One Top, Three Fall Looks + The Effortless Goody Ponytail

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Autumn, is that you? If you’ve been following me for a while you probably know that fall is my favourite time of year. Everything from the change in scenery to adding dark, bold colours to my wardrobe, refreshing my work/life/fitness routine and of course… LAYERS. Now is the time to take advantage of blazers, scarves and cute booties you’ve got in your closet - it is time for them to shine, even if it won’t last for long.

Check out how I’ve created three different looks with one lace top. Continue reading to see how I’ve been doing my hair lately using Goody accessories, I call it the Flawless, Effortless Ponytail!

LOOK #1: PLAY ON ACCESSORIES

The first look puts a huge emphasis on accessories. We’re lucky the weather hasn’t completely turned on us yet, but it can be brisk some mornings. The best way to battle this conundrum is to layer with scarves! There are so many cute options out right now, but I love to play with neutral colours so they are easy to mix and match.


Backpacks are another trendy item that people can’t seem to get enough of! I’d recommend investing in one that you could wear often, whether it’s to the office or while running errands.

LOOK #2: BLAZER LAYER

I’m a sucker for blazers. However, here in Toronto we have a really short window where we can wear one and spend a whole day in it comfortably without getting too warm or feeling bulky. This season is the ultimate time to show off your collection! I probably have 100 of them, and that’s not even counting the ones I left at my mom’s place when I moved out...

If blazers are not something you are into, try a leather or jean jacket. These also pair well with this look.

LOOK #3: FEMININE CHIC

Over the years I always come across this myth that you can no longer wear skirts or even your summer dresses in the fall. While every type of pattern or colour may not suit the season, it really depends on how you plan to wear the item. Here I’ve paired a classic black midi skirt with a lace top, turning it into an outfit that I wouldn’t typically wear in the summer! I also wanted to break from the traditional black & white look by incorporating fun booties. Totally autumn, right?

Each of these outfits can be great to transition to from summer to fall, but can also be utilized for winter - as long as you are finding ways to layer or stay warm.

One common theme with each outfit is the hair; having an overall polished look is key when it comes to you looking and feeling your best! Lately, I’ve been gravitating towards this Flawless, Effortless Ponytail - it so quick and simple to achieve, and works well in an office setting or even a wedding! I’ve worn it to both occasions and received a lot of compliments.

Follow these steps and imagery below to get the look:
  1. Style your hair with a curling wand, and then run through the curls with a Goody Fashion Brush to create beachy waves
  2. Section hair into two parts and use a Goody Ouchless Elastic to create a small ponytail
  3. Wrap the rest of your hair around the first ponytail, and tie it with another Goody Ouchless Elastic
  4. Dress up the ponytail with a Goody Scrunchie
  5. Use hairspray and Goody Colour Collection Bobby Pins to ensure your hair is secure and stays in place all day
  6. Voila! You’ve got the Flawless, Effortless Ponytail!

GIVEAWAY!


I’ve partnered with Goody and in celebration of the brand’s 110th anniversary, we’re giving ONE LUCKY READER the chance to win an amazing prize pack of hair tools and accessories valued at $200.

To enter, all you have to do is:
  • Follow @GoodyHair and @SummerxSkin on Instagram
  • Like the post below or on Instagram and tell us what your go-to hairstyle is
  • Tag a friend who you think would also like the prize pack

No purchase necessary. This giveaway contest is open to legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec), who are 18+ years old or have parental permission to enter. Entries for the giveaway contest must be received between Monday, October 9, 2017 at 9 PM EST to Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. Winner will receive prizing within two weeks of being selected.

Good luck!

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This post was kindly sponsored by Goody.
However, all photos and opinions are my own and 100% honest.