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Wednesday 20 September 2023

Autumn New Arrivals

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Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton in warm pink, rose gold and brown tones for autumn

Dear friends. Autumn - fall - has arrived in London. The trees aren't yet changing colour, but the temperature has fallen and the late summer heat has departed.

I'm ready for autumn, having made a few careful purchases. Today I'm wearing a new cashmere jumper with dark brown velvet trousers and rose gold boots. A lux and warm combo which will see me through many different types of event. 

A lux look for Gail Hanlon from Is This Mutton: cashmere jumper and velvet trousers with rose gold boots

I've looked at the various autumn trends  (I wrote about them here), and will embrace some of them, including red. But these days I'm less of a fashion victim. I prefer to seek out the colours which suit me, rather than look insipid or ill in the colours chosen by the retailers. This year they have gone big time on black, olive green and Barbie pink, three colours which do nothing for ne.

I found the cashmere jumper in the sale at Pure Collection. I love cashmere, nothing feels better, but I rarely pay full price. Instead I stalk certain pieces until they're reduced in price.

The brown velvet trousers are new at Robell. A pull-on style, the velvet fabric adds a bit of richness to whatever I'm wearing.

You've seen the rose gold boots many times before. I love them! This year I'm searching for a pair of yellow gold boots, with a small heel. The bag is a perfect flamingo pink - a warm toned pink. It's beautifully made, by Osprey, but cost just £35 on ebay. Finally the necklace echoes the tones of the jumper. It was bought from Etsy.

I'm using a different colour than normal on my eyelids, pink. I blended 2 tones from the gorgeous Hindrash Monochrome palette (Cult Beauty). Lipstick is English Rose by Max Factor.

Have you made any buys yet, boots or jumpers/sweaters? Or a coat?  Do let us know in the comments.
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  1. I just heard on the news that we get a bit of summer next week again! Yeah! I love the colour brown. Join us next month Gail! With The Good Buy/Good-Bye Book.

  2. Wow, this is a super pretty outfit Gail, it just all works! Your hair is so lovely too hun. Have a super week x Jacqui

  3. You look stunning! Those colors look fantastic on you.
    Visiting today from TTMT 16 #17&18


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