An Afternoon in Queen Anne

Nov 10, 2013

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HAT: Urban Outfitters| SWEATER: Forever 21| SCARF: c/o Afternoon Owl Designs| PANTS: American Apparel| BOOTS: Macy's

Yesterday we were getting a little stir-crazy sitting cooped up in the apartment, so we decided to take a long walk around our neighborhood. We live in Queen Anne in Seattle, and even though it's in the city it gets more and more residential the further you walk up the giant hill. And what with the leaves turning red and yellow, and the sky bruising up with purple and grey clouds, it was a cozy afternoon. We walked til our cheeks turned red and our fingers went numb, but it was so fun seeing all the different characters of the houses. 

And since it was a brisk Fall afternoon, I bundled up in the most beautiful knit scarf from Afternoon Owl Designs. I have to say, I am so impressed with this store. Not only is the scarf super thick and warm, but the way it came to me was like a Christmas present. It came to my doorstep tucked away in an actual box, and when I opened it was dressed up in thick red wrapping paper and ribbons. I seriously couldn't wait to tear into it, haha! And I've wanted an over-sized scarf for ages- I love the cozy proportions it gives to Fall outfit like this! The one I'm wearing in particular is the taupe one, and if you're in the venue for some new infinity scarves, mittens, or hats check out Afternoon Owl Designs here!


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And here are some of my favorite picks from Afternoon Owl Designs- which is your favorite? 

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And the fun doesn't stop there! Afternoon Owl Designs is offering one of my lucky readers a $40 giftcard! To enter all you have to do is:
  1. Mandatory Entry: Like Afternoon Owl Designs on Facebook and comment with your favorite item from their store
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This is open internationally and will run for a week- good luck!


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75 comments :

  1. Oh, wow- this looks lovely. So rustic and beautiful! Looks like a perfect time to visit. Your outfit here is incredible too- so cozy and the prints are super fun :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  2. I LOVE the Pumpkin colored scarf from Afternoon Owl Designs!

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  3. I LOVE the Pumkin colored scarf in the Afternoon Owl Designs shop!

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  4. What a lovely place! The surrounding is perfect, I'd love to live between all those lovely houses :). And you look cute as always - that cape is really beautiful! :)

    xx
    http://gita-oddsandends.blogspot.com/

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  5. It looks like an absofruitly beautiful walk, and you look darling. I love that cape! :D

    love,
    a

    www.missdecaf.blogspot.com

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  6. Beautiful photos, it looks magical there! And love your outfit, it's such a perfect fall look!

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  7. You look so cute with your cozy infinity scarf and poncho. Those pants are fantastic too. This looks like it was such a nice fall walk around the neighborhood.

    Also, hooray for an awesome giveaway! I really love the crochet cowl in spice: https://www.etsy.com/listing/83848910/chunky-crochet-cowl-scarf-in-spice?ref=shop_home_active

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  8. Beautiful neighbourhood! Love the autumn colours.

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  9. that poncho is amazing! re: giveaway--I love this two-toned scarf: https://www.etsy.com/listing/161973329/oversized-infinity-scarf-or-snood?ref=shop_home_feat

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  10. I like the poncho + Scarf look!

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  11. That scarf! Its so...knit. So...cozy. So...perfect!
    Also, your poncho? Definitely want that too. Its got my favorite type of print on it :)
    I'm definitely entering this giveaway, I love thier Pumpkin Scarf!

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  12. You live in such a cute neighborhood - I'm quite jealous!

    I've been looking for a cozy circle scarf since forever, so I'd love this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/92802524/chunky-infinity-scarf-or-snood-in?ref=shop_home_active

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  13. I love your poncho. It is so stylish and has given me inspiration to buy one to wear over my pants. I have just started to wear pants after being a 24/7 skirt/dress wearer and still feel self conscious in them. A poncho will help to increase my sense of modesty.

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  14. What a cute outfit! Lovely lovely photos.

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  15. Oh wow, gorgeous photographs and such a beautiful outfit! You look so cosy & stylish <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  16. I am just speechless my dear, WOW, such gorgeous, brilliant pictures!! And the outfit...oh, the outfit! So stylish and wonderful, would just LOVE to wear it myself! Superb all the way!

    Liana x
    Dress Code Chic

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  17. i'm so glad i stumbled upon your cute blog today! love all the photos, what a lovely afternoon. i love that infinity scarf in cranberry in their shop, so darling.

    Marlena
    Here, Pretty Kitty
    www.hereprettykitty.wordpress.com

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  18. dat oatmeal infinity scarf... mmmm

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  19. oh my god i love love love how you paired a this big beautiful cowl w/ a poncho. and you dont even look frumpy but super hip! you the best Marlen! and: http://www.etsy.com/listing/162568730/pumpkin-scarf-snood-knit-scarf-orange?ref=shop_home_feat is my fav right now but it might have to do w/ the current pumpkin colored obsession right now. her yarn work is gorgeous. (sorry if this is a second comment... i never see a msg that it enters it). also, your hood looks beautiful! i'm kinda bummed we're not moving there in a few months (hubs had an interview so thought we might have).

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  20. Oversized Infinity Scarf or Chunky Huge Snood Choose Color
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/150904095/oversized-infinity-scarf-or-chunky-huge?ref=shop_home_active

    danesha(dot)smith33(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  21. Beautiful pictures and gorgeous outfit. I adore your sweater and the color of your pants. I've been wanting a sweater with the same pattern.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  22. gorgeous view- i lived quite close to there and let me tell you (not that you need telling) there is nothing like autumn in seattle.

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  23. Wow these photos are beautiful!

    I just love going for long walks, and this looks like the perfect place to go too.

    Hmm maybe...

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  24. I love your cape and scarf! You have a great funky look going on, love it :-)

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  25. I'm loving the Cowl Scarf in Eggplant! My favorite color :)

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  26. I love the Taupe Chunky Snood: https://www.etsy.com/listing/94400944/taupe-infinity-scarf-or-chunky-snood?ref=shop_home_active

    leecindermoon at yahoo dot com

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  27. The Super Chunky Button Scarf with wood buttons is stunning! So much talent!

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  28. You sure look cozy all bundled up!

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  29. Great giveaway! I really like the Chunky Scarf, Ribbed Mens Scarf in Taupe and Lemongrass. :)

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  30. Great giveaway! I really like the Chunky Scarf, Ribbed Mens Scarf in Taupe and Lemongrass. :)

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  31. love the infinity scarf and the octopus

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  32. Oh my gosh the Baby Pom Pom Hat is adorable!

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  33. I love your button scarves!! They are so pretty!

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  34. http://www.etsy.com/listing/76901078/clearance-petite-chunky-button-scarf-in?ref=shop_home_active..Great giveaway!

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  35. My favourite! : https://www.etsy.com/it/listing/109214736/oversized-knit-cream-cowl-hoodie-snood-2?ref=shop_home_active

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  36. Love this! https://www.etsy.com/listing/83996193/super-chunky-button-scarf-with-wood?ref=shop_home_active

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  37. it looks so authentic.. beautiful

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  38. The Chunky Button Scarf in Marble is awesome! Looks so cozy and warm :)

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  39. Love this one:
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/150904095/oversized-infinity-scarf-or-chunky-huge?ref=shop_home_active

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  40. I love the Custom Chunky Button Scarf with Wood Buttons but there are several others that I like too. Hard decision!

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  41. I like this: https://www.etsy.com/listing/161916430/oatmeal-skinny-chain-scarf-skinny-scarf

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  42. infinity scarves in green are gorgeous!

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  43. I LOVE this Giant Striped Scarf: https://www.etsy.com/listing/61571837/clearance-giant-striped-scarf-in-citron?ref=shop_home_active

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  44. I had to check out Afternoon Owl Designs just based on the name. Seriously. Owl, I'm in.
    But that scarf DOES look amazing, and okay: is there anything you don't look good in? You're making me want a poncho. My husband has a blanket with that same pattern, maybe I can get away wearing that instead...?
    Mmm... probably not. We saw a dude walking up the street wrapped in a blanket, and it was not chic at all. Unless homeless chic is a thing...
    Also, I want to live in that first house.
    xo
    Kristina
    www.eccentricowl.com

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  45. love this https://www.etsy.com/listing/161973329/oversized-infinity-scarf-or-snood?ref=shop_home_feat

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  46. this is a super cute scarf! https://www.etsy.com/listing/161916430/oatmeal-skinny-chain-scarf-skinny-scarf?ref=shop_home_feat

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  47. I am in love with the Oatmeal Skinny Chain Scarf! It's so beautiful!

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  48. I like https://www.etsy.com/listing/106722052/scarf-in-sky-blue-snood-infinity-scarf?ref=shop_home_active

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  49. alexis ka 39 at yahoo.comNovember 13, 2013 at 8:56 AM

    Love this! https://www.etsy.com/listing/109216317/oversized-cowl-hoodie-or-snood-2-feet?ref=shop_home_active Looks so delightfully warm.

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  50. I love the oatmeal infinity scarf! looks so warm as they all do

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  51. I really like that Chunky Mustard Cowl Scarf in Citron Yellow

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  52. I love the Pink Scarf Breast Cancer Awareness Scarf.
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/110115697/pink-scarf-breast-cancer-awareness-scarf?ref=shop_home_active

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  53. How did I miss this post. I LOVE YOUR OUTFIT! This is my favorite one from you by far! Oh my word. <3

    -Cece
    Where The Water Meets The Sky

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  54. I LOVE the taupe one you are wearing!
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/94400944/taupe-infinity-scarf-or-chunky-snood?ref=shop_home_active

    AHHH so cute!!!!

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  55. Love the chunky orange infinity scarf!

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  56. I really like this one, https://www.etsy.com/listing/163942133/oversized-infinity-scarf-or-snood?ref=shop_home_active

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  57. The PUMPKIN SCARF is super crazy cute. Definitely my fave :)

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  58. I like the Oversized Infinity Scarf, Oversized Knit Scarf, Ombre Scarf, Snood

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  59. I love all the scarves, but my favorite is Chunky Infinity Scarf in Denim Twist, Knit Scarf :)

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  60. My favorite is the Scarf in Sky Blue/Snood/Infinity Scarf (Go UNC!) :)

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  61. I love the Oversized Infinity Scarf in the bright green.

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  62. I like the Granite Gray Infinity Scarf, Chunky Snood, Knit Scarf

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  63. I like the Fig Purple Crochet Infinity Scarf

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  64. I love everything in your store!! However my favorite is the "Oversized Infinity Scarf or Chunky Huge Snood in Oatmeal, Oversized Knit"

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  65. I like the Chunky Crochet Cowl in Fisherman.

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  66. This scarf is the cutest: https://www.etsy.com/listing/106721298/infinity-scarf-or-chunky-snood-in?ref=shop_home_active
    I love that you can pick you're own colors! And I've been looking for a cute chunky knit scarf!

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  67. i love the chunky scarfs with wooden buttons! So so cute!

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  68. I love them all. It was difficult to chose one but i think I settled on; Oatmeal Infinity Scarf, Snood, Chunky Circle Scarf.

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  69. i love the Chain Scarf in Cobalt Blue, Skinny Chain Scarf, Infinity Scarf

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  70. I like the over sized infinity scarf in navy and mustard because its close to my sons school colors.
    dawnmonroe83@gmail.com

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  71. I like the navy andmustard over sized scarf.
    dawnmonroe83@gmail.com

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