A Canberra stylist tells us her must-have items for right now

Looking for some wardrobe inspiration? We asked local stylist Kimberley Sara, from The Style Side, what her three must-have items for autumn in Canberra are. You’re welcome!


Silk and satin are both having a huge moment this autumn – and the slip skirt is the way to go with either fabric as the pajama trend is showing no sign of slipping away (pun intended). Opt for a sultry slip in ultra-luxurious baby pink, or ice-cold silver tones. Add a white tee or cami, sneakers or ankle boots, and you’re ready to roll.


The kitten-heel bootie is the newest shoe to know. A streamlined design is the way to go, and a pointed toe adds length without a sky-high heel height. Go classic in black, or have a little fun in a printed pair. This style works with denim or tailored pants, and the


Sunglasses have been dialed down recently: a big swing away from the big-is-best frames favoured by celebrities in recent years. This season, the thinner and sleeker the better. Simplicity is key. Wear with a basic tee, messy hair and your Levi 501s, and you’ll be cool, personified.