There’s something magical about the month of November, and knowing the holidays are drawing ever closer. Of course, the magic of November isn’t found in a single night. It’s the whole month: a month where lights begin to twinkle in windows, and wish lists begin to grow. A month of adding an extra blanket to the bed, hotter coffee in the darkened early hours of the morning. It’s layer upon layer of your favorite sweaters and scarves, the clack of your perfectly worn-in black leather boots over fallen leaves.
When I notice that my go-to etched pendant necklace is getting swallowed by my scarves and jackets, I know it’s time to start my favorite layering process. I slip on my stackable eternity band with its pave white diamonds and 18k yellow gold waxy finish and follow it with a simple textured rose band and another textured band in platinum. I put on a necklace dripping with tourmalines that have captured the vivid hues of a ruby and rose sunset, and add my simpler chain with its etched pendant. Finally, I slip on a gold hammered cuff bracelet, and a more delicate linked chain bracelet in waxy gold. The cuff bracelet brushes the sleeve of my favorite cream-colored sweater. The statement pieces of summer are tucked away, and I walk into the holiday season feeling chic, cozy, and carefree.