With darker nights closing in and Autumn just around the corner, now is the perfect time to pack away the summer wardrobe and focus on what key pieces you will be wearing during the cooler months ahead.
Every day, classical clothes are big news for Autumn, with a pared-back look constructed from the highest quality fabrics a hot trend. Top designers have filled the catwalks with wearable pieces that everyone could envisage pulling out from their wardrobe to conquer the day ahead.
Timeless combinations such as black outerwear and white shirts gave a hint of the future-proof current trend. Classic woollen scarves were seen on the runways, jazzed up with statement brooches and accessories.
There has never been a better time to take pieces that you already have in your wardrobe and give them a fresh edge. Investing in new key pieces this season will ensure that your wardrobe is directional, whilst bolstering new life into your existing capsule wardrobe.
If there were ever a time to focus on adding investment pieces to your wardrobe, then the current move towards wearable and classic fashion items makes Autumn 2023 the perfect time.
Adding classic, quality knitwear to your collection is an excellent way to begin. Merino is a high-quality, all-natural fibre. It helps to regulate temperature and with the correct care, will last for years to come. Knitwear such as a timeless Aran sweater or a cardigan creates a cosy casual look, which can easily be elevated to polished and tailored with the addition of formal trousers or outerwear.
Specialists such as shoparan.com showcase a vast range of knitwear, from mens Aran cardigans, jumpers and sweaters, and women’s pieces, to accessories such as scarves and socks. These classical pieces encapsulate the entire essence of this season’s current trends.
The fashion mantra of, “buy less, choose well, make it last” – made famous by the late Vivienne Westwood – is a perfect rule to live by when curating your Autumn wardrobe. Focus on classical, quality pieces that will see you looking stylish year after year.