All posts tagged: autumn fashion

the winter wardrobe

Lately I’ve been browsing through magazines and blogs, done a lot of window shopping and people watching for inspiration as I’m trying to imagine the perfect winter wardrobe. It’s time to dig out all the cashmere sweaters and woolen coats from the back of the closet, sort items for dry cleaning and start making sketches of new items to sew. Welcome the cold days in style! Advertisements

Heritage

As I mentioned earlier, this autumn will be all about re-discovering my existing wardrobe, secondhand shopping and DIY. I want to challenge myself to create up-to-date, personal looks without running around the shops like a mad woman. And if I really want to buy something, I will go and take a look at the local Irish designer stores. So, let’s begin with a trend that we can call “Heritage”. From right: Burberry, Ruffian, Ralph Lauren. Pictures from Style.com One trend on the fall/winter cat walks was heritage: Tweed and wool creations that take our mind on horse back straight to the British countryside. Without forgetting fur, leather and the colour Burgundy. The burgundy knit is Dolce&Gabbana and I bought it second hand about 8 years ago. The Laura Ashley skirt is a recent acquisition from one of the charity shops here in Dublin and it cost me 5€. the squirrel fur was 95€ at A Store is Born (One of the most amazing vintage stores in town), my favourite leather belt is from a vintage store in …