A VISIT TO THE WYETH ESTATE

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It’s no secret the state of Pennsylvania has some really amazing history and culture. When my mom visited me this past week we decided to check something off of our PA bucket list and visit the Wyeth estate and museum about 45 minutes south east of the city. The Wyeth estate is the property of the Wyeth family, including their family home and the studios of father son artists, N.C. (Newell Convers, what a name) and Andrew. N.C. was an early 20th century realist painter and very successful illustrator, most famously for Treasure Island. Andrew was a realist and regionalist painter of the mid 20th century – his most famous work is arguably Christina’s World  (see below) which hangs in the MoMa in NYC. Andrew was the youngest of N.C.’s five children, all of whom were artistic- one musician- and grew up in the Wyeth home in Chadds Ford, PA. The beautiful river-front museum that is on the property includes many works by N.C., Andrew, Andrew’s son Jamie and other artists of the Brandywine River Valley. We took a tour of the home as well as N.C.’s little white studio up the hill from the house. The studio was filled with easels and many objects he used as models for this illustrations and paintings – really fascinating. If you are in the Philadelphia area, I highly recommend the trip, as it was so interesting and very, very scenic, especially in the fall.

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Free People Every Girl henley :: leather harness :: herringbone pants :: Aritzia jacket (similar) :: Rag & Bone Newbury booties :: mini Pilot bag

 

FLORAL FALL

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Free People Sunbeam maxi dress  :: knit moto jacket ::  leather harness :: Bite Beauty high pigment lip pencil in Pomegranate (this stuff is good)

I love a good fall floral. This bilowy and floaty Free People pomegranate-colored floral maxi is so good, and so fall perfect- the color! Perfect trans-seasonal dressing, although I will probably wear it deep into winter as well. Sometimes a sweeping maxi dress is what a winter wardrobe needs to breathe some life into it.

Are we all enjoying the changing of the leaves? The state of Pennsylvania is really beautiful this time of year… I could live in this month forever…

free people fall sweaters

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Happy October! Which means… sweater weather is upon us! And you guys, Free People fall sweater game is seriously on pointe right now. So good. The best silhouettes, coziest yarns and prettiest fall palette. Sharing with you here what I consider to be the necessary wardrobe staples for the season (i’ve seen your pinterest board, you know you need a chunky turtleneck)… I’ll be having one of each please…

top row:   Angora Vneck // Dylan Tweedy Turtleneck // Cable Zipper Cape

bottom row:  Boyfriend Cardi //Teddy Bear Pullover // Sugar Wrap Sweater

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