These first few weeks of Autumn have passed, and after all those months of t-shirts, skinnies, shorts, tops and silk shirts, we are all desperate to slip into our winter gear, wishing to be wrapped in cashmere, wool or leather whilst sipping Pumpskin Spice Lattes, hot chocolate and mulled wine. We want to rejoice in our structured coats and wave goodbye to bikinis (until the thick of Winter when we can all start complaining about the cold and long for Spring.), enjoy that thought process of layering, fall in love with that perfect soft knit and hunt for that perfect coat (one for each occassion of course!). Rich colours such as oxblood, camel, sage and navy, paired with black and white remain classics that are true troopers when it comes to compatabilty (hello cost per wear!), so they’ll be staples for years to come.
A shearling jacket with a peplum twist, a gorgeous leather pencil skirt, a hipster pair of ankle boots or the comfiest over the knee boots out there, a few well selected items will get you from day to night and will blend perfectly into your existing wardrobe of silky tops and shirts. Here’s what I’m adding to my wardrobe this autumn, and business or pleasure, the combinations are endless: