Brightening Up My Autumn/Winter Wardrobe

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I have wanted to get a few bits to update my Autumn/Winter wardrobe for a while now. I, for a change, knew what I wanted to get. At the start of every season, I think it is nice to buy myself at least one new item of clothing to update and boost my wardrobe. And, as I have lost a bit of weight this year I had the perfect excuse to treat myself!


lady in pink jumper for Winter wardrobe


I decided that this Autumn/Winter I am going to keep to my style (think skulls and dragon prints), but try to include some brighter colours. Normally I go for quite dark colours, Black, greys, dark blues, so I thought it would be nice to change things up a little.

One thing I definitely wanted was a big cosy jumper. Something that was warm, but looks nice too.


lady wearing pink cable knitted jumper as part of winter wardrobe


This neon pink crew neck jumper I found on the JD Williams website was perfect. It was loose, warm and bright! The jumper is so cosy to wear. You can’t see well from the picture, but I paired it with a pair of skull print leggings and a denim skirt. I would also wear it with jeans or if at home, probably jogging bottoms. I love this jumper and it has certainly brightened up my wardrobe!


pair of black ladies ankle boots with buckle and studding detail for winter wardrobe


Regular readers will know that I am a sucker for a nice pair of boots. If it wasn’t so hot in the summer I would wear them all year round. So, of course on my hunt to update my winter wardrobe, I have to get a pair of boots. There was a great selection of boots to choose from. Now, I know these are black and not exactly brightening up my wardrobe, but they do have cute stud detail and a buckle on them. These are great to wear out shopping etc during the day, but also smart enough to wear them in the evening. I wear them with leggings or jeans, they look great with both.


berry coloured ladies coat for winter wardrobe


Finally, I decided to get myself a new coat. It has been 4 years since I last bought a coat.  My last coat was a dark green, and when I was looking, I did tend to look at all the darker colour coats. But then I saw this one in Berry, I knew I had to get it. The colour is bright without being too in your face, and it is really warm.


pocket and arm detail of berry ladies winter wardrobe coat


hood detail of ladies berry winter wardrobe coat


I love that it has big pockets on the front of it. I always have so much stuff with me, (phone, keys, purse), but with this coat, I can fit the things I really need in the pockets so I don’t always have to take my bag with me. The fur trim around the hood is a nice touch and it seemed to shield my face from the wind a little. overall it is a great coat, perfect to my needs and it brightens my look up too.

I am very happy with the additions to my Autumn/Winter wardrobe. And I am really pleased that I (mostly) stayed away from dark colours.

What are your Autumn/winter wardrobe staples?


ladies black ankle boots with buckle detail


Stay safe everyone.


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