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A Look Back: October 2015


Um, hello November. You sure did come quickly! I can't believe my favorite month is already over. I was so excited about fall starting, I ate so many pumpkin flavored things, baked plenty of cookies and bought, possibly, too many fall scented candles. Here's a look back at the month - 

What I Wore






What I Listened To
What I Read
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas - John Boyne
I knew this was going to be a busy month, so I didn't want to read anything too lengthy or that would take too much energy. This book is written from the perspective of a little boy so it's an easy read. The book is based during the holocaust and the boys father is a German soldier, you read about what is going on in the boys mind during this terrible time and you can see what he does/doesn't understand. He ends up befriending a Jewish boy who is on "the other side of the fence" where they chat for hours everyday for over a year. Don't let the idea that it's an easy read fool you, the book is incredibly heartbreaking and keeps you thinking about what people have endured in the past. 

What I Did
1. Met up with some awesome bloggers for a blogger brunch at Zomato's old office. 2. Coffee date with one of my best friends/co-worker! 3. Really loving wearing turtlenecks again. 4. Enjoying the view on my evening runs to Camden and back to Philadelphia. 5. My family came to visit me here in Philly! 6. I made homemade pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies with white chocolate chips in them. 7. I met up with 2 of my best friends in NYC for the day. 8. Apple picking! 9. My "little" brother turned 21! 10. Derek making my heart happy. 11. My neighborhood this fall - looking absolutely stunning. 12. Coffee in bed on a rainy day. 13. Pumpkin picking! 14 - 16. A second trip to NYC this month. Complete with a trip to Laduree.

You can follow along to see what goes on between each blog post! Follow me @chelseaefinn.
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28 comments

  1. Love these outfits! Great inspiration :)

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  2. Lovely post! Nice outfits ♥♥

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  3. Amazing post dear! Love all of the outfits! If only could October last longer,it is my favourite month :)

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  4. Love the first outfit!
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  5. Love the first outfit!
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  6. I love this dear!

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  7. I can't we are already into November too! Love your 70s outfit for October :)

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  8. LOVING that button front skirt, such a pretty color! And I could listen to Miranda's Little Red Wagon on repeat <3

    Green Fashionista

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  9. Your pictures are so lovely , my favourite look on you is the one with the Rust coloured skirt , you look so pretty in that look. Great Post .

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  10. Amazing post and thank you so much for all your support!!

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  11. sounds like you had a great October.

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  12. It's such an amazing post! I like it! And already can't wait to see the new one!

    p.s. new post about how I met Victoria Beckham already on my blog

    Diana Cloudlet
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  13. Love the format of this post, so nice to get a nice summary of the previous month and look back on fond memories! Hopefully November will be just as good as October!

    Laura
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  14. you have a great sense of style, I loved all of your outfits. I think the minimalist one is my favourite, which is kind of odd because I love colour. Anyhow, thank you for your book recommendation and it was fun finding about what you did last month.

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  15. Your October was really busy, Chelsea! Loving your cozy look with the cape - totally my cup of tea. :) And who can say NO to cookies, coffee and macarons?!

    xoxo Ira
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  16. Love your October looks! I have the same Loft dress. I really like how you styled yours. I saw the movie 'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas' but have not read the book.

    Danielle
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  17. All looks gorgeous !!
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  18. i love your oh so chic look
    esp with that poncho

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  19. Great looks dear!

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  20. Such a lovely post, Chelsea! I loved all of your looks, especially the first one; that burnt orange skirt is so beautiful! I know, it's crazy how fast November came, but it's my favorite month because, well I LOVE to eat and Thanksgiving its coming up, lol! Then again, I'm sad because this is the last month of fall and I hate saying farewell to the beautiful leaves and all things pumpkin! But I guess since it happens so quickly that when it does come, it makes it that much more special!

    I hope you have a wonderful day, beautiful!

    XO,

    Jalisa
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  21. Looks and sounds like October was a wonderful month for you! I loved both the orange skirt and plaid cape you wore :)

    Mili

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  22. Sounds like you had a great and busy month! :)

    I love that 70s inspired outfit you wore, my favourite of all the ones you shared :)


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  23. Love this recap! You are just so talented and gifted in fashion! November is my month! I'm so excited!


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  24. Fab take on the monthly favourites, Chelsea!! Loved it so much! So well planned, written and displayed :)
    Your outfits of October were gorgeous. Can't wait to see November summed up ;)
    The book sounds great, I love real stories which help us learn from the past.
    Your IG shots are always so lovely <3
    xox Nadia
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  25. It sounds like you had a lovely October! :) xx

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  26. I’m in love with your look! Wonderful!
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