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Feel-good fashion

Did you know that what you wear can seriously affect your mood and how well your day goes? Here’s how to break up with your dark and depressing winter wardrobe for good

- Photograph­s ELLIOTT WILCOX Styling ADELE CANY Words AMY BANNERMAN

In the animal kingdom, red is considered a colour of dominance. And studies suggest sports teams who wear red are more likely to win. The takeaway? Wear red to your next interview. Job done.

In the midst of the winter blues, have you found yourself longing to wear cosy fabrics like faux fur and velvet, and teddy-bear textures? Research shows that people in a bad mood gravitate towards tactile stimulatio­n – things that feel nice to touch – over visual stimuli. We say: embrace both by investing in bright knits, fluffy slippers and coats, and blanket scarves. See this layered look and the rainbow velvet dress opposite for details.

 ??  ?? Dress, Isabel Marant. Glasses, Fakbyfak. Earrings, Giovanni Raspini. Trainers, Converse
Dress, Isabel Marant. Glasses, Fakbyfak. Earrings, Giovanni Raspini. Trainers, Converse
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 ??  ?? Coat, Shrimps. Green and pink jumper, Edward Crutchley. Earrings, Dominique Renée. Boots, Moncler
Coat, Shrimps. Green and pink jumper, Edward Crutchley. Earrings, Dominique Renée. Boots, Moncler
 ??  ?? Dress, Issey Miyake
Dress, Issey Miyake

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