An office appropriate fall outfit. What I wore on October 1st and a sad goodbye

An office propriate fall outfit

A fall outfit: Poutine and Prada fall 2019 Aritzia Michael Kors Sam Edelman

Well, it’s October. Fall is officially upon us. I’m scraping the frost off my car in the morning and the air is starting to smell like snow. On the positive side – it’s time for office appropriate fall outfit planning!

I found this Michael Kors skirt at a consignment shop last week for a mere $25! I was so excited and immediately started planning all the great office appropriate fall outfits I would be able to create with it. On this day I paired it with a slim fitting black turtle neck and ankle boots. As I was throwing on my trusty leather jacket I spied this scarf hanging in the back of the closet and decided to wind it around my neck a few times to finish off the look and keep me warm. I liked the resulting look. 

A fall outfit: Poutine and Prada fall 2019 Aritzia Michael Kors Sam Edelman Black tights

Outfit details: Jacket – Aritzia; Turtleneck – KOTN; Skirt – Michael Kors, Thrifted; Scarf – gift a few years ago; Boots – Sam Edelman via Poshmark. 

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A goodbye

I got my cat when I was 19. I was in university and it really was not a good time to get a pet. Little did I know that he would be my pal for the next 20 years. I’ve never regretted my decision but I think if I had known how long he’d be around I might have reconsidered. It’s so good I didn’t.

My best friend. Saying goodbye to my cat. A sad goodbye. Putting down a beloved pet.

My cat lived with me in Ontario while I completed my degree and he came home with me to Yukon when I finished. He’s lived in Vancouver as well. Pretty much everywhere I went he went. 

He has the funniest personality and he loves to talk. He is super social and when there’s a party going on you can bet he’ll be in the middle of the action. When I’m blue he won’t leave my side. He’s always happy to see me, even if we’ve only been apart for a few minutes. 

He’s got advanced kidney disease and I know that he does not feel good. It’s time to say goodbye and, even though it breaks my heart, I know it’s what’s best for him. I’ve booked the appointment for Monday so that I can have one last weekend with him. Next week there will likely not be a blog post. It is going to be hard and I don’t think I’ll be up to getting a post up.

Thanks for your understanding. 

30 thoughts on “An office appropriate fall outfit. What I wore on October 1st and a sad goodbye

  1. That such a good find – a Michael Kors skirt for $25! And I’m so sorry to hear about your cat. Pets really do become a part of our family <3

  2. $25 for Michael Kors!!! I’d be in that shop every day!!
    So sorry to hear about your loss. Our animals are our friends, our family and it’s never easy to say goodbye x

    My fashion goal this season is to try out a dark pair of tights. I’ve never been a nylon girl but I absolutely love the black tights look with a cute skirt and boots.

  4. I’m late, but Rest In Peace little kitty. My family had pet fishes one time and our favorite was this pretty red one. We even gave him a name. We were pretty sad when he died.

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