Autumn by the Fire

The first roaring fire of the season makes for a memorable moment. Friends gather, s’mores are stacked, and comfort reigns supreme. Wrapping yourself in a Snuggie might be your first choice for such an occasion, but if you’re looking to elevate your fireside attire, this winter is all about going big and getting loose. A heavy-knit sweater, slouchy boots, and curated pieces of chunky jewelry help to create your own cocoon of couture. Opt for tactile, earthy fabrics such as leather, suede, and wool and accent with wide, uneven cuffs – for both sleeves and pants alike – to keep a cozy, carefree feel, even when the fire goes out.

Earhart JACKET, bootcut dark DENIM, Dreamweaver TOP, and Matador Signature BAG

Far Out Jacquard SKIRT, Velour Me In SWEATER, and Starlet Tall SOCK (MUG by Pineapple Studios, 261 North Front Street)

Feather Weather SWEATER, boyfriend medium DENIM, Fishtail DUFFEL, Feather Weather GLOVE, and Northern Lights convertible SCARF

MODEL: Rheanna Ried (UC Models)

STYLING | HAIR: Brandy Alexander (Groove Jet Salon Co.)

MAKEUP: Chelsea Lile (Alice Lawson Salon)

LOCATION: The Sour Barn, 7211 Market Street

WARDROBE: Simply Noelle, a Wilmington based wholesaler; to find boutique locations, go to


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Categories: Style