This week I’ve still been enjoying wearing my summer clothes, eking them out before I consign them to storage. But after last night’s storm and a sudden drop in temperature my mind has turned to thinking about the autumn trends. It’s a bit early for me yet and I’ve not made it to the shops to have a really good look around to see what is appearing but I have noticed a few trends coming through and which I am ready to tap into:
I mentioned this a couple of weeks ago in a blog post (mixing red and burgundy – read it here) and burgundy is a definite colour trend that I am seeing all over Instagram and in the magazines. I started off with a pair of Pretty Ballerina pumps and I have now added a few Boden items (see below). It is not a colour I have worn for a while but is definitely one that suits my colouring. I tend to choose an ‘accent’ colour each season, something that can be worn with black and navy and can provide the basis of my capsule wardrobe. I think it could be burgundy this autumn. And I’ve just had my nails and feet painted in a deep red colour too!
These have been loitering for a while but I am often late to the party! I think they could be a good alternative to a coat especially in the autumn. I have just bought this Boden one which again includes the nod to the burgundy trend and will go well with both denim and black jeans.
This has been appearing for a good few years now! I am yet to find the perfect animal print bag, although I do have smaller ones for evenings out. Another instagrammer mentioned these fabulous Next boots to me last week and I ordered them immediately. They are comfortable, practical and gorgeous. I had already ordered the Boden ones but they were on delay so I have now cancelled them and will be keeping these ones without a doubt! I can see these working well with an all black outfit – jeans and cashmere jumper then the pop of animal print.
I’m a big Mint Velvet fan as you probably know and I notice they have bought out a new range Mint by Mint Velvet. A bit more high end, simple luxury, very understated I think. I am keen to take a look when the range hits my local boutique.
I really must get to the shops and take a look properly!
Boden currently have 15% off everything too!
Have a good weekend.
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