Fall Essential: Printed Scarf

I hope you are having a great week so far!  I stumbled across these columns while walking back home from one of my favorite Thai spots (Little Uncle) in the Capital Hill neighborhood of Seattle.  They are what remains of an old Jewish Temple, the Temple De Hirsch, that was demolished in 1993.  There is a newer building on the opposite corner of the block, but these old columns and facade are so majestic that I had to return to take today's photos.  This is one of my go-to fall outfits with components that I bet you already have in your closet: a striped tee, boyfriend jeans, ankle boots, a light anorak, a mini bag, and a light scarf.  The piece that really stands out in this outfit is the gorgeous silk scarf that I purchased on my recent work trip to Shanghai.  It has a floral pattern using blues, browns, and a bit of dark yellow for a perfect fall palette.

 Jacket: Purchased in Hong Kong
Silk Scarf: Purchased in Shanghai
Stripe Tee: J Crew (old), similar "Mini-Stripe Timeless Tee" in true navy, $39.50 at Banana Republic here
Boyfriend Jeans: Joe's Jeans (old), similar Joe's Jeans Vintage Reserve "The Easy High Water" in kikki, $126.99 at 6pm.com here
Ankle Boots: J Crew Factory (old), similar Madden Girl "Domain Wedge Bootie" in taupe, $49.95 at DSW here
Bag: Purchased in Hong Kong, check out the Rebecca Minkoff "Mini Mac" in sea green, $195 at Piperlime here

A light printed scarf in rich fall shades adds a perfect pop of color to a basic fall outfit.  Check out my picks for printed scarves in gorgeous fall hues to create your own layered look below:

Left: Tasha "Herringbone Scarf" in brown/natural (two other colors available), $36 at Nordstrom here
Middle: "Go Skull Throttle Scarf," $17.99 at Modcloth here
Right: Collection 18 "Floral Print Infinity Loop Scarf" in green, $31.50 (on sale!) at Lord & Taylor here
What is your go-to fall uniform, and what pieces do you add to really make the outfit pop?  Thank you for reading!


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