To help get some inspiration for my wardrobe, I’ve been doing a bit of browsing online to get an eye on any key pieces that might be worth adding to my closet. So, I couldn’t help but notice during my search that David Jones are in the midst of the bi-annual clearance sale.
After making a rather spendy – and sneaky – in-store sale purchase (more on that later…), I’m taking a mini-break from adding anything else new to my closet, so I thought I’d share some of my favourite David Jones sale picks with you below.
Sale season is always the best time of year to invest in those wardrobe staples – whether it’s a new LBD for a special occasion, or a streamlined blazer for the office – so I’d love to know if you’re planning on picking anything up! x
Back when I lived in Wellington, every winter was a struggle – I never had anything to wear, and about 90% of my wardrobe was geared towards warmer weather. Fast forward a few years, and I’ve finally nailed down the keys to perfecting my autumn and winter wardrobes, with these three simple steps.
START WITH THE STAPLES
Any good wardrobe is founded on the classics – be it a crisp white shirt, a well fitting blazer, or your favorite pair of skinny jeans. I’ve finally finished rounding out my autumn wardrobe with some lightweight knits (this mock neck sweater from Everlane is my most recent addition), that will be forming the basis of a lot of my outfits, now that the weather has started to cool down.
EMBRACE NEW SILHOUETTES
The last couple seasons have been all about volume; exaggerated bell sleeves and wide leg kick flares quickly come to mind. This season, I’ll be embracing a more simple – but equally new to me – silhouette: the mom jean with a slim fitting tee tucked in, and some pointed toe block heels to make the look a little more polished. I always find shopping for denim to be a serious struggle, but I’ve completely fallen for the farleigh mom jean from ASOS and haven’t looked back since.
INVEST IN YOUR ACCESSORIES
If you like to keep your outfits looking pretty simple like I do, then it can often be the finishing touches that really make or break the overall look. I like to spend a little bit extra on my accessories, whether that’s a lambswool scarf from Acne Studios (for the record mine is three years old and still going strong), a sturdy pair of leather boots, or getting a little luxe with my handbag – it’s those little details which can make a huge difference.
The Apartment by the Line LA, 2nd Floor, 8463 Melrose Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90069
After visiting the Apartment by the Line in LA, I just couldn’t resist dropping by their LA outpost during a quiet moment in the city of angels. Every bit as irresistibly covet-worthy as it’s New York sister, I’m fairly certain the only thing stopping me from walking out with literally everything but the kitchen sink was an already-too-full suitcase. I guess there’s always next time…