Outfit: Fall Is An Alchemist

It's been a wild and wonderful whirlwind of a weekend, the first of several busy weekends this month.
Friday started off bumpy with a delayed night flight to England, but Saturday we hit our stride exploring and prepping for the main event--a wedding I photographed on Sunday. Now, I'm typing this post up tucked up on a stranger's sofa, tired but elated. My suitcase is half packed and a few feet away because tomorrow we'll be flying home again for a more ordinary week before next Sunday when I strap all my photography gear on and do it again. But these pictures were taken earlier, on a quieter autumn day of aimless meandering and chestnut gathering; watching autumn work her magic turning what was once green to gold.  
The proverbial icing on the cake for this weekend is: my new jewelry collaboration with Mejuri launching today. Over the past six months we've worked together a few lovely designs that take their inspiration from the sea. It's a natural source of inspiration for me as an island dweller who can't get enough trips to the seaside no matter the season or the weather! There's a nod to greyer days and stormy waters in the black pearl pieces and a sweet starfish chain ring made for summer adventures. My favorite piece in the collection is the sand ring; a perfect fishtail braided ring inspired by the intricate patterns in handknit Aran sweaters and my own love of braids. It's a beautiful, textured ring when worn alone, but I love it layered with the black pearl ring. See the full collection I helped design and curate with Mejuri here--although all of the pieces will certainly be highlighted on my blog in future posts since I can't seem to stop wearing them!  



  1. Another beautiful session, autumn suits you well and you know how to honor this lovely season :)

  2. These pictures are BEAUTIFUL!!!! Those trees and leaves are just beautiful! Congrats on your collaboration! The jewelry is beautiful!

  3. Fall is my favorite season. The colors look almost surreal!


  4. What a cool fall look, I love your dress

  5. Hi! I love your collection, it's really lovely :-)
    The sand ring that you designed makes me think of the witch ring, check the story here http://www.antiquejewel.com/en/explanation-on-witch-rings-by-adin-antique-vintage-and-estate-jewelry.htm (it's also fun to see it in real)

  6. this is perfection of fall right here!

  7. Such gorgeous photos! Autumn is the absolute best. Congrats on your collection!

    xx Chelsea

  8. The photos look great, I love your dress! Congrats on the collection :)

  9. Such gorgeous colours and such beautiful photos! Kx

  10. By the way, go, Thomas! GREAT pictures.

  11. We are absolutely kindred spirits!

  12. I love your autumn outfits! They are my ultimate inspiration for my fav season! :)


  13. Oh man that dress! Does that site ever have sales?

  14. @Lady Emily, My dress is by Act Three Apparel which is more of an indepdent brand than a site, but yes definitely if you look at her past collections then things are on sale & there are other shops that also carry her pieces (I think she has a stocklist on her site). Her prices are really reasonable when you consider things are ethically made in Canada in small collections.


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