TOPSHOP:3 Ways To Style The Fair Isle Jumper With A Cool New Twist

Think the Fair Isle jumper is more cosy than cool? This season, the iconic knit is having a moment, with modern silhouettes, bold, colour-pop touches and sporty details transforming it into a serious trend piece. Keep scrolling to discover all the different ways we’ll be wearing it.

1. The smart way

Make the Fair Isle knit work for the office, styling this tank over a minimalist white tee and pinstriped trousers. Embellished heels and faux fur bag are all you need to complete a modern sophisticated look.

2. The comfy way

Though the Fair Isle jumper is an obvious choice for the weekend, the way you <span class=”woR”>jeans</span><span class=”woD”>Jeans are trousers typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term “jeans” refers to a particular style of pants, called “blue jeans,” which were invented by Jacob Davis in 1871[1] and patented by Davis and Levi Strauss on May 20, 1873. Originally designed for cowboys and miners, jeans became popular in the 1950s among teenagers, especially members of the greaser subculture.</span>, a bowling bag and this season’s most-wanted hiking boots for a fresh edge.

3. The evening way

A Fair Isle jumper with a sporty zip collar jumper will look great on dinner dates. Wear it with a sleek leather-look pencil <span class=”woR”>skirt</span><span class=”woD”>A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. The hemline of skirts can vary from micro to floor-length and can vary according to cultural conceptions of modesty and aesthetics as well as the wearer’s personal taste, which can be influenced by such factors as fashion and social context. Most skirts are self-standing garments, but some skirt-looking panels may be part of another garment such as leggings, shorts, and swimsuits.</span>and animal-print flourishes.

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TOPSHOP:Why You Shouldn’t Shy Away From Wearing Bold Colours In Winter

We think vibrant colours are exactly what you need if you’ve been feeling low because of the colder, shorter winter days. Forget classic navy, camel and black and add a pop of colour to your everyday with blue, red and yellow clothing as the cornerstone of your winter wardrobe. Whether you want to do a head-to-toe look or just some bright <span class=”woR”>accessories</span><span class=”woD”>A fashion accessory is an item used to contribute, in a secondary manner, to the wearer’s outfit, often used to complete an outfit and chosen to specifically complement the wearer’s look.</span>, here’s how to <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> primary colours this season…

1. Head-to-toe

It doesn’t get bolder than wearing your favourite colour from head to toe, plus there’s no way wearing this won’t make you feel even a little bit happier.

2. Different tones 

For a more elegant and sophisticated take, pick a colourful <span class=”woR”>dress</span><span class=”woD”>A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment).</span> and add accessories in a slightly darker tone.

3. Just the accessories

Colour-coordinate your accessories and keep the rest of the outfit super simple to make the colour really stand out.

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TOPSHOP:How To Wear Winter Coats Inspired By The Street Style Stars

Still haven’t bought your winter coat for this year? Browse our top five coat trends of the moment, be inspired by your favourite street <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> stars on on how to style them and then take your pick…

1. Belted trench coats 

Keep colours neutral and wear a red, brown or orange trench with beige silk and knitwear or pristine white trousers.

2. Classic checked coats 

Either wear the classic checked coat as a suit contrasting a casual hoodie or styled more elegantly with a midi dress and heeled boots.

3. Faux fur coats 

Bohemian maxi dresses or minimal trouser-and-knit combinations pair well with the softest faux-fur <span class=”woR”>coats</span><span class=”woD”>A coat is a garment worn by both men and women,[1] for warmth or fashion. Coats typically have long sleeves and are open down the front, closing by means of buttons, zippers, hook-and-loop fasteners, toggles, a belt, or a combination of some of these. Other possible features include collars, shoulder straps and hoods.</span> of the season.

4. Puffer jackets

Contrast the oversized frame of a puffer with a pair of straight leg trousers, embellished mid-heel <span class=”woR”>shoes</span><span class=”woD”>A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while doing various activities. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration. The design of shoes has varied enormously through time and from culture to culture, with appearance originally being tied to function.</span> and casual knits.

5. Longline pastel coats

Make a pastel longline coat really stand out by styling it with an otherwise completely black outfit.

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TOPSHOP:9 Of The Most Iconic Boilersuits Ever

It’s time to get reacquainted with a classic because the boilersuit is back. The perfect piece for throw-on-and-go cool, it transcends trends and reinvents itself season after season. So we’re taking a look back at the most iconic boilersuit moments for some serious <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> inspiration…

1960

Complete with lapels, pocket details and a straight-leg finish, this boilersuit introduced the look to our wardrobes in a chic way.

1970

With Charlie’s Angels, the ’70s brought the utilitarian spin we know and love to the boilersuit.

1976

The finishing touches became key to reinventing the boilersuit later that decade – think rope belts and sparkly heels.

1980

Joan Collins’ 1980 look is the epitome of practical and so, so glamorous.

1981

Ready for a workout? Olivia Newton-John showed us how to blend the boilersuit with an athleisure feel, complete with metallic boots and matching headscarf.

1981

That same year, the Halston Spring collection created a sophisticated take on the boilersuit with lustrous fabrics and punchy colour-blocking.

1991

Model Yasmin Le Bon’s is pure sports luxe in her boilersuit – finished with double stripes and badge details.

1995

Christina Ricci offered a bold take on the staple piece. From the floral <span class=”woR”>design</span><span class=”woD”>Design is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object or a system (as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams and sewing patterns).[1] Design has different connotations in different fields (see design disciplines below). In some cases the direct construction of an object (as in pottery, engineering, management, cowboy coding and graphic design) is also considered to be design.</span>, matching bag and bold yellow trainers, this couldn’t be any more of a ’90s take on the look.

1999

With Alexander McQueen’s Spring <span class=”woR”>Summer</span><span class=”woD”>Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling between spring and autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day-length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition and culture, but when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.</span> ’00 show came a daring metallic version, guaranteed to have all eyes on you.

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ASOS:HOW TO WEAR YOUR PARTY FAVES EVERY DAY

 

We’ve all been there. After scrolling through ASOS for days, you find the sparkly going out-out piece of your dreams. You wear it all through party season, but then it sits all alone in your wardrobe until next year. Well, we’ve got news for you: glam treasures should be for life and not just for holidays. Because now there’s a way to work them  into  your everyday line-up – we’re here to show you how.

Take this street-styler’s getup as your inspo. She’s taken two trends at opposite ends of the <span class=”woR”>fashion</span><span class=”woD”>Fashion is a popular style or practice, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories, makeup, body piercing, or furniture. Fashion is a distinctive and often habitual trend in the style in which a person dresses. It is the prevailing styles in behaviour and the newest creations of textile designers.</span> spectrum (sequins and sportswear) and cleverly put them together. The result? An unexpected but oh-so-fresh mishmash that brings partywear nicely into daytime. A Nike <span class=”woR”>sweatshirt</span><span class=”woD”>A sweater (American English) is a knitted garment intended to cover the torso and arms.[1] A sweater is either a pullover or a cardigan, distinguished in that cardigans open at the front while pullovers do not. In British English, a pullover may also be called a jumper or jersey, and there is no hypernym equivalent to sweater covering both pullovers and cardigans.</span> somehow works perfectly with a glam sequin skirt, and the cute trainer and sock combo adds a laidback skater vibe that 00s Avril Lavigne would be proud of. We’re obsessed.

Fortunately, this is an easy one to try at home. Take your  sparkliest  <span class=”woR”>skirt</span><span class=”woD”>A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. The hemline of skirts can vary from micro to floor-length and can vary according to cultural conceptions of modesty and aesthetics as well as the wearer’s personal taste, which can be influenced by such factors as fashion and social context. Most skirts are self-standing garments, but some skirt-looking panels may be part of another garment such as leggings, shorts, and swimsuits.</span> (or dress, or trousers) and mix it with  a  sporty sweatshirt in a low-key shade. Add some Vans, white socks, a flight bag and boom – your party piece just got a new lease of life. To finish, go for some sparkly earrings – that’s two after-dark pieces that are getting a daytime outing.  Bonus : you now have a new excuse to snap up even more party looks this season.

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H&M:HOW WE DRESS FOR THE SEASON’S BEST PARTIES

LUXE LOUNGEWEAR
The hours leading up to a big night are often more thrilling than the event itself. Just like the last days of spring offer a foretaste of the summer sweetness to come, the process of getting ready for long-awaited evenings fills us with the same excitement and anticipation. The ultimate preparation? Sleeping in super-soft silk sleepwear (and eating a big, late and long breakfast in bed, of course).

NEXT LEVEL EAR CANDY
The days of over-the-top beauty regimens are behind us. Instead of heavy makeup and advanced hairdos, opt for a natural beauty look and let statement <span class=”woR”>accessories</span><span class=”woD”>A fashion accessory is an item used to contribute, in a secondary manner, to the wearer’s outfit, often used to complete an outfit and chosen to specifically complement the wearer’s look.</span> enhance your features. This season we want to be dripping in eye-catching and statement-making jewelry. Oversized rhinestone earrings are a guaranteed head-turner, and these clip-ons don’t even require you to get your ears pierced.

INVEST IN FOREVER PIECES
What’s the point of dressing up if what you wear limits you? The perfect combination of comfort and <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> is spelled co-ords. A pair of tailored pants matched with a minimalistic – but perfectly detailed – crinkled top is the safest bet to give a laid-back cool approach to whatever event you’re rolling up to.

A NEW TAKE ON BLACK TIE
Some events call for traditional eveningwear – meaning tuxedos for the boys and gowns for the girls. But don’t let tradition dictate how you interpret a dress code. The ground rule of black tie is you have to dress to excess, which you definitely will in an elongated tuxedo jacket, a draped silk top and flats.

BORROW FROM THE BOYS
Don’t let masculine tailoring put you off! This updated wardrobe classic has a raw collar and comes in pure silk, and is best worn with shiny, wide pants and brushed metal accessories for a sophisticated feel.

IT’S OK TO PARTY IN PJs
There are parties we wish would never end, and then there are parties that make us long to go back to bed. Despite its name, the pajama suit is not made for the latter. This midnight blue two-piece has a print inspired by tree-rings and is sure to make a growing impact.

LONG LIVE YOUR HOOP DREAMS
Tiny, barely-there ear jewelry never goes out of style. These hoops may be small in size, but they’re massive on detail – being covered with shine and sparkle that will elevate whatever party look you wear.

THE LWD
When it comes to winter dressing, the little white dress is not top-of-mind… yet. More often thought of as an MVP in your spring and summer wardrobe, the classic is just a few styling tricks away from deserving the same treatment in your winter getup. Let the hemline overlap a pair of high and wide deep chocolate brown boots for a less prim and proper effect.

LET’S HAVE A BALL!
When it comes to show-stopping outfits, nothing beats a beaded sequin dress. With a flapper-style silhouette, padded shoulders and high side-slits, this sparkling gown is the ultimate party piece. Let the dress do the talking and wear it with simple <span class=”woR”>shoes</span><span class=”woD”>A shoe is an item of footwear intended to protect and comfort the human foot while doing various activities. Shoes are also used as an item of decoration. The design of shoes has varied enormously through time and from culture to culture, with appearance originally being tied to function.</span>, zero accessories and a pared-back beauty look.

AN EVENING ESSENTIAL
Having one of those “I have nothing to wear” moments? Then a simple and timeless long-sleeved black dress can be a lifesaver. The key to making it stand out in the masses is pairing it with stunning jewelry. Always.

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ZARA:This Is Where I Go for Truly Chic Outfit Ideas

When it comes to the “outfit tweak” (a subtle flourish that turns an assortment of clothes into something worth being seen in), few are more accomplished in the task than Jenny Walton. Knotting a silk scarf around her ballerina bun, carrying a vintage purse that looks like it’s made from melting marshmallows, and (my personal favorite) pinning brooches around her shirt collar so it sprouts blossoms are all tricks her 190,000 Instagram followers are familiar with. If further proof is needed that her accessoriesA fashion accessory is an item used to contribute, in a secondary manner, to the wearer’s outfit, often used to complete an outfit and chosen to specifically complement the wearer’s look. game is on point, note that her toothbrush, a striped design from L’Officine Universelle Buly 1803, matches her enamel Roxanne Assoulin bracelet almost perfectly.

Walton is an illustrator and fashion director at The Sartorialist, her fiancé’s street styleStyle is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one. blog, where she’s frequently featured, so perhaps it’s unsurprising that the woman makes dental hygiene look chic. In all seriousness, she’s a real master of the high-low mix. Her wardrobe roughly breaks down, she tells me, into 50% vintage, 30% designer, and 20% high street.

This means one outfit could happily consist of a Zara sweater, a homemade puffball skirt, a pair of J.Crew door-knocker earrings, and a Mansur Gavriel top-handle bag. It’s a delicate balance where no element shouts louder than another, one that takes so much more skill than wearing top-to-toe designer hot off the runway presses.

“I do sometimes shop Zara and COS, but it makes me feel really great when I can buy something vintage or from a local, small designer, who is handcrafting their pieces and has a small environmental impact but a large impact on my or their local community,” says Walton.

Fe, a sustainable brand that handmakes knitwear in Brooklyn, is a recent discovery of hers. This mindful way of shopping means she’s also a great outfit recycler. Walton recently posted a video on Instagram Stories of a familiar outfit; it was the exact one she was wearing when she was first photographed by Schuman. It consisted of a gray fair-isle knit, a sweeping blue car coat, and an elegant wool skirt.

Her weaknesses are anything by Miuccia Prada and vintage earrings. She owns over 100 pairs and has amassed one of the best trinket collections on Instagram I’ve come across. A recent snap of Walton’s hotel bathroom during London Fashion Week showed a white towel covered in earrings by Wald Berlin, Annie Costello Brown, Miu Miu, and Prada and tangles of CVC Stones necklaces. Her favorite shoppingShopping is an activity in which a customer browses the available goods or services presented by one or more retailers with the intent to purchase a suitable selection of them. In some contexts it may be considered a leisure activity as well as an economic one.  spots in the capital are Grays Antique Market and Dover Street Market, where she once bought a teeny-tiny cropped shirt by Maison Margiela.

If it sounds like I’m slightly overawed by Walton’s style (or like I’ve been tracking her shopping movements like a bloodhound), I’m afraid it’s guilty as charged. I love how she’ll pair a thrifted primrose-colored shift with rubber Prada flatforms or a wafty Ulla Johnson skirt with an Etsy purse and Maryam Nassir Zadeh PVC mules.

What I really want to know, though, is how does she piece each outfit together so it doesn’t look too (for lack of a better phrase) put together. Unfortunately, she hasn’t quite nailed down a fail-safe formula for the rest of us. “I’m very trial and error,” she says. “I usually start with one piece that I really love—which could be a top or a shoe—and I keep adding supporting characters to that outfit until hopefully I’m fully clothed.”

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MISSGUIDED:how to style velvet and not look like a curtain

Party season is almost here, which means only one thing. It’s time to NAIL it in all things velvet. That’s right, the trend we were in love with last year is officially making its grand return. Aw18 is taking the trend to a whole new level, adding edgy 90’s inspo to classic autumnal hues like forest green, burgundy and mustard yellows. And we’ve got it all wrapped up. If you haven’t already invested, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our guide to all things velvet and how to style it without looking like your Gran’s curtains…

The Velvet Blazer

It’s time to nail it as a layer player this season, with the classic blazer. We are completely vibin’ off the dark autumn colours with the 90’s style twist. Team this with a pair of trousers and classic sneaks for a truly casual boss babe look, easily transformed to an edgy ‘out-out’ outfit with heeled boots and a clutch.

The Velvet Trousers

It’s time to go bold girls. Velvet trousers definitely give that party feel that actually looks like you’re ready for Christmas ahead of anyone else. Whether you’re heading down to the pub for a casual sesh with the girls or glammin’ up for the Christmas party, you can make trousers perfect for any occasion.

The Velvet T-Shirt

Every babe needs a classic velvet tee in their AW drobes. It is the perfect go-to piece that instantly transforms your look. Inspire the casual slay with <span class=”woR”>jeans</span><span class=”woD”>Jeans are trousers typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term “jeans” refers to a particular style of pants, called “blue jeans,” which were invented by Jacob Davis in 1871[1] and patented by Davis and Levi Strauss on May 20, 1873. Originally designed for cowboys and miners, jeans became popular in the 1950s among teenagers, especially members of the greaser subculture.</span> and flats, or go all out party with a pair of vinyl trousers or faux leather skirt. Enough said.

The Velvet Boots

Don’t get us wrong, we’re not over the heartache of packing away our killer swimsuits and super cute <span class=”woR”>summer</span><span class=”woD”>Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling between spring and autumn. At the summer solstice, the days are longest and the nights are shortest, with day-length decreasing as the season progresses after the solstice. The date of the beginning of summer varies according to climate, tradition and culture, but when it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it is winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and vice versa.</span> dresses yet (although packing away the leg razors until next summer is a weight off the shoulders, amirite?) But if AW18 is all about jaw to the floor velvet boots, then we’ll get over it!

The Velvet Skirt

You didn’t think you could go through AW18 without a velvet <span class=”woR”>skirt</span><span class=”woD”>A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. The hemline of skirts can vary from micro to floor-length and can vary according to cultural conceptions of modesty and aesthetics as well as the wearer’s personal taste, which can be influenced by such factors as fashion and social context. Most skirts are self-standing garments, but some skirt-looking panels may be part of another garment such as leggings, shorts, and swimsuits.</span>, did you? Oh hun, of course not! Like we said, velvet has made a HUGE return and it’s going to be everywhere in every colour. Can I get a hallelujah?!

 

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MISSGUIDED:partywear worth the hangover

No one wants to get to the middle of December and have a silent breakdown because you have nothing to wear. Just think: There’s your work Christmas do, Christmas Eve night out, Boxing Day night out, New Years’ Eve and not forgetting all those random nights out with the squad back at home.

Well don’t worry babe, we’ve got you. Here’s our ultimate party edit to see you through the season – featuring stand out embellished pieces, structured silhouettes and co-ords to show off your midriff. Don’t fall <span class=”woR”>short</span><span class=”woD”>Shorts are a garment worn by both men and women over their pelvic area, circling the waist and splitting to cover the upper part of the legs, sometimes extending down to knee but not covering the entire length of the leg. They are called “shorts” because they are a shortened version of pants, which cover the entire leg. Shorts are typically worn in warm weather or in an environment where comfort and airflow are more important than the protection of the legs.</span> – this is your quick glimpse into party season. Easy.

Luxe AF

The ultimate luxe fabric, making you look a million dollars but actually costing less than your Uber into town…

Sparkly AF

Shine bright like the diamond you are, hun. Tis the season for sequins, so go sparkly AF by opting for a sequin <span class=”woR”>dress</span><span class=”woD”>A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment).</span> for your partywear.

Smasual AF

Does anything say smart-casual like <span class=”woR”>jeans</span><span class=”woD”>Jeans are trousers typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term “jeans” refers to a particular style of pants, called “blue jeans,” which were invented by Jacob Davis in 1871[1] and patented by Davis and Levi Strauss on May 20, 1873. Originally designed for cowboys and miners, jeans became popular in the 1950s among teenagers, especially members of the greaser subculture.</span> and a nice top? Pair your mom jeans with extra heels and a lacy bralet to take you from day to night in a breeze.

Instant AF

Got a last minute invite to a big night out, and don’t have the time to spend hours planning your outfit? Jumpsuits are the ideal throw on and go option for the busy girl.

Co-Ordinated AF

Matchy-matchy never looked so good. Go for a patterned co-ord in a racy fabric like vinyl for major party vibes.
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ASOS:HOW ASOSERS DO SUITS

From Lady Di to Lady Gaga, practically every <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> icon has had a standout suit moment. And now both in our own closets and on the runways, the classic two-piece has become a surprisingly wearable regular. Below, our ASOSers suit up to show us how they’re wearing AW18’s takes on the wardrobe hero.

A trouser suit is perfect for those days when you really need to own it at work. Giving us a lesson in power dressing, ASOS Magazine Junior Writer Bella looks the business in this wide-leg version. A pop of colour kicks it up a notch – purple and grey is the fresh colour combo we want in our lives.

More of a <span class=”woR”>skirt</span><span class=”woD”>A skirt is a tube- or cone-shaped garment that hangs from the waist or hips and covers all or part of the legs. The hemline of skirts can vary from micro to floor-length and can vary according to cultural conceptions of modesty and aesthetics as well as the wearer’s personal taste, which can be influenced by such factors as fashion and social context. Most skirts are self-standing garments, but some skirt-looking panels may be part of another garment such as leggings, shorts, and swimsuits.</span> kind of person? Take a leaf out of Stylist Beccy’s book and try this number – it combines two of our fave trends, checks and tailoring. Avoiding all possible politician vibes, Beccy’s Stüssy tee and loafers keep things casual.

The so-AW18 corduroy trend takes on a vintage vibe here for a certified sartorial win that’s apropes for both work and weekend. Make like our Partnerships Manager Jess and wear with a textured turtle neck, rounded off with some classic Chuck Taylors. The best part about a <span class=”woR”>suit</span><span class=”woD”>In clothing, a suit is a set of garments made from the same cloth, usually consisting of at least a jacket and trousers. Lounge suits (also known as business suits when sober in colour and style), which originated in Britain as country wear,[1] are the most common style of Western suit.</span> like this? It’s two looks in one.

If you didn’t know yet, Cher Horowitz is one of our all-time favourite style icons – and Olivia, our Senior Showroom and Events Coordinator, is giving us all the Clueless feels with this getup. We love how she added some black Converse to give this look an ultra-mod spin. Suits you, Olivia.

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