Hi everyone! Nooo, that pretty face with a gorgeous smile is not mine :). This is a lovely guest post i think you will all find just as interesting as i do. Enjoy:
Just the mere mention of fall is enough to make a girl giddy. And why wouldn't we be? The leaves are changing, the weather is cooler, and football season is in full swing. But if you've found your way to this site, none of those probably comes close to what you look forward to the most. Let's get real: It's the fashion.
As a Popsugar article explains, fall is a fashion girl's favourite season for a couple reasons. Mainly, it's because fall brings in the cold temperatures, meaning girls can drastically change their entire wardrobe under the farce that we need to do so to be more weather-appropriate. And because most clothes are universal for spring and summer, by the time fall rolls around, we're itching to bust out the other half of our wardrobe that we haven't seen in the last six months.
But this year, as I went through the process of unpacking my fall clothes, I was a little disappointed with myself. Going through my newly unboxed attire, I realised two things. First, I have more peacoats than I know what to do with (a happy problem to have); and second, I have a very, very limited fall wardrobe. I'm set for winter, but I have maybe four or five total outfits that I've designated just for fall.
Feeling like a failed fashionista, I quickly took to some much needed online shopping. But after a little research I found out that I'm not the only one that gets a little too comfortable in autumn. This revelation led me to wonder, have all we slowly been letting the season down with lazier fashion choices?
The professionals at the upcoming slew of fashion weeks set to take place in New York, London, Milan, and Paris would certainly beg to differ, but how much of those fall trends are we actually taking advantage of? When I was looking at Lyst's site the other day, they had three articles on the front page alone that covered topics like non-girly dresses, comfy clothes to relax in, and the best things to wear on casual Fridays. And their styles definitely appeal to the average gal more so than the crazy designs on runways.
It seems that the majority of our fall fashion standards are dipping. Last year, New York Post website writer Max Berlinger said that the sweatshirt was the "it" item for fall fashion.
A sweatshirt, people! What's it going to be this year? Long sleeve T-shirts?
Now, I'm not going to lie, I love wearing comfy clothes in the fall. I love wearing leggings or skinny jeans with some equestrian boots, a tartan button down and a scarf, but you'd be hard-pressed to find me in anything else for the entire season. I don't look sloppy, but my outfits are certainly more simple and focused on comfort.
So I ask you all, does the cozy weather make you comfortable with a limited wardrobe in the fall? Or do you put just as much detail into your fall clothes as you do the rest of the year?
Thank you all for stopping by. Now you may share your thoughts.
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