“Falling” for you

Happy first day of Fall

The season of pumpkin spice, crunchy leaves, corn mazes, and fabulous fashion is upon us.

But being the analytical person that I am, I wanted to figure out the perfect formula to Fall fashion. After much contemplation, I have found the recipe.

Layers + Accessories + Fun Patterns and Textures + Rich Colours = The Fabulous Fall Fashion Formula


Fall weather often plays out as such: cool mornings, warm afternoons, followed by even cooler evenings, with the addition of the occasional sprinkle of snow (only if we are lucky ????). I often find myself in the trap of dressing warm for frosty mornings, then seriously overheating by the afternoons. Alas, an essential part of The Fabulous Fall Fashion Formula was created: layers!

Layers are an excellent way to combat the issue of afternoon overheating, and are essential to adjusting your look for fluctuating temperatures. These can include cardigans (inspired by Taylor Swift, obviously), light jackets, or vests. Here are a few cozy picks from H&M.


Rib-knit Sweater Vest

Tie Belt Coat

Rhinestone-button Cardigan

Rib-knit Cardigan


Another easy way to adjust your look for shifting weather temperatures is to accessorize. Hats, scarves, gloves, boots – they’re all good.

Take your look from so-so, to Golden-Leaves-in-your-Hair-Pumpkin-Spice-Goddess Status simply with the addition of these accessories.

Blackwell Supply Co.

Womens Wylma Short Boot

Dr Martens
Womens 1460 Bex Smooth Short Boot

Womens Chisel Toe Boots

Hudson's Bay

Paisley-Print Fringe Edge Scarf

Nine West
Girl On The Go Crossbody

Ralph Lauren
Skinny Leather Belt

Nine West
Chenille Corduroy Newsboy Cap


Knits, a must of The Fabulous Fall Fashion Formula, typically come in varying patterns and textures. They are an essential component of creating interesting layers, especially if you are going for a monochromatic look. Patterns are also a must of The Formula, and can accompany a neutral look very nicely. Check out some of my favourite pieces below.

H&M Knits

Textured-knit Cardigan

Textured-knit Sweater

Rib-knit Wool-blend Sweater

Suzy Shier Patterns

Buffalo Plaid Duster

Classic Rise Tartan Plaid Trouser

Modern Plaid Blazer

Straight Bouclé Mini Skirt

Rich Colours

Lastly, we have the most important part of The Fabulous Fall Fashion Formula. Vibrant, rich colours that reflect the fleeting, ever-evolving tones of the earth during Autumn are especially lovely. In my opinion, these beautiful colours are what makes Fall so special as we can only witness them for a very short time (especially here in Red Deer).

I like to incorporate yellow hues such as gold, turmeric, amber, and spicy mustard into my fall fashion. And don’t forget about green. Rich colours such as moss or olive are also making an appearance across Bower Place. Check out some of these options if you want to incorporate Fall colours into your workout wardrobe.


City Sleek 5 Pocket 7/8 Pant

Fine Force High-Rise Tight 28″

All Your Small Things Pouch 4L

Dance Studio Jogger 29″


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Maia is a classic Central Albertan gal who KNOWS her way around Bower Place . . . she grew up exploring it! If she’s not scouting the best of The Great Indoors, she’s probably strapping on her hiking pack to escape to the mountains or grabbing her cowboy boots (she’ll never say “no” to a rodeo). She has a love of free-spirited 70s vibes including eclectic accessories, bright colours, and fun patterns.

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