The first jumper dress of the season

iclothing grey jumper dress autumn black bag

I love jumper dresses for transitional dressing. The cosiness of a lightweight knit paired with bare legs is perfect for when the temperature starts to drop but it’s not quite time to pull out the opaques and heavy leggings just yet. That’s the thing about being in a UK city, it’s kind of warm for parts of the day but then it quickly cools.

I found this grey jumper dress on iClothing* and it is my dream piece for this time of year. The mid-grey is flattering on my skin tone and works well with my hair. The purple is statement enough that neutrals really help to make it stand out.

iclothing grey jumper dress autumn soft knit black bag chain straps studded nude shoes

The curved hem is really flattering on my petite frame too. I do pair this with heels to elongate my legs and to dress this piece up. But it is equally great with ballet flats or trainers for a dressed down look. I’ve been enjoying shoes in pale nude shades and these studded ones are lovely. Perhaps a little too high for everyday but great for dressing this jumper dress up for a smart casual event.

I am always on the look out for great jumper dresses and this is the first of this season. I find jumper dresses are an easy cosy wardrobe staple for this time of year. If you know of any great shops with jumper dresses suitable for petite frames then let me know as I’d love to add a few more to my closet – especially in navy and black. My wardrobe seems to be built on a palette of grey, navy and black and I like the way this works when my hair is the brightest of purple through to the palest of lilac-pink.

iclothing grey jumper dress autumn black bag chain strap nude shoes studded iclothing grey jumper dress autumn black bag nude shoes

I’m starting to get my wardrobe ready for autumn and I’m excited to see what I might find in the shops right now. I want some new ballet flats, ankle boots and a bright coat. What’s on your shopping list for this season?

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