Anybody Here for “Fly Girl Fall?”

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Look, I’m amazed at how I’m still here for summer (and to all those saying summer is over, YOU’RE WRONG…lol. The autumnal equinox doesn’t hit until September 23rd). Typically somewhere around like August 27th (the day after my birthday…lol) I’m SEVERELY over wearing summer clothes and can’t wait to start dipping into over the knee boots and outerwear. But this summer? I DON’T WANT IT TO END!

It’s just that this summer was SO GOOD. I had a mantra of “if I get asked out, I’m going” (you know, instead of the trying-to-find-reasons-to-stay-home thing) and I enjoyed every minute of it. I was OUT in these streets (wrote about it here if you want a recap).

So what’s going to be my fall mantra because I’m already wanting to take a nap just thinking about how much shorter the hours of daylight are going to get. I actually need some downtime before I head off to Paris in two weeks. I have been steady ordering clothes for the new season online and that has me amped, but what’s going to be my social mantra? I do want to do more creative content with this blog, my Youtube channel, and my Instagram. I also need to do some heavy duty cleaning and home improvement. But that’s not really social…lol. I want to take a mini hiatus on dating—well, not that I want to, I am…lol. I’m going to wait for when the new men drop because this current collection isn’t speaking to me.

So I don’t know—I do know I want to wear cute clothes and do nice things with my hair and makeup, but what’s my social calendar going to be talmbout? Ahhh, we’ll see, I guess…lol. I have Paris soon and then Ghana in December with a strong possible on a trip to Haiti. (fingers crossed TIGHT on Haiti because I REALLY want to go)

On my shopping agenda aside from stalking the ASOS, Zara, and Topshop apps to see if any new merchandise is my style, I want a BOMB pair of over the knee boots, a new statement coat or two, and I want even MORE color and fun accessories in my wardrobe.

So yeah, FLY GIRL FALL even though I still haven’t figured out what that means for me yet…lol. To be continued.

Photos: Dadouchic

Outfit Details:

Dress: Zara (I bought it about a month ago—check in-store)
Belt: BCBG (old)
Shoes: Schutz (in New Bronze)
Bag: LeyeLesi

Beauty Details:

Hair: Big Chop Hair 24″ Kinky Curl U-part (styled by Gabrielle Corney—see how she typically hides the u-part tracks for styles like these here). The bun is two random curly clip-ins.

Foundation: Urban Decay Stay Naked Weightless Foundation (see review, demo, shades, etc here)

Concealer/Highlight/Contour: NARS Soft Matte Concealer, Chanel Ultrawear Flawless Compact Foundation in 152 Chocolat, Cover FX Total Cover Cream, Cover FX Pressed Mineral Powder (find out which shades I wear in each here)

Blush: Natasha Denona Bloom Palette

Brows: L’Oreal Brow Stylist Definer in Brunette

Eyes: Jackie Aina x ABH palette (see 17 color combos you can do with the palette here)

Lips: Make Up For Ever Artist Plexi Gloss #306 + Pat McGrath Flesh Fantasy Gloss

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About Danielle

A former finance girl, Danielle is a New York City based freelance writer and fashion and beauty expert. She's a Hofstra University and Fashion Institute of Technology grad with an obsession with fashion and beauty which she loves to tell you all about every weekday on her award-winning blog. Think of her as your style and beauty entourage all wrapped up into one bubbly brown package. Danielle's work and expertise can be found in print and across the web in Cosmopolitan for Latinas,, and more! She's also appeared as an on-air style and beauty expert on The Real, CBS New York's "The Couch" and WPIX11's Savvy Shopper segment.

2 Responses to Anybody Here for “Fly Girl Fall?”

  1. Lynn B. Ramsey says:

    GIRL I LOVE YOU??? I was smiling and laughing reading this entire blog.
    You are just the bees knees?!!!!!!!

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