I picked out these River ankle booties from Sole Society and they have been my strolling shoes on this trip. The combination of the sleek almond toe, versatile taupe color, and very walkable ~2" stacked heels make these a winner for Fall. I'm usually between a 5 and 5.5 and the latter fit best with socks on. If you usually have trouble with almond or pointed toe shoes fitting narrow on your feet, go up half a size. They also came out with a new style Alexi with a higher stacked heel, as well as Pippa which has a more refined block heel.
I got so many compliments on these gray distressed jeans, and most friends were surprised to learn they’re from Express! I have denim shorts from there which I looove so figured I’d give their regular jeans a try...
They make a “short” length in many styles, but note actual length will vary from style to style by a few inches. This was the shortest pair I tried on and the denim is stretchy with a wonderfully broken-in feel. It's borderline too short for my taste, but part of me liked how the raised front ankle opening will be good for showing off higher ankle booties. If you’re any taller than me, I’d suggest trying the regular length unless you want super crops! These are their mid-rise cut legging jeans, which come in a host of colors, lengths, and non-distressed washes as well (see all options in this cut).
As you can see I wore this exact outfit (at least) twice! I usually bring my Goyard St Louis tote when traveling because it's so easy to fold down completely flat, and holds a ton when opened up for running errands.
We're at the airport now waiting to go home after getting caught in a torrential downpour and missing our flight (NYC traffic during rush hour is no joke!). So excited to sleep in my own bed in Boston!