Dressing for autumn is one of our favourite sartorial endeavours. Cosy knitwear, leather separates and chic boots are things we've been looking forward to wearing for the past few months. So now that October is upon us, it's high time we started assembling the outfits we'll wear for the season ahead. After trawling through the Instagram accounts of our favourite influencers, we managed to come up with seven key looks that are ideal for any sort of weather October might throw at us. From the ultimate cool-girl coat needed for chilly mornings to the summer dress you can wear right through until spring, there are plenty of outfit ideas you'll want to copy immediately. Without further ado, this is what to wear in October.
The last days of bare-leg season are upon us, so make the most of them by pairing a mini skirt with a fluffy knit. Simply add tights when you can't withstand the chill any longer.
Missoma Gold Twisted Link T-Bar Chain Necklace (£349)
Marks and Spencer The Soft Parade Fluffy Knit Plus Cardigan | Nasty Gal (£12)
Nasty Gal Line by Me Check Mini Skirt (£17)
Office Katelyn Smart Over the Knee Boots Black Leather (£50)
Puffer jackets are imperative for when temperatures drop. Handily, Tiffany has found the most on-trend way to wear them: with a belt bag and square-toe boots.
Ganni Puffer Jacket (£210)
Jil Sander Ribbed Wool Turtleneck Sweater (£690)
Polène Number Six Belt Bag (£220)
Max Mara Pegno Stretch-Jersey Slim Pants (£305)
Manu Atelier Duck 80 Leather Lace-Up Boots (£460)
Jeans might be the first thing you reach for at the moment, but that doesn't mean you need to completely forgo skirts. Instead, take cues from Sylvie and pair a denim midi with a jean shirt and finish with white boots.
H&M Denim Shirt (£25)
Isabel Marant Zap Leather Belt (£120)
Msgm Logo-Print High-Rise Denim Midi Skirt (£220)
Isabel Marant Loens Leather Knee Boots (£875)
Shackets have been on the rise for a few seasons now. This autumn we'll be wearing ours like Aida of Basic Touch, by pairing it alongside straight leg jeans and neutral heels.
Only Shacket in Camel (£55)
RE/DONE Rigid Stove Pipe High-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans (£280)
Dune London Unlined Comfort Point Mid Heel Court (£80)
& Other Stories Fuzzy Wool Blend Sweater (£69)
Max Mara Leisure Alessio Grey Satin Midi Skirt (£165)
Topshop Harris Black Leather Block Boots (£72)
There's nothing like a vibrant knit to brighten up a cloudy October day. This season we're elevating the typical jumper and jeans look by pairing our favourite knits alongside printed trousers instead.
Arket Alpaca Wool Blend Jumper (£47)
'S Max Mara Soraga Checked Cotton-Blend Trousers (£225)
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas Hi-Top Trainers (£57)
By Far Miranda Croco Shoulder Bag (£502)
Your floral dresses needn't be relegated to the back of your wardrobe until spring. At this time of year, we advise wearing them with slouchy wool blazers and closed-toe shoes.
& Other Stories Wool Blend Oversized Blazer ($219)
Arket Gathered Lyocell Dress (£99)
John Lewis & Partners Bonnie Leather Low Heel Slingback Court Shoes (£85)
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