If like me you spent the 90’s listening to Nirvana whilst wearing a lot of black eyeliner and baggy jumpers with holes in the sleeves for your thumbs, then you are going to be very pleased with the New Grunge trend for Autumn / Winter 2019.
This trend brings back so many happy memories for me. I was a wild child, pale skinned and panda eyed. All I cared about was boys with piercings and music you could mosh to. I used my style as a rebellion, and an expression of the crazy emotional rollercoaster that was my teenage years.
I’ll be honest when I first saw this trend on the AW18 catwalks I hated it. I just thought it was really garish and ostentatious and I could never see myself wearing it. It didn’t help that when I first started looking for this trend on the high street it was all the ‘younger’ brands like Pretty Little Thing and Missguided who were using it and they were doing it in a really skin tight bodycon type of way – this didn’t inspire me with much confidence, it just made it look really cheap and nasty.
I focused on some of the other AW18 trends and forgot about Scarf Print until last week when I slowly started to notice some really nice pieces appearing in Zara and Mango and I decided to buy a blouse and give it another try. Continue reading
Get ready to raid your Nana’s wardrobe because heritage tweed and checks are a huge trend for Autumn / Winter. Take inspiration from the Royal Family who really know how to rock a tweed then add a casual twist, try a prim tweed jacket with a slogan t-shirt and jeans or team it with a leather skirt. Continue reading
We are having the best Summer for weather that I can ever remember, it’s hard to imagine that in a couple of months we will be back in coats and jumpers and wooly hats!
I don’t want this lovely Summer to end but there is one thing about the approach of Autumn and Winter that I am looking forward to and that’s the fashion. I’m going to do a series of blog posts focusing on the main trends for Autumn / Winter so that you can start shopping with them in mind. The first trend (and also my absolute favourite) is Animal Print! Continue reading