Neutrals are taking over the fall fashion scene this year. They are great pieces that are essential in every wardrobe. Their versatility between seasons and occasions allow for multiple styles to be used throughout the year without repeating the same outfit twice. The biggest challenge when putting together an all-neutral piece is to add dynamic without overpowering the simplicity of the outfit. A quick fix to this problem is to accessorize.
Chicago is a city of passion and pride with a never ending appreciation for fashion. A main theme found in this beautiful city is the abundance of basics paired together in new ways to create unique combinations. This Fashionista’s look is perfect for a day walking the streets downtown or evening drinks on a rooftop bar. She only has two main colors in her outfit but adds in subtle hints of gold with her accessories to spice up the piece.
Neutrals in this look allow for the outfit to speak for itself. Placing the gold accents on different levels of her body create a thread of gold from top to bottom. This Fashionista decided to go for the gold from her thick bangle around her wrist, to the gold hints in her choker, to the gold-rimmed sunglasses which pull the color at different points. This really completes the look and has those accents pop out even more.
College students are constantly on the run, and they don’t always having time to put too much thought into their daily outfit. Classic gold accessories paired with simple neutrals work for any occasion. This outfit can be dressed up or down depending on the desired look. Ditch the jacket, throw on a pair of thigh-high heeled boots and apply a deep plum lipstick for a night out. Looking for a casual weekend outfit? Then, pair this look with combat boots or sneakers, a messy bun and even a scarf as a low-key accessory.
Sometimes less is more when it comes down to fashion. Don’t pass over simple basics because they may end up as the center piece of your next outfit. Also, never be afraid to step out of your comfort zone and create new combinations with your favorite classic pieces. Utilize your accessories to complement, not overpower your look. This fall is all about comfort and ease, so have fun creating and expressing who you are through your wardrobe!