Styling a Beige Blazer for the Spring / Autumn Transition

If you want your outfit to stand out, just put on something bright and sparkly! However, if subtlety is more your thing, all is not lost. And if the past few years have proven anything, it’s that an all neutral wardrobe is worthy of a second take. In case you missed the memo, I’m kinda into neutrals. You might recognise this beige blazer; I added it to my wardrobe last year and enjoyed styling it year round by mixing textures and playing with proportions. And while blazers for work are a given, I love how this beige blazer elevates my relaxed ensembles as well.

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Style Diaries: April 2021

Whoosh… and there goes April! Happy Tuesday and happy May! Last month was ideal when it comes to weather, we enjoyed some really warm Autumn days here in Sydney and I took full advantage! Here’s my recap of the month that was, where I shared a few reviews and first impressions of pieces that I added to my wardrobe after much deliberation!

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Five Effortless ‘One and Done’ Pieces for the Transitional Season

Whether you’re in the middle of Spring or Autumn, I’ve got five effortless ‘one-and-done’ pieces that are perfect for the transitional season and minimise unnecessary decision making. And not only do they make looking put together as simple as throwing on said garment, they’re perfect for this in-between weather and they’re comfortable and low maintenance.

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Totême Houndstooth Annecy Coat

Since making the shift towards purchasing timeless and seasonless pieces for my wardrobe, not only have I been getting more mileage out of the items in my closet in recent years, but I find myself willing to invest in pieces that I know I’ll wear for a long time. One area of my wardrobe that I’m willing to splurge on is coats. If there’s one coat that has made waves in recent years, it’s the Toteme Annecy Coat – their signature wrap coat that is deliciously oversized and beautifully draped. I’ve recently added the houndstooth version to my wardrobe and to say I’m excited is a bit of an understatement!

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Three Styles of Boots to Embrace This Winter

When you err on the short side (I’m 5’2”/158cm), finding flattering styles of boots is a bit like shopping for jeans – there are certain styles that will flatter your frame and other styles that are left for those less vertically challenged. So you can imagine how it feels to find boot silhouettes that actually work. You hang onto those for dear life! And while height or build doesn’t necessarily limit your choices, there are different considerations to keep in mind for what suits. So with that in mind, and with much trial and error of the various boot silhouettes on offer, here are the three boot styles that I’m embracing this winter.

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Autumn Picks from the Marks & Spencer Sale – Classic Pieces for Your Transitional Wardrobe

Marks & Spencer have kicked off another sale – 25% off when you spend over $150 – so I thought I’d share with you some pieces that I’ve picked up and round up my top 5 picks that are perfect for this transitional weather. If you’ve been eying anything, now’s definitely the time to see if it’s available to snap up! Typically, a lot of M&S’ core styles are offered at a reduced price – like their hero staple trench coat and workwear tailoring And not only do these come in classic neutral tones, but some really fun and punchy seasonal hues if you’re a bit more adventurous.

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