These past few days, as the weather is finally turning to fall here in northern California, my mind has been focusing on neutral tones and feeling cozy. I think it’s a combination of all the craziness going on in the world and the cooler temps that has me wanting to hunker down and feel grounded. This starts by deciding what gems I want on my body, and what colors and fabrics give me this feeling. My current answer? Grey. It’s soothing, serene, and full of depth. I absolutely adore grey diamonds, and I long to have more of them in my life. Here are a few grey diamond rings that truly call to my soul.
Alexis Russell always wows me with their combination of bands and stones.
And what do I want to wear with these rings? Well given that it’s that seasonal transition time, I want to make some white J Brand crop flared jeans work with the cooler weather. Yes, us Californians DO wear white after Labor Day! To do this, I’d trade my summery tops for a chunky grey cashmere turtleneck (this one is Barney’s own line), some distressed Marsell boots (one of my go-to shoe brands) and top it off with a Faliero Sarti scarf. Yummy, right? And the boots don’t have to be the same exact tone of the sweater — just neutrals that blend.
So back to some more grey diamond rings. Communion by Joy has been on my jewelry lust list for quite some time. The design of the settings, the textures and the stones are so unique. Here’s their Royal Guardian Rustic Diamond Ring.
Oh, and a couple tips from the wardrobe stylist about the Golden Goose sneakers — I’m addicted to them. (I have three pair!) BUT, I hate the sole insert they come with. They have a very raised heel and are uncomfortable for me. So, I toss those and put in a pair of Superfeet insoles. And voila, they’re perfect. AND…since I don’t like going sockless and those little ballet flat peds never stay put, I swear by Hue’s hi cut peds. They work perfectly, and the high profile on the top works just right with sneakers.
So now you know what’s been on my mind. I hope you’ve enjoyed this peek inside my thoughts. Now, I’m going to spend the rest of the day getting my closet ready for the season — packing away my linens, sandals and summer items, and pulling out the boots and flannel. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for the change!
16 thoughts on “Grey Diamonds and Cozy Fall Outfits”
I have been noticing grey diamonds and have to say you have selected VERY gorgeous ones!!! So beautiful and yes, understated, as they don’t sparkle like the usual diamonds. (When have diamonds ever been “usual?”) Anyway, love the article and clothes hints. Happy fall!!
Glad you like my selections, mom. 🙂
Amy – you made my day. No, my week, month, year. You know I share your deep love of grey – in diamonds and clothing and in the stormy skies! The most elegant color ever. These rings (especially THE one) are simply spectacular. When I make THE purchase next year I hope you’ll help me with my final choice. Til then I’ll return to this post a million times for inspiration. Thank you! e.xxxxx
Your comment warms my heart, Elise. 🙂 And I will be very happy to help you with your grey diamond purchase next year!! xoxo
Grey. It’s so under the radar. So chic. I love it. Colored diamonds are my favorite. I dream of a salt n’ peppery grey with cognac by-pass. I do.
We are on the same page, girlfriend!! 🙂
I love your fall styling Amy! Something I really like about your ring selection here are all the different shapes, kite, pear, pentagon. Grey is definitely my standard for fall sweaters! Gina
Thanks so much, Gina!! Love hearing your observations. And enjoy those cozy grey sweaters!
I want all of these rings! And the clothes too!
Sounds like it’s time to do some shopping. 😉
I must have been born before grey diamonds were popular! So interesting and beautiful! Great post! As always, I love your information, opinions and photos.
I’m so glad you enjoyed the article, Bev! Grey diamonds are awesome! xo
Your reply to Mom’s comment. Priceless. You’re so awesome. Love this article.
Glad you liked it, Brandon! 🙂
These are gorgeous! Do you know where I could find similar pieces to the ones shown above? I would love to try and copy the outfits you’ve put together as well. 🙂
Happy you liked the post, Jess. I can’t recommend other places with similar pieces, as each are so unique in their own right. Have fun creating outfits.