I’m stepping in to Autumn in my own way! Snapping up a couple of style basics for the coming months whilst styling them in way that won’t let go of the sun just yet, suits me just fine. I tell ya, I’m quite the trench coat addict. Every year (no word of a lie!) I end up with a new trench coat whether I need one or not – I think it’s the classic style and shape that appeals to me – that or thinking I’m a detective in a 1940s mystery film – you can take your pick at my reasoning! 😉

I normally go for the uber classic camel shade, but this year I’m going all out in this chic deep red. I genuinely think I prefer this autumnal hue to my usual staple – it’s so much more of a statement and rather conveniently matches the pale shades of my rosy cheeks and red lips. I’ve styled it with a dress worn as a top (I’m not the only one that does this, right?!) that’s dotted with rusty hues to make the colour of the coat pop, plus some denim shorts and bare legs whilst it’s just about still acceptable to go without tights!

If you fancy some more trench coat inspiration, head over to the Laura Ashley blog where you can see my snaps along with some other sassy ladies!

Coat – Laura Ashley | Dress worn as top – Topshop | Shorts – Topshop | Boots – Laura Ashley

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  1. daisychain says replies17 September 2013

    Oh, the Laura Ashley trench and boots are stunning, you look fantastic xo

  2. Rosie W says replies17 September 2013

    Oh Emily, this is so beautiful. Love the dress (top) and boots, but that coat is something else.
    Rosie x | Every Word Handwritten

  3. Gemma Talbot says replies17 September 2013

    I love your red jacket! It makes the perfect statement x

  4. Katarina | DARE 2 WEAR says replies17 September 2013

    Amazing look! :)


  5. Purple Ivy says replies17 September 2013

    Love love love this look Emily. The colours are just stunning.


  6. Sophie says replies17 September 2013

    Wow that trench coat is gorgeous! The colour really suits you.

  7. Kim says replies17 September 2013

    That trench coat is gorgeous, what a lovely colour! You can never go wrong with a good trench coat, they’re always in fashion every Autumn.

    Sweet Monday

  8. Maddy says replies17 September 2013

    I love the matching coat and lipstick, it looks so sophisticated x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  9. Rosie Cumberlidge says replies17 September 2013

    Loveee the trench coat so lovely for autumn


  10. Hannah Burrows says replies18 September 2013

    Absolutely adore your style, I’ve never thought to wear a dress as a top and wear shorts over it but now I have a billion outfit ideas in my head! You look gorgeous :)

  11. Sade says replies18 September 2013

    Beautiful photography and i love that your lipstick matches your jacket!


    Sade xo

  12. Tatyana says replies23 September 2013

    Wow I love the dress and the trench! This reminds of Russia – the print on the dress is so russian doll like! Gorgeous!!! xxx

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