FASHION WEEK 101
Look runway ready this winter
Equal parts pretty and gritty, a lurex polo-neck or cardigan is the perfect layering piece, providing just the right
amount of razzle-dazzle to brighten up a
JACQUARD AND FAST
Double-breasted with wide lapels, this season’s on-trend outerwear melds 18th century opulence with streamlined silhouettes fit for the modern-day aristocrat. Go for Baroque, we say.
TIE ONE ON
When you want to try a trend but you’re scared to pull the trigger, accessories are always the answer. A lurex scarf is the two-for-one deal of
INTO THE FOLD
Neat pleats in nude hues are sashaying into our winter wardrobes right now.
We love ballet-inspired skirts toughened up with leather accents.
Big and quilted and stuffed with goose down, the puffer jacket is
the portable sleeping bag you always dreamed of. It’s never been easier to get out of bed (or harder to get a seat on
Call it an off-duty
take on the military trend, we’re preparing to battle winter’s
plunging temperatures in slouchy, army green knitwear.
Move over double-denim, there’s a new tuxedo (or three) in
town. When it comes to top-to-toe
texture we’re all vying for velvet, but tweed and pinstripe two-pieces also
offer a quirky alternative to the classic black or
Runway to real-way can sometimes go the wrong way, but these new
season trends are as ready-to-wear as they say
Put a playful spin on a professional ensemble with a pop of colour or a plunging neckline. Bold or bare, your beauty look will show everyone you
During winter, opening a window to let the fresh air in is supposed
to make your house warmer and drier. Cut-outs work totally
the same way, right?
As seen at Jil Sander,
Sonia Rykiel and Topshop Unique, the LBD just got a sparkly makeover. Go goth or go glam, just don’t go
out in the daytime – this look was made
for after dark.
BOW DOWN WARM AND
Flamboyant furs are not for the faint of heart, but worn over luxe, low-key pieces these wintery offerings from Gucci, Fendi and Saint Laurent
aren’t so much Sesame Street as Via Montenapoleone.
From chokers, to scarves, to Elizabethan ruffs, neck accessories were everywhere on the A/W 2016 runways, but none were more prolific than the bow. Whether your style is masculine, feminine, flouncy, or refined, take a bow and tie your whole ensemble together.