club monaco sweater

anonymous asked:

I'm going shopping tomorrow and I really need some new clothes for fall/winter what could I buy and where? like basics and what is trending?

yay ok ill organise this by clothing item and put some store suggestions or where i got my stuff (that’ll probably be the first one) these are mostly basic but they’re based on trends and also necessity sooooO

tops/jumpers:

  • cropped jumpers (topshop, american apparel, vervegirl, asos, needsupply)
  • cable knits (american apparel, thrift shops, topshop, apc, holts, boYS)
  • basic black turleneck (mine is a really thin club monaco sweater but american apparel has good cotton ones)
  • sleeveless/short sleeved knits (banana republic, club monaco, topshop, american apparel)
  • high neck tops/tanks (american apparel, asos)
  • oversized turtlenecks n other big fun knits (apc, zara, club monaco)
  • fuzzy sweater (topshop, american apparel)
  • ribbed knits (american apparel, zara, verve girl, asos)
  • grey!!!!! everythiggn!! (topshop, american apparel, zara)
  • dark striped tees (american apparel, club monaco, topshop, urban, brandy)
  • plain white/black/grey/navy tees (cos, j coleman, needsupply, boyfriends and boys who are friends, american apparel, allsaints, topman)
  • grid print tops (topshop, cos, american apparel)
  • nude cashmere turtleneck (holts, sonia rykiel, your dad, club monaco)

dresses:

  • babydoll dress (american apparel, ilovelilya, topshop)
  • t-shirt dress (cos, zara, aritzia)

bottoms:

  • black skinny jeans (fit is really important so do your thing but i usually get j brand, joe’s, cheap monday, allsaints, american apparel, rag & bone) and those are great if you look like a stick insect thanks
  • busted knee black jeans (american apparel, zara, j brand)
  • comfy jeans like mom jeans if that’s your tyhing to just laze around in but also wear (american apparel, rag & bone)
  • plaid/navy/black pleated skirts (american apparel, uniform supply shops, cos, topshop)
  • black high waisted midi skirt (asos, zara, whitepepper)
  • cigarette pants in black or pattern (zara, cos, topshop)
  • slim skirts in your fav colours/non-colours if you’re me (american apparel, asos, topshop, submarine)

accessories:

  • thin gold chain + pendant (thrift shops, american apparel)
  • basic gold or silver rings (needsupply, margiela, h&m)
  • leather messenger bag (zara, american apparel, asos, aritzia)
  • leather backpack (american apparel, needsupply, kara store
  • tote (american apparel, country road, acne)
  • wool socks (american apparel, roots, mec)
  • grey/cream cashmere (or wool idk who you are) scarf (burberry, aritzia, zara probably, american apparel if material means nothing to you, holts)
  • mittens :) (aritzia, american apparel)

outerwear/shoes:

  • grey/ neutral/pink wool coat (apc, zara, needsupply, max mara)
  • chelsea boots yOU NEED HTESE (zara, church’s, romwe, topshop, american apparel, rag & bone)
  • sneakers (converse, nike, new balance)
  • loafers (tod’s, zara, topshop, h&m)

other thangs:

  • notebooks (pastel, chapters, notebook & co, rifle paper co, moleskine, field notes, needsupply)
  • a short + sweet fluffy novel (chapters, bmv)
  • a new type of tea (david’s tea, teavana, kusmi)
  • a pretty mug for the tea (indigo, william ashley, anthropologie)
  • a bath bomb yay (lush)

Sometimes my favorite looks are also the most simple. Remember to focus on two important things. Fit and colors. If you are going to reside in an urban area it’s even more important to wear clothes that are properly tailored and fitted. Not to be mistaken with “tight fitting” clothing.

Oxford: Ralph Lauren

Tie: J.Crew

Sweater: Club Monaco merino

Shoes: Cole Haan Air Gant driving shoes. (there are many colors just Google Air Gant.

The watch is the “Timex Weekender and the strap is from J.crew. They have tons of different straps. They also carry a few gorgeous watches that you should check out.

Happy Shopping