Autumn Made Easy 🍂

As the days grow slower and a slight chill fills the air, it’s time to bid adieu to the vibrant hues of summer.  The transition seasons can be daunting when it comes to your wardrobe and style but it really shouldn’t be! It’s the perfect time to give yourself a refresh! (After a long, wet summer, prioritising the kids, it's exactly what I need)!

Outfit Links: Leather JacketCargo Trousers, Knitted Tank, Adidas Samba's

If you follow along, I’ll give you my top tips on how to dress effortlessly between the season’s, focusing on timeless and classic pieces.

The Art of Timeless Transitions

Firstly transitioning from summer to autumn doesn’t mean a complete overhaul of your wardrobe.  Instead, it is about incorporating pieces that are versatile and can be layered for added warmth when required. Invest in classic staple pieces like a crisp, white shirt, light weight cotton knits, a trench coat, a black leather jacket and a blazer.  These items can elevate your outfit, while providing the functionality needed for the unpredictable weather.

Outfit Links: White Shirt, Leather Look Leggings, Sweater Vest, Doc's 

Embrace the Classic Shades

A neutral colour palette is the epitome of timeless fashion.  Shades of camel, beige, navy, black, grey and olive seamlessly transition between all seasons. (Grey is made a come back on the A/W catwalks, you’ll see lots of this classic colour this season).  These shades are not only versatile but also exude sophistication, making them perfect for professional settings and casual outings.

 Outfit Links: Pinstripe Blazer, Pinstripe Trousers, White Tee, Adidas Sambas

Traditional Patterns, Modern Twist

Traditional patterns like stripes and polka dots have stood the test of time for a reason! They add a touch of charm and character to any outfit!  Incorporate these patterns into your autumn wardrobe through shirts, knits, dresses and scarves. Opt for neutral coloured backgrounds with subtle pattern details to maintain the balance between classic and contemporary.


Outfit Links: Polka Dot Print Dress 

Layering for practicality

Autumn weather can be unpredictable with chilly mornings giving way to warmer afternoons.  Layering becomes your best friend during this transitional period.  Pair your favourite summer dresses with a cosy cardigan, a denim or leather jacket.  This not only keeps you warm but also allows you to maximise the wear of your summer wardrobe pieces.

 Outfit Links: Floral Dress, Fedora Hat, Sock Boots

The Power of Accessories

Accessories play a pivotal role in transitioning your look from one season to the next.  Swap your lightweight summer accessories for pieces with more depth and texture.  Think about adding in a beanie hat or a chunky scarf.  Swapping up your Birkenstock’s to a ‘fashion’ sneaker to instantly infuse an autumnal vibe into your outfit. 


Outfit Links: Ribbed Top, Ribbed Trousers, Leather Jackets, Hat

Quality over Quantity

In the spirit of timeless fashion, prioritise quality over quantity when selecting pieces for your autumn wardrobe.  Invest in good quality brands and items that will withstand the test of time.  Look at fabrics that are not only comfortable but also durable, ensuring your wardrobe can be enjoyed for many seasons to come! Cotton knits have a great fabric composition as they are a relatively lightweight fibre, breathable and comfortable to wear next to your skin. Ideal for those crisp autumnal days!

Outfit Links: Cotton Striped Knit, Cargo Trousers

To conclude, building a versatile, transitional autumn wardrobe is all about the timeless appeal of neutral colours, classic prints and well-chosen accessories.  These elements provide a solid foundation for seamlessly transitioning from summer into autumn.  And as the season extends deeper into the chilly embrace of winter, don’t hesitate to infuse these classic pieces with more trend driven pieces and bolder hues.  Once you have the foundations in place, you can then enjoy shopping for unique pieces that resonates with you and allows you to express your individual style and preferences.  By focusing on, selecting unique pieces that compliment your existing wardrobe, you will save time and money and build a collection that represents you!  (And there is an idea for my next blog post; unique, trend driven pieces)!!


 Edel xo



  • Louise

    Great transitional styling advice thanks Edelo! 😘

  • Victoria Johnston

    Love the blog, Edel!
    Lots of great advice and beautiful pics! You’ve gave me a shopping list now! Looking forward to the next one! X

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