Wanting For Fall

27th September, 2012

|ABOVE| clockwise from top left: Helene Berman trench ($240), Emilio Pucci fedora ($390), Topshop army jacket ($130), Fossil belt ($32), Elizabeth & James boots ($207), Dorothy Perkins dress ($39), Frye oxfords ($198)

At the beginning of every season, I do a closet clean-out, storing clothes from the previous season, donating those I won’t wear again, and doing an informal inventory on where I stand for the new season at hand. This process allows me to knowledgeably shop for a few key pieces to fill in the gaps, then pick up a couple trend items that are applicable to the moment. This fall, I’m looking for some really great flat loafers and a simple pair of sneakers, plus a leather-sleeved jacket and anything in burgundy. I’ll need a few fresh sweaters, a just-deeper-than-nude lipstick, and am toying with the idea of making a statement with bow ties. What are you shopping for?|ABOVE| clockwise from top left: Topshop sweater ($160), Hudson zip-front jeans ($189), Topshop leather bow tie ($28), Maison Martin Margiela striped top ($740), Gucci bag ($3,950), Nike sneakers ($100), Tom Ford lipstick in Indian Rose ($48), Mawi necklace ($180), gold Asos shoes ($60)

Elsewhere, in other planning-for-Fall news, I’ve added a few more favorites to The Fancy (which you’ll find alongside picks from other industry insiders like Roopal Patel, Susie Bubble, and Jenne Lombardo) ~ as well as to Shop The Glamourai. Check em both out if you too are looking for guidance on what to invest in this season!

  • I Shopped ‘Till I Dropped

    Love the seconds set, beautiful pieces!


  • Lola Reggy

    Defenitely digging the trench with leather
    sleeves. I am going for a few turtlenecks myself
    have seen one with swarovski on the sleeves!
    And want ankle and overknee boots with a comfy
    but high high heel 😉



  • That topshop army jacket is great!

  • Anonymous

    gorgeous picks! i love the top shop army jacket with the leather sleeves, i can’t seem to get enough leather for fall. and i’m still loving anything striped, but that’s true in any season!


  • I love this olive and black trench, it’s amazing. And I also wouldn’t mind having this Dorothy Perkins dress in my closet. 🙂
    xo Andrea
    Wonderful and Marvelous

  • Domonique

    That Pucci fedora is exceptional!



  • lovely inspiration, love your sense of style !
    XX Luba Well Living BLog http://very-well-living.blogspot.com

  • Great picks! Love the trench with leather sleeves! And burgundy is one of my favourite colors for this fall as well! 🙂

  • The Provoker

    I totally love this wishlist, usually they’re so random, these are fabulous! I want those army trenches, it’s abso fabo. Ok, I’ve just uploaded my five looks for five days of London Fashion
    Week, so if you’re looking to judge what this UK blogger/provoker wore
    to LFW, then may I suggest you in having a lil’ look see, provoking
    comments are always appreciated big time lol.

    xx The Provoker

  • Girl,

    you are such a sweety… I always love to come back to your blog, always finding great photos and lots of inspiration.

    Good job!

    Hope you will take time to visit my blog, too.


    See you there!

  • karina ibelis montilla acosta

    I love your selection.. full of inspiration and amazing things! In the first pic I love the boots, tranch and the jacket. Burgundy is definetely the new black for fall… I love it so much.
    I love the second selection so much. The sweaters and the Tom Ford lipstick are a dream.
    Love your blog so much! Good job!
    Karina Ibelis

  • esther freedman

    those gold ankle strap sandals! i’ve been looking for some just like it in black. thanks to this post, they are now on their way to me.
    love your blog & your style.

    ceo, http://www.cuteheads.com

  • SR

    Excellent list.
    Speaking of staples, I am in search of the elusive “perfect black turtleneck” and if I find it, I hope the next pile over is the “perfect navy crew-neck” pile because I need one of those too.
    Also have my eye on a bag (and bags under my eyes from all this online shopping).
    Thanks for sharing your seasonal editing process–it’s very helpful to learn tricks of clothing organization from a pro!

  • oooh wow just love it!

  • love all your picks!

  • ThĂ©a Unknown

    Love the color of f/w 12/13!

    Théa Unknownhttp://theaisunknown.blogspot.fr/

  • Great selection!!!

  • Jennifer

    I love so many of the pieces that you’ve chosen!

    xo Jennifer

  • Caroline

    That Dior bag is amazing…. Love it!


  • Lubna

    Very similar to my fall wishlist! I’m in desperate need of a leather/army jacket 🙂

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  • Love the vanilla white jumper, don’t get the zips at the front of the leg though…

  • Ohhh I want them all too! Both outfits are darling looks, you did a wonderful job.

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