Monday, 29 September 2014

#TeenBlogSeries - Week 6- Autumn Fashion Staples

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Its almost time to start stocking up the wood burner and living off hot chocolate again; Autumn is my favourite season, but especially for fashion. 

Today I'm going to show you a few of my Autumn fashion staples from my wardrobe!

This autumn I am determined to rock high- knee socks more often; I frequently see girls on Pinterest looking amazingly autumnal and cute in high- knee socks so I'm going to try pulling them off myself! I love mixing up gorgeous autumnal colours in an outfit- Here I've incorporated a traditional cream cable knit jumper with a burgundy cardigan, emerald green bag, black skirt and purple socks. 
Jumper- NEXT
Velvet skirt- Topshop
Cardigan- Primark
High-knee socks- Primark
Floppy hat- Primark
Bag- Accessorize
Wedged boots- River Island

I always feel that its a bit easier to experiment with my vintage inspired style during autumn as you can dress up a plain black based look with a nod to a vintage era. Such as I've done here, I've added a classic leopard print belt to cinch in the waist and add some pattern to the outfit. Also my trusty floppy hat is great to add a vintage vibe to an outfit. 
Jumpsuit- Primark
Belt- NEXT
Wedged boots- River Island
Floppy hat- Primark
Satchel- Primark

I think that patterns are a great staple for Autumn! I love this dress as its so flattering and brings an element of fun with the kitty print!
Dress- H&M
Hat- H&M
Boots- Topshop
Tights- M&S

And of course, when it comes to Autumn you can't forget a staple coat! I adore the pink colour of mine as it brings a beautiful pop of colour to every outfit.
Coat- Peacocks
Skirt- Topshop
Tights- New Look
Wedged boots- River Island

I also wanted to include my staple makeup look for autumn! You can't go wrong with glowing skin base, a subtle smoky eye and matte berry lips!
Lipstick- Kate Moss by Rimmel London in 107
Eyeliner- Maybelline Gel Liner
Blush- Rimmel London Liquid Blush in 004 Sunkissed  Cherry
Foundation- Rimmel London Match Perfection Foundation in 200 Soft Beige

So that's it- Seasonal colours and textures, vintage spin, patterns and a good ol' coat... my favourite bits for Autumn! I hope you have a great start to this season and enjoy yourselves :) 

Let me know what your favourite staples are for Autumn by commenting below or tweeting me @LittleEllieMae :)

Have a lovely day!

Ellie Mae x


  1. Gah my chummy'a so pretty! Love the knee high socks, they look good on you! x

  2. Loving the high knee socks and bag in the first one! I bought some high knee socks last autumn but was too scared to wear them, maybe this year though! Such a lovely post! x

    1. I actually haven't worn my knee high socks out of the house yet haha.. but I am determined to this week!! Thank you Rebekka :) x

  3. That hat in the first few photos! Love, you wear it so well! And the pink coat is pretty lovely as well.

    Beauty Isles | An Island Girl's Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

  4. You wear floppy hats and they suit you I'm so jealous! I could never wear a floppy hat!
    Lovely outfits, the first one is my fav!


    1. Aw thank you :) I didn't think I suited hats at all but I loved them so just braved it and tried haha x

  5. Love this post! Makes me want to buy so many clothes I can't afford, haha

    1. Thanks Elizabeth! Literally the story of my life haha xx

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