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The winter essentials I’m wearing non-stop

15th June, 2020

During summer I like nothing more than being able to experiment with different styles and tend to embrace plenty of prints and colour and can go from dresses one minute to shorts and skirts the next. In winter however, I tend to favour a few key pieces, particularly strong basics, utilising them largely for layering and forming the foundation for a lot of my looks. This winter, here’s what I’m wearing with great frequency.

A statement coat

Coats are always a key feature of my winter looks and I always tend to go for one statement coat to take me through the season. This winter it’s this checked Viktoria and Woods coat. The striking pattern elevates even the most simplest of looks, and with the grey shades, it’s extremely versatile too.

White shirt

It’s considered a fashion staple for a very good reason—white shirts are high on the versatility scale and always look classic and polished. Plus it’s a great layering piece under blazers, jackets, coats, sweaters and cardigans so it’s always something I come back to time and time again.

Relaxed denim

I’m favouring relaxed denim styles this season, particularly straight leg and boyfriend styles. The silhouette is modern and fresh and works brilliantly with everything from a white tee to a tank and button down shirts. Plus it’s the kind of style that can be worn year round and is all kinds of comfortable.

Cosy knits

I wear knits all throughout winter so I have managed to build up a collection in key colours that can be mixed and matched with a variety of different looks. I often go for staple colours including neutrals such as white and cream, along with navy, khaki and black.

Loungewear sets

Largely inspired by living in iso for months, I’ve really been getting into matching loungewear sets. Case in point: the tracksuit above has been such a great piece to have throughout winter as the pieces can be worn separately or worn together with a great coat for a smart casual look.

Tailored pants

While I am in jeans quite a bit I have been loving tailored pants such as this and this which are as comfortable as being in denim but have more polish. Additionally they’re also as easy to work back with a variety of different pieces and are easily dressed up or down.

What are some of your favourite winter pieces right now?

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Shop the look: Leather Pants

24th April, 2014

Leather pants are a winter essential and I couldn’t live without mine! They are comfortable and fashionable and you can mix and match them with so many items already in your wardrobe. They can be dressed up and dressed down and they can be worn for both evening and day occasions so that is why you can never go wrong. Here are some of my favourite options for this season…

 

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Autumn/Winter Essentials

16th April, 2014

Autumn is here and if you are looking for some winter essentials and don’t want to spend a fortune updating your wardrobe then here are some affordable options. I recently attended the VAMFF ‘Target Rocks The Runway’ event where they had some really great pieces on the runway that you could incorporate into your winter wardrobe and won’t cost you an arm and a leg! Here are some of my must-have items that can be mixed and matched for all occasions.

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