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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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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https://www2.hm.com/en_us/life/fashion/the-tryout/how-to-style-this-season-s-key-jackets.html

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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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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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https://www.topshop.com/blog/2018/11/5-new-and-exciting-ways-to-wear-boots

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MISSGUIDED:#trending: stripes

Prints are having a moment. But there’s one, in particular, you should be coveting this month – Stripes are THE print you need to be wearing RN. In fact, we are staking our claim on stripes and saying they are a print to invest in as they will never go out of <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>. They are a surefire style statement and are classic and timeless. Go for a head-to-toe stripe out with a dress or jumpsuit, or make a subtle nod to the look with a striped t-shirt or trousers. We’ve rounded up our favourite stripes fashion, to help you nail this trend.

1. Pair a Striped Dress with Trainers

A striped dress is a classic way to nail your stripes outfit. Go for a casual t-shirt <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> with trainers for daytime, and then throw on some heeled over-the-knee boots for the evening. You could even opt for a fitted midi dress for more elegant occasions.

2. Get Cosy with a Striped Sweatshirt

If you struggle with how to wear stripes, then stripey sweatshirts are a nice way to subtly rock this trend. If you’re going for the monochrome look with your stripes and the rest of your outfit, then try to coordinate your <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> too.

3. Win the Side Stripe Game

Earn your fashion stripes with a pair of striped trousers. Not ready to go full effect? Side stripe detailing can add interest to any pair of trousers, for a nod to the activewear trend. Plus they make you look like your legs start at your armpits.

4. Let Your Wild Side Out

Animal print is big news this year, and so are stripes! So, combine the two for AW18 and opt for an animal stripe co-ord. Skirt co-ords are especially in this year, and if your event is more casual then FYI they look amazing with trainers.

5. Smarten Up with a Striped Co-Ord

Why keep stripes just for your casual outfits? Get the perfect office look with a striped co-ord set, with trousers and matching top. Team with a block colour coat that complements the stripes, and wear with eye-catching accessories to make sure all eyes are on you.

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https://blog.missguided.co.uk/fashion/how-to-wear-stripes/

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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: 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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https://www.topshop.com/blog/2018/10/knitit-3-ways-to-make-knitwear-your-own

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ASOS:3 WAYS TO WEAR CORDUROY

We’ve been harping on about corduroy for a while now. Mostly because we’re pretty thrilled it’s back. From spring’s wide-stride jumbo cord tailoring to summer’s lightweight jackets, the past two seasons have reeled us in, hook, line and sinker. And now, for AW18, the 70s’ most-famous fabric has really dialled it up. From slick suiting to so-now animal prints, we bring you three of the greatest ways to wear yours now.

Tailor made
A corduroy suit may not sound like a go-to going-out outfit. That was until now. Suit up in a sweet-as shade – lilac – and throw in the animal print of the season – hey, zebra – et voila, you have yourself a BNO special. Swerve any sort of 70s <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> to keep the whole thing ultra-mod, meaning jewels and shoes are best served sparkly.

Cosy corner
There’s always those weird first few Sundays of autumn, when you throw on your favourite track pants and realise absolutely none of your coats look right with such chill wear. It’s too warm for that full-on duvet <span class=”woR”>jacket</span><span class=”woD”>A jacket is a mid stomach length garment for the upper body. A jacket typically has sleeves, and fastens in the front or slightly on the side. A jacket is generally lighter, tighter-fitting, and less insulating than a coat, which is outerwear. Some jackets are fashionable, while others serve as protective clothing.</span>, but your smart coats seem totally wrong, too. Enter the lightweight, smart-but-slouchy cord coat. Just add chunky dad trainers for full new-season excellence.

Plush pair
<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> suits get supercharged for AW18 with the addition of two very important details: leopard print and cute-as corduroy. If a co-ord felt too prissy for you last season, the addition of those 70s cord and borg-collar vibes alongside the 80s power print make the whole look feel very fresh and very cool. A ladylike bag and 20 denier tights just earned this getup an invite to dinner tonight.

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https://www.asos.com/women/fashion-feed/2018_10_12-fri/3-ways-to-wear-corduroy/

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ASOS: AUTUMN OUTERWEAR GETS PLAID

Even if you’re a hot-weather hun and mostly live for sandy toes and ice creams, there’s something kinda glorious about this in-betweeny autumn weather. Firstly because you’d be hard pressed to find a more healthy and cost-effective pastime than kicking your way through heaps of red leaves in the park. Secondly because the season’s layerable treasures breathe a whole new lease of life into your silky <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> styles.

Take this dreamy combo snapped at London Fashion Week last month. A nightgown-style maxi dress feels right at home in the new season thanks to the addition of a very cosy tartan <span class=”woR”>jacket</span><span class=”woD”>A jacket is a mid stomach length garment for the upper body. A jacket typically has sleeves, and fastens in the front or slightly on the side. A jacket is generally lighter, tighter-fitting, and less insulating than a coat, which is outerwear. Some jackets are fashionable, while others serve as protective clothing.</span>. Keeping the rest of the accessories very much AW, the matching brown leather clutch, punky belt and western-style shoe situation pulls it all together nicely.

Fancy trying it out? Too right, you absolutely should. Bring your favourite slinky separates – be it a midi skirt or culottes – right into autumn with you by engaging those two clever styling tricks. First up is your outerwear – jacket, jumper or coat, just make it plaid. And second of all the <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> – keep them matching in print (tartan) or in punkiness (chunky boots) and you’re onto a winner.
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H&M: THE TOP 10 ACCESSORY HOT LIST

THE WHITE BOOTS
White walkers have been on our watchlist a couple of seasons now, and this is the season we predict the trend will explode. These ankle boots, with their chunky heels and perfectly pointed toe, are as good as they come.

THE EDGY CAT-EYES
No reason not to bring your favorite summer <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> into the colder season. A pair of cat-eyed sunglasses gives the perfect edge to a classic coat-and-boots look.

THE MEGA SCARF
Bigger is better this season, at least when it comes to scarves. Our must-have du jour is made from premium quality wool and comes in a very trendy mustard yellow.

THE COGNAC-COLORED BUCKET BAG
Has any budget-friendly bag ever looked this good? We think not. Rich shades of beige – think cognac and caramel – are our go-tos this season, both for accessories and key pieces.

THE LEATHER GLOVES
Get in touch with your inner lady this fall. A pair of elegant leather gloves is one of the season’s key accessories. The smooth leather texture of the gloves is the perfect contrast to a fluffy faux fur and the chicest way to <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> up an everyday denim look.

THE GOLDEN CHARM
Imagine an antique coin, preferably part of a treasure discovered on a sunken pirate ship. Now, go get it at the high street.

THE CAPTAIN’S CAP
Pair a romantic, ankle-length dress with a boyish captain’s cap and <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> magic appears. Bonus: a simple and super-trendy styling trick for bad hair days.

THE EYE-CATCHING BELT
The Wild Wild West meets Parisian boho chic in this season’s best accessories. Put focus on the waist with the help of a decorated buckle belt.

THE TASSEL EARRINGS
The season’s palette is extra autumn-y this year. Black and brown make up our favorite color combo, especially on a pair of fun-yet-chic tassel earrings.

THE WESTERN BOOTS
If we have to name one it-shoe of the season, it would have to be the cowboy-inspired boot. It comes in all shapes – from beneath-the-ankle low to knee-high – but we prefer a classic ankle boot. Match with a leopard-print midi skirt and a knitted sweater for the perfect everyday look.

source:
https://www2.hm.com/en_us/life/fashion/editors-picks/the-top-10-accessory-hot-list.html

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