It might be because I always loved every second at school and university that I like this time of year. I was always so excited to see my friends again and to make a fresh start with new stationery. Or it might be because my birthday is in early October which in our family at least, heralds the start of the party season. I love the colours and textures of the season, both in nature and in fashion. The crackle and smell of an open fire, the crunch of leaves underfoot. Hearty soups and casseroles, red wine, scented candles, fairy lights, bubble baths- it's a very sensuous time of year. Cosy layers, boots, scarves, tights, I love them all.
From a practical point of view, I embrace autumn because the garden demands less of my time or at least the lawn does. I carry my cup of tea into the garden and take my hat of to Mother Nature for knowing when it's good to stop and re-charge her batteries for a while, which she does quite unashamedly, while letting my beloved hydrangeas enchant me with their faded beauty. And yet, while to some it may seem like a time when something good has come to an end, I see it as a time of beginnings. Of excitement, of anticipation, of feeling on the cusp of something magical. And this year, I cannot wait.
So here is a look at my favourite outfits, with dresses forming the largest proportion as always.
|Sequinned tunic with rose gold earrings and leopard print bag|
|Red broderie anglaise dress with wedge sandals|
|White lace dress with zebra print clutch|
|Bright pink poncho, flamingo top and boyfit jeans|
|The Hope Fashion Fucshia and Orange Dress|
|An Eco-Fashion Purple Floral Dress|
|Blush embellished top, boyfriend jeans and leopard print shoes|
|The Boden full-skirted striped maxi-dress|
|White broderie top, cropped jeans and spotted shoes|
|Grey and nude long dress with crochet lace detail|
|Floral ruffle dress and zebra print shoes|
|Botanical floral dress|
|Coral asymmetric dress with gold star jewellery|
|Yellow Beach Dress with Floral Bikini|
|White midi dress and tan espadrilles|
|Bright floral maxi dress|
|Red jersey maxi-dress with silver sandals|
|Striped cocoon dress with statement necklace|
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Here's to a beautiful new season,
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