As I hiked up my leather skirt over the crisp white eyelet top my mom had just given me from her secret stash of amazing vintage pieces, I told Naomi I've decided that my fall vibe is going to be a little bit of Audrey Horne from Twin Peaks sprinkled with touches of rockabilly, teddy girl and tomboy vibes. Naomi cocked her head to the side and raised an eyebrow in confusion and said "of course it is, Stef". I knew exactly what she meant by that comment, it's weird, and completely random, but at the same time something I would totally say.
It makes a ton of sense I told her... and that's the beauty of being semi detached from reality as I've always found myself to be. Walking to the beat of my own drum has meant I get to make up my own rules and then break them too. It also means I can be fully aware of trends and fads, nod to them when I see fit, but still end up buying a quirky 50's dress I found at a thrift store for $8 because I love the pleats on the sleeve or the bizarre print and color. That really is the essence of styling and wearing vintage. Is that you are not privy to these silly trends that others (brands/magazines) try to impose on you for the sake of making a buck.
Now that I've gotten that off my chest, please check out this very thoughtfully put together fall inspiration mood board and see where my brains are at and if you feel inclined to share your fall inspiration with me, cause I'd love to know what you're thinking about!