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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TOPSHOP: 5 New And Exciting Ways To Wear Boots

From suede over-the-knee boots to ’70s-inspired platforms and chunky hiking boots – this season there are more options than ever when it comes to boots. This might make choosing which pair to invest in a bit tricky, so we picked our five favourite styles of the moment and their ideal outfits for you to browse through before you make your decision…

1. High-leg boots + midi skirts

Show off a pair of high-leg boots with a slit midi pencil skirt. Complete the look with a chunky knit and vintage-inspired <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>.

2. Flat hiking boots + flared trousers

Hiking boots look great with a pair of cropped flares. Choose bold checks and vivid stripes to maximize the punk appeal.

3. Over the knee boots + maxi dresses

Play on the Bohemian mood of our suede over-the-knee boots by wearing them with a paisley print maxi <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 sleek finishing touches.

4. Heeled Western boots + denim

A pair of heeled Western boots should be your go-to for any night out this season – best styled with high-waist Mom <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 cropped blouse.

5. Snakeskin ankle boots + mini skirts

’70s-inspired ankle boots always work with an A-line mini skirt. Add a ribbed polo tee and tortoiseshell accessories for a uniquely cute combination.
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TOPSHOP: 3 Ways To Wear The Maxi Dress For Winter

Once a considered piece solely for warmer temperatures, maxi dresses are actually great for the colder seasons. The key? Wear them over staple footwear, knitwear or your favourite <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>. We’re showing three ways to wear the maxi dress now…

1. With statement boots

Team a polka-dot maxi with calf length boots for a chic, ’70s-inspired feel. A shearling <span class=”woR”>coat</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> and chain-link bag are the perfect finishing touches for an effortless daytime look.

2. With a roll neck

A pared-back roll neck under a bold floral-print <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> is the coolest combination this season. Make it work for evening with slick textured books and subtle accessories.

3. With a pair of jeans

Do maxi dresses the street-style way by wearing it over straight-leg jeans or cropped flares. Sculptural heels and a vintage-inspired faux-fur jacket round off the fashion editor feel.

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TOPSHOP: The 5 Print Trends You Need To Know Now

Not sure what to wear now the weather has turned? Experimenting with new prints is always a great way to bring some excitement into the prospect of having to layer up. Keep reading to discover the five key pattern trends you need to know this season…

1. Scarf prints

Make a note of this one as scarf prints are set to be one of the biggest trends next year. Luckily we already have quite a few options for you to pick from now and do it first, including paisley and retro-inspired floral designs.

2. Star prints

Ditsy star patterns are a fun alternative to the classic polka dot. This season, we’re wearing them on ’70s-inspired <span class=”woR”>dresses</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>, glam velvet blouses, slit midi <span class=”woR”>skirts</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 delicate lingerie sets.

3. Amplified check prints

Bright neons, blurred lines and zoomed-in prints: there’s nothing traditional about these checks. Go for a head-to-toe look or elevate a simple outfit with a bold bag or hat.

4. Reinvented animal prints

Animal prints have been pretty much all we talked about last season, but they’re far from over. As we move into winter, we’re going for party-ready sequins, metallic fabrics and abstract designs.

5. Mix and match prints

Clashing checks, tile graphics, patchworks or mismatching colour-blocks – if one print isn’t enough for you, these maxi dresses and knits should do the trick. Still not wild enough? Wear one of the jumpers with one of the dresses.

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TOPSHOP:We’ve Found The Perfect Printed Coat You’ve Been Looking For

The leopard-print <span class=”woR”>coat</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> never goes out of style. Every winter there are new incarnations and this season it’s all about cropped silhouettes, faux fur and pastel detailing. Not ready to leave your classic navy coat behind? We’re showing you three leopard-print coats and the ways to wear them to help convince you otherwise…

1. The contemporary one

A sugary pink collar updates the leopard-print faux-fur coat for 2018. Wear yours with a pop of colour in the form of a fuchsia leather skirt, mini bag and other quirky <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>.

2. The low-key one

Looking for something more pared-back? Take your <span class=”woR”>style</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> cues from Kate Moss and wear a leopard-print coat over an all-black outfit.

3. The colourful one

A pop of colour elevates your winter outerwear. Featuring summer’s favourite lime-green hue, this coat looks great alongside velvet flares, vinyl accessories and trainers.
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TOPSHOP: Double IT: 5 Ways To Make Double Denim Your Own

Double <span class=”woR”>denim</span><span class=”woD”>Denim[1] is a sturdy cotton warp-faced[2] twill textile in which the weft passes under two or more warp threads. This twill weaving produces the familiar diagonal ribbing of the denim that distinguishes it from cotton duck (a linen canvas).</span> is genuinely trending, so we’re showing you five very different ways to wear the bold look now. Pick the one that works for you and show us how you Double IT…

1. Simplify IT

Keep it simple with true-blue <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 denim shirt paired with leather and animal print accessories.

2. Nineties IT

Mix standout denim pieces with chunky trainers and a dose of fun with a scrunchie and shimmering bag to do double denim in all its ’90s glory.

3. TripleIT

Darker denim is great for a night out. Go for a triple combination to really make a statement.

4. SkirtIT

Think outside the box and Double IT with 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> instead of a pair of jeans.

5. ModerniseIT

Pair a structured denim two-piece with Instagram-worthy finishing touches inspired by a modern model-off-duty look.
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TOPSHOP: How To GlamIT With Just 9 Statement Pieces This Going Out Season

To TopshopIT means to be bold and wear something your own way. Not sure where to begin for going out season? We’re giving you some inspiration on how to GlamIT with just nine statement pieces and five different looks…

DuckieIT with a high-shine ’90s cami slip, flatform trainers and an oversized teddy coat.

With a pink velvet suit you don’t need much else to make an entrance. Do something unexpected by wearing yours with a pair of box-fresh chunky trainers and fringed bag.

This season, we’re doing sparkles in threes. Mix sequins, beading, lamé to truly GlamIT.

A <span class=”woR”>blazer</span><span class=”woD”>A blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit jacket, but cut more casually. A blazer is generally distinguished from a sportcoat as a more formal garment and tailored from solid color fabrics. Blazers often have naval-style metal buttons to reflect their origins as jackets worn by boating club members.</span> as a top? There are no rules.

Wear your <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> as a cami top, paired with embellished <span class=”woR”>shorts</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> and faux shearling to keep warm.
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TOPSHOP: KnitIT: 3 Ways To Make Knitwear Your Own

Knitwear has upped its game this season. From shimmering Fair Isle <span class=”woR”>styles</span><span class=”woD”>Style is a manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.</span> to colour-pop tones and mismatched prints – discover three key jumpers in our TopshopIT campaign and three different ways to make them your own. How will you KnitIT?

1. Layered

Double knits are a thing. Wear a fitted polo underneath a chunky argyle jumper and finish the look with a pair of cord trousers, lace-up boots and cool <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>.

2. Dressed up

If you do it right, jumpers can even look dressy. Go for a finer knit in a standout colour, add a floral maxi <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 complete with some heeled suede boots.

3. Experimental

Play with the mismatched pattern of this knit and add another print to the mix. A pair of chunky trainers and a trending handbag will round it all off.

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