The autumn leaves may be falling off their branches but this doesn’t meant your look needs to fall by the wayside either. Keep on trend this autumn/winter ’16 with a large black tote – the definitive accessory for this season. Ideal for uni, work, or just popping out for a quick stock-up at Tesco, your shiny black tote will set off any outfit for a sleek yet simple finish to your outfit.
Studs are back! Yes the studded look is back for round 4 in the fashion cycle. Celebs spotted wearing studs recently include Kate Moss, Gigi, and Kendall Jenner. However don’t worry, this time they are bang on trend – simple stud effects on boots, bags and jackets add a stylish effect to any outfit. These simple studded ankle boots work great against worn look jeans and a tote bag.
The pleated flare skirt is in a love or hate relationship with the nation – yep the pleats are pestering us in the stores to try them on. This unique fashion statements is everywhere this season, from M & S to H & M in midi, long and short length. There are some really glamorous 50’s A-line skirts available on the high street at the moment, perfect for that work-to-bar key piece or party outfit. If you want to use a pleated skirt in a more subtle way, try teaming a block coloured one with loafers and a cotton jumper.
Another fashion come back this year is… coloured tights! Break the border, and step out of your ‘black tights only’ comfort zone. You’ll notice brave and bold tight colours in retail store mannequins this season. Any colour goes this autumn, with burgundy, deep purple and ruby red among the most popular on the catwalks. Mix and match your colour palette, odd colours work too this season – don’t be shy!