October is probably my favorite month. After the craziness of early 2020 I am especially thankful for the rhythm and routine that fall months bring. It is also the time my work begins to slow down and I can focus on planning for the year ahead.
This fall, I am doing the difficult job of trying to save money and spend less. If there is one thing this year has taught me, it is to put less value on things and more on creating lasting memories, time with family, and getting rid of so much of the clutter we have hiding in our homes. So this October, I am trying to make more meaningful purchasing and cutting down on useless, one wear clothing items and fast fashion.
Here are my picks for timeless, staple pieces to add to my autumn wardrobe and home.
A Classic Trench
Investing in classic styled outwear like this trench (similar here and here) is the perfect way to keep your wardrobe timeless and spend less on clothes over time. A trench is one of the best layering pieces and provides warmth and style all in one! One of my favorite ways to style a trench is with a light wash jean , a turtleneck, and a crossbody bag
A silk scarf offers a wide range of seasonal applications. Investing in one that is both durable and 100% silk is one of my favorite accessories to add to my Fall wardrobe. This one (similar here) from Kate Spade is whimsical and the perfect mix of seasonal colors. wrap it around this purse handle, style it around your neck with this simple white button down.
My fall style inspiration often comes from the romantic English countryside. Earthy toned tailored blazers are worth every amount of money you spend. They will never go out of style, are usually built to last, and add an elevated look to any outfit. Here, here, and here are some of my favorites. Dress it down with a graphic tee, or mix it up and wear it over a midi dress (here and here).
My Seasonal Splurge
Every now and then a product comes along that is frivolous and fun that in the moment just makes sense. Although I try to stick to the basics, this item tugs at my heart strings and I have to splurge. This is just the item. I love the loafer style shoe for fall and