Something about the first day of fall gets me in the mood for cozy sweaters, stylish boots, chic scarves and pumpkin spice lattes. This year it feels more like summer than fall but there’s a feeling in the air that the weather is changing. With crisp mornings and cooler nights packing a light sweater is advised and perfect for this time of year. When fall comes that means play time is over and it’s time to buckle down— I know… I know… Luckily, there’s the need for a back-to-school wardrobe. A beautiful consolation prize that’s definitely not just for students!!!
In my case, I’ve made denim and knits a HUGE part of my back-to-school essentials! They’re warm enough for the cooler temps outside and still breathable for sitting in back to back classes inside. Denim is effortlessly cool while knits offer contrast by adding something more substantial. Given the awesome rainstorm yesterday (hello, September!), I live in my boots come fall. Try a riding boot or an over-the-knee to round out your look. Pair it with a neutral cross-body bag or backpack and your outfit is set for cycling, catching the bus or hopping a ride with friends.. whichever way gets you to class on time and not borrowing a classmate’s notes your first month back! Speaking of being on time, I’ve completed my look with an equally casual watch that features a natural wristband— I love my Lachlann! It’s simple enough to wear everyday and everyone seems to be loving it! I’ve found my essentials at Fine Finds Boutique in Yaletown— take a look at my outfit combos below that will give you all the fall feels!
Let’s be honest, no accessory has the ability to elevate an outfit or lock in your look quite like a watch does. In the days of tear-away adidas track suits you secured the athleisure look with a chunky G-Star. More recently, an oversized Michael Kors immediately put you on trend and the simply designed Daniel Wellington could transform a lazy jeans and white tee to the picture of pure elegance. Well not quite, but you get it. The timepiece says it all.
When it comes to investing in your next timepiece you want it to be worth it’s salt now and something you will wear in the future. While the watch can– and should— be on trend, you definitely want it to feel like more of an investment in your wardrobe.
I’ve achieved this balance with my Lachlann Första watch. To say it was love at first sight is an understatement! At $180USD, it’s an investment but the versatility of the style makes it a watch you can wear with multiple outfits—adding that extra bit of sophistication to your day. Especially on those days when you’ve exploded your closet looking for the right outfit and still can’t quite figure out what to wear– hello, Monday.