As the heat of summer starts to leave and we move further into Autumn, we thought we would bring you seven of the latest fashion trends to help you warm up your wardrobe over winter.
1. Shades of grey
Grey is still going strong and shaping up to be the “new black” this Autumn/Winter, particularly in casual styles. For a more laid back look think large grey cardigans and knits, and marle track pants. For work, make it your wardrobe neutral this season with grey suits and skirts, and for a night out on the town turn to a more metallic, glistening version in a dress, skirt or pants.
2. Black and white
You can’t go wrong in black or white this season, which is great news given these tend to be the strongest colours in most wardrobes! Choose to wear black or white head to toe, or combine them together in block colours or patterns.
3. Leather love
We love a little leather and it’s right on trend this season, especially in skirts. Though, given the price tag and longevity of leather, you may want to go for a more timeless option like a cropped jacket. Leather should really be seen as an investment piece for your wardrobe, while it can be expensive, its versatility and durability can help justify the purchase (particularly to your more reluctant, not-so-fashion-forward other half!).
4. Pretty in prints
Digital prints, animal prints, and floral prints with a more digital edge are still very strong this season, so no need to tuck these pieces away into the depths of your wardrobe just yet. For ultimate impact team your prints with a strong, vibrant block colour, our eyes are on ruby red, emerald green, cobalt blue and fuchsia.
5. Figure hugging dresses
While you will want to go for large, baggy man-size cardigans and knits this season, when it comes to dresses, go for a more figure hugging, tailored look (not to be confused with the skin-tight-leave-nothing-to-the-imagination look). See it as an opportunity to showcase your femininity with a little more shape and structure.
6. Panels and cut-outs
Add a little elegance to your Autumn/Winter wardrobe with a panel dress or two. A nice tailored panel dress can give you a more structured look, and depending on the position and colour of the panels, can also create a slimming effect. If you want to create a more edgy evening look, opt for some sheer panels or cut-outs in your dress.
7. Elegant and understated accessories
It’s time to put away the chunky styles and endless arm candy. This is the season to be elegant and understated with your accessories. So go for fine, barely-there styles in classic gold, rose gold or silver.
Which Autumn/Winter trend are you most looking forward to trying?
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