An image of a model striking a dynamic pose in a Topshop long-lined belted brushed trench coat in a rich chocolate hue. The coat is styled with an edgy lace top, relaxed grey trousers, and sleek black ankle boots. The look is completed with a graphic tote bag, showcasing a fashion-forward and layered autumn ensemble.

Embracing Earth Tones: Why Brown is Your New Wardrobe Staple

January 23, 2024

Recently, I’ve been chatting with some fabulous ladies who are curious about the resurgence of brown in our Autumn/Winter wardrobes. As this earthy hue continues to charm us for a few more months, I thought it was high time to delve into why this sometimes-underestimated colour is actually a fashionista’s dream.

A Tish Intarsia oversize alpaca blend jumper in rust, featuring a vibrant geometric pattern in shades of mustard yellow, deep brown, and soft lilac. The bold design is captured against a clean white background, highlighting the jumper's cozy texture and relaxed fit that promises both comfort and style.
Tish Intarsia Oversize Alpaca Blend Jumper In Rust

Why is Brown Trending?

There’s something undeniably comforting about brown. It’s the colour of nature, of bare branches against crisp, autumn skies, and of the rich earth under our feet. This season, as minimalism takes the fashion world by storm, brown has emerged as a perfect fit. It’s not just about being ‘on trend’; it’s about feeling grounded, at ease, and utterly relaxed. Plus, let’s not forget how seamlessly it pairs with other wardrobe staples, creating a sophisticated palette of creams, tans, and other neutrals.

Is Brown Suitable for Women Over 45?

Right then lovelies, let’s dispel a myth right here: age is just a number, especially when it comes to fashion. Wearing colours that complement you can work wonders, regardless of the year on your birth certificate. Brown, with its natural warmth, can give anyone a youthful boost, enhancing your natural beauty in ways you might not expect. It can define your face, slim your figure, and give your skin that coveted glowing, dewy look. The key is finding the right shade of brown that flatters your personal colouring.

Now, onto the pièce de résistance: brown trousers. Trust me, they are a game-changer. The secret lies in choosing a cut that flatters your unique shape—be it straight leg, wide leg, culottes, or skinny. And the beauty of brown is its versatility. It’s like the best friend who gets along with everyone, pairing effortlessly with vibrant tones, soothing pastels, and muted hues alike. Picture them with a crisp white blouse and a statement belt, or perhaps a soft pastel sweater for a gentle contrast. They can even anchor a bolder hue like emerald green or deep burgundy, proving that brown trousers are a foundation for countless stunning outfits.

Are You Wondering What’s Your Body Shape?

Once you identify your body type, whether it is apple-shaped, pear-shaped, or hourglass-shaped, you can choose the most flattering clothing. Many of us have looked in the mirror and tried to determine our body shape, but what we see in the mirror is a different shape than what we really are.


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Do you look in the mirror and dislike what you are wearing? Is your wardrobe full of clothes that you never wear or that you don’t know how to wear?

I strongly believe that your wardrobe should reflect your personality, lifestyle, and body shape. Every day, I speak with full-time mothers, busy executives, and everybody has the same complaint: that they hate what they see in the mirror, and that they don’t know what to wear anymore that’s flattering.


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