This is officially a historic moment - my first outfit post with a hat and probably my first outfit with a hat since I was about 12 and bucket hats were part of the mandatory uniform. The problem isn't so much that I don't like hats - I do, but the hats I tend to like (1920s cloches, berets) are not the best fit for my very sharp bone structure or face shape so while I always try them on in stores, I end up wishing my head could morph into a different shape for the day and go on without buying it. That is until I discovered the magic of the wide brimmed hat which not only makes me feel like a cross between a lady-who-lunches and some sort of duty screen-siren, but also makes my head look normal! HUZZAH! I got this at the Glassons winter sale too (holy heck I must've purchased at least 6 items from there in July) for $15 which is kind of pricey for hat in my opinion but I justify it through the fact that it's made out of a beautiful forest green wool that will go carry it through the seasons.
This particular cape (which is definitely a staple) has debuted way way back in early July I think in a much more cozy layered look so I figured I would show it off in a much more classic style this time. You can't really see my shoes well in any of these pics, but I figure by they've appeared so many times you guys already know them. I never thought that when I bought leopard print platforms that I would be able to wear them with so many outfits, not to mention make them office-appropriate but actually, I think the classic shape of them makes them so easy to work with and surprisingly comfy for a pair of fairly cheap heels on sale.