This past weekend Matt and I headed up to Essex, Connecticut to celebrate two of our college friends getting married. Essex is the most adorable, quaint little town located about two hours outside of New York City. The bride and groom honestly couldn’t have asked for a more picturesque weekend, the weather was your perfect fall temps, the sun shining and foliage in full force. We stayed at the Griswold Inn, which I can’t recommend enough. It was filled with so much charm and character, fireplaces going, live music every night and the perfect weekend escape any time of year.
We arrived on Friday night in time for the welcome party, so I tossed on this cozy cashmere sweater dress from Ann Taylor, added a belt to shorten it a bit, a warm coat and leopard booties (more affordable option here) to finish off the look. I wanted something comfy and somewhat casual and thought this combo was perfect. Friday evening was so much fun, we sang along to live music, caught up with friends and enjoyed the small town vibe away from the city. Always love looking for and discovering new weekend getaways not to far from NYC!