BOTA Fashion Faves: Fall 2019

The leaves are starting to fall, and you know what that means – itโ€™s time for pumpkin spiced lattes, cozy sweaters and all our favorite fall activities. So wrap yourself up in your favorite blanket and settle in, here are some of our BOTA Fashion Faves for this years fall season. 

#1 Classy Business Casual

Whether you’re out with friends, busy at work or casually walking the streets, this on-the-go look is definitely a fall favourite.

Add a dash of flair with a pair of flair paints and a tassel bag.

#2 Chunky Sweaters + Dainty Jewelry 

We all love that comfy but effortlessly cute look, so why not throw on a cute pair of jeans, a cozy oversized sweater and dress it up a little with some delicate jewelry. Here are some of our favourite outfit inspos and picks for a beautiful autumn day.

Look extra cozy in this Cocoa Sweater

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Decorate your fingers with some simply beautiful ring stacks from Mejuri

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Add a pop of colour with this beautiful baby blue chunky knit sweater from ASOS

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We are in love with simple, yet stunning statement pieces such as these hoop earrings.

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Top off this outfit with your fave BOTA Backpack. Check out some of our favorite pairings:

The Aspen Backpack, perfect for an edgy or classy look.

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The Crowd Pleaser in beautiful off-white that should match any fall-colored outfit.

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#3 Soft Chic

For all our West Coast friends experiencing what feels like an endless summer, throw on some cute knee-high booties and a skirt for this cute fall look.

#4 Indo Grunge

Get in your zone with ripped jeans and a Sahara bag.

Show us your fall fashion faves paired with your BOTA Backpack! Leave us a comment below, snap a pic of you rocking your look and tag us on Instagram to be featured.


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Trend Report: Must-haves for EDC 2019

when you already own everything on Dolls Kill and need the new….

The Picks:

Bio Glitz Silver Disco Pack. Bioglitz is not only awesome looking glitter but also environmentally conscious in that it is biodegradable. We’re in love with the chunky Silver Disco.
http://www.bioglitz.co/shop/silver-discoball

Go Get Glitter Green Hair Extensions. These are best braided or used in a pony tail, but super easy to make look amazing and could not be more fun to wear. They have many colors, but feeling this neon green!
https://gogetglitter.com/products/green-add-in-hair-entensions

Neon Cowboy Hat in BeauPeep. Not sure if we’re under the influence of the Diplo country edm revolution right now, but we could not be more into the galactic cowboy look. These hats are just what we need.
https://neoncowboys.com/collections/all/products/neon-cowboys-hat

NYX Off Tropic Shadow Palette. NYX is inexpensive and accessible but has some of the best and most unique color palettes available. Halsey in their Ultimate Shadow Palette, but we linked the new new.
https://www.nyxcosmetics.com/off-tropic-shadow-palette/NYX_715.html

Rad and Refined Bowie Sunglasses. We are obsessed with Rad and Refined sunglasses. All of them. They are so fun and not one of them is “normal”. Look no further for the best festival shades.
https://www.radandrefined.com/festival/bowie

Prettylittlething Neon Yellow Tape Belt. This is the perfect layering piece to complete your outfit. Can be worn to cinch the waist or low around the hips. Also comes in black, but for EDC we love the neon.
https://www.prettylittlething.us/catalogsearch/result/?q=neon+tape+belt

…Last but not least, The Sutro BOTA Backpack. EDC has tons of hydration stations and we love the Sutro for events with security lines because it allows you to breeze right through. We love sticking twinkle lights inside this bag.
https://botabackpack.com/collections/backpacks/products/the-sutro

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Everything you need to survive Bottlerock – winding roads, a digital detox, and the ban of the backpack

1. Supergoop Acai Fusion Lip Balm – Everyone remembers to put sunscreen on their face and body before going to a music festival, but many forget to also protect their lips.   This is our favorite lip balm for sun protection – with Shea Butter and spf 30, your lips will stay soft and protected.  You can get this online or at Sephora and it’s under $10!

2. Thrive Market Lemon Organic Essential Oil – If you are staying in Napa and visiting the festival you are probably coming and going by car or bus. The roads are windy and we love lemon essential oil to combat carsickness. It’s always a good idea to have this in your bag.

3. Urban Outfitters Lomography Disposable Camera – Take a digital detox while truly experiencing everything Bottlerock and Napa have to offer. Its fun to capture the moment and not have to take out your phone. Also, this camera comes with color filters attached. Taking a photo that isn’t meant for immediate upload to Instagram… We love it.

4. The Honest Company Elevated Hydration Mist – The festival starts at noon everyday, so after many hours in the sun, a spritz of this good-for-you face mist is the pick-me-up you never knew you needed. Until now. Your friends will start to request this throughout the day, just watch. Our guy friends now carry face mist at festivals… Bible.

5. The Mohave BOTA Backpack – Backpacks are not allowed at the festival this year, but guess what?? Hydration backpacks are… We checked with festival organizers and your BOTA is good to go ๐Ÿ™‚ so instead of carrying everything in a tiny purse or clear tote, bring your BOTA and have plenty of room for everything you need to bring along. And stay hydrated. And look amazing. There are a bunch of hydration stations at the festival this year. Which means water = free + easily accessible!

6. Sand Cloud Strawberry Classic Stripes Towel – There’s a ton of great music to dance to at Bottlerock, but just as much food, wine, craft beer and whiskey to enjoy. There is minimal seating, so the best way to spontaneously picnic is on one of these. These will easily fit in your BOTA but also fit the butts of a bunch of your friends. Again, your friends will be so thankful for this one.

1.
https://supergoop.com/products/fusion-lip-balm-with-acai

2.
https://thrivemarket.com/p/thrive-market-organic-lemon-essential-oil?utm_medium=pla_smart&utm_source=google&utm_campaign=Shopping_Engagement_Smart_Members&utm_content=671635731364&utm_term=na&gclid=Cj0KCQjwtr_mBRDeARIsALfBZA5coQqyrF8mMPyYuFmVv0qYpwqJxN_wY5LfvMiljtDRLH-D9FEgt64aAqSFEALw_wcB

3.
https://www.urbanoutfitters.com/shop/lomography-simple-use-color-35-mm-film-disposable-camera

4.

https://www.honestbeauty.com/products/honest-elevated-hydration-face-mist

5.
https://botabackpack.com/collections/backpacks/products/the-mohave

6.
https://www.sandcloud.com/collections/recycled-towels/products/strawberry-classic-stripes-recycled-towel

Comment if we missed something our readers need to see on this list!

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The Adventure Begins

Welcome to the BOTA Babes Blog!

The BOTA Babes Blog is a collection of content created and curated by our brand ambassadors – The BOTA Babes.  In 2018, BOTA launched as a modern active wear accessory brand, making fashion hydration backpacks for women.

…But we are so much more than our product.  We have an incredible group of women working with us as we grow.  This blog is where we get to showcase their experiences, their photography, and their writing.

For fashion trends, festival tips, show reviews and more, the BBs will be providing the honest (and unsponsored) content you’ve got to check out.  Thank you for taking an look and make sure to subscribe for updates

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