Sharing a collaboration post on the fashion must-haves for fall 2019. This season I have really stepped outside my style comfort zone with some of the trends I’ve tried. How about you?
Fashion Must-Haves for Fall 2019
We all want to look good and feel great, but increasingly, feeling good goes hand in hand with buying from companies that possess a good ethical mindset. Looking your best doesn’t mean you need to compromise on the values that are important to you. So, with this in mind, we’ve curated a list of fall must-haves to consider when you refresh your wardrobe this season. Enjoy!
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As the temperature drops, we reach for those warm layers, and a gorgeous knit is something you’ll enjoy wearing again and again. Wear rich colors and chunky knit patterns made with soft wools for the ultimate look for both warmth and style. Slouchy and relaxed, it adds a delicious pop of color to your look.
A good pair of jeans are a gift to the busy wardrobe, and these beautifully cut ‘boyfriend’ jeans like these at Loft Outlet are a smart choice for fall. Denim wears well and is such a practical choice for those days when you are out and about. Dressed up or casual, a well-cut pair of jeans always look great.
A long line trench coat, like this one at Target, calls to mind the femme fatal from Hollywood film noir, so you can be forgiven for forgetting how very practical this stylish wardrobe classic can be. That cinched-in waist and broad collar create a very flattering silhouette that emphasizes your figure without burying it in layers of fabric (as so many winter coats do). A trench coat will take you from fall and right through until the spring showers; it’s a wonderfully adaptable item of clothing. Buy from a manufacturer with exemplary ethical credentials and you not only have yourself a wardrobe investment that never goes out of style, but you will also feel good every time you wear it.
I just ordered this very affordable trench from Target. Can’t wait to wear it! With our mild-ish winters, it should work well from fall to spring. They also had this darker-colored trench. It was hard to decide which one to go with, but opted for the khaki. Thought it might be more neutral.
Decent leather boots are a fall wardrobe staple. It’s important to make sure your leather is sourced sustainably and ethically. For example, by the end of the year, 100% of leather used by ASOS will be sourced from LWG tanneries – which means you can walk tall knowing your footwear was made with ethical and environmental principles. We love the rich tan colored leather and wood-effect heels on the boots – a classic pairing, you’ll be wearing them year after year. They’d work so well with jeans or a skirt. The addition of a modest heel gives boots a little extra glamour.
I love the Frye boots my sweet Prince C. gifted me for Christmas a few years ago. The more I have worn them, the prettier they have become. They’ve aged like a fine wine! Wish everything aged that way.
An oversized, supersoft woollen scarf is a short cut to serious coziness and no fall wardrobe can be complete without one. Choose a neutral color that will complement your personal color palette and find a few different ways to wear it. Draped loosely over the shoulders looks effortlessly elegant, and who would guess you are wearing it just to stay warm?
I have always longed for at least a couple of days cold enough to merit wearing a blanket scarf. Such days are few and far between here in El Paso. But maybe this year, I can drape one over the shoulders of my trench?
As you know, I am doing the fall 2019 capsule wardrobe challenge with Alison at Get Your Pretty On. Although the challenge is already underway, it isn’t too late for you to register, here, and pick up styling tips and shopping suggestions for all this fall’s best looks. Some of the trends Alison has shared are bright-colored sweaters, wide-leg jeans, moto jackets and plaid blazers, and lots of camo, leopard and snakeskin prints. Will be doing a post soon to share some of my favorite outfits from the challenge.
Recently shared my fall Stitch Fix reveal and review. You can check out the great tops I scored in my fall Fix, here. Had fun opening my fashion haus and playing dress up this week.
Oh, and I had such fun last weekend window shopping at our outlet mall. Didn’t buy a thing…YET! But snapped lots of pics of fall must-haves for my wish list. Will be sharing those with you in an upcoming post. Stay tuned!
What are your wardrobe tips for a thoughtful, ethical and super stylish fall? Is there anything trendy you are wanting to try? Anything you think is too far out to make your list of fall must-haves? I was really leery about the wide leg pants but I love them!!
Thank you, sweet friends for stopping by. Wishing you a wonderful, fashionable weekend!
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