Fall is here and that means that it is time to go back to the basics. That goes for everything from head to toe (perhaps a boot-clad toe). The key to fall fashion is a neutral palette. Instead of sticking to nudes, browns, and blacks, spice up your wardrobe with this season’s most coveted color: grey. It may sound basic, but we promise it’s anything but. Here are six ways to incorporate it in your wardrobe.
A cozy grey sweater is a closet staple. We love this one from Club Monaco, as it’s neutral and easy to mix and match with denim or black skinny jeans. Alternatively, you can choose from an array of styles, such as a turtleneck, ribbed-knit, or buttery soft cashmere. You’ll be wearing this sweater on multiple occasions.
This classic J.Crew cardigan is the perfect cover-up. It is embellished with black buttons and ribbed trims for a cool finish. This piece strikes a great balance because it’s professional enough to wear to a business meeting and casual enough to throw on top of a dress before you dash out for brunch with the girls. Versatile, cozy and on-trend, what more can you ask for?
Invest in an everyday scarf like this one from Club Monaco, so you can keep warm against the chilly breeze. Cut from gauzy wool and intertwined with silk for softness, this sturdy accessory is perfect for layering. The frayed hems gives it a grungy edge for an artsy, downtown vibe. Your décolletage will thank you.
This pebble-toned shift dress from Zara is a must-have for the career-minded woman. The subtle houndstooth pattern is just right for an autumn work day at the office. It’s fully lined and well-equipped protect you against the cold. For ease of movement, there’s also a slight slit in the back hem.
This summer, we saw the unexpected pairing of knee-high socks with open-toed shoes. Ease this look into the fall with knee-high socks, which can be worn underneath neutral knitted dresses. We love this grey and white striped pair, which peeks out from under a dress with movement to add a touch of preppiness to your outfit.
6. Suede boots
Via Spiga’s pointed ankle boots are crafted from soft Italian suede. The chunky heel provides extra support for practicality and the internal cushioned footbed is added for comfort. Play with contrasting textures and style yours with a pleated leather skirt.