Shop your wardrobe for a brand new look this autumn

Shop your wardrobe for a brand new look this autumn

The colour palette for autumn/winter ’21 is really beautiful. Drawn from the richness of the season, expect to wrap yourself in deep, bold hues with some surprise pastel tones as the temperature cools and the evenings draw in.

But before you rush out to buy all brand new items for your wardrobe, I challenge you to try something different.

Have you ever tried shopping your wardrobe? It’s good fun, will save you money, and help to protect our planet.

Rather than buying completely new outfits, I’ve invested in a few key pieces from conscious clothing brands, which I’ll pair with items from my own wardrobe to create some fresh, new looks for this season.

Grab a cuppa, throw open your wardrobe and see what gems you have hidden away. I’ll show you how.

Deep, dark denim

Seasalt jacket, Breton stripe linen top (H&M conscious), wide jeans (Uniqlo), necklace (Oliver Bonas) and NADI shoulder bag in denim blue

Seasalt jacket, Breton stripe linen top (H&M conscious), wide jeans (Uniqlo), necklace (Oliver Bonas) and NADI shoulder bag in denim blue

I’ve shopped my wardrobe for existing items and paired them with a key investment piece; a relaxed fit denim jacket from sustainable fashion brand, Seasalt.

I’m looking forward to working this into other outfits that will pick up on the deep autumnal red and green tones we’ve seen on the catwalk.

Rich, chocolate brown

Oversized jumper by thought, wide culottes (H&M conscious), brown belt (Hobbs), NEHA tote shopper in walnut brown

Oversized jumper by thought, wide culottes (H&M conscious), brown belt (Hobbs), NEHA tote shopper in walnut brown

Brown is the new black this season, so have a look through your wardrobe to see what items you already have, from chocolate to cinnamon and everything in between.

I’ve selected an oversized jumper from ethical fashion brand, thought, and matched it with some wide culottes and a belt I already own.

The long, knitted dress

Black knitted dress (Reiss), white shirt (Charles Tyrwhitt), ESHA handbag in black

Black knitted dress (Reiss), white shirt (Charles Tyrwhitt), ESHA handbag in black

This is my favourite outfit. And best of all, it’s completely free! I’ll be wearing this one often.

Why is this bang on trend? It’s essentially a knitted version of the body con dress. It’s back. But this time, it’s long, and knitted.

Blushing pink

Pink knitted vest by arket, navy pencil skirt by People Tree, headscarf (Mulberry), ALIA clutch bag in maine grey

You’ll notice some soft, pastel tones thrown in this season. I’ve put this pink knitted vest from arket together with one of my favourite headscarves and a navy pencil skirt from conscious clothing brand, People Tree.

I’ll be mixing and matching throughout the season. For example, the pink vest will look lovely with the white shirt, and I plan to wear the navy pencil skirt with the brown jumper. We’ve spoken before about using the ‘rule of 3’ to create a capsule wardrobe – making fewer items work harder. Take a look how to achieve it, here.

Over to you, what new looks can you create from your wardrobe? Enjoy!

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