It’s probably sods law that on the day that this is published it will be boiling hot outside and we will be discussing how we’re having an Indian Summer, BUT as it’s currently 14 degrees, raining and foggy outside (not to mention I’m wearing cashmere bed socks at my desk, FANCY I know) I will talk to you about what you should be wearing and buying for Autumn/Winter 2017!
If there is one colour your should be buying it's RED, red knitwear, red dresses, red lipstick, red coat, RED everything and you can really go to town on it this season. When it comes to red you can either go along the lines of ‘more is more’ or just 'a suggestion of' by adding a red scarf with red nails for example.
I’m totally in love with this Red Coat from H&M
And this Red Dress….
And if you’re as daring as me I’d totally wear both at the same time with a pair of metallic boots... or go OTT and wear red boots or trainers too. These are the perfect trainer to add a bit of bling to your Autumn/Winter Wardrobe and don't get me started on how comfortable they are.
A trend that has continued from Summer, the humble Kimono. Worn over a cami or T-Shirt in the summer months can now be worn over a thin knit or my favourite, a cashmere jumper. When the cold really sets in try layering a cashmere jumper, leather jacket and ‘dark’ kimono over the top for an elegant alternative to a Camo Jacket. I love this one from Zara.
All you need to do is wear a black pair of jeans, a jumper and throw a kimono over the top. Job Done.
Pearls on EVERYTHING!! Ok so I saw this trend a few years ago at a high fashion press day and it was when metal studs were the thing. When I saw Pearl Studs I was like ‘YES’ - elegant studding this will definitely take off, and surprise surprise it has. Boots, jeans, jackets all embellished with pearls, it's not quite Pearly Kings and Queens it's more romantic rock chic. Here are a few examples:
Floral Dresses and Chunky Knits
One fail safe fashion trend is a floral dress. This is set to be the one outfit you need in your life and when it's that simple it would be rude not to at least give it a try. Think more GUCCI than ‘high street florals’, think clashing colours and prints with a dash of red, all dressed up with a sock fitting ankle boot or dressed down with a simple minimal trainer. Take a look at H&M and &OtherStories
There is a very luxurious season ahead filled with glamour and femininity. Embrace it, go for it and remember...it's just clothes, it's just clothes you choose to wear that make you look and feel the way you do when you LOVE your outfit.
No excuses for motherhood getting in the way either. Floral prints disguise sick and food marks, Kimonos are simple and easy to wear when breastfeeding and can double up as a cover up. And as for footwear?? No heels posted on here, all flats and practical. Now go and get ready for your best season yet.
And if you ever want any help just holler! x