So Basic, but So Good…

The good thing about cold weather is that you can hide a lot under cute outerwear. Your sweater can be nearing the end of its wearable life (guilty…) but as long as you’re wearing a bright scarf and a well-fitting jacket – nobody will notice!

Pink Plaid Blanket Scarf Red Rainboots Black Moto Jacket Blogger Style Fall Outfit Black Celine Nano Bag
Jacket: c/o Romwe / Scarf: Express (similar) / Jeans: Express / Boots: c/o Kamik / Bag: Celine Nano

This week’s “Ten Take Fall” Collab asks “What are your must-have/staple items for Fall?

It seems like most bloggers have a specific uniform for Fall – cozy outerwear, blanket scarves and tall boots. There is
some variation – rainboots versus over-the-knee suede boots, moto jacket
versus thick cardigans, but the overall look is the same. Sticking to this uniform is a little bit basic but it works for me! Here’s a closer look at my choices:

1) Outerwear – this year I’m loving fitted Moto faux leather jackets – I have this style in black and another in pink. Although mine is from Romwe, it’s identical in style to the ones available at ZARA.

2) Blankets Scarves – I’m glad the blanket scarf trend is still going strong this year (I’ve stocked up like crazy) but I’m also not surprised. Blanket scarves are so practical – they weigh nothing but are SO warm and cozy. I always travel with at least 3 blanket scarves – my kiddies and I use them as wraps on the plane! Click here for different ways to style a blanket scarf (including wearing it as a poncho) and here for tips on how to tie it

 3) Boots – I’m loving these brightly coloured Kamik rainboots (compared them to my Hunter boots here). I was worried that red boots would be too bright, and that they wouldn’t match the rest of my Fall wardrobe – but they’re surprisingly versatile! I’ve also picked up these over-the-knee boots and will be sharing outfit pics with them soon!

Pink Plaid Blanket Scarf Red Rainboots Black Moto Jacket Blogger Style Fall Outfit Black Celine Nano Bag

What are your Fall staples? Be sure to click through the linky below to see what everyone else in the collab chose!

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  1. Carylee
    October 11, 2016 / 6:58 am

    Those are really great red boots!! And I agree. Blanket scarves are even better for travel because of all their great practical uses on top of being extra warm and nice to look at!Carylee |

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 4:53 pm

      Yes – they are crazy warm and take such little room in my suitcase – will always travel with them 🙂

  2. Ann Catherine
    October 11, 2016 / 9:30 am

    I totally love your outfit, however i would love to wear an ankle boots neutral color or black perhaps. But anyways you rock it all gurl ^^

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 4:58 pm

      Thank you! Neutral ankle boots sound pretty!

  3. Tara | The Mix
    October 11, 2016 / 10:12 am

    So in love with the color of your boots!

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:04 pm

      Thanks – I love how bright they are!

  4. Rachelle Pinksole
    October 11, 2016 / 10:17 am

    Love this classic Fall look, you can never go wrong with these staples.xo PinkSole

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:05 pm

      So glad you like it 🙂

  5. Gina Daily
    October 11, 2016 / 12:58 pm

    I love how you break down the "Basic Blogger" fall style. And it's true! But you also do a great job of putting your own spin on the basics with the way you accessorize. That moto jacket looks SO good on you!Gina || On the Daily Express

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:05 pm

      Ha ha – I feel like a walking cliche…but this is definitely practical and not just trendy, so I have no shame adapting it 🙂

  6. Mónica - Mes Voyages à Paris
    October 11, 2016 / 2:32 pm


    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:06 pm

      Thank you!

  7. Beautygirl 24
    October 11, 2016 / 7:02 pm

    Lol, I love basics way too much! My whole wardrobe consists of them! You look perfectly warm and sweet in this outfit. I wish we experienced Fall here like you guys do. I'm jealous!

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:07 pm

      We both love our basics – it just makes it easier to get dressed <3

  8. Shadowy Lady
    October 11, 2016 / 8:36 pm

    I love my leather riding boots for fall. Got mine in Italy years ago and still going strong. I also love my sweater jackets as I refuse to wear a coat until it snows :DYou look adorable in the combo you are wearing 🙂 I love how you played the red shades. I must be the only person who does not get the blanket scarf craze. I'm from Ottawa (so def cold) but the one blanket scarf I do have, I only wear in the air plane when I travel internationally.

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:08 pm

      LOL – It's too funny about not getting the blanket scarf craze…I think I love them because I get cold very easily – and as long as I have a blanket scarf, I know I can cover up completely and stay warm…and if I feel hot, I just let it hang down on either side and it's not heavy so I don't even know it's there – it's like insurance for me 🙂

  9. Sheree Ho
    October 12, 2016 / 6:11 am

    Blanket scarfs are so versatile and def part of any closet staple! You look beautiful.~ xo ShereePosh Classy MomInstagram

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:09 pm

      Thanks Sheree!

  10. Christie Geiger
    October 12, 2016 / 10:10 pm

    Great look!! I love the plaid scarf with the red boots!ChristieThe Closet by Christie

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:10 pm

      Thanks – I'm glad a have a couple of plaid scarves with red in them – so they match the boots!

  11. Midwestern Melissa
    October 12, 2016 / 10:56 pm

    I'm loving your outfit, especially your blanket scarf! I just posted about blanket scarves today on my blog. 🙂 Melissa

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 14, 2016 / 5:11 pm

      Thanks Melissa – I checked out your post and love the blue scarf you posted!

  12. Edwige Amaizo Foltek
    October 16, 2016 / 6:30 am

    You are so pretty and this take on fall is not only stylish but comfy!!! The blanket scarf is so gorgeous and the red boots are fab!!! Edwige |

  13. Laura Bambrick
    October 17, 2016 / 2:22 pm

    I am so in love with blanket scarves and moto jackets for fall! Your scarf is gorgeous!

    • Ella Pretty Blog
      October 17, 2016 / 4:23 pm

      Thanks Laura – glad you share my love for Fall essentials 😉

  14. Anastasia Simon
    November 14, 2016 / 12:56 am

    Such a classic fall look. Really loving the scarf. xx | A

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