It’s time to edge up your autumnal look with a bold style statement. Go for chunky but funky boots, preppy tailoring, vests for layering and padded puffer jackets for protection from the elements.
Swap your skinny jeans for flared denims, vinyl, leatherette or PU pants. Why not opt for clashing fabric textures, tonal cohesion and embrace your inner fashionista?
It is an unbelievably challenging time for boutiques and retailers nationwide so if you’re in need of some retail therapy ahead of early December then shopping online and shopping Irish is a great route to take.
Supporting small business is a really positive way to do your part and the payoff is great value, a bonus is that there’s a short delivery time as opposed to international shopping.
You have an opportunity to shop unusual pieces at competitive prices that you may not avail of on the high street.
Whether selling via phone, social media or through a website most Irish retailers have described selling online as an economic lifeline in the current climate.
First up is this look from Put a Bow on It Boutique. This star jumper is priced at €45, the khaki leatherette joggers are also €45 and the trainers cost €35. PU and leatherette pants are effectively having a moment and are such an easy way to edge up a casual day ensemble.
Sequin Cinderella located in Buncrana is a previous winner of RSVP Boutique of the Year. They have so many fashion forward options in store, and these bang on trend pluming black leather look trousers are no exception.
Priced at €39.99 they are fabulous value and look so edgy with a belted blazer and boots combo.
A recent discovery is trend led retailer House of Belle Boutique which stocks super chic loungewear, co-ords and amazing jackets and coats.
Their stock has a 90’s nostalgia feel and is very affordable. The below midi puffer jacket is priced at €89.99, looks great with alternate and similar textures and tones, and is available on their website now.
Pamela Scott have sadly lost 12 of their stores nationwide due to the pandemic. They still have 12 stores across the country and are currently selling some trendy star buys online.
If you’re in the market for a shacket they have a strong selection. This one is fabulous layered over a hoodie and jeans or layered over a co-ordinating colour block lounge set. It’s priced at €39.99
Betty & Biddy are known for not only having their finger on the fashion pulse but for their affordable approach to selling chic must-have accessories.
We’re loving these ’90s rope style gold chains styled up on top blogger Sarah Hanrahan of ‘I Come Undone’. They are fairly reminiscent of Connell’s iconic chain on Normal People! You can shop the rope chains from €20 online now.
The pearl bralet is a funky layering tool you may not have considered trying! It is priced at €39.99 from Crave Closet. Crave Closet, run by Dubliner Laura Mc Loughlin, is an Irish online boutique that’s consistently going from strength to strength.
Previously with a concession in Topshop, now selling on Silkfred, Asos Marketplace and Alana.ie as well as their own website, they’re soaring in popularity.
Basics are so imperative as we edge towards the cold snap. These fleece lined leggings are a steal from Glitterball Boutique at only €9.99 on their site now. Glitterball also has a stunning selection of feminine and cosy jumpers available.
When it comes to jeans, it’s time to broaden your horizons. Straight cut, mom and flared jeans are fun to style with boots, hats, knitwear and tailored coats.
The Macy jeans are priced at €55 on the Dr Denim Ireland website. Their innovative stretch fabric has a sculpting and lifting affect making them incredibly popular with Irish fashion fans.
Irish retailer Carraig Donn continues to up their game with edgy and unprecedented offerings. This fabulous tailored tartan co-ord radiates clueless vibes and is available on their website now.
You could easily dress it up or down with a polo neck, barely black tights and knee boots. The check skirt is priced at €35.20 and is selling fast.
This knit vest is a seasonal style staple. Whether styled up as below with denims and a shirt or alternatively layered over a print midi dress with a baker boy hat and sock boots, sweater vests are the gift that keeps on giving.
You can purchase this one for a bargain price of €21.60 from Born Clothing online.
Are you in the market for a cute and cosy jumper? This autumnal pick from iClothing is a bargain buy at €26.99 and adds a pop of pastel to a rustic palette.
Worn with joggers or jeans it’s a cosy closet staple.
Va Va Voom is an Irish online brand that’s really upped their game in the style stakes as of late.
Dublin based fashion influencer Charleen Murphy pictured below has been styling up their looks on instagram and has shown just how much versatility and street style potential their pieces have.
The Va Va Voom ‘doc dupes’ in particular are very good quality and cost €46 on their website.
This belted almond hued vegan leather jacket is the epitome of autumnal chic. It’s priced at €50 from ultra stylish online store Uptown Bibi.
It’s styled beautifully here with a black polo underneath and would look great with denim straight cut jeans or flares too.
The luxe leopard print longline cardi from Ollie & Mac can be shopped online for €69 and has a super soft mohair feel.
This piece is a transeasonal addition to your closet thats perfect for lounging, layering and wearing over an all black or all beige ensemble to liven it up!
Are you a fan of Pippa O’ Connor? Do you covet her natural sense of style? Poco by Pippa are now stocking this luxurious tailored blazer for €90.
It has a tuxedo classic silhouette, is amazing quality and is a timeless investment piece to co-ordinate with smart casual daywear, office wear and has a fluid fall and flattering silhouette.
Masks are a key part of keeping each other safe, top Irish designer Susannagh Grogan has handcrafted these beautiful beaded masks priced at €35 that make an elegant style statement.
They are a great gift idea for the glam gal in your life.
Last but not least, these vinyl leggings from dresses.ie are magnificent when paired with a funky fedora, leatherette, knitwear and chunky trainers.
Be bold, be brave and experiment with seasonal trends that blow up the box when it comes to your personal style. These vinyl pants are priced at €23.95.
Take a look at all the items in the photos below. Do you like these looks? Are you a fan of shopping local and shopping Irish when it comes to your style? Let us know in your social media comments on our facebook, twitter and instagram.