Which new season woman are you? Read on to discover and decide your Autumn/Winter style exploring your season essentials and the attitude to wear with it.
THE MOTIF MAGPIE
She’s hard to miss and harder to forget.
Child of the 1990s – think brand emblazoned sweatshirts, slogan motifs, glittery embellishment and stand-out rainbow coloured accessories.
WHERE YOU’LL FIND HER:
At the latest cool-spot all night, every night.
SHE’S INSPIRED BY:
Popular culture, bold designer brands and childhood nostalgia.
HER COLOUR PALETTE:
Anything goes in a kaleidoscope of psychedelic shades with metallic flashes and a distinctive nod to the 90s and acid house rave.
HER EVERYDAY ESSENTIALS:
Bold slogan T-shirts and laid-back printed leggings form the base of her off-duty look with stand-out Giuseppe Zanotti
wedge trainers and metallic accessories for a splash of glam.
ALWAYS IN HER HAND:
WISHES SHE WAS FRIENDS WITH:
Model of the moment Cara Delevingne, illustrious fashion blogger Susie Bubble and the famously playful Vogue editor-at-large Anna Dello Russo.
Smudgy eyeliner with bright colour pop lips and a final dose of glitter.
ON THE WISH-LIST:
Moschino’s must-have quilted rucksack
and anything from Versus Versace
THE MODERN MINIMALIST
Classic simplicity with an effortless edge.
HER FAVOURITE COLOUR:
Grey – classic marl, charcoal or almost white.
HER RULE TO LIVE BY:
Bright colours are blinding and the more layers you wear, the chicer you look.
HER PERFECT DAYTIME ENSEMBLE:
Soft tailored trousers or sleek leather skinnies with a boxy pale coat over clean, slim fitting knitwear layered with a classic crew neck for a pared back, easy look. Classic neutral flats are a wardrobe essential, but textured skate shoes add a distinctive fashion edge.
SHE THINKS THE 90S WERE:
The decade of elegantly stylish minimalism with Helmut Lang-style sleek fluid lines, silk slip dresses and Kate Moss in barely-there spaghetti strap camis. Spice Girls who?
HER GO-TO BRANDS:
T by Alexander Wang
for jersey staples, Joseph
for relaxed-yet-smart tailoring and Vince
for classic trans-seasonal knits.
A slouchy, soft oversized tote like Lanvin’s Trilogy
– it’s the perfect antidote to killer clean lines.
ASKS HER HAIRDRESSER FOR:
Super sleek locks and a slick centre part.
IF IN DOUBT:
Buy it a size too big – oversized is the new body-con.
HER MUST-HAVE FOR FASHION WEEK:
Dolce & Gabbana’s black leather mini purse
for business cards and Vince’s oversized grey coat
THE CHIC EXPLORER
Outdoorsy with an attitude.
HER SUMMER SO FAR:
After the Summer Solstice at Stone Henge pre-Glastonbury, you’ll find her hiking or somewhere up a mountain getting ready for the first sign of snow.
HER STYLING MANTRA:
Mixing bold patterns and piling on the plaid for an effortless nomadic look that teams earthy tones and thick cable knits with hits of fur.
HER WINNING LOOK:
Burberry Brit’s oversized checked tunic
layered under Moncler’s olive green Arrious parka
and tough leather biker boots.
SHE ALWAYS REMEMBERS:
Balance heavy layering with a streamlined bottom half in skinny trousers and high hemlines – bare legs add a flirty, feminine touch.
A thick fur collar, a practical parka and top off your look with a woolly beanie.
IF IN DOUBT:
Add another layer, preferably with a contrasting texture or collar – doubling up on your outerwear is huge this season.
HER BEAUTY REGIME:
What beauty regime? Simple, natural hair and makeup is a must and a slick of mascara and blushed cheeks are as far as she’ll go.
ALREADY ON HER CHRISTMAS WISH LIST:
Roberto Cavalli’s fur panel gilet
or anything from Max et Moi