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I really love how certain celebrities (Jessica Alba comes to mind) are able to pull off an all gray ensemble.  Think faded gray jeans, a silvery tank top, and a billowy scarf.  The look is casual and understated, always chic.  I need to start incorporating easy ensembles like this into my wardrobe… this type of a look is perfect for those days when you need to look polished but don’t feel like trying too hard. I also may or may not have Fall shopping on the brain in a major way right now.  (How good are those ankle boots?  And the cords?  OK, all of it.)

Sweatshirt // Wallet // Dark Gray Tunic // Silk Tank // Shawl

Skinny Corduroy Pants // Tote (dream splurge) // Necklace // Shades // Tee

Shirt Dress // Labradorite Necklace // Ankle Boots (on my Fall wish list) // Gray Jeans //  Scarf // Heels (steal!)

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  1. Alyson says 7.31.12

    Love a grey ensemble! I may or may not have gone through a span during the spring when it’s all I wore… though as chic as Jessica Alba? Not so sure! Haha. Those are amazing ankle boots and that really is the perfect tee.

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Me too… it’s just so easy and chic. I dont think any of us can be quite as chic as J.A…. but we can certainly try!!

  2. Elizabeth Schneider says 7.31.12

    Those ankle boots are so so good!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      I really think I need them.

  3. ashleigh @ Jolie Jouel says 7.31.12

    Love how Jessica Alba pulls this look off too! And gray is my favorite color – thanks for the product pulls!

    My jewelry blog: joliejouel.blogspot.com

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      You are welcome – I want it all!!

  4. Julie & Lauren says 7.31.12

    I absolutely love this color palette for fall. XO

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      samesies.. 🙂

  5. Please don’t tempt me to buy more gray. 

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      it’s not my fault that you are so easy to tempt!

  6. Viviana Carmona says 7.31.12

    In love. Need one of each, please.

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      same here 🙂

  7. Popgoesfashion says 7.31.12

    Beautiful selection of clothes and I love the colour palette. 
    Mary
    popgoesfashion.com

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      thanks Mary! I love it too!!

  8. Sarah Pickell says 7.31.12

    loveee the tee and ankle boots! great picks!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Thanks Sarah! I really think I need the tee and ankle boots in my life.

  9. Louisa says 7.31.12

    I love this! Those shoes and that topshop sweatshirt aer my favorite! 

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Thanks Louisa!

  10. Johanna says 7.31.12

    There’s not a darn thing I don’t love about this post. The heels especially!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Aren’t they great? (And such a good deal!!)

  11. I agree — one would think that an all-over muted gray look would look drab, but it’s anything but. I think the serene color palette also pairs especially well with a gorgeous, dewy cheek and peachy tones in the makeup. It makes the whole look seem fresh.

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Ooh! I really love the idea of pairing with peachy makeup… so perfect!

  12. Yanira Garza says 7.31.12

    Stop making me want to shop so much!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Aw… sorry!!

  13. Denise Atwood says 7.31.12

    Love your observation, I love Gray, and miss you!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      I miss you too! 🙂

  14. bestofbklyn says 7.31.12

    I love those ankle boots!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Me too – need them in my closet this Fall!

  15. Lauren M. Ferreira says 7.31.12

    I’ve been looking for gray jeans for a while but I can’t find any skinnies that are long enough.  They all hit right at the ankle or cropped!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      I hear you. J.Brand Denim generally runs pretty long, so you might want to check them out!!

  16. yeah, that tote is insane, and so is the necklace. dream wish list for sure!!!

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Right? If only I could afford it all! 😉

  17. Ana Catarina says 7.31.12

    I love these pieces! Grey is my favorite neutral

    My Own Project

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      Mine too – well, that and navy! Thanks for stopping by!

  18. tanya_caines says 7.31.12

    I love when people post flat outfit posts like these 🙂

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      thanks Tanya!

  19. anastasiajasmin.com says 8.1.12

    It looks amazing. Especially the first grey sweater ! 
    – anastasiajasmin

    • graceatwood says 8.1.12

      thanks, Anastasia!

  20. The Single Nester says 8.2.12

    I just love gray.  Two years ago, I purchased quite a bit of items in this color.  This year has been more navy and black print for me.

    • graceatwood says 8.2.12

      I’m such a fan, too. I’ve been on a navy kick but right now I’m all about gray for Fall. Just so easy to wear!