Saturday Selection: My Top Fashion Picks for Autumn

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Hey Ladies. I hope you are all well and have some exciting plans for the weekend. My friends from home are coming to visit me in Newcastle today so I am very excited for a catch up, drinks and a takeaway in front of The X Factor tonight. I've also had a few job prospects over the past couple of days and I won a pair of Chockers shoes in a Twitter comp so I am in a jolly good mood. 

As Autumn is fast approaching us, it got me thinking about a few wardrobe staples that I must get my hands on. Autumn and Winter fashion is my absolute favourite. I don't know about you but I love all the deep colours, wooly jumpers, chunky scarves and ankle boots. I'm classing some of the items I have included above as 'essentials' and others are things I would like to own purely because they look pretty. If you can't already tell from the photo, I am loving anything Khaki and studded at the moment. So without me blabbering on too much, here are my reasons for wanting (needing) each of these items.

1. River Island Khaki Pu Sleeve Army Jacket - I'm sure most of you ladies will of seen these khaki army jackets with leather look sleeves all over the place lately. This is clearly going to be one of A/W biggest trends and I personally love it. I realise it might not be to everyones taste but I love the mixture of textures and materials. I already own a leather jacket that I wear to death but this is more of a statement, stand out piece that will be perfect for keeping me warm in the Autumn breeze.

2. Topshop NY Burnout Tee - I was browsing the Tophop website yesterday and I fell in love with this t-shirt. It's fairly simple but I love the burnt out effect and think it would look perfect teamed with some black skinny jeans and ankle boots.

3. River Island Dark Red Ponti Skinny Trousers - These gorgeous skinny trousers are currently in River Island's sale for a bargainous £20.00. I have included these as I love the deep berry shade, it is perfect for Autumn. They also make a nice change from standard black or denim jeans. 

4. Khaki Embellished Playsuit - As I said, I am absolutely loving anything khaki at the moment so when I was browsing the Topshop website this instantly jumped out at me. I love it for two reasons, firstly because it's a playsuit and secondly, it's embellished. Loving both playsuits and embellishment, this is my perfect Autumn night out attire. I imagine this will be very flattering on the figure due to the loose fit and the sparkly top gives it a glitzy, glamorous look.

5.AX Paris Stud Ankle Boot - Okay, I am in love with these boots. Ever since the whole stud trend emerged I have been desperate to get my hands on some studded ankle boots. These are the perfect chelsea style boot that would go with practically everything in my wardrobe. I love that the studded detail isn't too over the top but still adds a stylish twist to a pair of classic black boots.

6.Club L Mesh Peplum dress - This classic LBD dress is from Republic's Club L range and I personally think it is the perfect dress for an Autumn night out. After all, an LBD never lets us girls down and I love how this one incorporates both the mesh and peplum trends. I once saw photos of Megan Fox wearing a similar dress to this and I have wanted one ever since. I might not 'need' this item but knowing me, it will probably end up in my wardrobe regardless.

7. Topshop Knitted Colour Block Jumper - As I said at the start of this post, I love love love wearing wooly jumpers and chunky knits in the Autumn and Winter months. I think this one from Topshop is perfect for Autumn as it is khaki (surprise, surprise!), slouchy and incorporates the colour block trend nicely. I can see myself wearing this under my leather jacket or on it's own with a chunky scarf on warmer autumn days. A definite must-have in my opinion.

8. Miss Selfridge Mirror Stud Clutch - Mirror? Studs? Clutch Bag? Yes please! Okay, I definitely don't 'need' this but I most certainly want it. I love the bold statement look of this bag and I think it would go perfectly with the Republic Mesh Peplum Dress and some statement heels.

9. Topshop Peace Burnout Snood - As I said at the start of this post, I love to wear chunky scarves in the autumn/winter months and this peace snood is no exception. I personally love snoods as they are so easy to wear and the peace print on this one from Topshop is so cute. Skinny jeans, slouchy top, studded ankle boots and a peace snood? I'm already planning how I'm going to wear this beauty.

10. Topshop Studded High Waist Hotpants - Last but not least, these Ah-maz-ing studded denim shorts from Topshop. As soon as I saw these, it was love at first sight. In my opinion, denim shorts can be worn all year round with bare legs in the Spring/Summer and tights in the Autumn/Winter. Of course I love these that little bit more than bog standard denim shorts because they are embellished with teeny gold studs. I also think these could be dressed up for a night out making them a versatile Autumn/Winter staple. Okay, I've convinced myself, I need them.

So there we have it, I hope you enjoyed seeing my top fashion picks for the Autumn months. What are your wardrobe must haves for Autumn/Winter?

Lots of Love,

29 comments

  1. i have the riverisland jacket. I highly recommend you get it! however you might wanna go a size below it is very over-sized. :) great selection though! xxx

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  2. cute wishlist xx

    http://ravingbeautyx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Omgosh, I love everything! I absolutely love autumn/winter fashion x

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  4. everything is so nice! i want it all, especially the dark red skinny jeans :) I really like autumn fashion, great pics :)

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  5. Love your selection, especially the studded clutch!

    New follower here :)

    pastelbokeh.blogspot.com

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  6. I really want the khaki jacket too, Primark do a similar one for £25 :) Love the snood xx

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  7. I love these picks! I've come to the conclusion that there are enough berry shades in my wardrobe, now I need to invest in some more khaki colours, so these are great! x

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  8. The studded shorts and boots are amazing:)

    thebeautymist.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. I can't believe I walked past those River Island trousers the other day, you have made me realise I need them haha!, The boots are also so cute! :)

    <3

    www.thejewelbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. The studded chelsea boot shall be mine!!!!

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  11. I really wanted the RI jacket and seen it in Topshop too, but I managed to get one exactly the same in Primark for £25 and I love it! def my fav AW piece. I love the jumper too xxx

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  12. I really want the NY tee as well!
    xox

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  13. love the trousers! i adore the RI jacket, if only i could pull it off, eh!
    liv xx
    http://livflorence.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. Great post! I like all the things and especially the jumper! :))

    XO,
    http://www.rosychicc.blogspot.com/

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  15. Those black shorts are gorgeousssss! xxx

    emilyjaneosborne.blogspot.com

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  16. The NY top is so cute . . I may have to invest :)

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  17. Love the peplum dress, gorgeous! x

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  18. Such nice clothes! I love the NY tshirt, the denim shorts and the studded bag! xx
    loveontopxo.blogspot.co.uk

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  19. Hope the good luck you've been having recently stays! Love what you've picked out, I love that Topshop tee. xxx

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  20. I want everything. Spesh thoose booties xx

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  21. gorgeous picks lovely. loving almost everything on your wishlist! xx

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  22. oh i want want want them all x

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  23. Love your blog! I also am loving a bit of khaki at the moment... looks amazing on blondes! xx

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  24. I love everything! It makes me want to go out and buy loads of warm snuggly winter clothes :)

    lindsayfrances.blogspot.com

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  25. The shoes! I die! I need some of thoses, lush. Great post :)
    xx

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  26. Awesome picks, I can't wait til autumn so I can start wearing all these gorgeous rich berry shades that are in the shops. It's almost like, as soon it gets to the point where our non-existent summer is over and we finally feel like we can wear them it decides we're gonna have summer after all. Wtf is with this weather?

    Julia x
    www.carouselsecrets.co.uk

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  27. I am lusting over the kahki embelished playsuit too. It looks like it will be great dressed up and down. Let me know if you get it (or try it on) and how it feels/fits as I'll have to order online!

    http://arrceebee.blogspot.com.au/

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  28. LOVE the army jacket! Definitely want one

    franleanne.blogspot.com

    x

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  29. Got myself the high waist hotpants, wearing them with a army green checked vintage shirt. Love them!

    http://healthy-happy-hot.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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