Autumn Favourites

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Ola! It's been a while since I last dropped by the blogosphere so to get the ball rollin' again, I thought it would only be fitting to round up my favourites for the Autumn season dawning upon us (down under!) 

1. Cape Dresses and chokers
Autumn is that awkward in-between season when you can't really guess which way the weather will sway. If you're in need of a little black dress without the need to lug around a jacket or shawl in case the cold front hits - it's cape time! A cape perfectly hugs the shoulders to keep you warm yet fashionably chic. 

To add a bit more warmth and edge to your outfit, try finding a fabric that matches your dress colour to create your own fabric choker. There's no need to spend extra $$ on the current season's choker dress (which I'm sure many of you have seen!), I've simply repurposed an old waist tie to transform my Tobi - In Too Deep dress from classic to now. 

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Wearing: Tobi - In Too Deep Dress, TOD's Double T Bag
2. Crossbody Bags
Summer is totes the season for large totes but fall is the perfect time to whip out the crossbody bags. My favourite this season is the TOD's Double T Bag in suede - a great fabric contrast to the usual poly and cotton that will start to pop up as the seasons change. 

TOD's Double T Bag is inspired from the seventies with a removable strap to double as a clutch (a simple trick to take your bag from day to night with your outfit!) 
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TOD's Double T Bag
3. Lace Ups and Bell Sleeves 
Now, I was going to do separate posts for lace up dresses/tops and bell sleeves until I found the two in one from Tobi's Lace Up High Shift Dress. Need I say more?
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4. If you must tote! 
For the days when you need a bit extra bag room, the Celine Luggage Tote is my baby this season. It's structured and work friendly but dressy enough for date night.

If you would like to see this baby in person before purchasing, I would definitely recommend popping by the Cosette store located at the rocks, right near the Museum of Contemporary Arts. They have a beautiful collection of brand new designer bags from past and present seasons and are my new go-to for designer goods. 
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Celine Luggage Tote Bag from Cosette 

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