Thursday, October 4

My Autumn Winter Wardrobe Must Haves

The Most Amazing Embroidered Blouse
It feels like autumn is in full swing now - I've packed away all my summer dresses and rediscovered some old favourites I've not seen in months. Regardless of the 2018 autumn winter high street trends there are items I pull out of my wardrobe year after year. These winter wardrobe essentials are a mix of basic and not so basic pieces you can layer up no matter how cold it gets. 

A Good Statement Blouse

An item that will serve you well throughout the year but particularly good in the colder months. This one I bought in George at the start of the year is a lovely thicker fabric and roomy enough I could wear a thermal vest under it. It styles effortlessly with denim jeans and a cosy coat too. 

A Very Fashionable Dress
A Pinafore Dress

As I'm in the habit of wearing dresses everyday it is important to me that I can layer them up when it is cold outside. A pinafore like this one can be styled down with a poloneck or dresses up with a blouse underneath. Another style I find works really well at this time of year is a denim pinafore because they work so well with knitwear.   

Mustard Herringbone Scarf
Black Boots with a Heel

Sometime that has been in my wardrobe now for years is a pair of black boots with a heel. My current pair are from Clarks and I wear them pretty much every time I have a skirt/dress on and dark tights. They are so comfy and dress an outfit up too. 

An Oversized Maroon Cardigan from Zaful
 An Oversized Cadigan (or Jumper)

I know this one of obvious but I thought I would include it anyway. This is the perfect time of year to wrap up with some oversized knitwear - bonus points of autumnal colours as well. 

A Love Affair with Mustard Blouses
Anything Mustard or Burnt Orange Coloured

Last but not least you can't go wrong with anything in a mustard or burnt orange colour. It is such a cliche but every year I get just as obsessed. I also love a dark green/teal colour but I don't have anything in my wardrobe like that yet...

I've not added anything to my autumn wardrobe just yet - I think I'm still coming to terms with the fact it is getting cold and dark outside again. I've been flicking through a F&F magazine this afternoon and they have some gorgeous pieces coming. 


I'd love to know where you think is doing autumn fashion well this year. 

Click through to the original posts linked below the photos if you want to know where anything is from. This post is more about inspiration that specific items though.

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