With the autumn/winter season well and truly here, you might be thinking about how you can update your wardrobe for the colder months. The crisper air and darker evenings bring to mind all things cosy, from knitted jumpers and scarves to warm coats, and boots perfect for kicking up crunchy leaves. Take a look at our top autumn/winter picks…
1. Kestrel Boots, DuoBoots
Recently returned to the city, DuoBoots is the best place to shop for boots this autumn and winter. Measured according to calf size, you’ll be sure of a comfortable fit. These dark brown Kestrel boots, £220, are a great choice for everyday wear. Real leather and with a flattering asymmetric top line, they’re the perfect pair for looking stylish in all weathers.
2. Aspinal Mini Trunk Bag, Grace & Ted
A quirky take on the suitcase-style, embrace the miniature trend with this Aspinal Mini Trunk bag, £120, from Grace & Ted – Bath’s treasure trove of designer goodies. Perfect as a clutch for Christmas parties, the brown snakeskin leather and gold details add something eye-catching and different to this cute bag.
3. Honey Scarf, Chanii B
Be ready for the colder months with this unique, limited edition scarf, £85, from Chanii B, the shoes and accessories store in Milsom Place. A soft wool-silk mix, it’ll let you wear the autumn colours yourself as the vibrant green and brown print is an iconic image of the shop’s latest collection.
4. Athena Garnet Stone Drop Earrings, Rossiters of Bath
Deep and rich jewel tones come into their own during the colder months as the festive party season arrives. This sparkling garnet pair from independent department store Rossiters, at £26.50, will add a luxurious feel to an autumn outfit without breaking the bank.
5. Mohair Textured Jumper, Brora
Wrap up warm in this cosy jumper from cashmere specialists Brora. Whether you call it burgundy, maroon or wine, deep red is the colour of the season and this cropped number, £115, will be great for layering. Over a floral dress with thick tights or under a leather jacket, this jumper is an autumnal textured treat!
6. Brooke Belted Trench Coat, Jolly’s
The trench is a classic coat trend for autumn, and this belted khaki one, £125, from Jolly’s, will give an elegant, effortless feel to any outfit. With a nod to the oversized, duster coat style in its length, it’s perfect for layering over a chunky knit or wearing with a cosy scarf.
By Rosie Hurley