A Stroll in the Park – Almost Essential
London has many amazing parks and gardens to explore, which we will still be able to do in the next few weeks. Moreover, walking has many benefits, it improves circulation, it supports joints, it improves sleep and it also helps to maintain a healthy weight. Last but not least, it can naturally lift your mood, which is definitely something we need these days! So, what’s the best outfit for this very special occasion now that the weather has started to get a bit chilly?
Discover our stroll in the park edit and shop the selection here on Almost Essential.
ETRO – Fringed Wool-blend Jacquard Shawl
This multicoloured shawl has a strong folk vibe, which I find quite fascinating. Patterned with geometric stripes, it’s made in Italy from wool-blend jacquard and finished with a black and grey fringe. Open at the front for easy wearing, it can be matched with an all-black ensemble to enhance the colourful pattern.
JACQUEMUS – Cross-body Leather Bottle Holder
A truly stylish item you absolutely need to have on your strolls out and about. This structured cylindrical bottle holder is made from smooth leather with antiqued silver hardware. It can be worn cross-body or as a belt thanks to the adjustable strap. I love the neutral, earthy colour that literally goes with everything.
VALENTINO GARAVANI – Logo-band Felt Trilby
A classic with a twist. This iconic khaki-green trilby comes with a monogrammed leather strap at the band which endows it with an unexpected touch of glamour. Traditionally crafted in Italy from soft felted rabbit hair, it has a creased crown. Style it with your favourite coat for a 60s inspired state of mind. Available in beige as well.
AQUAZZURA – Drive Quilted-suede Chelsea Boots
With its unique quilted front panel, expression of superb craftsmanship, this Chelsea boot is a revised classic. Crafted in Italy from soft suede with a round toe and elasticated side panels, it has a durable rubber lug sole, which will comfortably take you on many long walks. Pair with jeans and an embroidered sweater.
JOOSTRICOT – Norwegian-knit Cropped Merino-wool Blend Sweater
Knitted from a soft wool blend with a touch of cashmere and a 70s vibe, this cropped sweater comes with puffed sleeves and a neat blue Norwegian jacquard pattern. Wear it with a pair of high-rise trousers or jeans and a warm bomber jacket. Add a hat for an extra stylish look.
MONCLER – Logo-print two-tone Leggings
Made from smooth stretch jersey for a super comfortable fit, these black and white leggings are perfect for all of your off-duty errands and strolls around town. Style them with your go-to walking shoes and a big, cozy jumper to beat the chilly weather.
CHLOÉ – Shearling-collar Leather Bomber Jacket
Here’s another amazing piece imbued with a 70s sentiment. Made from smooth leather to a classic aviation-inspired silhouette, this dark green bomber jacket has a brown shearling collar, ribbed-knit edges and a double-ended zipped front. Embrace the vintage echoing and pair with wide leg trousers and classic boots.
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN – Spike Studded Neoprene Trainers
The fashionable contrast of soft neoprene and metal studs adds a subversive note to these sporty black trainers. Crafted in Italy with a red lining and set on a black rubber midsole, they have a silver glitter detail on the outer side and the uber popular signature red sole. Style them with hand-picked tailored pieces for a rebellious, underground ensemble.