Remember the secret to making a wish: you wish for more wishes. I’m not too greedy, I have only a handful of wishes for my Fall/Winter wardrobe.
When the cool weather finally comes to the south, I like to add a couple of new pieces. I am not a trend-follower (and never a trend-setter, unless you count the ugly pants). If something is trendy and I love it anyway (like fringe), I will go for it. And wear it long after the trend disappears.
I occasionally shop retail for my seasonal add-ons, because the selection is good. I’ll also be shopping the thrifts, consignments stores, and eBay, to save some $$ and to recycle.
Here are my wishes this year:
1. A plaid blanket scarf, wrap, poncho, or cloak. This will be a perfect topper in mild winter. The traditional red plaids attract me most, and these will go well over all my tees and jeans and boots.
2. Doc Martens or other sturdy oxfords/booties, in a bold print. I started loving personality shoes about four years ago, when I began blogging – coincidence?
3. Japanese style wrap trousers. I wrote last week about my recent obsession with Japanese minimalist clothing. These trousers are by American designer Eileen Fisher, but they reflect the aesthetic. I’d pair them with a personality oxford or bootie.
4. A faux fur/suede/shearling vest. I don’t know what’s taking me so long to decide – I’ve wanted one for a year. Which is your favorite?
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