With the weather so grey and dreary at the moment, my shopping habits are already launching themselves ahead to AW14 wish-listing. Of course I’m hoping to still get plenty of wear from my pastel buys yet, but after attending various AW14 press days over the last few weeks I’m certainly getting giddy about what next season has in store.
Because I’m keen for you to get giddy too so that it’s not just me being one of those annoying people who thinks too far ahead, I thought I’d do a little AW14 preview series to show you some of my favourite pieces spotted over the last little while and highlight the trends I’m most excited to try once those autumn leaves roll around once again (which let’s face it probably isn’t that long away).
First up I thought I’d concentrate on the high street because from what I’ve seen so far the high street is not to be discounted when it comes to bagging the top trends.
Finally to one of my favourite fast fashion high street brands. While I’m really trying hard to buy into more classic pieces and invest in designer more, sometimes you can’t resist a little spree and for not -to -expensive trend led items, New Look are my go to. When it comes to next season there was one rail I made a beeline for at the press day and stayed there ooh-ing and aah-ing along with Laura for quite some time - the sequins. Iridescent and glittering tops, dresses and skirts in gorgeous pastel shades were top of my list, followed quickly by the accessories. We’re talking silver metallic rucksacks, patent Chelsea boots and amazing jewellery. I adore the combination above of red glitter dress and long black cardigan. It screams Clueless vibes and I can imagine pulling a pair of knee high socks and wanting to just wear that all winter long.
What do you think of what’s to come for AW14? Are you a fan of any particular high street stores?
Photos of the Next press day courtesy of Next, all the rest are me!