18 Things To Wear This Fall

18 Things To Wear This Fall

Innovative fashion is not for the timid.

So now that it's officially fall, it's time to break out the autumn fashions. I know you're all dying to know what the newest fashions are and how you can really incorporate the new season into your wardrobe. Luckily for you, I am here to tell you.

1) Orange—the color of pumpkins, changing leaves, and the traffic cones which have finally vanished.

2) Red—the color of apples, changing leaves, and your frostbitten hands.

3) A Santa Suit—dress like Santa before Christmas and beat all your hipster friends to the punch

4) Autumn Leaves—Throw a dash of color and crunchiness into your wardrobe!

5) A Trash Bag—People will be reminded of the fun of leaf-collecting, and bonus! Black goes with everything.

6) Apples—Everyone goes apple-picking in the fall. Why not save a few for a new outfit?

7) A Pumpkin—Show your commitment to the unofficial gourd of the season

8) A Jack O’ Lantern—It’s like wearing a pumpkin, but edgier

9) A Pumpkin Spice Latte—It’s the current obsession, both at Starbucks and in your closet

10) A Pumpkin Pie—Both nostalgic and delicious

11) A Scarecrow—If you only had a brain, you’d know that this is the hottest new trend

12) An Actual Ghost—simply dressing up like a ghost is so last year

13) Candy Corn –Stripes are always flattering, and minimalism is the new thing

14) New School Supplies—Some newly sharpened pencils and a folder or two are must have accessories this season

15) Hocus Pocus—Everyone knows this movie was made for fall. Bonus points if you’ve got it projected onto your outfit.

16) Gourds—All the appeal of wearing a pumpkin, now in multiple colors and shapes!

17) Apple Cider—A more traditional take on the pumpkin spice latte outfit

18) Fire—Nothing says fall like a bonfire on a chilly night. Wearing fire is not

only autumnal but also very Katniss Everdeen.

Cover Image Credit: Flickr Creative Commons

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To The Girl Struggling With Her Body Image

It's not about the size of your jeans, but the size of your heart, soul, and spirit.


To the girl struggling with her body image,

You are more than the number on the scale. You are more than the number on your jeans and dresses. You are way more than the number of pounds you've gained or lost in whatever amount of time.

Weight is defined as the quantity of matter contained by a body or object. Weight does not define your self-worth, ambition or potential.

So many girls strive for validation through the various numbers associated with body image and it's really so sad seeing such beautiful, incredible women become discouraged over a few numbers that don't measure anything of true significance.

Yes, it is important to live a healthy lifestyle. Yes, it is important to take care of yourself. However, taking care of yourself includes your mental health as well. Neglecting either your mental or physical health will inflict problems on the other. It's very easy to get caught up in the idea that you're too heavy or too thin, which results in you possibly mistreating your body in some way.

Your body is your special, beautiful temple. It harbors all of your thoughts, feelings, characteristics, and ideas. Without it, you wouldn't be you. If you so wish to change it in a healthy way, then, by all means, go ahead. With that being said, don't make changes to impress or please someone else. You are the only person who is in charge of your body. No one else has the right to tell you whether or not your body is good enough. If you don't satisfy their standards, then you don't need that sort of negative influence in your life. That sort of manipulation and control is extremely unhealthy in its own regard.

Do not hold back on things you love or want to do because of how you interpret your body. You are enough. You are more than enough. You are more than your exterior. You are your inner being, your spirit. A smile and confidence are the most beautiful things you can wear.

It's not about the size of your jeans. It's about the size of your mind and heart. Embrace your body, observe and adore every curve, bone and stretch mark. Wear what makes you feel happy and comfortable in your own skin. Do your hair and makeup (or don't do either) to your heart's desire. Wear the crop top you've been eyeing up in that store window. Want a bikini body? Put a bikini on your body, simple.

So, as hard as it may seem sometimes, understand that the number on the scale doesn't measure the amount or significance of your contributions to this world. Just because that dress doesn't fit you like you had hoped doesn't mean that you're any less of a person.

Love your body, and your body will love you right back.

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