When I was younger and tried to describe my sense of style, I summed it up as “sporty bohemian.” A little embarrassing now, yes, but today I have a new word I can use: athelesuire. My personal style does not fall 100% into that category, but I still like to borrow certain aspects of it. Case in point: fun baseball caps.
As a sports fan, baseball caps are almost a requirement. I’ve acquired a good amount over the years, from the Panthers (that’s hockey) to the Marlins (I have multiple of these!) to my alma mater. (Honestly, I’m still annoyed I forgot my Yankees cap for the MLB All-Star Game.) My newest addition? This fun “Boy Bye” cap. Talk about capturing my #mood. (Want your own? Use code SHADESSARAH30 for 30% off your own cap at Silver & Goal.)
For a cold day at the shore, I paired my cap with my chambray button-down and my high-waisted shorts. It’s the first time I’ve tried high-rise shorts, and I’ve been living in them this summer. Now I even own high-rise jeans, so I can recreate this outfit if the humidity ever leaves Philadelphia.
P.S. I’m happy to report that my friends and family in Florida and Georgia came out relatively unscathed after Hurricane Irma’s visit last weekend. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Irma.
I had such a great weekend, I’m still living on cloud nine: three of my best high school friends came up to Philadelphia for the weekend and we had an absolute blast together. I love showing friends around the city, but this time was extra special and everything went perfectly — even the weather cooperated, so it was kind of a big deal.
For a long day in Center City and Old City, I knew I needed to be comfortable. My chambray button-down is exactly what I needed: it’s oversized so I knew it would hide my Reading Terminal food baby and it’s easy to layer over or under it for the changing temperatures. My cobalt jeans kept the look fun and were complemented well by my chestnut bag and boots. At times my boots were a little warm, but they kept my feet comfortable.
Of course this post wouldn’t be complete without a touristy shot of the four of us at Love Park and another of my gorgeous friends at Elfreth’s Alley (America’s oldest residential street, NBD).