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The Five Key Pieces You Need in Your Autumn Wardrobe 2015


Now that we have hit October, it’s that time of year again. The time when it’s officially acceptable to wear comfy knits, jeans and woolly jumpers. Our favourite season, Autumn.

We’ve analysed all the catwalk and high street looks of this season to bring you a go to guide of the five key pieces you need to work your Autumn wardrobe. They will fit interchangeably with other outfits and make sure that you are up to date with the latest trends. Here are the five pieces you need to make your own ASAP: 

The Polo Neck 

If you haven’t noticed already, the polo neck is back. Inspired by the sixties look that hit the runway back in Fall Catwalk Season 2015, this item is a central fashion piece of the year. Team a plain polo with a patterned A Line Skirt for a more glam look, or pair a baggy polo with leggings and boots for a look fit to roll in to lectures late, in style. We love the Boohoo number pictured above.

The Fur Coat


Although the sun is shining at the moment in Leeds, the cold weather will soon be making an appearance; therefore you may need to invest in a comfy coat. The fur coat offers the perfect solution; helping you to be warm and wonderful at the same time. Although we understand that your student loan may not cover the amazing Gucci piece, featured in Milan Fashion Week; shown above, there are plenty of affordable alternatives that can be found online, such as ASOS marketplace that offers fashionable vintage items.

The Sleeveless Jacket 

This season is all about layering, so the sleeveless jacket is a wardrobe must. Pair with ripped jeans and heel boots for a simple, yet stylish look. If you are wanting to look more casual then the Miss Selfridge knit jacket (top) is perfect for you. For a more formal look, we love the Topshop tailored jacket (bottom.)

Statement Sunglasses


Dare to be different wearing sunglasses this Autumn. Sixties are back in, so opt for a cat eye sunglass or round frames to fit the trend. If you’re brave enough, try out the cute metallic shades shown above. The top two sunglasses are Topshop and bottom are both Asos. It’s raining, but hey, at least we look good!

The Ribbed Dress

The ribbed dress offers the perfect daytime alternative to jeans. The sporty Miss Selfridge number (top) can be worn with or without tights, with a patterned scarf to brighten the outfit up. Otherwise, a plain polo neck dress (bottom) can be dressed up with a statement necklace, suitable for day into night. Due to the new business wear trend that the likes of Vivienne Westwood and Armani predicted back in March, with suits plastering the catwalk, grey is the perfect colour for this season. 


Image sources:

Image 1) ://www.boohoo.com/restofworld/new-in/ava-split-back-turtle-neck-sleeveless-…

Image 2) http://www.vogue.co.uk/fashion/trends/2016-spring-summer/5-major-moments-from-mfw/gallery/1483115

Image 3) http://www.missselfridge.com/en/msuk/product/clothing-299047/knitwear-299069/cream-waterfall-belted-cardi-4411617?bi=40&ps=40

Image 4) http://www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/clothing-427/jackets-4680203/sleeveless-jackets-4680317/sleeveless-tailored-jacket-46

Image 5) http://www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/bags-accessories-1702216/sunglasses-468/velvet-browbar-sunglasses-4673792?bi=0&ps=20

Image 6) http://www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/bags-accessories-1702216/sunglasses-468/fleur-sunglasses-by-quay-4774998?bi=41&ps=20

Image 7) http://www.asos.com/ASOS/ASOS-Oval-Cat-Eye-Sunglasses-With-Metal-Nose-Bridge/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=4823446&cid=4545&sh=0&pge=0&pgesize=36&sort=-1&clr=Black&totalstyles=268&gridsize=3

Image 8) http://www.asos.com/ASOS/ASOS-High-Bar-Round-Sunglasses/Prod/pgeproduct.aspx?iid=5026892&cid=4545&Rf989=4954&sh=0&pge=0&pgesize=36&sort=-1&clr=Gold&totalstyles=121&gridsize=3

Image 9) http://www.missselfridge.com/en/msuk/product/dress-shop-299048/view-all-299126/grey-rib-collar-dress-4669410?bi=40&ps=40

Image 10) http://www.missselfridge.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?catalogId=33055&storeId=12554&productId=20642213&langId=-1

Hey, I'm Kate! I'm a second year student at Leeds University studying Business Management with a love of fashion.
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