This Season’s Top Trend Pieces

Friends, family, random person who landed her from the 3rd page of Google, I’d like to introduce you to The Shacket. The fall trend you’ve seen everywhere and I just now figured out how to wear. Sometimes trends take me a second to get my bearings with. I feel like a lot of influencers see a trend and immediately get it. Not our girl, no, I’m like a crockpot; it’s gotta marinate in there for hours. In fact, I’d say this Shacket (it’s my favorite portmanteau: shirt + jacket, get it?) trend started last year or maybe even the year before, hard to say but last year I just couldn’t get behind it. All of the shirt jackets felt like plaid oversized shirts and I look like I’m going to work outdoors in the PNW. (No shade, I actually think I have the build for lumber work.) But this year, the shackets are back and Nordstrom understood the assignment with this one.

What I like about this shirt jacket is that it’s lightweight flannel, so it has structure but not too much, so it doesn’t feel stiff or like a coat. (I have a shacket coat that I love here!) Plus it can double down as a top or a tunic, if you’d prefer. And I love that this is a true grey, a very light charcoal so it pairs beautifully with black and white AND would work well with brown / cognac accessories too. I am in the medium and it fits me oversized, plus I’m tall so this length is great. I’d suggest a size down if you want it a little shorter or closer fit. For me though as a 6/8 at 5’9″, it’s perfect all around.

Find this shirt jacket here!

Speaking of fall trends, I went ahead and just made my list of the fall trends I’ll be shopping this year. Obviously The Shacket made the top of the list. Whenever I start my seasonal shopping, I always start at Nordstrom because they have my favorite lines, brands and sizes are always in stock! I love Nordstrom Made brands too because they are high quality pieces you know and love from Nordstrom and they’re made in house. Like this jacket is Treasure and Bond, a great ‘everyday’ line for casual pieces you can wear weekday to weekend. I also love their line BP. for easy essentials like this tee or my favorite bodysuit, both under $15!

Top Fall Trends

Lug-Sole Boots:

This fall, I’d say getting a pair of black lug sole boots (the thicker sole boots) would be your best bet. I love a pair that can work with skirts, dresses and jeans like these from Nordstrom.

Menswear:

Look for menswear inspired pieces, like this peacoat here. I love finding coats that complete an outfit, instead of just feeling like an add-on and this one here definitely feels complete.

The Shacket:

I mean I feel like there is no other explanation needed for this one. Grab a neutral shacket over a plaid and layer to your little hearts desire, like this one here!

Plaid:

It wouldn’t be fall list if there wasn’t plaid on it, eh? I love this plaid option with the puff sleeve, it feels feminine and just the right amount of updated from a typical plaid button down.

Neutral basics:

This year finding solid, neutral pieces will be the best go-to for fall. Think oversized sweatshirt, joggers, t-shirts in earth tones like brown, olive and cream. Pair them with your best denim or leggings for a chic look. Find this sweatshirt here.

PS: each of these pieces from from Nordstrom Made Brands! Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post + thank YOU for supporting the brands that support this blog. <3

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Editor's Notes:

I am in the medium of the shacket — TTS but definitely oversized! I am in the medium of the tee — size down if you want a closer fit. Boxy fit for sure. I’m in the 28 of the jeans, TTS. And the boots fit TTS!

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  1. Fathi says:

    Kendi

    I love this “Treasure & Bond Puff Shoulder Button-Up Shirt” in brown / black color. I would love to see it on you, just for me.
    I’m sure it will pronounce you the next James Bond Girl 😉
    Fathi

    10.23.21 · Reply