Guest Post #11: 5 Key Pieces for Autumn

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With each change of season comes the inevitable wardrobe overhaul and image revamp. Which designer do you want to channel this season? Will you be a

Marc by Marc Jacobs

pretty-in-prints girl, or perhaps a

Helmut Lang

monochrome mod? Digesting the trends as they storm down the catwalks at various fashion weeks and attempting to construct a new season look for yourself can be overwhelming, so here are the five key investment pieces for your

autumnal wardrobe


 1. The Day-to-Night Skirt

Invest in a wardrobe essential with the

Marie Tulip Skirt

from Marc Jacob's diffusion line, Marc by Marc Jacobs. Crafted from a supple, soft silk and featuring a beautiful tulip print, this figure-flattering skirt is the perfect solution to all day-to-night outfit dilemmas. Pair this skirt with thick tights and a cosy jumper for a laid-back luxe daytime style, and instantly update it with a silk shirt and heels to head out for dinner and cocktails.

2. The Autumn Boots

Every girl knows how hard the perfect winter boot is to find, so look no further than iconic international brand Timberland for your autumn needs.


boots are superior in durability, practicality and design. Adding a feminine edge to function, the AW13 Timberland collection is unrivaled in terms of style and status. For a perfect addition to your wardrobe, invest in the Stratham Heights Ankle Boots.

3. The New-Hue Jeans

Forget blue jeans and black jeans, AW13 is all about tones of burgundy and hues of burnt reds. Sure to give your wardrobe an instant style update, the

wine skinny jeans

from Marc by Marc Jacobs are fashion forward and seasonally appropriate. Team yours with anything in the grey scale palette for understated chic, or tone with alpine hues of green.

4. The Sheer Shirt

There's nothing unappealing about a sheer silk shirt. The perfect go-to piece for am to pm dressing, a sheer shirt will sit just as well with daytime jeans and flats as it will with leather leggings and stilettoes. The hottest investment piece for this AW13 has to be the

T by Alexander Wang sheer black shirt


5. The Leather Leggings

Leather is certainly enjoying a reprise as it adorns catwalks and collections internationally this season. From leather leggings to leather edging on jackets and skirts, leather is the material to covet. Harness this trend with style and ease by investing in a pair of

Joseph Leather Leggings

for AW13. Versatile, supple and supremely chic, the leather legging will become your go-to piece of the season.