It is finally the time to think (and shop
) new season
! Read on to discover our definitive guide to the key trends for Autumn/Winter 2014.
Each season has its signature decade and the nineties are definitely trending for Autumn/Winter 2014. Heavily branded pieces, statement prints and tongue-in-cheek graphics from brands including Moschino
, Versus Versace
hark back to a time when we were proud to be loud. Tap into the trend in a more subtle way by opting for a logo emblazoned bag, belt or oversized bomber jacket to pair with your existing wardrobe.
Welcome figure flattering shifts, high hemlines, bold prints and pretty pastels into your wardrobe as the swinging sixties gets a contemporary twist from designers including Matthew Williamson
looked to Jean Shrimpton for inspiration; their more polished take on the trend showcased structured A-line dresses finished in sleek leather, double breasted coats, luxe polonecks and knee high shiny boots.
The timeless choice of print makes another comeback for the new season in show-stealing leopard, tiger, snake and cheetah styles on A-line mini dresses and super-chic overcoats. Just Cavalli
and Michael Michael Kors
displayed a striking array of prints ranging from snow leopard to vibrant leopard prints and tantalising reptilian patterns. Appearing on coats, dresses, shoes and accessories, opt for one statement piece that will revitalise your wardrobe.
Whilst pastels have reigned supreme in recent seasons, Autumn/Winter 2014 welcomes bold block colours, predominantly focusing on classic primary hues. Red and yellow were stand-out shades for the likes of Moschino
whilst vibrant cobalt was the shade of the season at Roland Mouret
, Giuseppe Zanotti
and Helmut Lang
. Wear head to toe for maximum impact.