Key Winter Clothing Trends
The catwalk shows for the season contained a few key themes that, if correctly incorporated into your
seasonal style, will ensure you remain on trend at all times. Motifs to consider this winter include:
- Military Style: Think smart tailoring and epaulettes rather than combats and boots. Catwalk
copies are available in a number of low price high street stores - team with well cut wardrobe
staples to keep the look current and classy.
Biker Style: Leather and zips have been reincarnated on the catwalk, but toned down from the
stark black and silver
dated biker look. Think pencil skirts with subtle zip detailing, or panelled
leather pants that take inspiration from racing designs. While leather is an investment item,
teaming a signature piece with fashion tops from his street stores will help to keep the look
Eco-Couture: Designers are all about sustainable style this season. Look for natural dyes and
untreated materials in well-cut styles to get the best of eco-chic. Consider sourcing you own
materials and running up pieces from patterns to keep costs low.
Fur: Well, it is winter and faux fur is once again top of the fashion stakes. Go for well-made
copies to avoid looking cheap, and restrict fur detailing to trims and accents for frugality and
Vintage Style: Think lace detailing, button down blouses and twin sets - a great look to go
from day to evening with some clever accessorising. Trawl second hand store sand charity
shop for on trend bargains.
Accessorising for the Winter Season
One of the best things about the winter is the opportunity it presents to accessorise.
From woolly hatsto gorgeous gloves and those special sparkles to prettify the party season, accessorising is where it?s
at this winter.
Keep the focus on items that make you feel happy because of their look rather than value and
remember that trends may not make it to this time next so try not to spend too much on pieces that
may only serve a single season.
For jewellery and other pretty party accents, consider high street bargains from stores such as Argos
or Claire's - it's all about the sparkle during the holiday season so bits of bling need not cost the
When it comes to accessories for the winter weather, why not consider customising existing wardrobe
items to bring them up to date, or buy low price homages to designer pieces knowing they need only
last one season.