Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Spicing Up My Fall Wardrobe

I love that fall is all about the darker and deeper colors, and especially love the monochrome theme, however, it's always nice (and good for the soul) to add splashes of color here and there, but since it's fall and everything is supposed to be 'warm and cozy', it can be a bit difficult to figure out how to add in something bright.


The easiest way to do this is by using a fun purse. I love seeing the way brights pop against colors like black and white (which makes up most of my wardrobe). It's a win-win situation because not only do I finally get to put the purses I bought despite them being an obnoxious color to use, but I actually think colored purses are a really fun way to jazz things up without being overpowering. 

For an even more autumn feel, I would suggest colors with warmer tones like the berry color above, or maybe a mustard or something.

During the fall, a lot of people tend to wear black (including me), but black on black on black on (you guessed it) black can be a wee bit boring, which is why this is the perfect time to try different textures! Pleather pants or leggings, suede shoes, cotton shirt, etc. Each fabric reflects light a different way, and obviously has a different texture, transforming your all black ensemble into something really interesting to look at, all while tricking the eye into thinking your not wearing only black. 

Last but not least, this last trick is the one I use the most. Since the weather is getting colder, meaning you spend your days lounging and walking around in cozy jumpers, most of the time the only thing showing will be your hands, so I would suggest on getting your finger tips painted. 

There are so many colors to choose from, and since your finger nails are (usually) tiny, no one can tell you 'oh that's not a fall color' because honestly everything looks great. For me personally, I love painting my nails and looking at the color because it's just a refreshing sight... Especially if they are all nicely groomed. 

There are so many lacquers to choose from, along with finishes! Cremes are my usual go-to finish, but warm duo-chromes (topshop polish above) are super fun, and even matte textures. 

What is your favorite way to spice up your fall wardrobe?

 xoxo,
                                          
                   Kelly

4 comments:

  1. Very cute t-shirt xxx

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  2. cool post! I too want to paint my nails in pastels or monochrome colors because i love to just stare at them <3

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