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Style update: 10 things to add to your winter 2022 wardrobe

23rd June, 2022

Winter has well and truly made itself at home. The days and nights are often freezing so I’ve taken to honing my winter wardrobe to get me through the chill! My primary goal through winter is to remain cosy as much as possible, and comfy too. While it doesn’t quite have the fun and frivolity of preparing a summer wardrobe, I do love the layering aspect of winter dressing—there’s much to be said about the powers of a great coat or the most perfect knit. This season, I’m rounding up a few of the key things on my winter updates list. They’re practical, versatile and will see you through the season beautifully.

Straight leg jeans

A great pair of jeans is a must, particularly in winter. My go-to most days is a straight leg as I think it’s comfortable, and has plenty of versatility. I can easily dress it down with a tee and jumper, or dress it up with a blazer and shirt and it works for school drop offs to meetings.

Chunky knit

I’m all about a chunky knit throughout winter. There’s something about an oversized knit that just epitomises winter dressing. This season, you can’t go past classic hues such as cream, white, navy, black and grey. But there’s also plenty of colour around so if you want to inject a little extra energy into your winter look, definitely consider a colourful knit.

Cropped cardigan

Banish the thought of your nana’s cardi — this season the cardigan has had a glow up and is ultra sleek and sexy. Wear yours tucked into a polished trouser or your favourite denim for the ultimate in understated cool.

Trench coat

This comes back season after season because it just works. A polished trench is often a go-to as far as outerwear goes throughout winter, and it’s so easy to throw on over almost any look. I wear it over jeans and a shirt, but can easily transition it to wear over a dress once the weather starts getting a little warmer.

Puffer jacket

You’ll find me living in a puffer jacket most mornings as I head out to grab coffee or do some exercise. I’m loving the cropped styles that I’ve been seeing around (Aje do a really good one) as they tick both the form and function box.

Chunky boots

Long live the chunky boot! I invested in a pair of these last winter and I’m definitely on the look out for another pair this season. A great shoe to wear with everything from a knit dress or jeans, it’s one style update you won’t regret making.

Knit dress

Speaking of knit dresses! I cannot get enough of them. They’re the ideal no-brainer look to throw on when I just can’t be bothered thinking of what to wear as they’re guaranteed to always look polished. They’re easily dressed up or down and can be styled into myriad looks (try the Anna Quan styles for the perfect cut).


The hybrid between a shirt and jacket is the on trend update you need in your winter wardrobe. A great one to throw on over jeans and a tee or a wide leg trouser.

Polished trouser

I am loving the resurgence of the polished trouser as an everyday staple. Wear yours with a blazer, a sweater, a shacket, a coat… the options are endless. One thing is for sure though, you’re always guaranteed to look put together when you embrace this trouser style.

Knit vest

Channel your inner tennis diva because the knit vest is most definitely one trend that’s cemented itself this winter. Wear yours over a button down, over a tee or on its own. Either way, it’ll have you looking your preppy best this season.

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Style update: 10 pieces to add to your autumn wardrobe

2nd March, 2022

As we officially say farewell to summer and welcome the start of autumn, that means our wardrobes are reverting back to transseasonal styling and everything has to be ready to go from hot one minute to cold the next over the next few weeks. What I’m loving about the upcoming trends and also what I’m seeing in store, is that there are going to be beautiful textures and elegant neutrals on the cards, along with interesting oversized silhouettes and modern takes on wardrobe staples like blazers and knits. It has got me excited for what’s to come in the coming months as temperatures drop and we’re ready to cosy up in our winter warmers again.


Ribbed dress

A ribbed dress is a great staple to have on hand as it’s an easy layering piece that can be worn with a denim jacket or a knit thrown over the top, but also a great option as is when worked back with flats or sneakers.

Striped shirt

If there’s one thing that’s been trending of late it’s a bold striped shirt. Think hues of bright greens, vibrant blues, sunshine yellows, Barbie pinks, you name it! A button down shirt is something that has longevity so I always tend to look for an updated take on it at the start of a new season, and this autumn it’s definitely all about a smart stripe.

Cropped cardi

The cardi this season is all about a cropped length, colourful hues, and if you really want to go all in, a matching twin set style. They look great with jeans or a skirt, and have an endlessly polished vibe. 

Straight leg jeans

Our love affair with straight leg jeans continues. It’s a no-brainer as far as denim options go because it works with a variety of different pieces and suits pretty much everyone.

Penny loafers

This most classic of shoe styles will take you from work, to shopping to drinks, all without missing a beat. And they’re so comfy too. Wear them with jeans to a trouser to a dress. 

Cut out knits

As someone who lives in knitwear throughout autumn and winter, I am loving this modern take on the humble jumper. The cut out design is edgy and adds a modern feel to this cold weather staple. It would be a dream pairing with denim.

Statement coat

Coats are of course an autumn/winter staple but this season they’re all about adopting styles that are a little bit loud and all about standing out in a crowd. The beauty in a statement coat is that it can become the focal point of a look…while also keeping you nice and toasty.

90s shoulder bag

Shoulder bags with a 90s twist are going to be everywhere. Think a structured style with a top handle and something that can be effortlessly draped over your shoulder when you’re out running errands or out for dinner with friends.


Ruching is the styling detail to look out for this season. Expect it on tops, dresses, even pants and it’s the kind of ultra flattering design feature that is definitely worth embracing.

Statement trench

While a classic trench is a forever staple, something you’ll definitely have in your wardrobe for years to come, there’s something about injecting a modern twist to it that all of a sudden makes it feel fresh and on trend. Look for a trench in a print or bold hue and you can instantly elevate an outfit, and give it a new feel.

Corset top

Corsetry is one of the key trends to look out for, and the best way to make it really wearable is by adopting a corset style top. It can be worn in a casual way with denim, but you can also dial up the glam and wear it with a beautiful pant for a night out.

What’s currently on your autumn shopping list?


Style update: 10 things to add to your summer wardrobe

8th December, 2021

If I had to choose, summer would have to be one of my favourite seasons to shop for. There’s just something about the range of outfit options, from dresses, to shorts and skirts, that fires up my styling creativity and the myriad looks I can create. Every year, I tend to have a few favourites that I wear year after year, regardless of trends, but there are some new on-trend pieces that I think are definitely worth adding to your styling repertoire. I know I will be! So if you’re in the market for a few summery pieces, I’d definitely look towards…

Ribbed basics

Whether it’s a tank, tee or singlet anything ribbed is right on trend at the moment. I have stocked up on a few tanks and singlets to pair back with shorts or skirts and I’ve definitely got my money’s worth out of them. I’ve been wearing them a lot and they’ve really expanded the wear of a few existing pieces in my closet. Look for neutrals/earthy tones such as beige, tan, camel, cream and black as you’ll wear them often.

Wide leg pants

If you’ve yet to dip your toe into the wide leg pants trend, what are you waiting for? They’re unbelievably comfortable and so easy to pair back with basics such as a white tank or tee. I wear mine to the beach as a cover up, but also out and about so you can definitely get plenty of wear out of them.

Puff sleeve dress

I am all about a puff sleeve right now! The silhouette is definitely the one to watch this season and you’ll be seeing it everywhere. If you’re a little bit nervous about all that volume, don’t be! I’ve actually found a voluminous sleeve to be quite elongating and really flattering.

Chunky sandal

Much like last summer, the chunky sandal is still very much the shoe silhouette to wear. Whether it’s an “ugly” sandal a la the Chanel Dad sandal or a platform thong such as The Row’s Ginza it’s definitely all about a shoe that looks utilitarian rather than super delicate. The best bit is, you’ll be able to walk around in them all day without any complaints.

Strappy heel

Ever since the proliferation of the New Bottega strappy sandal (of which I am a huge fan!) the strappy heeled sandal/thong is definitely the one silhouette you want for summer. Wear it in a vibrant hue to add an extra zing to your look, or opt for a classic shade such as black for extra versatility. Either way, you’l definitely find plenty of occasions to wear them.

Straw bag

Summer just calls for a handbag that feels a little more resortwear than the trusty tote we’ve been carrying all year. So, I definitely recommend investing in a straw bag. It’s an easy way to update existing outfits in your closet and make them feel a little more summer, plus I love straw bags as they’re so lightweight.

Matching top and skirt

I’ve waxed lyrical about the matching top and skirt set and I still think it’s such an easy shortcut to look stylish. Opt for a ribbed set for a truly on-trend look. Plus you can wear them separately to get double the wear out of them.

Smocked dress

Whether it’s strapless, spaghetti strap or with a puff sleeve, a dress with a smocked or shirred bodice is going to be one of your failsafe looks this season. Plus I do love the fact that the stretch factor in this style makes them supremely comfortable (I highly recommend them for Christmas Day feasting time!).

One piece

I can’t get enough of one pieces, and they’re definitely my swimsuit of choice over summer. I also use them as a bodysuit which enables me to get bonus wear out of them. I’ve found this style also makes it easy to transition from beach to drinks or lunch quite easily as you can throw on something over the top such as a wide leg pant or a skirt and you’re set.

Summer trench

Given the weather we’re expecting this summer is going to be slightly cooler, it’s definitely a good idea to invest in a great lightweight trench. It’s the perfect staple to get through trans-seasonal weather and it’s so easy to throw on over a summer outfit as it works with most things, and adds a touch of polish too.


Style update: 10 things to add to your 2021 spring wardrobe

1st September, 2021

Hello, spring! The change in season means it’s time to revisit your closet and start considering the pieces that will update your wardrobe for the coming months. I for one can’t wait to embrace lighter and brighter clothes and put my winter woolies into hibernation for another year. Transseasonal weather is also upon us so it’s time to start finding pieces that will not only work when the weather goes from cool one minute to warm the next, but also transition seamlessly into the core of your spring wardrobe. Ready to get started? Here’s what’s worth adding to your new season shopping list.

A jumpsuit

I love an all-in-one option for easy dressing. I fell in love with the above denim jumpsuit from AGolde as it felt fresh and perfect for a new season. It’s also comfy too! You don’t have to go for denim if that’s not your thing (although it is quite versatile), you could easily opt for a print or a solid block colour if that works more seamlessly with your wardrobe.

Chunky sandal

The dad style sandal made bonafide fashion staple by Chanel is back again. So don’t be afraid to embrace chunky footwear to take you through this season. I can guarantee you’ll wear them to death and find them unbelievably versatile.

Trench coat

A lightweight trench is just the thing to get you through transseasonal weather as it can take be thrown over virtually any outfit. It’s also a classic piece that’s guaranteed to be a forever staple. It’s definitely a worthwhile investment.

Puff sleeve dress

Puff sleeves have been a thing for a few seasons now so for spring it’s hardly surprising that one of the must-haves of any wardrobe should be a dress with billowy sleeves. The look is one that feels polished and feminine and will make for the perfect anchor piece for any spring look.


Wide leg pants are such a great alternative to jeans as they’re easily dressed up or down and comfortable too. You can pair them with sneakers and a tee but switch it up with a blouse and a heel to take it into night out or office territory.

White blouse

A white shirt is the kind of thing that will be eternally stylish but this season it’s definitely worth experimenting with a few different silhouettes. Embrace a puff sleeve, intricate detailing, ruched finishes, an oversized cuff… the list goes on but the main aim should be to look for a style that’s a little more daring than your usual trusty button down.

Asymmetrical top

I love experimenting with different silhouettes and necklines, and one of the great trends I’m seeing is an asymmetrical neckline. It’s definitely the kind of piece that will update existing pieces in your closet. Look for the asymmetrical neckline to appear in everything from dresses to tops and swimwear over the coming months.

Skirt co-ord set

I’m a huge fan of co-ord sets and this season I think one of the best styles is a knit top and midi skirt set. I’ve embraced them for a few seasons now and this spring it’s definitely a great go-to look to have up your sleeve. It’s effortless and chic, but requires minimal fuss to put the look together.

White sneaker

White sneakers aren’t going anywhere but this season the style is a little more sporty—think a hybrid between a casual and an athletic sneaker. You’ll be able to pair it with everything from a dress to jeans so it’s the kind of shoe that will get you through the season and beyond.

White jeans

Freshen up your denim for spring with a pair of white jeans. You can embrace the comfort of trusty blue jeans while keeping it a little lighter and brighter for the change in seasons.

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Style update: 10 things to add to your summer wardrobe

2nd December, 2020
A crisp white dress is a must this summer

Summer is officially here! The onset of warmer days means it’s time to embrace all the things I love about dressing for summer: linen, floaty dresses, comfy sandals and simple accessories. I always end up collecting bits and pieces for my summer wardrobe throughout the year, but I do always have a hit list in mind of key things I’ll need to update existing looks. Here’s what I think should be on most women’s shopping lists this season.

Statement linen

Gone are the days of linen being quite plain and simple. There are some really gorgeous statement pieces around from the likes of Aje, Joslin Studio and Posse with elevated detailing and intricate styles. I’m a fan of floaty linen dress with a feature element or details such as shirring. Plus, it’s ultra breathable meaning it’s perfect for warm summer days.

Crisp white dress

If you’re going to invest in one thing to take you through everything from a summer BBQ to a long lunch with the girls then definitely make it a white dress. A crisp white dress is easily dressed up or down and can be paired with virtually any kind of shoe or accessory, so it’s ultra versatile.

The denim skirt that’s destined for many an outfit this summer

Denim skirt

If you want something that’s on-trend, comfy and wearable then it has to be a great denim skirt. This simple A-line style is taken up a notch with the statement buttons. I’ve worn this skirt with a button-down shirt to a singlet and plain white tee, so I can assure you you’ll get plenty of mileage out of one.

Ribbed/knit tanks

Invest in a few different colours as a ribbed tank is the polished staple that will dress up your favourite skirt or pair of shorts. There’s plenty of affordable options around now so you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Voluminous neutral maxi

Plenty of Aussie brands are doing their own version of a flowy maxi, with Matteau being at the top of the list. Choose a plain, neutral hue and you will be able to roll it out for so many occasions the cost per wear will be virtually zero.

Minimalist sandals

I love the look of barely there sandals with the most delicate of straps. Whether you go for the heels or flats iteration, there’s no doubt that it adds a touch of elegance to any outfit.

Comfy shoes? Absolutely!

Comfy sandals

The great thing about footwear trends this summer is that comfy is in. From the two-strap sandals that Chanel made famous, to Teva-esque hiking sandals, this season there’s nothing fussy or complicated when it comes to shoes. It’s all about being comfortable.

A great one-piece

A black one-piece is a standard in my wardrobe because I can wear it to the beach and straight to lunch afterwards simply by throwing on a pair of linen pants or a great skirt. Choose a simple, plain silhouette if you want to ensure versatility, but if you’re less concerned about function and just want to make a splash, there are loads of statement one-pieces around right now.

Simple, sleep sunnies are my go-to right now

Sleek sunglasses

I always have a pair of sunnies on hand wherever I go, and this summer, I am loving the simplicity of a pair of RayBans. This style goes with everything and it’s a fresh take on the chunkier acetate styles we’re so used to seeing.

Woven bag

Basket bags are still very much a thing this summer. Whether you opt for something small and delicate, or roomy enough to carry all your beach essentials, there’s definitely something to be said about embracing a natural approach to accessories during the warmer months.


How to change up your style this year

6th January, 2020

The start of another year marks also the start of another 12 months of getting dressed day in and day out which begs the question: are you happy with your style? If you’ve been feeling as if something is lacking in the fashion department of late and you need something to help you get excited about your wardrobe again then you’ve come to the right place. Here are a few easy ways to change up your look this year with minimal fuss.

Challenge yourself to use something you wear infrequently

We all have those pieces in our closet that we still like but admittedly don’t wear all that often. So this year, make an effort to put those pieces into rotation. Often you can end up wearing the same things from your wardrobe all the time that incorporating something into your look that doesn’t get used frequently can make it feel new again.

Learn to play with accessories more

Accessories are honestly one of the easiest ways to inject some new life into your existing wardrobe. A pair of statement earrings here, a necklace there or a great pair of sunglasses can really lift an outfit and make it feel fresh.

Try different silhouettes

Of course we all have our favourites as far as the style of clothing we go for goes but sometimes that can get a little monotonous. So why not try working with different silhouette styles? Relaxed pieces as opposed to fitted, long instead of shirt, dresses instead of pant—these are all easy ways to inject a little different style into your life.

Look to your style icons

A style refresh needs a little outfit inspiration to get it going. So why not check out what the women whose style you admire are doing? Often a quick scroll through your fave blogs or Instagram accounts can help you hone in on a few new trends to try and looks worth experimenting with.

Broaden your colour palette

It’s easy to get caught up wearing the same ol’ colours all the time so this year, make an effort to go beyond your favourites. Try colours you usually wouldn’t wear to help add a new dimension to your fave outfits. Often a little injection of colour here and there can really transform your old favourites.

Tell me—what are some ways you’re trying to change up your style this year?

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Style update: 10 things to add to your summer wardrobe

4th December, 2019
Loving this Aje puff sleeved dress

Welcoming a new season, particularly summer is always a lot of fun because it means a fresh opportunity to dabble in a few of the latest trends. Dressing for the warmer weather has always been a favourite of mine because it involves lots of beautiful lightweight textures such as linen and cotton, fun silhouettes, all while incorporating bold accessories including super on trend footwear and jewellery. If you’re looking to update your current wardrobe, consider investing in the following pieces.

Puff sleeved dress

Puffed sleeves are a little whimsical and oh-so pretty which makes them ideal for this relaxed time of year. Whether featured on a dress or on a top, they instantly add a feminine vibe to any look.

Floaty linen

Breathable linen is made for summer. And you won’t be hard pressed to find it everywhere. Use it as a go-to for scorching hot days or when you’re headed to the beach and want something that will transition easily to sundowners.

Square toe sandals

Bottega Veneta made them a thing so don’t be surprised if you see square toe sandals everywhere. They’re so of the moment that you’ll instantly transform any outfit with the addition of a pair of these.

Straw bags are the go-to this summer

Straw bag

If you’re going to wear a straw bag, summer is the time to do it. It’s the kind of relaxed accessory that will finish any outfit.

Animal print

Animal print never really goes away so definitely rock it this summer and beyond. Think a skirt or dress or if you want to wear it a little more subtly, opt for accessories such as a hair scarf or shoes.

Bucket hat

This 90s fave is back! The great thing about the bucket hat is that it’s often super easy to fold up and pop in your bag which means you’ll never be caught out without sun protection this summer. There are all different kinds of iterations from designer to chain store, so go ahead and take your pick.

Clashing print

There’s a huge trend for clashing prints, and it’s being heavily featured on summer dresses. There’s something quite fresh about big bold prints on a maxi dress which is just made for easy breezy dressing.
Bermuda style shorts as featured on influencer Talisa Sutton

Bermuda shorts

These long length shorts are popping up on Insta feeds everywhere and are a nice alternative to cut offs. They look polished and elegant when worn with a cami or tee and elevated slides.


You may remember anklets from your teen years and they’re making a comeback this season. The ideal way to wear it? A fine chain worn with your fave sandals and a perfect pedi.

Tash Sefton with the Chanel iteration of the Teva sandal

Teva style sandals

These sandals were once synonymous with utilitarian travel footwear but lo and behold they’ve had a bit of a stylish makeover, with Chanel even doing a version that’s no doubt on wish lists everywhere.

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Style update: 10 things to add to your spring wardrobe

13th November, 2019

Ah spring. There’s much to love about this time of year as we inch our way closer to summer and the sunnier days that come with it. And whilst we’re just getting through the tricky transseasonal period where it can be hard to decide on what to wear, there are a few key wardrobe additions that will take you through the rest of this season and into the warmer months ahead. Add these to your shopping list and you’ll have your looks sorted in no time.

1. A midi dress

There’s something about a midi dress that’s casual yet polished that I really like. It makes getting dressed easier as all I have to do is pop on a dress, throw on some great accessories and I’m done. If you choose a simple silhouette, you’ll manage to get plenty of wear from one frock which makes it a worthwhile investment.

2 A white tee

I cannot live without a white tee. I’m in one all the time as I can work it back with so many different things, whether it’s my fave jeans or a skirt or shorts. I favour a crew neck t-shirt as it’s so versatile and can work back with myriad looks.

3. A lightweight suit

Suiting is huge right now but understandably anything in a heavy material such as wool might not be ideal when it starts to get really warm. The good news is that there’s plenty of lightweight linen options out there that look oh-so effortless and cool, whilst still being appropriate for the weather.

4. Straw bag

Accessories are my favourite, inexpensive way to make anything in my wardrobe look more up to date. So if you’re on the hunt for one bag that will take you through the next few months look towards the straw bag. It’s fresh, perfect for warm weather and can work back with virtually everything in your wardrobe.

5. Satin skirt

Think a satin skirt like this one which features a hugely on trend animal print and has a simple, yet sexy silhouette. It’s easily matched with your favourite tee and sneakers, or glammed up a little with sandals or heels and a cami. You’ll wear it to death this spring/summer. Promise.

6. Slides

Your spring wardrobe is incomplete without a pair of slides. Luckily there are SO many options available right now. From a super simple pair in black or tan leather, or one that features heavy embellishments, there’s guaranteed to be something that will be worked back with all your looks in the coming months.

7. Mum jeans

I’d suggest trying on a few different pairs to get the right fit but a pair of mum jeans is the denim trend to tap into right now. It’s a relaxed shape which makes it super comfy and perfect for turning into your number one off duty staple.

8. Jumpsuit

A comfy jumpsuit falls into the same easy dressing category as a dress. Throw it on, pop on some accessories and you’re done. I’d look into something in a gorgeous linen which is not only comfortable but is the perfect option for sunny days when you need to wear something that breathes.

9. Co-ord set

A simple two piece set is one of those shortcuts to looking polished that I love. The matching element just screams that you have your look together. Also, the upside is that you can wear them as separates and you essentially have yourself a number of brand new looks.

10. White sneakers

Yes, the humble white sneaker is here to stay. Whether you’re after a designer pair that will impress; a simple canvas option that you can pop on when you’re running errands or an old school fave from classic sneaker brands like Adidas and Nike, there’s simply no way that you won’t wear them to death.


Style update: 10 things to add to your winter wardrobe

12th June, 2019
A beautiful suit is always a good idea

Now that we’re officially in winter it’s time to take stock of your wardrobe and see what seasonal updates you might need to take you through the next few months. What I like about this time of year is that it’s the ideal opportunity to experiment with layering, getting cosy in beautiful knits and rocking a gorgeous statement coat. If you’re looking to add some on trend touches to your look, here are a few buys worth adding to your shopping list.

A suit

Suiting has firmly planted itself as a style must-have and it’s definitely a fashion investment worth making. A good quality suit will take you through many an occasion, from work to an event, and will guarantee you always look polished. Don’t be afraid to have fun with bold colours—a suit these days is anything but boring.

Textured pieces

Fashion is getting tactile with texture being a major player this season. Think corduroy and luxe velvet. Expect to see it in everything from jackets to pants and skirts.

When it comes to coats you can afford to go a little bit extra
Supersized statement coat

Coats are a staple of any winter wardrobe, especially of the statement variety. Think outerwear that’s bold and impactful. This season a coat isn’t just a last minute addition but a key component of a look.

Animal print

It’s time to get wild with animal print. Think leopard, cheetah and ocelot prints for adding a punchy element to any look. If you’re only going to add one piece to your wardrobe this season, definitely consider a leopard print midi skirt. It’s versatile and so on trend.

Utilitarian boots are a comfy update for your shoe wardrobe
Utilitarian style ankle boot

Boots that have a strong silhouette, think sturdy looking with buckles and straps are the way to go this season. They’re great for adding a grounding element to dainty, feminine pieces.

Polished trousers

In keeping with the trend towards suits, look for polished tailored trousers to give your winter outfits a chic touch. Dress it up or down with a tee or a blouse and change up the vibe of any look.

Puffy sleeves

Volume is a key trend to look out for. I saw plenty of shirts with puffy sleeves at Fashion Week and they’re a fun, wearable way to dress up your favourite pair of jeans.

I can’t live without a room tote bag
Roomy tote bag

We’ve been embracing teeny tiny bags of late but that doesn’t mean there’s not a place in our lives for a good ol’ fashioned roomy tote. A welcome accessory for those whose list of essentials each day is numerous.

Belted blazer

I’ve always said blazers are a wardrobe necessity but this season they’re getting a fun update by being cinched in with a belt.

Oversized cashmere sweater

Anyone who has ever felt just how ridiculously comfy and luxe a cashmere sweater is will agree this is definitely a style update worth making. Invest in a few staple colours and you’ll have them for seasons to come.


10 things to add to your autumn wardrobe

6th March, 2019

Autumn is still in that tricky territory of having some hot days interspersed with cooling temperatures so it’s about having a balance of pieces that can easily work for varying temperatures. One of the great things about navigating trans-seasonal weather is that you can easily get around it by working with layers. I’ve been working on building up my own wardrobe for this season and these are some of the things I think every closet needs.

A lightweight knit

You don’t need to go into full blown heavy jumper territory just yet so a nice lightweight jumper in neutral tones will see you through the next few weeks with ease.

A roomy tote

After having such a deep love affair with smaller daintier bags it seems the tote is making a comeback. Think nice and roomy enough to fit all your essentials but understated and chic in design.

A good pair of jeans

Invest in a good pair of jeans now that will take you through to winter. I am loving the slightly straight leg silhouette with a more stiffer denim as a change of pace from my old favourites, the skinny leg.

Ankle boots

You always need a great pair of ankle boots to survive autumn/winter. Find a pair in black and you can wear them with everything from jeans to pants and dresses.

A trench

A trench coat is a forever classic but this season in particular it’s going to be huge. You can easily pair it with most things in your wardrobe and it provides just the right amount of coverage and protection if you’re out and about and the weather cools down.

Anything in animal print

Animal print is another big trend to look out for. I’m a big fan of anything leopard so I will definitely be incorporating a few pieces featuring that print in my wardrobe.

An animal print maxi dress ticks two major trend boxes
A printed long sleeved maxi

The great thing about a long sleeved dress is that it always looks polished and is perfect for trans-seasonal weather as it provides ample coverage from the elements. This season dare to go bold and opt for a printed maxi style that’s designed to add a punchy element to any outfit.

A blazer

If you don’t already have one, a black blazer is a must. Look for a nice fitted silhouette, in a simple design that will be versatile enough to work with myriad looks.

A suit

I’m still loving a great suit as a polished option for the office or for an event. You can even look to experiment with colour for a modern take on traditional suiting.

A hair slide

Hair accessories are going to be huge so if you’re not one for bling, this is an easy way to dress up an outfit. A gorgeous hair slide will add a pretty touch to any look and also look majorly on trend.