Autumn is officially here, so that means a wardrobe refresh is in store! Here in New Zealand, autumn is a true mix of seasons, where you can never be too sure of the weather conditions, so it's good to be prepared as the cold air creeps in! The city centre has plenty of amazing retailers to fill all your shopping needs this season. Check out our guide to some of our autumn must-haves this season.
Elle + Riley stocks a range of timeless, high-quality cashmere pieces. Their luxurious Cameo Cashmere sweater is the perfect staple piece to add to your wardrobe. It's a best-seller, and it's available in numerous colours.
This gorgeous crop cardigan is a lightweight piece ideal for layering and perfect for that often-unpredictable autumnal weather.
We love the bold stripes on the essential Dolly Sweat, which is exactly the right weight - not too heavy and not too light!
Last but not least, we love this cardigan from Witchery that comes in two beautiful colourways. It's the perfect in-between season piece to throw on when you get cold and off when you get too hot!
Lightweight coats and jackets
We love this contemporary twist on the classic trench coat from COS, a piece worth investing in! It comes in both beige and navy colourways and a detachable self-fastening waist belt.
This blazer perfectly combines relaxed ease with classic tailoring and would serve as the perfect new wardrobe item to see you through this autumn, whether you're in the office or out and about at the weekend.
Beautiful autumnal colours
If you love the rich, vivid autumnal colours, this dreamy dress may be up your alley. It's a super versatile piece that you can wear casually with sneakers or dress up with heels.
Kate Sylvester celebrates a dynamic use of colour and elevated details, which is perfectly depicted in the Jasmine dress. Made in New Zealand, this piece is designed to be lived in and loved. Check it out in their new Commercial Bay store now.
Nicole Rebstock is dedicated to the art of designing and producing beautiful, timeless footwear. We think the Piper boot in olive suede leather is a great lightweight boot for this season. It balances simplicity with subtle hints of modern trends in the staked heel and squared toe.
We love the vintage details of this loafer, a must-have for anyone wanting to build a beautiful wardrobe.
Take your outfit to the next level with a luxurious 100% silk scarf from Karen Walker.
The Ripple Mini bag is set to be your coolest companion and perfect if you want to accessorise with some subtle colour and texture. The brass chain strap is detachable, so you can carry it as a clutch or wear it as a cross-body bag.
With the cooler weather creeping in, you may be turning towards boots and sneakers more often. In this case, a good pair of socks is a must! We love the relax socks, which come in plenty of great colourways.
A tote bag is a great, versatile accessory that you can take to the supermarket, on a day trip or to the gym or work! We love this botanical print that will have you holding on to summer vibes with a pop of colour to complete your look.