Although I have always leaned towards black accessories as a wardrobe staple, in the last few years I have begun a love affair with caramel tones. These luscious shades of tan can range from the lightest butterscotch to a deep caramel and their warm hues transition so well from the height of summer to the colder months. Sometimes, a bit of visual warmth instead of the moody severity of black is needed to offset the chill of a Canadian winter. A late entry to my Autumn capsule wardrobe is this lovely little number from Ralph Lauren.
It is the Crawley tote and was a surprise gift from Monsieur. I suspect it was an effort to placate to me when he arrived back from his impromptu solo vacation. It is just the right size, not big and not too small and I know the leather will wear very well. I really like the fact that it zips shut at the top. I have the perfect pair of ankle boots to pair it with.
I got these gorgeous J Crew ankle boots a few years ago but seldom wear them due to the preponderance of black handbags in my collection. I really love that the gold hardware on the tote pairs with the gold buckles on the boots. Even though I got these boots a while back, J Crew tends to produce iterations of well known classics every season and their boots are no exception should you be inclined to check out their A/W lineup. Bring on Autumn, I'm ready!
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