Matching Accessories

I’m Getting Matchy-Matchy… 

When it comes to accessories, that is. I like my accessories to go together, sort of tell the same story.
And now it’s November, and everything is getting a bit grey and grim and bland… Winter is just around the corner, and I need to brace myself. I need accessories that are tough and look like they mean business…

how to accessorise a Chanel bag

Actually, I just matched the shoes and the gloves to the bag…

This is my favourite off-duty bag for this time of the year, so it makes sense to have shoes and gloves that complement the bag. And by complement I mean black leather and details with padding, or metal, or both, just like the bag.

Yes, I tend to get a bit more rock-chick as we approach winter; it’s my armour against the cold, and the darkness. And it goes with the general bland colour scheme of November, too…

I’m wearing:

coat: Marks and Spencer (a/w 2014) / leather skirt: Karen Millen (old) / top: jigsaw / ankle boots: Clarks / bag and sunglasses: Chanel / gloves: Pia Rossini (old) / cashmere scarf (old)

Does your style change with the seasons?

Tiina

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31 Comments

  1. Doused In Pink
    November 15, 2015 / 3:01 pm

    I'm loving the mixed metals of your accessories! Those gloves are fab with the buckle detail and your bag is gorgeous!JillDoused In Pink

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:25 pm

      Thanks, Jill! The bag is my favourite, it was a birthday present from my husband (it was a big birthday), and it seems to go with anything.

  2. Patti
    November 15, 2015 / 10:58 pm

    Gorgeous accessories, Tiina – and we all have to do whatever we can to stay cheery when the short days come. xox-Pattihttp://notdeadyetstyle.com

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:26 pm

      Thanks, Patti. Yes, this is the darkest time of the year, and daylight seems in short supply, We do need some cheering up, in whatever form.

  3. Shybiker
    November 15, 2015 / 11:30 pm

    It's nice to have consistency among our accessories. These are attractive.

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:27 pm

      Thanks. I like consistency, in whatever form.

  4. Connie
    November 16, 2015 / 1:59 am

    Simply lovely.

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:27 pm

      Thanks, Connie.

  5. Trina Grandinetti
    November 16, 2015 / 3:16 am

    Incredible look Tiina. Your accessories for this time of year are perfect, especially those lovely gloves.

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:28 pm

      Thanks, Trina. Well, I actually have a quite a collection of gloves…

  6. fashionandfoodandotherstuff
    November 16, 2015 / 7:51 am

    Great gloves! Very feminine and sturdy, i love it!www.fashionandfoodandotherstuff.com

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:28 pm

      Thanks!

  7. Jill James
    November 16, 2015 / 10:39 am

    Nothing like a touch of rock chick to brighten a Winters day. Love how the accessories even though each is a little different play so well together.I must admit as much as I enjoy our warmer days I do miss wearing my gloves, yours are really great.

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:29 pm

      Yes, gloves are great, and you certainly have an enviable collection.

  8. Pepper Medley
    November 16, 2015 / 12:30 pm

    This is a great look… the grey coat is so chic. May need to have one in my closet this winter. xo

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:31 pm

      Thanks! I actually steer clear from grey usually. But as this is sort of powder blue/greyish, it's a bit more forgiving on my skin.

  9. Suzanne Carillo
    November 16, 2015 / 1:01 pm

    Those boots are what really caught my eye. They look warm and stylish. bisousSuzanne

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:31 pm

      They certainly feel warm, at least for now.

    • Tiina L
      November 16, 2015 / 3:32 pm

      Thanks, Isobel!

  10. Colour Queen
    November 16, 2015 / 10:36 pm

    Love the whole ensemble on you. The stripes and the coloured leopard scarf with the biker skirt, gloves, boots and gloves! You look great.

    • Tiina L
      November 18, 2015 / 7:31 am

      Thanks! This is actually a very typical look for me as it contains all the elements I like: stripes, leather, tough accessories…

  11. Mary Murnane
    November 17, 2015 / 2:47 pm

    I love this look, so cool and laid back – with some edge. Looks awesome.Marywww.marymurnane.com

    • Tiina L
      November 18, 2015 / 7:32 am

      Thanks, Mary. Yes, I like an outfit with some edge…

  12. Petite Silver Vixen
    November 17, 2015 / 8:38 pm

    Fierce accessories, Tiina! Perfect for Autumn stormy weather. And we're boots twinnies. I have a similar pair of boots that are both laces and zip but in brown which I posted about on Monday. Great minds think alike.And I like the criss cross effect of your leather skirt.http://petitesilvervixen.blogspot.co.uk

    • Tiina L
      November 18, 2015 / 7:44 am

      Yes! Good boots, that's what every girl needs when the weather turn foul. I have quite a collection of 'winter' boots: for dry weather + snow, for wet snow, for no snow and plus degrees…

  13. No Fear of Fashion
    November 19, 2015 / 6:28 am

    Beautiful stuff you have: bag, gloves, boots and especially the coat. Super coat.Like you I like to match bag and shoes. I know it is totally old fashioned but often I don't care and do it anyway.Greetje

    • Tiina L
      November 19, 2015 / 3:14 pm

      I like matching, it creates harmony, and that's comforting and orderly.

    • No Fear of Fashion
      November 26, 2015 / 7:13 pm

      I love your brain LOL

  14. Garaytreasures
    November 21, 2015 / 6:56 pm

    What a lovely look. That coat is gorgeous!Thank you for linking up to "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" Rachel xoGaray Treasures

    • Tiina L
      November 21, 2015 / 7:22 pm

      Thanks, Rachel!

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