Of all the current fall trends, leopard would probably be Gemma’s favorite. Not that I base all (or even any) of my shopping on her preferences. Still, it makes things fun. She’s a huge fan of any large cat, and would probably outfit herself in animal print from head to toe, given the chance.
I actually really like the whole concept of mixing a little leopard into my wardrobe. I have a few items already (the cardi I’m wearing below, a belt, and a pair of shoes), each of which make integrating this trend seem so much more manageable. Most everything I wear these days needs to be resilient, because Cleo’s an absolute mess (as am I, by association). This entire outfit is washable (washable!!) meaning I don’t need to rush to the dry cleaner after a day (or hour!).
Today is the first day of pre-kindergarten, and no one was more excited than my big girl. I’m alternately relieved and weepy; there’s no more half day school in her future. This is it.
But she’s ready.
September has arrived.