THE BEST SEASON OF THE YEAR
Summer is great, but fall is even better. Do you know why? For starters, your wardrobe is open to endless possibilities when those leaves start changing colour! The summer is all about comfort and practicality trying to beat the heat. The fall gives you a chance to let your whole closet out for some fun. So the next thing you might ask is, how to make my fall wardrobe more fun. The answer is to reach for all the fun textiles that are either too hot for summer or too cold for winter. This is when we get to show off cool leather, suede, and wool looks.
A MUCH NEEDED CLOSET CLEAN OUT
First things first, dive into that much-needed closet clean out! You should go all the way to the very depths of your closet and see what you haven’t worn in the last 6 to 12 months, what no longer fits, and those pieces that are looking a little old and tattered. Once you’ve made space you’re ready to update your closet for some fun fall outfits.
IS THERE ANYTHING LEATHER CAN'T DO?
For me the season of autumn always means thanksgiving, pumpkin pie, leaves changing colour, and when I can finally let my wicked leather apparel out to play. Is there anything leather can’t do! It’s comfortable, stylish, and has the power to just make you feel like the most rad person in the room. But when it comes to leather we have to remember that the fit, colour, and style of the leather is so key to making your outfit fun. Leather is definitely how to make your fall wardrobe more fun.
GETTING THE RIGHT FIT
Getting the fit right is your first lesson. You definitely want it to fit like a glove. Not so snug that you go blue in the face, but snug so that it shows that cool slick look. You don’t want that baggy dad leather jacket look. Gal Gadot is a great example of the coolness oozing from a well fitted black leather jacket. But then again maybe Gal Gadot just looks cool no matter what she does! I mean you rock Wonder Woman's outfit, you can rock anything!
The next couple of things you want to figure out in your leather jacket is colour and style. This is definitely more up to your personal tastes. From the traditional badass black leather to browns, and blues, find what suits your complexion and style best. I find the younger you are the more an adventurous colour like blue works great, and the older you are the more the black and brown works best. Take Selena Gomez for example. Rocking a well-fitted caramel brown leather jacket just brings out the cool and confident look we associate with movie stars. It also works well with her youthful and exotic look.
BIKER LEATHER JACKET OR AVIATOR STYLE?
When looking at the style of the leather jacket, you can go with the biker look, the aviator (brown with fur lining at the neck line), the urban bomber. There are so many options out there so do some browsing. You will be shocked to see how many options are out there, so take your time and browse for the perfect one. You will want to make the right choice here since your new leather jacket will feel like your second home!
SUEDE AND OUTBACK HATS ALL THE RAGE
Suede is another material that really works best in autumn as well. It has such a flattering look and feels perfect on those chilly fall days in the pumpkin patch or apple orchard. Whether you go for brown, beige, or green suede it just seems to be the perfect foundation for any fall wardrobe. It gives your outfit such an earthy and hip vibe. If you pair it with a great Pendelton Outback hat, an autumn coloured statement necklace, and a great pair of denim or a long wool skirt you’re ready for any fall festivities. Suede shoes also have such a great way of creating a cozy, earthy, and cool style for your outfits.
WHEN THE WINDS START BLOWING
The moment fall winds start blowing past our windows we tend to want to begin the hibernation until spring. Don’t let the chilly winds keep you in, grab your wool and get out. Autumn is such a great time of year for getting outside. No bugs, no humidity, and the beautiful transformation of the forests make this time of year perfect for hiking, hunting for your Halloween pumpkins, and apple picking. Wool is your best friend for these types of days because it lets your skin breathe and absorb moisture so your body can release sweat and keep you dry.
PHOTO SHOOT SEASON
If you're the type of person that likes autumn settings for a photo shoot you know the importance of balancing style with comfort and warmth while searching for those perfect shots. With many great stylish wool options, from shawls to sweaters, ponchos, and socks, you can create such a fun outfit with ease.
NETFLIX, COZY SWEATERS, CUP OF TEA
Let's not forget there's also another element of fall we need to prepare for. When fall rolls around we have tea dates with friends, netflix and chill with that special someone, and a weekend of thanksgiving dinners. You want to look good and be comfortable and cozy for those relaxing times. That is where I drew my inspiration from for my 2018 line of cozy sweaters. They are cute, stylish, and cozy. They are perfectly designed for a chill hang out or a romantic evening by the fire.
Until next time,