5 autumn outfit ideas to keep you cosy and chic

A new season is upon us. I can already sense the smell of roasted chestnuts at the entrance of Royal parks and picture the blanket of crunchy fallen leaves on the ground.

I have always had a deep love for autumn and everything it has to offer, from rainy nights in and that nostalgic feeling in the air to slow walks in the park with a steaming coffee glued to my hand. And with this cosy season comes fall fashion.

As soon as I spot a leaf turn gold, I am bringing out oversized cardigans, comfy knitwear, big, checkered scarves and statement boots.

Although it has been unusually warm in London so far in September, it doesn’t stop me from daydreaming and putting together my ideal wardrobe for chilly days.

Confession: my favourite activity while relaxing at night, maybe with a Netflix show on and wrapped up in blankets, is to scroll and save outfit ideas in a fall fashion moodboard. So, you can imagine, the inspiration is overflowing.

Chunky knitwear is top of the list, always. Then, there’s one material that I reach for on almost any occasion, faux leather. Most often than not, a leather jacket (dress, trousers or bag, for example), elevates any outfit and adds an extra layer of edge and interest.

I tend to stick to a neutral colour palette with the random pop of colour from time to time. This season, I am drawn to reds and purples to add contrast and break up a head to toe monochromatic look.

When it comes to footwear, I love all types of boots, from over the knee to ankle boots, smart loafers and chunky trainers.

In terms of what is big this season, satin skirts plus comfy knits is a combo made in heaven, and you can never go wrong with a stylish striped sweater, suit trousers and some classic loafers.

So, here is the edit of five outfit ideas I’ve put together that are perfect for autumn and set to keep you cosy, comfy and chic at the same time.

1. Asos Design Slouchy baker boy in 70’s check with size adjuster, £17. 2. Monki Brown faux leather blazer, £60. 3. COS Longline knitted dress in beige, £89. 4. H&M Waist belt, £9.99. 5. New Look White check tassel trim scarf, £13.99. 6. Monki Off-white knee socks, £9. 7. Schuh Brown the edit paxton knee boots, £100. 8. Coach Women’s Tabby shoulder bag in chalk, £450. 9. Mejuri Midi hoops, £48.

1. H&M Tie-belt coat in black, £39.99. 2. & Other Stories Cropped turtleneck sweater in purple, £65. 3. Massimo Dutti Leather heeled boots with stretch shaft, £229. 4. Zara Animal print midi skirt, £29.99. 5. H&M Leather gloves, £19.99. 6. Charles & Keith Charlot bag in black, £75. 7. Wolf & Badger Dripping circular S gold earrings, £106.
1. H&M Cat-eye sunglasses, £6.99. 2. & Other Stories Relaxed collared sweater, £65. 3. Stradivarius Trousers with turndown waist, £35.99. 4. M&S Faux Leather cross body bag, £35. 5. Guess Marta real leather loafer in black, £125.
1. Stradivarius Oversized faux leather biker jacket, £45.99. 2. Skims Long sleeve mock neck bodysuit in fire, £76. 3. Zara ZW The marine straight leg faux leather trousers, £32.99. 4. Levi’s Diana saddle bag in black, £100. 5. Zara Kitten heel ankle boots, £32.99.
1. Bershka High neck zip sweatshirt with print, £25.99. 2. H&M Crease-leg leggings in black, £17.99. 3. Dune ‘Tildas’ leather knee high boots, £125. 4. Tommy Hilfiger Timeless medium tote bag, £150. 5. WHOWOREWHAT Logo-print cotton-canvas baseball cap, £40.

Get in touch on Instagram and let me know what you’ll be wearing this autumn.

See you soon here on blog,

Irina x

Author: irinaiacob

My name is Irina, born and raised in Bucharest, Romania, currently chasing my dreams in London, United Kingdom. I first smiled on 23 October 1997 and I have done so since. In 2016, I wanted to create a blog to have an outlet for my creativity – a safe space where I could express myself and talk about subjects I am passionate about – beauty, fashion, lifestyle. I find inspiration in the little things and I always write with a cup of coffee next to me.

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