  10. Kristin Cook | 6th Sep 17

    I LOVE that outfit! Sooooo stinkin’ cute! I need a top like that in my life! lol

  11. Allison | 6th Sep 17

    I’m low key obsessed with this outfit! And I love peplum tops!

  12. Liz | 6th Sep 17

    I love those booties and these photos are beautiful! Have fun at NYFW!

  13. Jenny | 6th Sep 17

    I’m obsessed with peplum tops! Loving those jeans as well.

  14. Ariel | 6th Sep 17

    I always get excited about fall trends and this is one I can get on board! The booties are my absolute fav and I love flowy, loose tops too!

  15. Whitney | 6th Sep 17

    This outfit is darling on you! I love the booties!

  16. Ali A | 7th Sep 17

    obsessed with this look — my favorite kind of outfit: casual, chic, trendy & so very “fall.” i love the summer but NOTHING trumps fall clothes. nothing!

  17. Hanna | 7th Sep 17

    I am dying over these jeans and this sweater! I’m a sucker for stripes!

  18. Lily | 7th Sep 17

    Looking super cute, as always! I love those jeans and that pretty necklace.
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

  19. Helen | 7th Sep 17

    Love this whole outfit! You did a great job styling this look and I love your boots!

  20. Erica @ Coming Up Roses | 8th Sep 17

    Can we talk about how you’re the cutest tho? Also you’re so blonde. #BlondeAndAmbitious. Also I need those jeans. Also that sunlight glow. DAYUM GURL.

    Coming Up Roses

  21. Elizabeth | 8th Sep 17

    Your top is so cute! Love your casual style. Have fun at NYFW

  22. Jasmine Watts | 8th Sep 17

    Love those jeans and that pretty necklace!! Simply love this entire outfit!

  23. Aishwarya Shenolikar | 8th Sep 17

    This is such an amazing outfit! And I totally loved your hairdo! ๐Ÿ™‚

  24. Crystal // Dreams, etc. | 10th Sep 17

    This outfit is so cute! I’m so excited to wear booties again! And that necklace is super cute!

  25. Michelle Paige | 10th Sep 17

    Such a cute outfit! I am so ready for booties and fall style!

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