TOP: Helmut Lang; less expensive here and here

NECKLACE: Love Obsessed RINGS: Gorjana

PANTS: Helmut Lang


LIPS: MAC ‘Russian Red’ EYES: PF Cosmetics

BAG: Proenza Schouler via Fashionphile

**Photos by Jessica Janae

David and I are in Tuscany now and we are renting the most adorable house in the middle of vineyards while the homeowners are out of town for only $25 a night! I don’t know why they rent it so cheap but it is to our benefit so I won’t complain! It has been such a good week because we got to kind of have a chill week here and in Florence – I love that it is so quaint and quiet here and less tourists. Last night David was saying how its so cool that everywhere we go just feels like home :) despite missing Chauncey so much and having weekly episodes of crying and looking at pictures – all I need is my husband and it feels like home to me (anyone now thinking of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days? if you are, I love you for knowing your soundtracks to chick flicks) but I know that is so so cheesy but so true and I love it.

On another note, I know I already posted this outfit but I had so many pics from that day I split them up! Cara and I went and got our hair done by TRESemme before the Cynthia Rowley presentation and we both LOVED how it turned out!! They of course used all TRESemme products which I loved loved loved.

I also have a GIVEAWAY today for one of you to win a pair of shoes from ShoeMint!! These booties I am wearing in this post and in part one of this post, here, are my absolute favorites right now! Especially with fall coming we could all use a pair of chic booties. All of their shoes are designed by Rachel Bilson and Nicole Chavez (love them both) and manufactured by Steve Madden!

To enter to win your pair of ShoeMint shoes, go to the ShoeMint website and sign up! (for free) and then comment back here letting me know which pair of shoes you would pick! Good luck! xo (THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED)

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  1. I’m trying to figure out what shoes/boots to wear with leather pants. Do you feel it’s ok to wear black leather booties or heels with black leather pants? Or would you normally not do leather on leather?

    1. I think leather is one of those classic things that can totally be mixed together! In fact, I would probably wear a leather jacket, leather pants, and leather booties all in one outfit!! I definitely think it gives off that biker chick vibe, but I love that! Or if you are worried that you might look like too much leather then throw on a white cotton tee (or any color) to kind of contrast the leather and soften up the look!

  2. I’m already signed up to Shoemint and I’m totally in love with the Jane booties! So beautiful!

    email: annickalicenoel (at) gmail (dot) com

  3. The sienna booties in black have been sitting in my cart for a few days now.. They are my current fav! Love your blog and style!

  4. Hi Amber ,

    I look forward to your blog posts every week. You have great style!!! And also you guys make such a nice couple, and seem to have the time of your life :)

    My favorite booties are the Sienna , I love how you style them, they’re sooo nice ! my next go-to booties 😉

    Keep doing what you do 😉 xo

  5. Always such a stunner, you are! I have been eyeing the ‘Shoemint’ Carlee & signed up, of course. Keep on keeping on, Amber! XO

  6. Hey Amber! :) love following Europe and NYFW through your blog. I signed up for Shoemint and I have been eyeing those Sienna booties….so chic! :) I would be thrilled to win!

  7. the boots you are wearing!!! I can’t have any logos on my clothes or shoes for work and would love to have these for work!

  8. I love the Melissa Campana ZIg Zag in Silver!


  9. Thank you for the giveaway! I’m signed up with ShoeMint and I would love the Sienna boots in black.

  10. Okay. Like Stop. Those Sienna shoes may have made my heart stop. Is it sad that I have a such a bad shoe obsession. I find myself going to study Economics and five minutes later I am browsing for boots and heels…. it isn’t healthy! The booties like the Sienna’s are my new addiction… but as a poor college student I live through my pinterest closet and now my own. Also you the cutest thing! I was actually talking to Kaitlyn Vanhoff about how I love your blog, and she raved about how much of a great person you are!
    I would love to win those Sienna’s!
    Enjoy Europe as I cry about how jealous I am! :)

  11. Looks like you and Cara had the best time at NYFW!! Love both your blogs.

    I have actually never used shoemint and have only heard of it a few times before this, so I appreciate you sharing! I think Fanny in navy blue are a great day/night transitional shoe. I would probably wear them with tan skinnies and a white top.

  12. Just signed up for the website and oh my gosh, shoe heaven! Too bad I’m a poor college student. The shoe I would pick is the Melissa Campana Zig Zag in silver. I am dying for a good pair of flats to wear during my clinicals in classrooms.

  13. signed up on ShoeMint & I would choose your booties!
    why? because I already have booties with silver details but not with golden details and since I’m a metallic-lover, they would fit my collection perfectly 😀
    crossing my fingers!
    PS: thank you for this awesome giveaway!
    xx Lyn

  14. Hey Amber!

    The boots I would get is the Sienna in black. They are amazing. Such a fan of your blog and getting to live vicariously through you, with all the fabulous things you get to do!

    I, along with everyone else, would LOVE to win the contest. :) (fingers crossed times a million!)

  15. Oh my gosh, this would be awesome to win! Thanks so much! I adore the Belia, Sienna, and Jane boots.

  16. Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I’m already ShoeMint’s fan and I LOVE the “Lulu” heels in white! :)

  17. I’m sort of dying over the “FANNY” Dalmatian lace up heels.
    they dont have my size of couse, big feel problems. But i also love the FANNY navy blue ones. Killer.
    You’re so rad Amber. Love your blog. You’re a gem, stay that way!

    reposting because I forgot to tell you I signed up :) Shoe Mint member right here!

  18. I signed up for SHOEMINT and love their site, but love yours MORE!!! Thank you so much for offering this giveaway…i’m in serious need of new fall boots! After seeing how cute your Nine West Kurt Geiger boots were, I tried desperately to find them and they are all sold out :( :( But ALAS- this giveaway saves me! I would pick either the Sienna in either color or the Emma in Olive. PS: I’m a size 7 in boots :) :) :)

  19. so first of yall, LOVE your outfit! I like how you pull off the all black & it looks super cute & classy. second of all, I am SO jealous that you are in Italy! that is my dream place to go! my great grandparents came to America from Sicily, so that’s the place I want to visit first.

    and lastly, I would love the Sienna boots in black, its becoming fall weather & surprisingly I have NO black boots! so needless to see I am in need of some soon.

    love your blog!

  20. AMBER!!! I’m super jealous of all your fun adventures right now! Seriously you and David are the cutest! You, me and Madelyne will all have to get together sometime soon! Love you tons and keep having the best time in Europe!!!

    **the black or grey python sienna booties**

  21. Hi Amber!!
    I signed up on ShoeMint and I’d like the “Jane” boots in Tan/Black Leather.
    Thank you so much for the opportunity.
    I love your blog,you’re beautiful and with a wonderful style!!
    Tuscany is beautiful!!My uncles live there and I often go to visit them.

  22. Sort of in love with Shiva in that fuchsia suede. I have a lot of black, but I’m having fun updating my wardrobe with pinks & wines. Ciao bella!

  23. So many cute styles, it’s hard to choose! Love the Belia in black! Thanks for the giveaway!

  24. Signed up. I actually like the ones you are wearing the best. SUPERGA COTU CLASSIC next option.

  25. Okay, your trip looks out of this world! Every morning when I check IG – your pictures make me so jelly belly! Signed up for shoemint and adore the britt boots (absolutely perfect for fall) or the emma bootie!

  26. First of all, your trip to Europe looks amazing! That is my dream to go to Europe! Also I signed up for the shoemint. My favorite pair of shoes are the Lily boots. Thanks for the giveaway!

  27. I am absolutely in LOVE with the rose gold Kali shoes on shoemint. So so good. Beautiful necklace choice with the all black Helmut Lang look too, girl. You rock!

  28. I would love the Britt boots. I had a similar pair a couple years ago but I had to toss them because they were so worn out from walking all around Europe! Great giveaway! :)

  29. Wow wow wow. IN love with these!
    And your blog posts get me every time. I recently came back from a semester abroad in England where I spent all of my time traveling to 26 amazing countries. Your recent pictures of Europe have brought back all these happy memories. I can’t wait to make enough money to see Australia and New Zealand!

  30. Hi Amber, I am so envious of your trip! You are definitely stirring my travel bug and giving me great ideas of where to travel! I would love to have the Sienna boots, they look amazing with any outfit

  31. Hi Amber,
    Tu as une beaute extraordinaire. I’m already a member of shoe mint but would a pair of the sienna boots.

  32. Just found your blog and I’m excited to read! I’m crushing on the Sienna boot in python grey.

  33. I signed up when I saw you wear the Sienna boot on Instagram the day before! Would love to have my own pair! -Ashley

  34. I love the sienna boots! They are so cute and perfect to wear for the fall. I love your blog you live the dream life:)

  35. I’m loving the Sienna boot in black! I love how stylish they are and have a bit of a rocker feel. Would definitely become a staple in my closet for sure :)

  36. Amber I love your blog! I feel like we are friends because your blog is so personal haha I love following your french adventures! I have never been so I really want to go now! I am glad you’re hosting this giveaway because I have been eyeing the ‘Emma’ booties. They fit perfectly in my style and they are so cute. I love your blog and I hope I win! xo

  37. I LOOOVE the lane boot! I want to wear those in Tuscany! Your trip sounds amazing :))) Im hoping to go to Italy for my honeymoon!
    XOXO Lauren

  38. Hey girl!! Looks like you and David are having an awesome time (I have been stalking your tweets and IG photos and living vicariously). I am already a shoemint member and I have been drooling over the Emma booties in Cognac. How awesome would they look with tights for fall??

  39. I will be visiting NYC in a few weeks for the first time! I have been loving your fashion week posts, they get me more and more excited each day to visit the city.
    Since I am going to NYC I would love to win the ShoeMint giveaway and sport some new kicks on the fashionable streets of New York.
    I would choose the Lane shoes in Natural Leather. Not only are these shoes the perfect color for fall, but they look as if I could spend all day touring the city in comfort while still looking fabulous!
    Would love a few tips on your favorite places to visit while we are in NYC.

  40. Hey Doll! I’m with you, love the black siennas! I’ve never ordered from shoe mint, but I am a loyal jewel mint girl, beautiful pieces, great quality and I bet the shoes are no different!

    Have a blast on your trip and keep the photos coming!


  41. Loving your blog all the way from London, England :)
    I’d choose the Belia – beautiful heels! I tend to invest in shoes that I’d wear more regularly than this, so it would be great to win a pair of amazing heels to wear on nights out.

  42. Hi Amber!

    beyond jealous of your travels. looks beautiful! hope you and the hubs are having a fabulous time. and totally got the how to lose a guy in 10 days comment. best movie. I signed up on shoemint. Love the emma boots or the sienna.

    Thanks girl!

  43. Love reading your blog…I signed up on ShoeMint and if I had my pick of shoes I’d pick the Emma Booties in olive green.

  44. My choice is ‘Tan/Black leather Jane boots’.
    Thank you so much! I love your blog

  45. Hi Amber

    i just love love love your blog. You really have the cutest Family with your husband and dog :)
    I would love to win the Emma Booties you have, they are really amazing and just soo chic.

    Have a wonderfull day enjoying Europe. xx

  46. Hi! I signed up for ShoeMint and of course love so many of them, all in fact, lol! But I do need that fall bootie so it’s the sienna in black! Thanks for the opportunity and safe travels to you and yours :)

  47. Hi Amber, well for starters I must say following you on Instagram makes me so JEALOUS!!!! You get to go to the most beautiful places!!!! You are so so lucky!!!! I love your blog and you are so GORGEOUS!!!!

    1. Love your blog!! I would choose the sienna boots!!! So stylish love them!! Ps, I signed up

  48. Just started following your blog through Cara’s blog. Love both of your styles. I signed up for ShoeMint and I think the LuLu’s are adorable.

  49. Hey amber!! I was already a member of shoemint and if I could pick, I’d get the new Belia caged bootie in black!

  50. Just signed up for Shoemint. I’d pick the “Jane” bootie! Loving your nyfw and europe pics!

  51. I love your fashion blog!! The shoemint shoes that I like are the Elloise in red! They are perfect wedges!

  52. If I won, I would choose the Emma boots! They can be dressed up or down and would work most seasons! They match with practically everything I know. Hugs from here to Italy!

  53. This trip looks so amazing! I’m so jealous!! As soon as I finish school I’m planning a euro trip as soon as possible!!! Anyways I signed up for shoemint the other day to find the boots you have! I love them! Glad I didn’t purchase yet, maybe I will win:)

  54. Hi Amber, I am still signed up with ShoeMint and would love the Sienna! Oh what I would do to be in Tuscany renting a house for $25!!! That is so Amazing and I am just so happy you are having such a great time there with your husband! You looked Beautiful in these pics, loving the black and whites, so elegant!

  55. Instantly thought of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days when you wrote that lyric! Classic movie (and song).

    I signed up for ShoeMint, and after much thought- I would have to pick the Emma boots in maroon! They are beauties! :)

  56. Hi! I actually live in the same apartment complex as Jamie and Ashley! I love your blog and I am so jealous of your nyfw experience! I just signed up on shoemint and I would pick the shoe called “Lori” in black!

  57. I love reading your blog! You have amazing style! I never win these things hopefully this is my chance! I love the EILA in nude size 7 sooooo in love with them!! x

  58. I follow your blog & have an account at Shoemint, I adore your blog and Rachel Bilson. Your both such style insporations. I LOVE the Emma boot in Olive Suede.

    Your pictures are always so beautiful & you of course, you would be a fantastic runway model! Your sence of style is amazing! Hope you have the best time on your Hoiday!!


  59. Enjoy your time in Europe. It’s so lovely seeing your pictures, it takes me back to my trips to Nice and throughout Italy (I will live vicariously through you)! Thanks for hosting this giveaway. I love so many of their shoes but I’m obsessing over the Emma boot right now, in all of the colors!

  60. Already resisted with shoemint, and I need those exact boots you are wearing! They are my favorite!

  61. Hi! I absolutely love your blog and all your photos :) Definitely at the top of my list of blogs i must check everyday :)

    I would pick the ‘Shiva’ in black :) or ‘Bess’

  62. You look stunning Amber! It looks like you had such a blast at NYFW and I’m loving being able to go along on the journey with you through your blog. I’m really loving the Jane booties on ShoeMint!

    Chelsea & The City

    Don’t forget to enter my 2 year blogiversary giveaway for a chance to win a Baublebar Pave Links bracelet & sweet hanger necklace!

  63. Thank you for the giveaway! I’m a member of shoemint and I’m dying for a new pair of boots so either the Britt or Sienna for me :)

  64. I LOVE your pictures, so beautiful and you’re always so put together, even after sleeping in a car. :) I woudl love the Jane show in nude and black. :)

  65. I absolutely adore your blog! I am already a member of shoemint and they are amazing! I love the bess in the blue suede or the pink suede.

  66. Great pictures! I can’t believe the deal you got on your rental! Insane! As for your awesome giveaway, I’m really digging the Jane boot in white and the Britt looks like the perfect flat knee-high boot. Choices, choices…

  67. I would just die over the Jordane in that suede grey! Eeeek! I would totally feel like a babe in these on a date night with my Hubby or even hitting up the grocery store with my little pumpkin Adie! It would get me out of these stay at home Mommy sweats 😉 p.s. your blog makes me want to shop ALL the time! Thanks for the chance! xoxo (fingers crossed).

  68. I love this post, Amber! I would definitely choose the Sienna. Hope you are having fun in Italy! <3

  69. Hi Amber!

    I’m so jealous of all your fun travelling adventures and love to look at the pictures (which are always amazing by the way) and read the stories! It is my dream to travel the world and especially Europe! Somehow I studied abroad in Australia and have visited my brother in Thailand, but not made it to Europe yet. And it’s so close from NY, but one day and hopefully soon.

    I’ve been a member of ShoeMint for a little while and just love their styles and recommendations! I am dying for the Shiva in pink, but I guess so is everyone else since they’re sold out :( I also love the Bess in pink and lavender. Fingers crossed! Enjoy the rest of your Eurotrip!

  70. Hi Amber, I don’t know if your giveaway is opened to international followers ?
    (I live in France !)
    I didn’t know Shoemint and I think I’m in love with the Sienna in black !
    Love your outfit :)

  71. Hi Amber, loving all of your posts from Europe! I’m actually finishing up graduate school in Switzerland in Geneva, about an hour from Annecy, so I am happy to see such gorgeous photos during your visit.
    I’m moving back to the US next month and my graduate student wardrobe could use some serious help – I would definitely pick the Jane heeled booties for winter!!
    Thanks and safe travels!

  72. Both you and Cara’s hair is to die for! It is just so thick and long – I really wish mine would grow out like that. It definitely takes some work, ha.

    Thanks for the giveaway – I’m all signed up and my favorite pair right now is the Emma bootie! I need some heel in my life :) Email used:

  73. I would get the Emma boots in hunter green! Perfect for fall (if it ever arrives in AZ)!!!

  74. Hi Amber!

    I have been following your blog for quite some time now and can honestly say because of your blog, I have a renewed fashion sense!! I totally owe it ALL to you! I LOVE how you put your outfits together, casual items (like tops) with heels and cute pants, AH just amazing and you always make it look so effortless and classy at the same time!! Thanks for always linking everything because I would DIE if I couldn’t find some of the things you wear in pictures 😉 (Side note: I have a 2 year old puppy and when I go on trips I cry all the time because I miss him and use to think he would forget me, but don’t worry he wont! He’ll just love you even more).

    I would LOVE the EMMA booties in black or military green 😉

    Thanks!! xox

  75. mrssssssssss clark
    hiiiiiiiii :]

    not only do i love following your instagram && blog // your such a fashion inspiration //
    but love it even more when you have to die for give aways like this !!!

    sign up for showmint: check! { already a member of shoemint }
    pick my favorite shoes: check! {easier said then done}

    after too many minutes wasted, although minutes wasted shopping are never truly wasted, i would pick the SIENNA or EMMA in WINE !! im really feeling the maroon pallete for fall .. really feeling it ..

    && although its taking every bone in my body not to pick the sienna in black because 1.) i too blleeeeeeddddd black && 2.) you make them look so cuuutteee in your photos \ i just bought some oober cuuutteee black buckle booties and prob dont need another pair [ its a dilema]

    but the vote is cast. its my final pick. no going back now. wine here i come.

    fingers crossed in MT.

  76. I am a member of Shoemint and I love so many of the boots and booties they are offering now! I can’t decide! LOL!


    Love your blog and your hair! 😉

  77. I’m so excited about this giveaway! I absolutely love shoeMint!! I have the black sienna boots, and I absolutely love them! If they had my size I would pick the Fanny boots. I am loving leopard print, I can’t get enough but I would also love the Emma boots in burgundy! or the sienna boots in burgundy. Love that Color, and your blog! Thanks for the endless style inspo!

  78. I love checking on your blog. My co-law clerk (who is also Mormon) and I would check your blog every day!!! Ever since I saw that yellow Celine bag, I died. You are totally fab!

    I love the Shiva!

  79. I love checking on your blog every day. My co-law clerk (who is also Mormon) and I would check your blog every day!!! Ever since I saw that yellow Celine bag, I died. You are totally fab!

    I love the Shiva!

  80. You live the most fab life! Love reading all about it :) Thanks for the great giveaway, I love all of shoeMint’s shoes! My fav right now would have to be the Lola in black :) Keep having a blast!

  81. Hey Amber!!!
    Love this giveaway. Shoemint is a favourite of mine and I would totally pick the Bess heel in the pink color. I wear heels ALL the time and have never had a pink pair before! :) xoxo

    Lots of love,

  82. Thanks for the giveaway! Fingers crossed! I’m so excited because I LOVE ShoeMint! I signed up and if I win I would get the ‘Sienna’ boots! Love how you styled them :)

  83. I love your blog you are gorgeous!! I love the sienna booties they are so cute and are perfect for fall:)

  84. First of all you are gorgeous! Major hair envy over here on my part. Also, I love ShoeMint! I’ve been eyeing the Sienna boots for a while now.
    xo so jealous you’re in Tuscany

  85. Hi Amber!

    I’d love the Sienna Booties! They fit my style perfectly, and would be a great fashion accessory to start the winter off with. :)

    God Bless,
    Whitney Paige

  86. HI! K, So jealous that you’re in Italy. I bet it is sooo gorgeous. Also, thanks for the amazing giveaway! Fingers crossed!! My two favorites are the Sienna boot (amazing!!) and the Lori. Have fun in Europe!! Make it to Spain if you can. We just got back from there. it’s incredible! Especially Menorca. Incredible. xox

  87. Such a fantastic giveaway! Thanks for the chance! I’m already signed up with Shoemint and my favorite pair right now is the Emma booties in burgundy! So cute!

    Fingers crossed!


  88. I am signed up for showmint! I love your blog….its what I look forward to every morning at work :) haha. I would also LOVE the boots you are wearing, they are adorable!

  89. I know I should be thinking about fall, but I can’t get over the beauty of the Elizabeth lace-up pumps, I love the tan option! Hope I win!

  90. I have been absolutely obsessed with your blog and have checked it every day since I found you on Instagram. You have totally inspired all of my recent fall purchases!

    I put the Sienna booties on my shopping wish list (since I have already blown through my clothes budget for this month- thanks to your blog haha) after I saw you wear them in this post: :)

    So how perfect is it that you are doing a giveaway with ShoeMint?! LOVE them & you:

  91. Love your blog and this outfit is so chic. The pop of color in your necklace is perfect. I’m a member of Shoe Mint already. I would LOVE the boots you are wearing (Sienna in black) or the Lola in black/silver. Thanks!

  92. Your travel photos look amazing! I so badly need to go to Europe some day. Great look in all black, I will try to replicate. It’s hard to order some items that you post from Canada sadly, I will have to take a shopping trip to the states soon.
    Shoemint is great, I signed up a few weeks ago! I’m a big fan of the “EMMA” booties. Any colour, they are all so cute and look comfy.
    Thanks for sharing, safe travels :)

  93. Hi! I just purchased the Sienna earlier today because I love how you styled them! But I would also love the Jane or Emma’s :)

  94. Can I first start off with saying how much I enjoy your life adventures…I’m living vicariously through you! Hoping one day, my man and I can jump over to Europe and explore new cultures together. Keep the great pictures coming! Now on to this amazing giveaway….as much as I love the Sienna bootie, lately I’m a sucker for the flat ankle bootie that is becoming quite the classic. Lane in brown has caught me eye…I hope they find their way onto my feet very soon!

  95. I’ve got some booties just like these! I have been a member of Shoemint for a while. Those Belen heels by Shutlz are a dream :)

    Being a new follower of yours, found you through Cara’s blog, I must say you’re a gorgeous gal just like her! XO

  96. I have been a meber of Shoemint for a while. Those Belen heels by Shutlz are a dream :)

    Being a new follower of yours, found you through Cara’s blog, I must say you’re a gorgeous gal just like her! XO

  97. “Feels like home” is my favorite scene in that movie! So tender! Loving all your Europe pics- so jealous!

  98. Just signed up and registered on this great site, i love the Emma Boot, perfect for fall and into winter, anything in a short bootie I’m loving lately. The Jordane is pretty classy too!
    Safe travels,
    Sarah J

  99. Gorgeous NYFW pictures, I have loved following your travels there and through Europe! I am already a member of ShoeMint (woo!) I love the Sienna boot, in all three colors! Can’t decide which I love most. I also love the Elloise heel though. I’ve been looking for a fun strappy wedge! Crossing my fingers that I win!

  100. Oh LUCKY, I worked in Siena for several months and then traveled all around Italy, and Tuscany is so so gorgeous this time of year! Florence is one of my absolute favorite places in the whole world. I would love to win Sienna or Lily, they’re both gorgeous! Love your blog :)

  101. These photos are all so amazing! And holy cow, a house for $25 a night?! That’s amazing, I have been loving following your adventures :) Makes me want to go back to Europe so badly! :)

    Also, thank you for the giveaway, I would DEFINITELY be getting the Sienna black booties, they are so chic!

  102. Hey Amber!! It looks like you are having so much fun :) I have just been loving all your outfits (well I always have lol) but they are all so effortlessly chic I love it!!

    I have been wanting a pair of the sienna booties for so long now. They are the perfect fall shoes :)

  103. If I could wear all black everyday I would, obsessed with this outfit & those pants are to die for. I am a member of ShoeMint and I would LOVE the Sienna boot that you’re wearing, love the buckles & zipper!

  104. Hi Amber –
    I just have to say that you and Cara are the most beautiful people (inside and out). I love following both of your blogs, along with Jessica’s. I’ve been following Jessica for years now; her photos are amazing. She’s a doll and so fun! We were lucky enough to have her shoot our wedding over the past weekend. I can’t wait to see our pics.
    And Chauncey… I die. He’s so cute!!!
    Hope you’re having fun in Europe. Italy is beautiful! If you haven’t been you must at least stop by Cinque Terre while you’re In Italy. It’s one of my favorite places.
    Anyway, MUST enter for the shoemint giveway… I would DIE for the Emma booties in maroon. The maroon is my favorite fall color, so classic.

  105. Hi Amber,

    I started following you about 6 months ago and it was a good decision, I use so many of your hair tutorials and outfits for inspiration daily. So thanks for that!

    Also I would get the Caroline flats in brown from Shoemint, I have been needing a simple yet classic pair of flats and I feel like loafers express all that and more. I also really love your black booties, but I just bought a pair of black booties so I figured not. haha.

    Thanks again!

  106. Hey Amber

    It sounds like you are having an amazing time! I love reading your travel posts!
    I signed up for shoe mint and I would love the Britt riding boots, I need a new pair!


  107. Great giveaway. I’ve been a member of Shoemint for a while now and I would love to get my hands on those Sienna booties.

  108. Hi Amber! Absolutely love your blog! If I could pick one pair to have for fall it would have to be The Emma booties! I feel like you could pretty much wear it with everything and I love all the colors it comes in! Hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and thanks for a chance!

  109. Love your outfit!! Hope your having an amazing time in Tuscany!! I signed up for ShoeMint and I would love to win the boots you have, the Sienna in black!! Xoxo

  110. I would do bad things for a pair of the sienna booties in black. They would look AMAZE with my faux leather leggings.

    You’re living my dream traveling through Europe!! I have plans to backpack Europe for my honeymoon (one day!!)


  111. Yay! Just signed up! Love the Sienna in Black. Have some killer new AG Jeans they would go great with 😉


  112. I would be lying if I said that I wasn’t a little jealous of your European wanderings but I’m not sure if I would be able to leave my little puppy for 6 weeks either without shedding a few tears.

    Oh, and I LOVE Shoemint. Their Kate heels are perfect and I’ve had my eye on them forever!

  113. Looks like youre having a great time! I’m so jealous, I loved Italy when I went! Please tell me you’re going to venice! That was my favorite, along with cinque terre! And i love the Sutton booties from shoemint! Enjoy the rest of your trip!

  114. Hi Amber,
    wonderful pictures!!! So funny that you just met Cara, it looks like you’ve been close friends like forever:-)
    I would really like to participate in your giveaway:-) I signed up and would choose the ‘Max’ boots:-)
    Have a great day with your hubby;-)
    Love, Kirsten

  115. Don’t worry about showing more of this outfit, because its absolutely gorgeous! And your hair is gorgeous. Really enjoy reading about your French adventures :)
    Adela x

  116. Hi Amber I signed up and my favorite is the Emma .. But I also love the Sienna!

    Love your outfit :)

  117. Fashion week looks so fun! I love all your pictures. You and Cara look amazing. I hope you are having fun in Italy! I was in Tuscany two years ago and it was so incredibly beautiful. I hope to go back with my husband someday. It’s such a romantic place. If you guys go to Rome you HAVE to have Giolitti’s gelato. It’s near the pantheon and it is the BEST in the country. So…shoemint, I love love love the Emma boots in black! I’ve been eyeing them for a while:) Thanks Amber!

  118. I would love to have the Emma booties you are wearing! I will start my first job soon and could really use a nice pair of polished boots to go with the new work wardrobe which still reflect my style =)

  119. Hi Amber, how are you? I feel like I know you, because your blog is so personal and awesome.. in love with all of your photos.. I’ve been following you since a couple of weeks now, and I’m so glad I found your blog. Your photos are incredible. I love the mix between black and white pictures and color ones. Your hair is too die for… I hope you’re having a great day today and having fun in Tuscany! I’ve been there once when I was about 12 and we had an amazing house with a pool.. it wasn’t as cheap though! P.s. I would love to participate in your awesome giveaway! I signed up for ShoeMint! and my favorite shoe has got to be the ‘Max’ boot ( Fingers crossed..

    1. Cylia!! I am doing good how are you?! I am glad you feel like you know me, that makes me happy because that is what I want and I love getting to chat with you guys through comments! And thanks so much for all of your sweet words :) so fun that you went to Tuscany when you were younger, such fun memories! Hope you have a fab day! xo

  120. Ok, you seriously have the coolest life, not to mention the best hair!
    How did you guys find that house to stay in while in Tuscany? We just moved to England, and are planning to do a lot of traveling around Europe for as cheap as we can!
    Love following your fun adventures.

    1. Oh you’re so sweet thanks so much girl!! :) and we actually just found it online!! If you email me around the time you are going to be in Tuscany I will give you the link and you can book it too! It is fabulous for the price! So fun that you just moved to England by the way, jealous!!