New York Fall Outfits

I finally visited New York City! My short trip was just a taste of this exciting city and I am now itching to go back and explore more.  The weather was strange – one day it felt like summer, the next was windy and I was sure winter was coming. Below are the outfits I wore for my October visit and I still managed to wear floral in the fall!

Floral Track Suit

Love Fire Floral Track Suit

Track suits are usually not my thing, but I found this gem at Nordstorm Rack and I bought it immediately. I have never  felt so comfortable and stylish in an outfit – it was perfect for the plane ride. I paired it with a white tank top and I actually wore basic white tennis shoes – I never wear running shoes! For accessories I wore coral tassel earrings I made (available on Etsy) which bring out the flower pattern. I was shocked at how warm it was in the middle of October; I had to carry my fall coat.

Tracksuit: Love Fire (from Nordstrom Rack)
Purse: Ted Baker

Pink Pant Jumpsuit

Pink Pantsuit in New York

Candytopia heart wall

Candytopia New York Outfit

For our evening at Candytopia (an interactive candy and art experience) walking around the city and dinner I wore a bright pink pant jumpsuit. Given Candytopia, was colour-overload, I needed to match the decor. I rolled up the pant legs to show off the studded boots to give the outfit some edge. For jewelry I wore neon earrings and bracelets I made. I never get sick of wearing this jumpsuit, see how I wore it while in Jamaica.

Pantsuit: Banana Repulic
Boots: Sam Edelman

Floral Blazer and Leggings

Looking over balcony at the MET, NY

Floral Blazer and leggings

Day two was the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) so I knew there would be lots of walking again. The navy floral blazer I tend to wear to art galleries a lot, see how I wore it to the AGO in Toronto. I paired in with liquid black leggings, tennis shoes, and a basic cream top.

Floral Suit

Times Square at night

For the evening I headed off to see Times Square and have a drink. To dress the outfit up with minimal effort I changed to the matching suit pants and the same black boots.

Suit: H&M
Blouse: Ann Taylor
Leggings: America Apparel

Orange Pants and Leather Jacket

Statue of Liberty

Standing with the Fearless Girl at the NY stock exchange

I regretted this outfit as soon as I walked our the door, but I didn’t have enough time to run up to get my fall coat. The wind going to the Statue of Liberty was fierce and painful. The days before were unusually warm so I was expecting the same thing. This was a long day of waiting in lines and climbing steps (Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, walking around Wall Street) and I was cold for most of it.

Pants: J.Crew
Leather jacket: Danier Leather
Scarf: The Bay
Embroidered top

I was exhausted from all my walking on the trip and was thankful I wore running shoes for the majority of the time. Exploring more of New York is on my list – hopefully in the summer.

Where do you suggest I visit in the city?

 

 

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Bright Shadows

DIY, Fashion, Allergy Life. Toronto jewelry designer, blogger & starving artist at heart.

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