For those who are blessed with the ability to pick out chic outfits with little effort, we all envy you. For everyone else, here are some classy chic outfit ideas for you to wear when you need to look good in a pinch.
Summer is the time where light colours and cool denim is in. Pair loose denim jeans with a lightweight flowy blouse or t-shirt, and elevate your summer style with heels for a laid-back brunch look or with sandals for an everyday style. Pair this outfit with dainty jewellery pieces from boutiques like By Charlotte for light accents of gold.
Prints are a staple in summer being an effortless way to incorporate colour into otherwise plain outfits. Dress without effort knowing that bold prints will always go well with neutral tops and bottoms. Rompers and jumpsuits are the ultimate easy outfit, with dark backgrounds against bright patterns creating a more sophisticated vibe, perfect for summer night parties.
Winter has just ended and the weather is becoming slightly less chilly, but the sun isn’t shining at its full potential. Wide leg culottes are a must have during this season and can come in a variety of styles from long to cropped, patterned to plain. Pair these loose pants with a tighter top to create a balanced look, or pair them with a loose top or jumper to create the perfect effortless cosy style.
Dresses are finally re-emerging from a six month long hibernation in your closet. Easy to put on and always chic, they can just as easily be worn during the colder days with extra accessories. Wear stockings under your dresses when the weather becomes colder, and for those days where it’s not hot enough to wear a dress on it’s own, put a jacket on for a light layer of warmth.
You can never go wrong with a knitted sweater during Autumn, especially when it comes to burgundies, yellows and burnt oranges. For slightly warmer days feel free to only wear a sweater on top, but thermals can easily be layered underneath when it gets cold. Outfits like these need to be dressed up with jewellery – try By Charlotte’s unique earrings in Australia.
Cardigans and knee high boots immediately make any skirt and top combo cosy enough for those chillier days. Match your skirt or top to the boots for a more uniform look, and don’t be afraid to choose a different colour for the cardigan for a subtle pop.
Jeans, jumpers and coats is the uniform of winter. Tan coats are a warmer alternative to grey and black coats, and provide a subtle pop of colour. With this combo, you can mix and match with any colour combination for an effortless look.
For a more modern twist on the classic combo, pair modern cuts like wide leg jeans with a traditional coat for a more avant-garde ensemble.