It’s time to put your new season wardrobe into action.
Put summer clothes in zippered bags and let go of your most comfortable winter coats in the world.
In addition, the change in temperature comes with new fashion possibilities.
And the Metro Lifestyle team has their eye on exciting new options.
So whether you need some style inspiration or just curious, here’s what every team member buys.
Ellen Scott, Lifestyle Editor
Azzaro Men’s Jacket Size L
Get it for £ 40 from Oxfam
“I continue to be obsessed with wearing oversized, super boxy blazers, over dresses or just with a t-shirt and jeans. I covered my standard black blazer, but I’m still looking in charity stores for men’s jackets like this one that work wonderfully and are an eco-friendly alternative to fast fashion options.
Happy Sad smocked dress
Get it for £ 85 at Lazyoaf
“I’m a diehard Lazyoaf stan, so I’ll take whatever they throw at me.” The color of this dress will make me look like a big pumpkin – perfect for fall. ‘
Wool cardigan with contrasting seams
Get it for £ 69 at Olive
“I might be behind the cardigan sweater trend, but I just don’t care. This Olive option is suitably preppy and will work well on the giant white shirt I received from Zara last season.
Natalie Morris, Associate Lifestyle Editor
Jeenaa Jiyo emerald bag
Get it for £ 84 from Jeenaa.
“I’m not really the bag type. Normally I would never spend a lot of money on a bag, but this one jumped out at me for some reason. It was love at first sight and, after a few helping hands, I knew I had to have it. I love the jewel tone of emerald green, and I think the shape is so unique and elegant. It’s like a nod to Y2K shoulder bag fashion, without feeling like you’re dressing like a teenager.
& Other Stories oversized half-zip sweater
Get it for £ 95 at & Other Stories.
“Knitwear is obviously a must-have for fall. I love how this piece mixes the classic style of the cozy sweater with the more relaxed streetwear element of the funnel neck and zipper. This piece will work as a great top layer for fall and keep me ridiculously warm under an oversized coat when it’s really cold. Maybe this will be my payday treat.
Lizzie Thomson, lifestyle journalist
Reebok Club C Double Shoes
Get them for £ 75 at Reebok.
‘I love white sneakers (although I have a habit of ruining them in a year) and when I spotted these Reebok platforms I immediately fell in love. I feel like these are a twist on the classic whites – but I also love the old-fashioned style. In addition, they will give me a little more height.
Tanyel Mustafa, lifestyle journalist
Jigsaw oversized leather blazer
Get it for £ 325 at Jigsaw.
“I wanted to find a basic leather (or faux leather) blazer to pair with office and bar outfits, and this classic clean cut option caught my eye.”
Astrid & Miyu Wreath T-bar chunky gold necklace
Get it for £ 94 from Astrid & Miyu.
“It reminds me of the heart-shaped necklace I wore until it rusted as a kid, but in the best possible way. A youthful statement piece that still feels grown up enough to be worn on a daily basis. Add to the basket.’
Jessica Lindsay, lifestyle journalist
Snag Daisy May Tights
Get them for £ 14.99 from Snag.
“Like a lot of people, I try to reduce the amount of new clothes I buy. I’ll be frequenting the charity shop all fall / winter for trendy pieces and small shopping for basics when possible. Snag tights are always a must have because they fit very well and don’t move or run. The brand’s collection with Jamie Campbell (from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie) is fun, these tights in particular. ‘
Dr Martens Jadon III Pisa platform leather ankle boots
Get them for £ 179 from Dr Martens.
“I have been wearing the same pair of DMs religiously since I was a teenager, but despite being fixed every winter, they give ghosts back. I will go for a pair of platforms when I replace, because I like the idea of stomping with an air of authority. The lumpier the shoe, the better for me.
Édaein O’Connell, freelance lifestyle journalist
& Other Stories oversized belted wool coat
Get it for £ 175 at & Other Stories.
“This winter I decided I wanted a really nice black coat. Practical and incredibly chic, this is an item that will live up to its cost-per-wear ratio. The wrap style of this Wool & Other Stories beauty will be wonderfully flattering and I can literally imagine myself living in it. ‘
ASOS Design Chamomile premium leather ankle boots ankle boots
Buy them for £ 100 at ASOS.
“Black boots are often preferred as a must-have for fall, but for 2021 I want to add some color to my collection. These ASOS Design khaki leather tall boots are inspired by the 1960s and will add height without becoming uncomfortable. Plus, they’ll look great under the soon to be Mine & Other Stories mantle. ‘
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