When it comes to your Autumn Winter wardrobe it’s sometimes nice to mix things up mix to avoid boring routines and things becoming too familiar. With some minor fine-tuning you can update your signature looks and take your outfits to that next level.
Here are six of my favourite ways to breathe a new life into your Autumn Winter get ups this season.
One of many fashion tips I’ve taken from Josie, tone on tone dressing can really elevate an outfit and if styled correctly help you make a real statement with your look. Pairing neutral tones is always a good idea and oatmeal and camel are a solid combination.
With large scarves a core trend this Autumn Winter, now is the time to redefine your outfit with some bold neckwear. Why not make things extra interesting with a hat and namely a flat cap, a favourite of mine at the moment. Peaky Blinders continues to influence menswear trends, so a tweed baker boy cap can put a new spin on a simple casual look with the added benefit of keeping that body heat in.
Want to upgrade your look without going full on formal? Then why not wear a smart jacket or coat over a more laid back outfit? It’s an instant transformation. Or you can pull the same trick in reverse – a casual jacket or bomber over more formal gear. Puffer jackets and duffel coats are very much on trend this season and either would loosen up a more official outfit.
A roll neck under a classic peacoat is a solid and trusty combination for this time of year. But add in a suede jacket or bold scarf and you’ve transformed a more simple look into something much more interesting. It’s also a smart and practical move, adding in more layers and textures will not only be more stimulating to the eyes but will keep you warmer in the colder months. Strong layering means you can look great as temperatures fluctuate throughout the day, without having to head home to change. Simply remove a layer.
I’ve always been shoe obsessed but it’s safe to say that I can become stuck in wearing the same style shoe for months on end. Last season it was the Chelsea boot, this season it’s been a classic Desert Boot. Why not invest in a pair of shoes you wouldn’t typically wear to mix it up and keep things fresh? I’ve become rather enamoured with these suede double-monk-strap shoes, a refreshing alternative to a boot and easily styled.
Perhaps you feel most comfortable with a tame outfit but you never-less want to add a flash of character and colour. An ‘accent’ could be a statement scarf, stand-out bag or simply some colourful socks or pocket square. Used sparingly, a bold highlight can be just the thing to switch up your looks.
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