Mixing Visual Textures

Ted Baker Embossed Leather Bag - He Spoke Style

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Embossed like a boss.

Ted Baker Embossed Leather Bag and Umbrella - He Spoke Style

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Luxe luggage for an exotic escape and a wooden handle umbrella for unpredictable weather.

Ted Baker Quilted Jacket - He Spoke Style

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Oh, Ted. You and your wonderfully quirkily amazing lining details...

I love fall looks built around textures. Like I said about suede, there’s no better way to add visual interest, depth and warmth to a look. Here are a few ways I’m working texture into my style this fall/winter.

Ted Baker Quilted Jacket - He Spoke Style

Maybe it’s because my mother is an accomplished quilter, but I am a big fan of quilting, especially on jackets. A quilted jacket has a bit of rugged elegance and is versatile enough to be dressed up for work during the week or dressed down with denim for a casual weekend.

The zipped panel on the inside of the jacket was a trend I spotted in a lot of boutiques in Milan last fall. It’s great for adding a little extra warmth when you need it and also adds more depth via the illusion of an extra layer.

Ted Baker Quilted Jacket - He Spoke Style

| WEARING | Ted Baker jacket, turtleneck, umbrella and bag, J.Crew pants, Boots c/o Tawny Goods | PHOTOGRAPHY | by Rob McIver Photo

You know I love a good turtleneck and subtlety. It’s hard to spot in these photos, but the turtleneck I’m wearing – like most turtlenecks – has a subtle ribbing around the neck.

Fall is all about the weekend getaway. A small leather duffle fits everything I need (check out that embossing!). And don’t forget that the weather can be very unpredictable. I always bring a sturdy umbrella along just in case.

Ted Baker Leather Bag - He Spoke Style

Ted Baker Leather Bag Tawny Goods Boots - He Spoke Style

Now that it’s finally fall, it’s time to seriously think about stocking your closet with some fall classics. Our friends at Ted Baker are having their fall customer event during which you can save 25% off the entire site.

Thanks for reading.

Stylishly Yours,

Brian Sacawa
He Spoke Style

Disclosure: In partnership with Ted Baker. The opinions expressed herein are mine alone and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Ted Baker.

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