This season, invest in clothing and accessories that will have long-term staying power in your wardrobe. Staple pieces are the building blocks of all on-trend outfits, so getting these right means you’ll have a much easier time getting dressed in the morning. Below, you’ll find the top autumn/winter wardrobe essentials to help you fight the cold weather without sacrificing your fashion sense.
The long sleeve top
Never underestimate the basics. The long sleeve top is the perfect foundation piece, easy to throw on with jeans on days when you’re unsure about the weather, or to layer under jumpers, coats and jackets when the winter chill takes hold.
The cashmere crew neck
A great cashmere jumper is lightweight, warm and feels super soft. Whether you go for neutrals or a bright print, it’s sure to keep you comfortable all season long.
The everyday ankle boots
It’s not autumn until you break out the black ankle boots, so why not celebrate the season with a new pair? This perennial wardrobe staple is stylish, versatile and can complete any daytime or going out look.
The dark wash skinny jeans
Every wardrobe needs a pair of dark skinny jeans. This classic style can easily be dressed up or down and looks good with pretty much everything. Skinny jeans are perfect for the winter months, as their streamlined silhouette allows you to layer multiple items on top for warmth.
The classic t-shirt
There’s always room in your wardrobe for another perfect, super soft plain t-shirt. Layer yours under cardigans and jumpers, or tucked comfortably into jeans and skirts.
The blanket scarf is the ultimate in chic accessories, and can effortlessly be paired with any outfit throughout winter. Whether you throw it over your shoulder, wrap it around multiple times or simply wear it as a traditional scarf, it’s sure to look great and keep you warm.
The beanie hat
Keep your ears and head warm with a classic beanie hat. The beanie is a cool addition to any winter outfit and is available in a host of colours – perfect for cold evenings and bad hair days alike.
The leather jacket
A leather jacket is a must-have for every autumn/winter wardrobe and adds instant edge to any outfit. Layer it over your favourite jeans and tee, or pair with a sophisticated blouse and trousers on an evening.