The minute the temps in Nashville dip below 60 I am throwing some logs down and lighting my first fire of the season! Fingers crossed it's tonight (update - it wasn't; hoping for this weekend fingers crossed) because I just made some Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. Can you tell...October is my favorite month, well maybe November, no..December, but then there's January and February when we have the hope of snow. I LOVE FALL & WINTER! I have waaay more clothes for these seasons. Most of my clients' closets are heavier in either cold or warm weather clothes, depending on which seasons are their favorites. I'm definitely a cold weather girl. Have you started to switch over your closet yet for Fall? While you're taking stock of what you have and what you need to toss, I thought I'd share some beautiful October Must-Haves I'm hoping to add to my own closet!
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But First, What To Toss Now
Here's a list of things I've been tossing in clients' closets this Fall...you probably should too. 🙂
Shaggy Fringe (unless it's Chanel)
Maxi Skirts, Shower Curtain Style
Velour or Shiny Velvet
Over-The-Knee Boots (These are on my "toss" list every year because I don't like them - I think they look awkward and can veer towards tacky very quickly. But you will still find them on others' must-have lists this Fall.)
So what are the 2020 Fall Trends? The return of more classics! This always happens during uncertain times, which we certainly are experiencing.
Five October Fall Fashion Must-Haves
1. EQUESTRIAN STYLE
I am beyond excited about this "fall trend" because equestrian style is a timeless, classic look, and you probably can pull it off with some of the pieces in your closet you already own. The key to this look is not to overdo it and risk looking like a Downton Abbey extra (but, really, what's wrong with that? ha). Think riding boots with riding pants, riding blazers, and hunting-esque pieces like capes and cords.
2. PREPPY STYLE
Related to Equestrian Style, and in a surprising twist, the obsession with '80's style has moved on from the rockster to the prepster look. Thank Goodness. Again, the same, similar warning, don't overdo it and risk looking like a collegiate dressed up as a mom, or the other way around. Think fair isle, polos, loafers, vests.
3. PLAID & PATCHWORK
*my patchwork skirt in the cover photo is something I picked up in a little shop; here's a similar style
Kind of the new take on the prairie look, and the evolving Boho look. Putting my spin on it, it's that down home country weekend style. Cozy and comfy. Think flannel, tartan (kind of the same), glen plaid, and the like.
4. BOWS & TIES
Ruffles not so much. But bows and ties, yes. On blouses, dresses, shoes, jewelry.
I say magenta, you say purple. She says red. Yes, it's a reddish purple or purplish red. It's a deep, rich, and bright and happy color you see in amazing sunsets. Pairs beautifully with brown, grey, and can even substitute as a Christmas-time red!
Shop now! Inventory is so low this Fall, like it was during the Summer. I'm already working on your Christmas posts so you have what you need before the season arrives and things are already sold out! Thank you so much for stopping by and have a lovely weekend.
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