Fall Fashion Favourites

Melissa Radford
by Melissa Radford

With the arrival of the autumn breeze, it's time to revamp your wardrobe and dive into the latest trends that define the fashion landscape in 2023. Throughout this fall, an exquisite fusion of comfort and style intertwines, crafting fashion statements that exude both versatility and elegance. Among the trends gracing runways and streets, three of my favourite standouts are matching sweatsuits, plaid jackets, and the timeless allure of corduroy. Let's dive into these trends that are dominating the fall fashion scene this year.

The resurgence of loungewear as a fashion statement continues, and sweatsuits are leading the charge. This season's sweatsuits are a harmonious balance of coziness and sophistication, offering a relaxed yet refined look. Crafted from luxe materials and elevated designs, they effortlessly transition from lazy days at home to casual outings. From cropped sweatshirts paired with matching joggers to oversized sweatshirts matched with coordinating sweatpants (like the outfit I'm wearing above), the options are endless. Dress them up with fun accessories (like a bag) and sleek sneakers for an elevated streetwear vibe or embrace the head-to-toe monochromatic look for a chic ensemble that exudes comfort. The one that I'm wearing has a super cute message written on the top and bottoms, I highly recommend checking it out!

Plaid jackets have made a triumphant return this fall, adding a touch of seasonal coziness to any outfit. Whether in the form of a tailored blazer, a cozy oversized coat, or a structured trench, plaid patterns are stealing the spotlight. The versatility of plaid allows for a wide variety of styling options, effortlessly complementing both casual and formal looks. Layer a plaid blazer over a basic tee and jeans for a sophisticated yet relaxed appearance or throw on a plaid wool coat for extra warmth over a sleek dress for a polished outfit perfect for autumn evenings. This timeless print adds depth and character to your wardrobe, making it a must-have this fall.

Corduroy has been popping up everywhere lately, offering a touch of nostalgia and sophistication to fall wardrobes. The textured fabric brings a retro charm while maintaining a modern appeal. From trousers to jackets and even dresses, corduroy pieces are versatile and stylish. The rich, earthy tones of corduroy garments perfectly complement the autumn colour palette. Mix and match different hues or go for a monochromatic look to add depth and dimension to your outfit. Corduroy's durability and comfort make it an ideal choice for the cooler weather, ensuring both style and functionality in your fall wardrobe.

As we embrace the changing leaves and cooler temperatures, the fashion world presents an array of captivating trends to elevate our autumn style. Embrace these trends and infuse your wardrobe with pieces that exude comfort, style, and versatility throughout the autumn season.

These tips can be used to style pieces you already own or you can shop similar products to what I've used using the links in the text. Let me know if you try any of these pieces or have suggestions for something I should try! Make sure to follow me on instagram  @melissaradford and on TikTok  @melissaradford for more styling tips, beauty hacks, and wearable fashion!

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