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STYLING

FALL OUTERWEAR GETS PLAID

By Caroline Ferry, October 12, 2018

Even if you're a hot-weather stan and mostly live for sandy toes and ice cream, there's something kinda glorious about this in-betweeny fall weather. Firstly because you’d be hard pressed to find a more healthy and cost-effective pastime than kicking your way through heaps of red leaves in the park. Secondly because the season’s layerable treasures breathe a whole new lease of life into your silky summer styles.

Tartan jacket for AW18 street style at London Fashion Week

Picture: The Urban Spotter

Take this dreamy combo snapped at London Fashion Week last month. A nightgown-style maxi dress feels right at home in the new season thanks to the addition of a very cozy tartan jacket. Keeping the rest of the accessories very much FW, the matching brown leather clutch, punky belt and western-style shoe situation pulls it all together nicely.

ASOS tartan coat with lace up black ankle boots for AW18

Want to try it out? Too right, you absolutely should. Bring your favourite slinky separates — be it a midi skirt or culottes — right into fall with you by engaging those two clever styling tricks. First up is your outerwear — jacket, sweater or coat, just make it plaid. And second of all the accessories — keep them matching in print (tartan) or in punkiness (chunky boots) and you’re onto a winner. 

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