LAYERING TIPS AND IDEAS FOR WINTER

WHATS HOT AFTER THE SIZZLING SUMMER?

After a seemingly endless summer, the new fashion season has finally arrived. Autumn 2018 promises to bring with it a batch of fresh ideas, from spins on iconic British heritage looks, to (yet another) revival of Eighties style. There are updates on how to wear your coat (a technique-led trend that anyone on any budget can accomplish) and new ways to wear neon (it looks great, honestly). The only question to ask yourself; Which trend should I try first?

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Why choose one great coat for the new season, when you could wear seven? This was the school of thought at Balenciaga, Simone Rocha, Missoni and more, where looks came with more layers than a millefeuille; blanket throws, puffer jackets, capes, waterproofs, et al. Back in the real world, you might want to simplify the styling (and reduce the bulk) by just adding a thick coat over a thinner one in a contrasting colour. Snug.

Python, zebra, cheetah, croc and more animal prints roamed free and wild across the catwalk shows this season. Victoria Beckham showed devotion to leopard print, Isabel Marant backed snake pattern trousers, while Tom Ford couldn’t decide and spliced together as many patterns as he could in a single look. This multi-clash of patterns could be a big feature throughout the winter so it could be something to keep an eye on