Styles To Take You Right Through To Autumn - DLSB

Styles To Take You Right Through To Autumn

As the leaves start to change colour and the rain begins to fall, it’s time to start switching out your mini dresses and sandals for shackets and chunky boots. Autumn is a season of change and with it comes transitioning your wardrobe from summer staples to autumn essentials to take you right through the season in style. 

Autumn is all about the warm, earthy tones like deep burnt orange, chocolate brown and forest green, however, autumn fashion also gives you a chance to showcase your individuality and take risks - no matter the weather. So, whether you choose to stick to a traditional autumnal colour palette, or make a statement by injecting bright, summer colours into autumn-ready womenswear styles, DLSB has a wide range of fashion essentials for you to stock up on this season.

Autumn Midi Dresses

Hold onto your favourite summer styles that little bit longer by layering up your midi dresses to create stylish outfits that are guaranteed to keep you warm as the weather changes, without compromising on style. By adding a long-sleeve top underneath, a jumper on top, or by adding a jacket, you can change your go-to summer midi dresses into the perfect autumnal outfit.

Casual Midi Dresses for Autumn

Casual midi dresses are the perfect transitional clothing piece, easy to throw-on in summer for an all-in-one outfit and ideal for layering up to create the ultimate autumnal outfit. Simply take your favourite sleeveless midi dress and add a long sleeved black top or thin knit jumper underneath. By choosing to layer up, you can create a whole new autumn-ready outfit that is perfect for taking you from brunch to cocktails with the girls. 

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Florals aren’t just for spring and summer! Take your go-to floral midi dress and pair it with a biker-inspired leather jacket and black chunky boots, turning your favourite summer style into a stunning autumnal outfit. The contrast of the feminine florals with leather-look accessories creates the perfect edgy outfit that blends the transitioning seasons seamlessly.

If florals aren’t your thing, why not opt for a long-sleeved midi dress in an autumn-inspired colourway and bold print? A dark beige, leopard print midi dress, as shown above, incorporates the colours of the season perfectly in one convenient clothing piece which can then be accessorised to fit your personal autumn style. Add a pair of lace-up black boots, a hat and a pair of warm tights, if the weather calls for it, to create an effortlessly cool outfit that can take you straight from the office to the cocktail bar.

Formal Midi Dresses for Autumn

Autumn often marks the beginning of the party season, whether that’s a wedding, work event or a birthday, you’ll be in need of a seasonally appropriate formal midi dress that will not only keep you warm but reflect the very best of women’s autumn fashion this year. A great way to wear your favourite formal midi dress styles in cooler weather is to think about textures and silhouettes. Choosing dresses that are long-sleeved or made from thick knit or heavy-weight materials such as velvet, ensures you’re dressed appropriately for the changing weather whilst staying bang on trend.

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You can never go wrong with jewel-toned colourways in the autumn season, as it complements the autumn aesthetic perfectly and will last you all throughout the winter season too. Execute the jewel-toned vibe in a stunning velvet material for the ultimate glam look, choosing a sexy, wrap-style silhouette for a flattering fit and you’re ready for any formal event this season.

If velvet isn’t your style, opt for a satin finish instead, keeping the same jewel-tones with a deep burgundy colour. Keep the midi dress totally autumn-appropriate with a high-neck and long-sleeve but make a statement with a sultry double leg-split detail to add a unique twist to the dress and ensure you stand out from the crowd this party season.

If you’re worried about the changing weather and want a formal midi dress that will ensure you’re kept warm, you could choose a knitted dress. A long-sleeved, form-fitting knitted dress in an autumnal colour, such as the DLSB rich chocolate brown dress as shown above, is perfect for an understated-yet-elegant look that is not only formal but completely practical. Pair with an oversized blazer for an extra-layer of warmth and add your favourite heeled boots for easy-to-wear autumn style.

Autumn Shackets

As the temperature starts to dip and you find yourself reaching for an extra-layer to throw-on, be sure you’re reaching for this season’s hottest outerwear trend - shackets. Whether you choose to blend into your surroundings on an autumnal walk with a deep orange tone shacket, or, make a statement with an ultra-bright, bold shacket, there are ways to style your shacket of choice that keep you cool, cosy and completely on-trend.

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Made popular in recent years thanks to the classic 90s style revival, a preppy checked shacket has shown no signs of slowing down and has quickly become the staple of every gals transitional autumn wardrobe. Available in a wide variety of styles and colourways, a checked shacket is the perfect easy-to-wear, stylish outerwear piece to throw-on over any outfit this season. 

The most common style of checked shacket features the very best of the autumn season, with autumnal colours of deep brown, beige and rust. Paired with a simple all-black outfit, this effortless check can instantly transform your outfit. Whether you choose to pair it with a classic black leather skirt and turtleneck combo, or opt for a more longline style to throw-on over the top of jeans and a jumper, you’re guaranteed to fit into the autumn season with a checked shacket.

Or, if bright and bold autumn fashion is more your forte, stand out from the crowd this season and ditch the traditional earthy toned colour palette for an ultra-bright, bold coloured checked shacket instead. Hold on to your favourite summer colours in a seasonally appropriate style, throw it on over the top of a subtle knitted jumper dress and add your favourite chunky boots for an outfit that packs a punch.

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If checked styles aren’t your vibe, don’t worry! Dolls can still get the sleek shacket look thanks to a variety of similar fleece jackets at DLSB. Send everyone wild over your fashion sense and opt for a quirky leopard print shacket instead, still incorporating the best beige tones of the season, but in a fun and unique pattern. Perfect for pairing with an all-black look to make the shacket the statement piece of the outfit, this look would be perfected with a pair of ripped black jeans, chunky black boots and a black long-sleeve top for the ultimate autumnal outfit for women.

Not loving the leopard print? Keep it cosy, but cute, in a teddy material shacket. Boasting an oversized fit and cuddly soft lining, this style of women’s jacket is perfect for wrapping up on those crips and cold walks. Pair it with your favourite loungewear ‘fit underneath for the ultimate laidback look, or style it up with a cute midi dress and biker boots to keep it fashionable yet comfortable.

For those warmer days where a shacket may be too heavyweight, opt for a lightweight shacket that can be worn buttoned up as a shirt, for a simple yet stylish look. Choose a colour in line with the season, such as the orange houndstooth shacket pictured above, and pair with stylish leather pants to build a casual outfit to fall back on in those ‘I have nothing to wear’ moments.

Autumn Midi Skirts

Just because summer is over doesn’t mean you have to give up on the skirts girls! Simply switch out your summer mini styles for a more seasonally appropriate midi skirt and layer it up.. Whether you’re looking for an effortlessly cool midi to wear everyday or one for a head-turning night-out look, a midi skirt will never fail you this season.

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Flaunt the very best of autumn style by incorporating fun animal prints and colours into your seasonal wardrobe. Whether you’re more of a monochrome, zebra print gal, or bright pink leopard print is more your vibe, a bold, patterned midi skirt can create a show-stopping outfit. Add a graphic tee, leather jacket and leather boots for the ultimate rock-chick vibe, or pair with an oversized jumper for a cool twist on comfy-casual.

Leather is a staple for the transitioning autumn season and with that comes the introduction of a faux leather midi skirt. Made for creating statement night-out ‘fits or for adding a unique spin on a casual everyday outfit, a mid-length leather skirt incorporates this season’s hottest trend in a quirky yet stylish design. Pair with a long-sleeve bodysuit for a night out with the girls or with an oversized jumper and chunky boots for throughout the day.

Autumn Leather Trousers

When the season turns, leather quickly becomes the new denim. Swap out your everyday jeans for a pair of sexy leather trousers or leggings and you’ve instantly changed your look into the perfect autumnal outfit no matter what you pair them with. From running errands to a night out with the girls, a pair of leather trousers will become your new wardrobe staple this season.

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An alternative to your classic pair of denim jeans, a wet-look, faux leather jean offers the same high-waisted, skinny-style look of jeans but with an autumnal edge. Available in an array of earth-toned colours like khaki and burgundy, a pair of leather jeans is sure to become your new go-to for all autumn outfits. Easy to pair with any top, jacket and shoe style to create an endless amount of outfits, from brisk walks to cocktails with the girls, grab your pair of leather jeans to become the best dressed doll this season.

A pair of leather leggings offers an easy-to-wear, yet stylish clothing piece. With their versatility and on-trend design, a leather legging with a waist cinching panel creates a figure-flattering silhouette to build upon. Pair this style with an oversized jumper for a comfy-casual outfit or a sleek, satin shirt and heeled boots for a more glamorous look -whatever your personal style, it’s sure to become your new wardrobe staple this season. Or, for a more dressed up look, a pair of leather trousers with a statement tie belt waist are perfect for creating a snatched, edgy night out look - add your favourite body-suit or graphic tee and a pair of heels and you’re good to go! 

Women’s Autumn Chunky Boots

Your wardrobe wouldn’t be complete without a chunky black boot - the ultimate autumn fashion staple, a chunky black boot is the perfect versatile footwear option that complements any outfit seamlessly. Whether you prefer a lace-up style, a heeled boot or a biker-style calf-length boot, they’re a must-have for every doll this season, you’ll be lost without a pair, trust me!

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A classic, chunky black lace-up boot can take you from day to night, for any occasion and any outfit. For those who prefer a flat over a heel, the chunky sole can provide the same elevation of a heel without compromising on comfort whilst also being versatile enough to wear daily. This particular chunky boot style pairs perfectly with a midi dress or midi skirt for a contrasting feminine and edgy vibe.

A stylish alternative to the traditional biker boot style, a low-ankle design with a chunky cleated sole offers a more subtle look. Ideal for wearing with your favourite mom jeans and an oversized jumper, this low-ankle boot gives any autumn outfit a badass vibe. 

If you’re looking for a more statement chunky black boot, a mid-calf length style is ideal. Blending together the practicality of a wellie with the stylishness of a chunky black boot, a pair of mid-calf boots bring the biker-inspired vibe to any look. They would go perfectly with both dresses and trousers, depending on the particular style of outfit you’re going for.

For those who love a heel but want a little extra protection as the weather starts to change, a chunky heeled boot is ideal. Giving you the same height and elegance of a heel but with a closed-toed, protective layer that will ensure you’re comfortable and ready for any weather. Ideal for throwing on for a last minute event, the faux leather material and iconic chunky sole make these heeled boots a timeless footwear staple.

Ready to take on Autumn dolls?

With your new catalogue of autumn style inspiration, it’s time to get shopping and upgrade your wardrobe for the new season with our wide variety of on-trend autumn pieces. Browse the DLSB website to find the latest in autumn fashion, complete with a number of sexy seasonal styles to upgrade your wardrobe. 

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