You know what’s the best styling formula this autumn? Apart from the cycling shorts and long blazer? It’s this! Long animal print dress, chic blazer and chunky futuristic sneakers. Yes, we are wearing our favourite fall dress with sneakers and a blazer this year. And this is how!
THIS IS HOW WE WEAR A DRESS IN FALL
Remember I mentioned there were only two fashionably legit ways to wear your favourite dress this season? As I said in that article over here, you should wear a fall dress either with an oversized sweater and cowboy boots or with a blazer and chunky sneakers.
What a combination right? Especially the second one. It’s so different from how we wore dresses last year. I’m not exaggerating if I say, it feels chic and fresh. In fact, that is no reason you wouldn’t fall in love with this way of styling a dress straight away.
THE FALL DRESS FORMULAS
While the first fall formula, is more suitable for the days off in the countryside, this one, the long dress with a blazer and futuristic sneakers is just perfect for the city.
HOW TO WEAR DRESS WITH SNEAKERS AND BLAZER THIS YEAR
But wait! As fluid and chic this style looks, there is more into it. For one, you can’t wear just any dress nor any sneakers. That is if you want to look really fashionable. By the way, your favourite sneakers are walking away from the streets. Don’t worry I write more about this in my Shoe Fashion Report for Autumn Winter 2018/19.
So far all that you need to know is that you need a pair of chunky futuristic sneakers.
Also, the blazer must be at least your black boyfriend blazer, if not the fashionable long blazer in plaid. Like the one, I wore with a dress last season over here.
SHOP AND WEAR MY STYLE
Don’t worry, I’m explaining everything in a bit. But first, save or pin this fashion cheat sheet. And don’t forget to share it with your friends. Especially that friend who lives in her sneakers and doesn’t wear dresses at all.
Ps. This fashion cheat sheet is shoppable too. Meaning, you can shop everything (but me, ha) you see in this fashion cheat sheet simply by clicking inside the pink frame. A link will take you to the store. You can also find more links in the copy and in the widgets below.
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WHAT DRESS TO WEAR WITH SNEAKERS AND BALZER THIS FALL
First things first. In case you have been wondering what dresses are we wearing this fall … The answer is super mini 80s inspired dresses and prairie dresses. But mostly long dresses with a slit. The slit is essential. I mean, how else will everyone see your chic futuristic sneakers? By the way, how do you like my new chunky sneakers?
No, seriously! The slit has another, more practical function too. If you are more a stiletto girl like me, then you know walking in sneakers can be slightly tricky. Especially in chunky sneakers. Now add some more foam to your sneakers and turn them into the futuristic sneakers and put on a dress with no slit. Believe me, a fall followed by a stumble is guaranteed.
Not that it happened to me. I took my advice and put on a dress with a slit. But I did see a girl trying to catch herself on the street another day.
THE MOST FASHIONABLE FALL DRESSES
Anyway, back to the fall dresses that we are wearing this season. Apart from the style, there are also two things that matter this autumn. Apparently the colour and the print. I already wrote about them both in my fashion reports. So make sure to check them if you haven’t yet.
Even so, you should recheck the fashion reports. Ps. I added some new items in the widgets over there. Here is where you will find the AW 2018/19 Colour Report and here is where you can see all the prints that are in fashion for AW 2018/19 and spring 2019. Yes, some of this season’s prints will be in style for spring 2019, too.
Including the animal print, that I’m wearing here. This dark snakeskin print dress does look very chic, don’t you think? And it’s perfect for work too. Only not with the sneakers. Well, we will have to obey this fashion formula for work slightly. But the blazer stays!
THIS BLAZER WITH THAT DRESS LOOKS SO CHIC
As mentioned before, you have, again, two options when it comes to the blazer you will wear with a dress this fall. It could be a chic black boyfriend blazer like mine (also this brocade blazer in red) or the long plaid blazer.
Nevertheless, if you wear a long print dress, furthermore a long animal print dress, then go for a black boyfriend blazer. Two prints and the chunky futuristic sneakers on the top might be too much for the street. Especially if you are going from street to office and back.
By the way, what are you wearing for work this fall? I made a roundup of 5 fashionable outfits you can wear for work this autumn. Find it here.
CHUNKY OR FUTURISTIC? AS LONG AS YOU WEAR YOUR SNEAKERS WITH A DRESS THEY ARE OK
If only! Even though the flat sole sneakers are still in fashion, this fall dress formula says it should be chunky futuristic sneakers you wear with a long dress now.
I got mine from Reebok (shop my unisex Reebok Instapump OG sneakers here). By the way, most of the futuristic sneakers are unisex. So if you don’t find your pair in your department, you should check the men department as well. Or just check the widget below. And shop my favourite futuristic sneakers.
MORE FASHION TRENDS AND MORE WAYS TO WEAR A DRESS THIS FALL
Again, check this article from my Fall picnic in the vineyard to see the other way to style long dress for fall this season. And let me know which one you like more. The long check dress with an oversized sweater and cowboy boots or this one. The long animal print dress with chunky futuristic sneakers and a blazer?
So far I prefer wearing my fall dress with sneakers and a blazer. You know, to look ready for anything from morning till, well, till the next morning. Because this fall formula gives you just this. A feeling that your outfit is perfect for any situation, any occasion and any place! But work. Because for work we wear these. Ps. Go here to see how to wear this dress in winter with pumps.