I don't know why I’m so drawn to neutrals but if you’re anything at all like me then you know exactly what I’m talking about. There’s something just so inexplicably elegant about a simple palette that has kept women coming back to it time after time.  And, it's fair to say that I am most definitely one of them.

So, when it comes to curating a neutral palette wardrobe, there are a few things to keep in mind.  First off, you need to ask, "Am I a warm-toned neutral lover or is my preference more of that of a basic black and white vibe?"  Now, a true artist might disagree with me in that black and white aren't considered neutrals whereas they aren't colors at all.  But, for the purpose of our work here, black and white are most definitely neutrals.

If you find yourself loving those warmer neutral tones like amber, cognac, khaki, wine, wheat, and ivory then this is most certainly your time of year.  If you are more of a black, white, smoke, heather and charcoal lover then you must be uber chic and absolutely loving that it is October, the month in which theses color schemes take flight.  Either way, it is a win-win and I find myself filling my closet with items from both camps and never looking back.

For today, however, I have put the focus upon the black and white scenario.  I honestly don't know if I love anything more than a really good black sweater.  Chunky, well-knit, oversized and, of course, complete with a cozy turtleneck, this piece will take you into fall and straight through winter will multiple ways to wear it.

One way I love, a lot, is pairing it with a creamy or perhaps tan pair of trousers.  The feel is ultra-comfortable and the look is completely chic to me.  And, while you can always slip on a great pair of flats or ankle boots, I personally love the unexpected twist of styling it with a nice pair of sneakers.  This allows you to wear the look not only to work during the week but to later dress it down with trainers for those more relaxed or off duty moments on the weekend.

Right now, you can get away with topping it with a menswear-inspired jacket like this blazer before the weather turns to terribly cold and chilly.  I also suggest this bag to help finish off the look.  While it is a bit of a splurge, I feel it is worth every penny as it can be put together with an endless number of looks and wears like a dream.  

Again, as you guys all know by now, I finish off nearly every look with a swipe of eye-catching lip color and a beautiful pair of sunnies.  Ready or not, here  I come.

How many of you have been building more neutrals into your closet lately?  I truly love how many incredible options they provide me.  Let me know your thoughts!