Monday, 8 May 2017

My Ode to Autumn


My ode to Autumn is a little late this year , that's the problem when you are away from home for 
nearly six weeks, and the trees are shedding their leaves at a great rate  you capture whatever 
colour you can before it disappears  for this year.



Autumn in Tasmania is my favourite time of year as the days are clear and sunny and the bounty of
nature's harvest is at its peak producing the most wonderful apples and pears. In years past Tasmania
was known as the Apple Isle and exported apples all over the world.


Autumn also reflects my favourite colours , yellows, oranges , browns, although I do wear them year round .Reflecting on this they are the colours along with an orange red and chatreuse green that suit
my colouring , both hair and skin, the best. This reminds me of getting my colours done moons ago ,
that at the time I took little notice of ( I was still influenced by the colour of the season) . I could have
saved heaps of time and money but that is all part of the learning process,


For my ode to Autumn I wore a silky coat from Australian label Ark ,over a taupe and brown top from Marlene Birger , black pants from Nicola Waite. My little orange hat with its fur pompom I
purchased last year in Paris , the orange gloves were also a Paris souvenir , sunnies from Karen Walker, brown boots by Lloyd , from many Winters ago.

Joining Patti for Visible Monday, Jess for Turning Heads Tuesday
and Catherine at Not Dressed as Lamb #iwillwearwhatIlike


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  1. Love your Autumn style, we're looking forward to summer so not a brown leaf in sight. Nice to link up. Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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    1. Thank you Jacqui for linking up, so pleased you did and that you liked my Autumn style. Enjoy your upcoming Summer.

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  2. Your autumnal look is so stylish, and you wear the autumn colours well.

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    1. Thank you so much Tiina, I do love the Autumn colours.

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  3. Love that coat, you really do look great in those colors! :)

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    1. Thank you so much Laurie , the coat is an old favourite of mine. Good luck with your new endeavours.

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  4. Wonderful to see the seasons on the other side of the world! And you look terrific in this essential fall color. Thanks for linking, xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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    1. Thanks so much Patti , I always enjoy seeing what everyone is wearing in the Northern Hemisphere in the opposite season. My pleasure to join with Visible Monday.

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  5. I love that you're sporting orange for the autumn at the same time as I'm wearing it for the spring! That little hat is so cute too Jill. Lovely to see you back x

    Anna
    www.annasislandstyle.com

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    1. Definately a case of great minds think alike and it goes to prove that orange is a colour for all seasons. Many thanks Anna, it is good to be back.

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  6. Orange colour in Autumn is pretty, it recalls the colours of nature ... your outfit is a lovely ode to the new season...

    I tend to match Australia to kiwi instead of apples. I remember that some years ago the only kiwi sold in Italy were from your country...

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    1. Thank you Dan , I do love the colours of Autumn. You have taught me something, I had no idea Australia exported kiwi fruits to Italy in the past, there you go always something to learn.

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  7. Love orange on you Jill! The hat, gloves and all of the details look wonderful. The coat give a bright pop of color to your classic black and white. Love it!
    thanks for linking
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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    1. Thanks so much Jess , I always enjoy wearing orange and am always on the look out for items to add to my collection. Always my pleasure to join you in Turning Heads Tuesday.

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  8. You know that I LOVE the color orange, and it suits you so perfectly, Jill! Your look is both elegant and fun, just as Autumn itself. I also love Autumn, along with Spring it's my favorite season, always inspiring to experience what Nature has in store for us. Much love!

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    1. We do share our love of the colour orange and also of our favourite seasons, your Spring is always so beautiful. Enjoy your Spring Natalia.

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  9. It’s wonderful to see your Ode to Autumn as we celebrate spring in the US. The orange cap with its fur pompom is a delight! It is a great topper for the rest of your wonderful outfit, thank you for sharing with Hat Attack!

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    1. Many thanks Judith , this little hat will be worn so many times I love its playfulness.I always enjoy Hat Attack and the celebration of all things millinery.

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