Key looks for Autumn

Damian Foxe showcases this season’s top trends.

FRENCH DRESSING (continued)From far left: Aida wears shift dress with basque inset, £858, by Antonio Berardi. Leather shoes, £540, by Jil Sander. Patent leather clutch bag, £900, by Versace. Stephanie wears tweed gauze jacket, £2,840, and matching skirt, £1,180, both by Chanel. Velvet shoulder bag with Swarovski crystal, £980, by Versus Capsule Collection from Harvey Nichols. Patent and kid leather Julia shoes, £450, by Gina. Magdalena wears lace dress with jewelled collar, £3,154, by Viktor & Rolf from Souvenir. Leather gladiator sandals with crystal, £1,770, by Versus Capsule Collection from Harvey Nichols.Antonio Berardi, see Browns and Liberty. Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Chanel, 26 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 5040) and branches/stockists. Gina, 189 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2932) and branch. Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Jil Sander, 72 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7495 0076) and see Harvey Nichols. Liberty, Great Marlborough Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234). Souvenir, 020-7287 9877. Versace, 183-184 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7259 5700) and branch/stockist.
FRENCH DRESSING (continued)From far left: Aida wears shift dress with basque inset, £858, by Antonio Berardi. Leather shoes, £540, by Jil Sander. Patent leather clutch bag, £900, by Versace. Stephanie wears tweed gauze jacket, £2,840, and matching skirt, £1,180, both by Chanel. Velvet shoulder bag with Swarovski crystal, £980, by Versus Capsule Collection from Harvey Nichols. Patent and kid leather Julia shoes, £450, by Gina. Magdalena wears lace dress with jewelled collar, £3,154, by Viktor & Rolf from Souvenir. Leather gladiator sandals with crystal, £1,770, by Versus Capsule Collection from Harvey Nichols.Antonio Berardi, see Browns and Liberty. Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Chanel, 26 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 5040) and branches/stockists. Gina, 189 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2932) and branch. Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Jil Sander, 72 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7495 0076) and see Harvey Nichols. Liberty, Great Marlborough Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234). Souvenir, 020-7287 9877. Versace, 183-184 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7259 5700) and branch/stockist. | Image: Andrew Yee
FRENCH DRESSINGMonochromatic drapes, ruffles, stiff collars and lace capture the old-school sophistication of “La Parisienne”. From far left: Hannah wears wool dress, £5,300, and satin shoes, £660, both by Chanel. Ieva K wears lace balloon dress with Swarovski-embroidered shoulder pads, satin bra, and nubuck and chain sandals, all price on request by Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci from Selfridges. Galuchat clutch bag, £2,215, by Bottega Veneta. Ieva A wears beaded silk and lace dress, £1,340, by Collette Dinnigan. Satin and patent Molly shoes, £430, by Gina.Chanel, 26 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 5040) and branches/stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400). Bottega Veneta, 33 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7838 9394) and branch/stockists. Gina, 189 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2932) and branch.
FRENCH DRESSINGMonochromatic drapes, ruffles, stiff collars and lace capture the old-school sophistication of “La Parisienne”. From far left: Hannah wears wool dress, £5,300, and satin shoes, £660, both by Chanel. Ieva K wears lace balloon dress with Swarovski-embroidered shoulder pads, satin bra, and nubuck and chain sandals, all price on request by Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci from Selfridges. Galuchat clutch bag, £2,215, by Bottega Veneta. Ieva A wears beaded silk and lace dress, £1,340, by Collette Dinnigan. Satin and patent Molly shoes, £430, by Gina.Chanel, 26 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 5040) and branches/stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400). Bottega Veneta, 33 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7838 9394) and branch/stockists. Gina, 189 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2932) and branch. | Image: Andrew Yee
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NEW NEUTRALS Understated and timeless, neutrals are perfect for today’s investment pieces. Aida (near right) wears wool crepe dress, £930, and leather shoes, £330, both by Miu Miu. Stephanie (centre) wears wool crepe dress, £665, by Miu Miu. Leather shoes, £520, by Gina Couture. Ieva A (far right) wears wool crepe dress, £835, and leather shoes, £330, both by Miu Miu.Gina, 189 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2932) and branch. Miu Miu, 123 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7409 0900) and branch/stockist.
NEW NEUTRALS Understated and timeless, neutrals are perfect for today’s investment pieces. Aida (near right) wears wool crepe dress, £930, and leather shoes, £330, both by Miu Miu. Stephanie (centre) wears wool crepe dress, £665, by Miu Miu. Leather shoes, £520, by Gina Couture. Ieva A (far right) wears wool crepe dress, £835, and leather shoes, £330, both by Miu Miu.Gina, 189 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2932) and branch. Miu Miu, 123 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7409 0900) and branch/stockist.
FEATHERSWhether worn as headdresses, used as trimming or encrusting entire gowns, feathers are the defining flourish of the coming season. Feather and tulle mermaid-tail bustier dress, £6,260, and feather and tulle rope-tie chopine sandals, price on request, both by Alexander McQueen. Elastic belt with leather buckle, £233, by Sophia Kokosalaki from Matches. Alexander McQueen, 4-5 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7355 0088). Matches, 87 Marylebone High Street, London W1 (020-7487 5400; www.matchesfashion.com).
FEATHERSWhether worn as headdresses, used as trimming or encrusting entire gowns, feathers are the defining flourish of the coming season. Feather and tulle mermaid-tail bustier dress, £6,260, and feather and tulle rope-tie chopine sandals, price on request, both by Alexander McQueen. Elastic belt with leather buckle, £233, by Sophia Kokosalaki from Matches. Alexander McQueen, 4-5 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7355 0088). Matches, 87 Marylebone High Street, London W1 (020-7487 5400; www.matchesfashion.com). | Image: Andrew Yee
AVIATORPioneering aviator Amelia Earhart was the inspiration for this leather-dominated look. Magdalena (far left) wears leather trench coat, £13,760, leather belt, £1,250, leather aviator cap, £430, and leather cuff, £740, all by Hermès. Satin, net and velvet glitter-heel shoes, £500, by Georgina Goodman. Hannah (left) wears leather jumpsuit, £6,880, leather aviator cap, £430, both by Hermès. Patent leather and wool shoes, €515, by Dsquared2. Dsquared2, see Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Georgina Goodman, 44 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7403 7673; www.georginagoodman.com). Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Hermès, 155 New Bond Street. London W1 (020-7499 8856) and branch/stockists.
AVIATORPioneering aviator Amelia Earhart was the inspiration for this leather-dominated look. Magdalena (far left) wears leather trench coat, £13,760, leather belt, £1,250, leather aviator cap, £430, and leather cuff, £740, all by Hermès. Satin, net and velvet glitter-heel shoes, £500, by Georgina Goodman. Hannah (left) wears leather jumpsuit, £6,880, leather aviator cap, £430, both by Hermès. Patent leather and wool shoes, €515, by Dsquared2. Dsquared2, see Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Georgina Goodman, 44 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7403 7673; www.georginagoodman.com). Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Hermès, 155 New Bond Street. London W1 (020-7499 8856) and branch/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
VELVETLighter, brighter fabrication gives velvet a fresh modernity this season, whether used on its own or mixed with featherlight materials such as organza. Clockwise from below, near right: Hannah wears organza and velvet Jourdan dress, £2,955, by Christopher Kane from a selection at Dover Street Market. Satin, net and velvet glitter-heel shoes, £500, by Georgina Goodman. Stephanie wears organza and velvet Tao dress, £1,890, by Christopher Kane from Harvey Nichols. Magdalena wears velvet and organza corset dress, price on request, by Christopher Kane from a selection at Net-a-Porter. Suede ankle boots, about €500, by Dolce & Gabbana. Aida wears organza and velvet Stam dress, £2,350, by Christopher Kane from Net-a-Porter. Suede shoes, £610, by Roberto Cavalli. Ieva A wears organza and velvet top, £1,595, and matching skirt, £1,000, by Christopher Kane from a selection at Browns. Leather shoes, £540, by Jil Sander. Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000) and branch. Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680). Georgina Goodman, 44 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7403 7673; www.georginagoodman.com). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Jil Sander, 72 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7495 0076) and see Harvey Nichols. Net-a-Porter, www.net-a-porter.com; 0845-675 1321. Roberto Cavalli, 181-182 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1879) and stockists.
VELVETLighter, brighter fabrication gives velvet a fresh modernity this season, whether used on its own or mixed with featherlight materials such as organza. Clockwise from below, near right: Hannah wears organza and velvet Jourdan dress, £2,955, by Christopher Kane from a selection at Dover Street Market. Satin, net and velvet glitter-heel shoes, £500, by Georgina Goodman. Stephanie wears organza and velvet Tao dress, £1,890, by Christopher Kane from Harvey Nichols. Magdalena wears velvet and organza corset dress, price on request, by Christopher Kane from a selection at Net-a-Porter. Suede ankle boots, about €500, by Dolce & Gabbana. Aida wears organza and velvet Stam dress, £2,350, by Christopher Kane from Net-a-Porter. Suede shoes, £610, by Roberto Cavalli. Ieva A wears organza and velvet top, £1,595, and matching skirt, £1,000, by Christopher Kane from a selection at Browns. Leather shoes, £540, by Jil Sander. Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000) and branch. Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680). Georgina Goodman, 44 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7403 7673; www.georginagoodman.com). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Jil Sander, 72 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7495 0076) and see Harvey Nichols. Net-a-Porter, www.net-a-porter.com; 0845-675 1321. Roberto Cavalli, 181-182 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1879) and stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
THE SKIRT SUITPower dressing has been the talk of the catwalk for several seasons. This autumn’s take is the skirt suit. Fabrics are masculine – wool, pinstripe and tweed – but the silhouettes are unerringly fitted and feminine. Magdalena (near right) wears wool-mix Georgica jacket, £370, and wool Martey pencil skirt, £229, both by Diane von Furstenberg from Matches. Suede shoes, £610, by Roberto Cavalli. Ieva K (far right) wears flannel jacket, £1,025, matching skirt, £485, leather bustier, £905, and suede shoes, £535, all by Yves Saint Laurent.Matches, 87 Marylebone High Street, London W1 (020-7487 5400; www.matchesfashion.com). Roberto Cavalli, 181-182 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1879) and stockists. Yves Saint Laurent, 32-33 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 1800) and branch.
THE SKIRT SUITPower dressing has been the talk of the catwalk for several seasons. This autumn’s take is the skirt suit. Fabrics are masculine – wool, pinstripe and tweed – but the silhouettes are unerringly fitted and feminine. Magdalena (near right) wears wool-mix Georgica jacket, £370, and wool Martey pencil skirt, £229, both by Diane von Furstenberg from Matches. Suede shoes, £610, by Roberto Cavalli. Ieva K (far right) wears flannel jacket, £1,025, matching skirt, £485, leather bustier, £905, and suede shoes, £535, all by Yves Saint Laurent.Matches, 87 Marylebone High Street, London W1 (020-7487 5400; www.matchesfashion.com). Roberto Cavalli, 181-182 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1879) and stockists. Yves Saint Laurent, 32-33 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 1800) and branch. | Image: Andrew Yee
DEVORE AND BROCADEOpulence in the guise of intricate devorés and sumptuous brocades which are all the more decadent for their rich jewel tones. Jacquard velvet coat, £2,065, and leather belt, £155, both by Prada. Prada, 16-18 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7647 5000) and branch/stockists.
DEVORE AND BROCADEOpulence in the guise of intricate devorés and sumptuous brocades which are all the more decadent for their rich jewel tones. Jacquard velvet coat, £2,065, and leather belt, £155, both by Prada. Prada, 16-18 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7647 5000) and branch/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
1930s SHOULDERSElsa Schiaparelli is the inspiration for the revival of exaggerated leg-of-mutton shoulders. Clockwise from near right: Ieva K wears silk mikado dress, about €2,751, and cotton grosgrain bow belt, about €324, both by Dolce & Gabbana. Suede sandals, made to order, by Rupert Sanderson for Karl Lagerfeld. Stephanie wears cotton net dress with puff sleeves, about €2,916, by Dolce & Gabbana. Magdalena wears crinoline dress, about €5,338, and cotton grosgrain bow belt, about €324, both by Dolce & Gabbana. Leather shoes (just seen), £560, by Jil Sander. Hannah wears felt cropped jacket, £823, and crepe miniskirt, £580, both by Antonio Berardi. Cotton top, £55, by Twenty8Twelve. Satin, net and velvet glitter-heel shoes, £500, by Georgina Goodman.Antonio Berardi, see Browns and Liberty. Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000) and branch. Georgina Goodman, 44 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7403 7673; www.georginagoodman.com). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Jil Sander, 72 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7495 0076) and see Harvey Nichols. Liberty, Great Marlborough Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234). Rupert Sanderson for Karl Lagerfeld, 33 Bruton Place, London W1 (020-7491 2427). Twenty8Twelve, 172 Westbourne Grove, London W11 (+31205-893 899) and branches/stockists.
1930s SHOULDERSElsa Schiaparelli is the inspiration for the revival of exaggerated leg-of-mutton shoulders. Clockwise from near right: Ieva K wears silk mikado dress, about €2,751, and cotton grosgrain bow belt, about €324, both by Dolce & Gabbana. Suede sandals, made to order, by Rupert Sanderson for Karl Lagerfeld. Stephanie wears cotton net dress with puff sleeves, about €2,916, by Dolce & Gabbana. Magdalena wears crinoline dress, about €5,338, and cotton grosgrain bow belt, about €324, both by Dolce & Gabbana. Leather shoes (just seen), £560, by Jil Sander. Hannah wears felt cropped jacket, £823, and crepe miniskirt, £580, both by Antonio Berardi. Cotton top, £55, by Twenty8Twelve. Satin, net and velvet glitter-heel shoes, £500, by Georgina Goodman.Antonio Berardi, see Browns and Liberty. Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000) and branch. Georgina Goodman, 44 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7403 7673; www.georginagoodman.com). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Jil Sander, 72 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7495 0076) and see Harvey Nichols. Liberty, Great Marlborough Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234). Rupert Sanderson for Karl Lagerfeld, 33 Bruton Place, London W1 (020-7491 2427). Twenty8Twelve, 172 Westbourne Grove, London W11 (+31205-893 899) and branches/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
ANDROGYNYLast season it was the boyfriend jean; now women are coveting the cut of his sharp, skinny suit which they are glamming up with towering heels. Hannah (far left) wears wool/silk jacket, £960, matching micro-pleat trousers, £675, silk georgette lurex shirt, £480, and black patent leather and suede ankle boots, £720, all by Gucci. Stephanie (centre) wears stretch-wool Spencer jacket, £960, matching trousers, £520, crepe Lurex shirt, £595, and stretch-leather open-toe boots, £680, all by Gucci. Ieva K (left) wears wool/silk Ziggy jacket, £1,160, matching trousers, £635, silk crepe de chine shirt, £440, and leather boots, £740, all by Gucci.Gucci, 34-36 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2716) and branch/stockists.
ANDROGYNYLast season it was the boyfriend jean; now women are coveting the cut of his sharp, skinny suit which they are glamming up with towering heels. Hannah (far left) wears wool/silk jacket, £960, matching micro-pleat trousers, £675, silk georgette lurex shirt, £480, and black patent leather and suede ankle boots, £720, all by Gucci. Stephanie (centre) wears stretch-wool Spencer jacket, £960, matching trousers, £520, crepe Lurex shirt, £595, and stretch-leather open-toe boots, £680, all by Gucci. Ieva K (left) wears wool/silk Ziggy jacket, £1,160, matching trousers, £635, silk crepe de chine shirt, £440, and leather boots, £740, all by Gucci.Gucci, 34-36 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2716) and branch/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
ANTI-FITThis season designers explore techniques that create structured clothing that stands proud of the body. Aida (near right) wears silk dress, £8,850, and Ieva A (far right) wears silk dress, £12,850, both by Dior.Dior, 18 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 6707) and branch/stockists.
ANTI-FITThis season designers explore techniques that create structured clothing that stands proud of the body. Aida (near right) wears silk dress, £8,850, and Ieva A (far right) wears silk dress, £12,850, both by Dior.Dior, 18 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 6707) and branch/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
RUSTIC WEAVES AND KNITSCountry warmth comes to the fore with jumbo knits and large-patterned tweeds. Hannah (far left) wears flocked tweed double-breasted coat, £643, by DKNY. Leather thigh-high platform boots, price on request, by Tim Hamilton. Stephanie (near left) wears heavy-knit jumper, £895, by Amanda Wakeley.Amanda Wakeley, 80 Fulham Road, London SW3 (020-7590 9105) and see Harrods. DKNY, 27 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020- 7499 6238; www.dkny.com) and branch/stockists. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234). Tim Hamilton, www.timhamilton.com.
RUSTIC WEAVES AND KNITSCountry warmth comes to the fore with jumbo knits and large-patterned tweeds. Hannah (far left) wears flocked tweed double-breasted coat, £643, by DKNY. Leather thigh-high platform boots, price on request, by Tim Hamilton. Stephanie (near left) wears heavy-knit jumper, £895, by Amanda Wakeley.Amanda Wakeley, 80 Fulham Road, London SW3 (020-7590 9105) and see Harrods. DKNY, 27 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020- 7499 6238; www.dkny.com) and branch/stockists. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234). Tim Hamilton, www.timhamilton.com. | Image: Andrew Yee
LARGER-THAN-LIFE PROPORTIONSShoulders and hips are exaggerated to create a superwoman silhouette. Hannah wears sequined stretch-organza dress, and leather platform boots, both price on application by Nina Ricci from Harvey Nichols.Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Special thanks to Storm Models. Hair: Deborah Brider at DMW using Kiehl’s. Hair assistant: Elvire Roux at DMW. Make-up: Yasmin Heinz at DWM using Clinique. Make-up assistant: Antonia Wilson at DMW. Models: Aida Aniulyte, Hannah Johnson, Ieva Aniulyte, Ieva Kavaliauskaite, Magdalena Fiolka and Stephanie Rad, all at Storm. Stylist’s assistants: Rochelle Reef and Rebecca Connolly. Photographer’s assistants: Christian Bragg and Ivan Shaw. Casting: Paul Isaac.
LARGER-THAN-LIFE PROPORTIONSShoulders and hips are exaggerated to create a superwoman silhouette. Hannah wears sequined stretch-organza dress, and leather platform boots, both price on application by Nina Ricci from Harvey Nichols.Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7325 5000). Special thanks to Storm Models. Hair: Deborah Brider at DMW using Kiehl’s. Hair assistant: Elvire Roux at DMW. Make-up: Yasmin Heinz at DWM using Clinique. Make-up assistant: Antonia Wilson at DMW. Models: Aida Aniulyte, Hannah Johnson, Ieva Aniulyte, Ieva Kavaliauskaite, Magdalena Fiolka and Stephanie Rad, all at Storm. Stylist’s assistants: Rochelle Reef and Rebecca Connolly. Photographer’s assistants: Christian Bragg and Ivan Shaw. Casting: Paul Isaac. | Image: Andrew Yee
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