Whether it’s after class, during lunch break or right after you wake up, dressing for brunch is a tricky balance to achieve. Naturally you want to dress nicely to go out to a restaurant and hang with your friends, but you also don’t want to be over dressed for an early, casual occasion. Perfect brunch wear is stylish and practical, not too simple and also not too over the top. Soft hues and sundresses dominate classic brunch looks; however, sometimes it’s just not a dress day or you’d rather just opt for a more edgy mix. This Fashionista uses statement pieces to put together the perfect fall brunch look, combining edgy vintage inspiration with a soft pastel touch.
She starts off with a white crop top baring a black tree illustration. She tops it with a black oversized cardigan, which is fitting for the seasonal breeze. Her amazing sporty pastel watercolor shorts soften her edgy style; I’m a sucker for good contrast and these watercolor floral tap shorts from NASTY GAL would add a similar but more colorful femininity. Her studded and slashed oxfords are on-trend, and I can’t get enough of the dainty gold details. You can find really cute and affordable similar flats but with pops of silver here.
Accessories make their own small contributions and are treasured members of the ensemble, they’re small but distinctive. This Fashionista’s mod statement sunglasses complete the look and are helpful for keeping the rays off your face if you choose to dine outside. Her delicate necklace consisting of just a couple beads and a stone makes a humble but appreciated bohemian appearance complementing her oversized tan tote.
If you need some inspiration for a stylish yet casual brunch, take pointers from this Fashionista’s knack for keeping simple outfits interesting with statement pieces, cool colors and twists to catch everyone’s eye.
One Simple Change: To try and recreate this look in the winter, embrace the tartan trend and swap out shorts for a pair of pants like these jacquard structured trousers. Cover your ears with a cute beanie and take on the cold with style!