Why Autumn Is Better Than Summer If We’re Being Honest

No Mozzies! The evil little things can still suck your blood through trousers and one always manages to get trapped in the leg of your jeans – how do they manage this!

You are able to sleep at night. Goodbye to that annoying routine of throwing sheets off only to find it feels strange to sleep without them and then dragging them back on 30 minutes later.

The stunning fiery coloured leaves on trees. Even better if you have one that’s a treesbeautiful undecided mixture of green, yellow, orange and red.

Quick shopping hauls for clothes that are guaranteed to fit. Big cozy jumpers, wide ankle boots, ‘snuggle hoodies’ (different from gangster hoodies) and cute PJ’s. Not forgetting gloves, scarves and socks – no one ever said “I’m too fat for this scarf!”

Darker evenings mean you have more time to gaze at the stars and wonder about the universe. Right before your Netflicks marathon.

Your pasty body suddenly seems less of an issue. You never did get that ‘beach ready body’ and you realised your celeb crush actually has ‘Dad bod’ but now none of this silliness matters anyway. oreo

Pumpkin spiced everything – apparently. Us Brits haven’t exactly got our heads around this American trend yet but Starbucks pumpkin spiced coffee does sound intriguing!

Halloween. That one day of the year where you get to wear fancy dress and look freaky yet cool – unless you are into Cosplay then it’s normal.

Heavy showers are more frequent in Summer. It’s a fact. No more carting around, sunglasses, a brolly and four different layers just in case.fireworks

Bonfire Night meaning giant firework displays – whoop!

What are your Autumn loves?

Chrissie xx

8 thoughts on “Why Autumn Is Better Than Summer If We’re Being Honest

  1. I’m still a summer gal, but all the pretty changing leaves and warm hoodies are the things I look into. Well besides Halloween and NYCC since it’s always in October. As far as pumpkin spice stuff I feel like I may the only person who isn’t all give me all the pumpkin spice things!! Great list though.

    • Cheers! I’m going to give the pumpkin spice a go at some point but I know what you mean. I think because I’m so mard with the cold I prefer to be wrapped up in Autumn rather than caught out in a summer shower and shivering in a dress lol Is NYCC New York Comi-Con? That would be awesome!

  2. I LOVE Autumn! For me it marks the run up to Christmas. I love the weather as it’s not too hot nor cold, I love the gorgeous scenery and all of the colours and leaves changing, I love the changes in the fashion, I love how there are more films and series on TV as people spend more time in doors, I love hot chocolate and onesie nights but my favourite is the festivities and the hustle and bustle of shoppers and parties!

    Chelsea | http://www.lifeinthenorth.com

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