As we embrace the cool, crisp days of autumn/winter, the spotlight falls upon a singular fashion essential…outerwear. The quest for the perfect outerwear piece is no fleeting endeavour; it requires a discerning eye and a patient search.
Enter the & Other Stories padded quilted jacket in its timeless khaki hue, unassuming yet versatile, and has become the pinnacle of my seasonal wardrobe. I tried it on only a few days ago, and it has since become a mainstay in my wardrobe. With the ever-changing weather and the need for style to meet functionality, I’ve been able to curate an array of ensembles that not only keep me warm but also keep me on the forefront of fashion.
Who What Wear UK Video Editor Remi Afolabi styles & Other Stories Diamond Quilted Coat (£120). From casual outings that demand a touch of chic to cosy evenings this piece of outerwear proves to be wardrobe essential. Whether it’s a day of errands, a dinner date, a visit to the office, or simply an excuse to step out, this jacket is truly a trusty companion.
Style Notes: For those days when you want to effortlessly achieve a casual yet chic look, consider donning jeans, a statement bag, and stylish shoes. Elevate your outfit with accessories like jewellery and belts in matching metal tones.
The perfect windbreaker for a breezy day.
Every great outfit starts with a white t-shirt.
Every fashion person is shopping Arket’s cloud jeans, for their effortlessly stylish finish.
Grey are brown are two of winter’s most popular shades. When combined on a chic handbag, magic happens.
In my opinion, these are the perfect gold hoops.
The tiny kitten heel make these boots as comfortable as they are stylish.
The perfect finishing touch.
Style Notes: As the weather continues to get cooler, opting for cosy wool materials is key to staying warm and comfortable. Layer up with a wool long-sleeve top and pair it with wool wide-leg trousers for a casual and snug appearance. This ensemble is perfect for the office or a relaxed day out.
The huge pockets on this coat are exactly the size I like them.
A fine-knit layering base is a winter wardrobe saviour.
Wool-blend trousers will keep you cosy on the coldest of days.
As autumn turns to winter, I’m swapping my white trainers for a fresh black style.
A cross-body bag is the only answer when the temperature drops and you want to keep you hands firmly in your pockets.
Style Notes: On days dedicated to errands, prioritise comfort and practicality. Add an extra layer of cosiness by wearing a zip-up hoodie beneath your jacket. The vibrant red track pants add a nice statement. Finish the look with white trainers and a denim tote bag, adding practical yet stylish elements to your outfit.
Khaki green is a universally flattering tone that comes to life in autumn.
A cosy hoodie is the only thing I want to wear from November until February.
Red is the season’s favourite colour, and this is how I’ll be incorporating it into my wardrobe this season.
White trainers are a casual-outfit no-brainer.
If you’re anything like me, you’ll fill this oversized tote right up the the brim.
Style Notes: Elevate your style with a premium knitted dress and sleek knee-high heeled boots, creating an elegant look that’s perfect for a dinner date or a more formal occasion, especially in the colder months.
Wear un-done and with plenty of jewels to bring this casual jacket into evening territory.
A knitted dress is my winter-weather saviour. Layer over a pair of thick tights to stay warm all day long.
Every evening outfit needs a little black bag, and this leather style from Acne has just shot to the top of my wish list.
This season I’m opting for silver jewellery, and these square hoops are a fun place to start.
The perfect knee-high boots. Style with a flowy midi or tiny mini for an easy look that practically styles itself.