Fall Shoe Edit

If you are like me you love a great edit list – with all of the shoe options out there to shop both online and in store, how else does one narrow down their choices? I love to skim through my favorite magazines like WWD, Harpers Bazaar, InStyle, and Vogue, and of course my favorite blogs and designer IG accounts, to see not only what is the latest and greatest, but also which styles really speak to me. The following is a short list of my favorites from five trends I am seeing everywhere for Fall – Loafers, Booties, Tall Boots, Sneakers, and Strappy Ankles. Let me know which are your faves and if there are any I’ve left out!

My Fall edit wish list begins with the sleek yet practical loafer shoe. Perfect for pairing with everything from the season’s uber feminine ruffled blouses and boho dresses, to your everyday skinny jeans and a tee. Trust me these will easily take the place of your go-to stiletto pumps and even make you look much more on trend. If you don’t want to give up the height, grab a pair with a platform heel. Loafers are the ultimate classic style, so they won’t be going out of style any time soon , which makes them the perfect investment worthy shoe.


  1. Rag and Bone  2. Jeffrey Campbell  3. Dolce Vita  4. Gucci   – Shop More Loafer Options

bootiesNext on the list is the must-have transitional shoe that can actually be worn year-round, the Bootie. My favorite booties include a sleek chunky-heeled pointed-toe style in black, a low-heeled ankle-grazer in a lighter suede that will ultimately lengthen legs (and work with all pant hem lengths), and a mid-calf height in either a python print or in a fabric with a twist like a bright colored velvet, all over glitter, or embroidered with patches or stars.

  1. Steven  2. Sam Edelman 3. Free People   4. Acne Studios  – Shop More Ankle Booties

bootsFor the tall boot wearing crowd, the Fall runways were full of knee length, over the knee, and thigh-high styles so you really can take your pick. I personally like all of them all for different occasions. If you are scared of the over the knee, try wearing under a long skirt or dress with a high slit, they look incredibly sophisticated.

  1. Stuart Weitzman  2. Dolce Vita  3. Free Bird (also available in taupe – and check out the lace up back detail – it is pretty dope. 4. Kendall & Kylie – wear these thigh-highs with an oversized off-shoulder sweater and you will look like you were in the Yeezy 4 show 🙂 Shop More Tall boots


My next favorite after the loafers are definitely sneakers. The pregnant mom in me is obviously biased just a bit…These are all instant classics and currently in heavy rotation in my closet – aside from the Adidas gazelles which are next on my wish list!

  1. Nike Air Max Thea Premium leather sneaker 2. Adidas Gazelle 3. Superga (on sale!) 5. Converse  – Shop More Sneakers 


The pump/sandal/flat of the season (and next according to NYFW) is the ankle strap. The dainty detail adds a little girly touch and a sophisticated polish to any look.

  1. Steven 2. Aquazzura 3. Sam Edelman  4. Splendid – Shop More Ankle-Strapped styles

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Last week we took a quick trip to escape the snow for some sunshine in Key Largo, Florida☀️ We spent every moment possible outside, Tom and Adam got their Scuba Diver PADI certification (yay!) while Sophia and I spent our days either swimming or drawing marine life and landscapes. This was my first trip after my sister passed last November, and even though I look so happy here, there were so many moments I felt the grief and sadness, as if it happened just yesterday. I am still figuring out how I want to show up in this space, as I have changed so much as a person since the loss. I just don’t feel called to post some of the things I shared before. Maybe that will change someday, or maybe it will just naturally evolve into something new. I think I will take this year to just process it all. (Even the idea of taking an entire year to think through something is a huge shift for my usually hyperactive type A personality) My focus at the moment is just living in the moment with my family and friends, spending time doing things that make me happy and healthy. I hope to share some of that journey here with you ~ thanks for following along ❤️
I had planned to shoot this outfit in collaboration with @lenacoutureofficial right before my dear sister passed away. Saba, the designer, was more than understanding if I didn’t want to anymore - but after thinking on it for a while I decided I wanted to - in my sister’s honor 💗 She was always my biggest hype woman. When i would feel like I’m not good enough or that I should quit (which was often) she would tell me I was unique and great and to keep it up. When I think of my sister, beauty and love is all that she embodied in her being. She expressed that on the outside also - as she loved to wear everything glam, bright & colorful, and full of bling. Hair done, nails done, everything did - that was Nusrat. For this shoot I took the time to get glam after a long hiatus - and makeup and hair took so long because I think I forgot how to do it, but afterwards I was surprised how I felt transformed. When I wore this gorgeous outfit that I know was designed with such love and incredible attention to detail by @lenacoutureofficial, I felt all of that beauty - like a walking piece of art, and very much at peace. Thank you so much to @divmophoto for capturing the feeling so well 💕
Ski weekend with my favorites ❄️❄️ So proud of Sophia for skiing on her own for the first time!
There are some trees with seeds that only grow after a fire. Their seeds are completely sealed with a resin that have to be physically melted off by a great fire in order to propagate. So to do we as humans, gain wisdom only after great pain and suffering.*
A month ago (and one day) I lost my sister and best friend to cancer. I am still completely gutted and broken. But, I’m also so so grateful to have had felt the love that now brings me so much heartbreak. ❤️ I am so inspired by her - and I will forever live my life to honor her memory. Miss you sis ❤️
Classic outfit combo: oversized blazer + denim 🖤fendi mules @shoeslutz
Just a mom who loves mums 🌸 🪴
Cozy for a coffee date ☕️
French. Toast. Egg. Bake. Save this recipe for a weekend or holiday brunch - it’s SO good and fool-proof! I’m not even a sweet person and I love it. The pecans are a non-negotiable IMO - I get honey bourbon vanilla pecans for this and it is just heavenly. Enjoy!