Hello lovelies! I thought I would take a break from my Student Life series and share with you my plans for my autumn wardrobe. The past 2 years I’ve been trying to condense my wardrobe and really hone in on my style.
I’ve realised that I tend to gravitate to more ‘business casual’ rather than the street/ athleisurewear style that’s popular right now. For some strange reason I seem to feel more comfortable in jeans and a shirt than I am in sweatpants and a hoodie.
This is really amusing to me as when I was younger I was the biggest tomboy and I NEVER left the house in anything but sportswear. My whole wardrobe literally comprised of an array of differed coloured Nike hoodies.
Of course, I still wear hoodies and trainers are one of my staple items in my wardrobe. But, I like to give everything a more formal edge, and I’ve been busy picking up pieces that help bring that aspect to my wardrobe.
My colour palette is as follows:
Basic colours : Off white Grey Black
Primary colours: Navy Pale Pink Khaki
Accessory Colours: Burgundy Periwinkle
Accessories such as scarves and jewellery
My eyes were immediately drawn to this large check print top when I walked in to Marks & Spencers. I’m not much of a t-shirt person, but it stays pretty hot until mid October in England and lectures theatres always have the heating on. I wanted something I could throw on but still stands out.
I’ve been seeing these teddy coats in a few different shops and i’m sure they are going to be a big trend. I tried one on in Marks & Spencers but it was far too long (short people problems).However, I saw this one in Tesco for only £22 and it fits perfectly!I think it will be great for those warmer autumn months when you just need a light jacket.
Get the jacket here: https://goo.gl/fYdZg5
If your a follower then you may have seen these in my university wardrobe essentials post.I already have a black brogues and a pair of black loafers but I felt like I needed another colour. These ones from Dorothy Perkins are sleeker than my others so will pair nicely with more delicate outfits.
Get yours here: https://goo.gl/TsNKTz
Everyone needs a pair of black jeans. My others had completely faded so it was definitely time for a new pair. I invested a little more money into these Topshop ones and I’m so glad I did. The stretchy fabric hugs your figure and is really flattering.
Get yours here: https://goo.gl/aitUZi
I’ve never been a major fan of Topshop but they’ve been doing amazing recently. For example, these high waist cigarette trousers in Petite. I have never been able to find trousers that fit me well. I have an odd body shape and they are always cling to my thighs and calves, so I was dubious at first. However, when I saw that they cost only £22 pounds I had to try them.
I will admit that the size 8 I bought are a little big on the waist. But they are definitely the best fit I’ve found so I’m keeping them, they look fine with a belt. I’m seriously considering buying the other colours so I’ll maybe try a size 6 when I buy those.
Get yours here: https://goo.gl/i6ni4X
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