On a walk last week, I wore my thin summer pants and a short sleeved t-shirt with a light jacket. The sun shone, but the wind blew right through my clothing. Time for a wardrobe switch up. All the summer things are being put away for another season and the cuddly things, the soft knits, cozy scarves and closed shoes, are brought out.
I made three purchases in late August and I'm finding all three of them very useful for my fall/winter wardrobe. A leather purse from Danier in cobalt blue is a departure from my usual black. It will go well with the greys and blacks I wear a lot of in the cooler months. The grey suede shoes are comfy and the scarf is a cotton/rayon blend (since I can't wear wool next to my skin) that pulls together so many of the colours I wear.
Do you read The Vivienne Files? Janice writes a blog about fashion, focusing on a cohesive wardrobe. Her posts about putting a wardrobe together, starting with the basics, are wonderful. Focus on basic neutrals (black and grey for me) and then add interest with accessories.
The hydrangeas I brought in earlier have mellowed and dried to their autumnal tones. Nature is switching up her wardrobe, too, and there's something for everyone: vibrant reds and yellows or muted blues and greys.
Do you switch up your wardrobe for fall (or spring for those down under)? What colours do you usually wear?