Trends/ Under $100/ Designer/ Wardrobe Tips/ Fashion / 04 Nov, 2019

What to Buy In November


fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a chunky knit sweater from revolve
November is such an exciting time because there are so many wonderful things to look forward to from Black Friday shopping to Thanksgiving and then Christmas shopping. This year, I’m determined to get everything I need way ahead of all the holiday activities. That calls for stocking up on festive pieces, gearing up for frigid weather with the warmest coats, and investing in quality boots that can be worn day and night. Lots of great deals will be kicking off soon, so I wanted to put together a November shopping guide to give you a heads up on what to look out for. Keep checking back because I’ll be sharing my favorite sales all throughout the month. In the meantime, here are 10 pieces worth buying this month.


fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a max mara teddy bear coat and a chanel bagMax Mara Teddy Bear Coat (wearing an S) | Blank NYC Faux Leather Pants (wearing a 24) | Chanel Bag (medium size) | Celine Edge Sunglasses

1. Teddy Coat

Max Mara

Teddy Bear Coat

This coat is such a statement maker and offers incredible warmth. It was on my wishlist for years and I'm glad I finally got my hands on it.
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Budget Teddy Coat

This faux fur coat is the perfect dupe for the Max Mara one. It's plush, oversized, and under $150!
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a chunky sweater and tan suede booties from revolveShopbop C/Meo Collective Sweater (wearing an XS) | Blank Denim Faux Leather Pants (wearing a 24 – run TTS) | Revolve Raye Booties (run TTS) | Bottega Veneta Pouch Bag (better for budget here) | Tom Ford Sunglasses (better for budget here)

2. Chunky Knit


Chunky Sweater

This versatile knit sweater goes well with so many things from denim to leather and more.
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Budget Chunky Sweater

Here's a budget-friendly chunky knit that offers the same look and vibe for less.
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a burberry plaid scarf and a black beanie

3. Pom-Pom Beanie


Fox Fur Pom-Pom Beanie

Beanies are a cute way to stay warm and a pompom adds such a playful touch.
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Faux Fur Pom Beanie

This classic black one is understated yet fun. You can score it for less than $30.!
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing chanel combat boots and leather pantsH&M Black Sweater (wearing an XS, similar here) | Blank Denim Faux Leather Pants (run TTS, also love these) | Chanel Bag | Chanel Combat Boots (several available here, better for budget here) | Saint Laurent Sunglasses | AU Rate Gold Ring

4. Combat Boots


Quilted Combat Boots

These Chanel combat boots are my favorite way to add a cool-girl edge without compromising comfort and style.
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Sam Edelman

Budget Combat Boots

These Sam Edelman ones will pull an outfit together for a fraction of the price.
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a balmain blazer and a chanel bagBalmain Blazer (better for budget here) | Gucci Belt (wearing a size 70 – read my ‘Gucci Belt Sizing Guide’ HERE) | Asos Dress | Gucci Tights | Givenchy Sunglasses | Chanel Bag | Similar Revolve Heels

5. Textured Tights


Logo Textured Tights

These tights do more than shield your legs from the cold. They're statement making and instantly elevate any look.
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Budget Textured Tights

Here's a smart way to make your outfit appear luxe for less.
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fashion blogger mia mia mine with husband phil thompson wearing matching canada goose jackets and gucci belts for holiday 2018Canada Goose Jacket (on Phil – wearing an L) | Nordstrom V-Neck Wool Sweater (on Phil – wearing an M) | Gucci Belt (on Phil – wearing a size 95) | Similar All Saints Black Jeans (on Phil) | Similar Salvatore Ferragamo Loafers (on Phil) | Similar Canada Goose Jacket (on me – wearing an XS) | Similar Bodysuit (on me) | Topshop Black Denim (on me) | Gucci Bag (exact sold out, similar here)

6. Winter Parka

Canada Goose


A heavy duty parka is a must-have for the winter. Canada Goose is my go-to - they stand up to frigid temperatures like no other coat in my wardrobe.
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Budget Parka

This affordable alternative is wind and water-resistant. Plus, it's been tested by Abercrombie to keep you warm in freezing temps.
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a black one shoulder bodysuit from revolve and grlfrnd denimALIX NYC Bodysuit (wearing an XS, better for budget here) | GRLFRND Denim (run TTS, also here) | Saint Laurent Sunset Bag (smaller version here) | Saint Laurent Sunglasses (better for budget here) | Christian Louboutin Leopard Heels (similar here, better for budget here)

7. Embellished Bodysuit


Embellished Bodysuit

Here's a stylish and festive top to get you through the party season ahead.
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Budget Embellished Bodysuit

Tuck this affordable mesh top into jeans during the day and swap it for leather bottoms at night.
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a green velvet dress from revolve at hotel ivy penthouse in minneapolis mnRevolve Michael Costello Dress (exact style sold out, similar here) | Zara Earrings (old, similar here and here) | Gucci Velvet Bag | Manolo Blahnik Heels (better for budget here)

8. Velvet Skirt

Lovers + Friends

Wrap Velvet Skirt

I love velvet because it's so soft to the touch and instantly adds a dressy feel to any outfit. This jewel tone skirt is going to come in handy for the holidays.
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Budget Velvet Skirt

I love the understated elegance of this velvet pencil skirt. The knot detail and front slit is sexy but not over the top. It's super affordable too!
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a sequin outfit from milly at nyfwMilly Sequin Turtleneck (similar here, wearing an S) | Similar Sequin Skirt (also herehere) | Saint Laurent Sunglasses (better for budget here) | Gucci Dionysus Bag | Similar Leather Moto Jacket

9. Sequin Dress

Cameo Collective

Sequin Long Sleeve Dress

A sparkly dress is the perfect statement piece for this festive time of year.
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Budget Sequin Dress

For under $100, you can instantly turn heads with this one.
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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing rag & bone nina coated denimRag & Bone Camel Blazer (wearing a US 0) | Rag & Bone Cashmere Sweater (wearing an XS) | Rag & Bone Coated Jeans (wearing a 23 – size down) | Aqua Croc-Effect Boots (run TTS)

10. Croc Boots

Paris Texas

Croc-Effect Boots

When it comes to croc-effect boots, Paris Texas make the best styles. They're sleek, luxurious, and strike the perfect balance of trendy and sophisticated.
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Budget Croc-Effect Boots

You can try the trend for less with the boots I'm wearing above. They instantly dress anything up and are super comfortable - even straight out of the box.
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xo, Maria

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