AW15 textures

Autumn Winter fashion is just THE BEST. Yeah, summer’s all very well, but let’s be honest, in this country we get much more wear out of our Autumn/Winter wardrobe, agreed? And, it’s full of the loveliest textures ever. Yep, we are all about the textures in this post. Think fur, leather, sequins, wool, and much more.

Textures give our Autumn/Winter wardrobes that cosy depth that we all desire when the nights get shorter and the temperatures drop.

This season, mix your textures – create outfits full of 3-D textural magic that people will not only marvel at but will actually Want. To. Touch. (Which might be a bit creepy, granted…)

So, textures – which textures? How about the most luxurious of them all, leather? Or fake leather, which is perfect on a budget. Mix your leather with wool, add some fun accessories, create colour palettes in autumnal colours, and don’t be afraid to flaunt your textures.

Textures for AW15 oneClockwise, from top left: Faux leather burgundy dress, £38, BHS, faux leather leggings, £60, French Connection, patent leather trousers, £149.99, Studio @ H&M, patchwork leather skirt, £55, ‘suedette’  wrap skirt, £28, BHS, leather and suede skirt, £79.99, H&M, glitter heel ankle boots, £44.99, New Look, pom pom cap, £14.99, H&M

Winter coats in mixed textures are the perfect way to indulge in this sort of autumnal dressing. And we love the idea of a woolen biker jacket, a reversible pile coat, and thos big old fake fur collars.

textures for AW15 threeClockwise, from top left: Reversible pile coat, £59.99, H&M, suede fringed jacket, £120, BHS, white fur collar coat, £tbc, Star by Julien Macdonald @ Debenhams, sheepskin coat, £49.99, New Look, mixed textures biker jacket, £39.99, H&M, funnel neck mixed textures coat, £180, Todd Lynn @ Debenhams, brown fur collar coat, £189, French Connection, checked wool bikerjacket, £49.99, H&M

Embrace all the textures at once and create a gorgeous, autumnal outfit that is stylish and fun. Choose a colour palette and mix a crepe skirt, with a wool sweater, a gilet in fur or wool, a bobble hat in mixed textures, a textural bag, and a great pair of shoes!

textures for AW15 twoClockwise, from top left: Fake fur gilet, £45, Red herring @ Debenhams, crepe front split midi skirt, £35, JOY, fur bobble hat, £17.50, White Stuff, wool and fur padded gilet, £59.95, GAP, orange suede fringed bag, £59.99, H&M, two texture shoes, £48, Schuh, navy roll-neck, £29.99, H&M, multi fur scarf, £19.99, H&M

Party wear is full of textures too – think velvets, chiffons and sequins. And again- mix it up! A chiffon backed sweater is unexpected and fun, as are lace panels in sweaters and skirts.

textures AW15 fiveClockwise, from top left: Sequin flared jumpsuit, £180, French Connection, chiffon backed sweater, £75, French Connection, velvet jacket, £75, White Stuff, lace insert midi skirt £65, JOY, satin flared trousers, £39.99, H&M, lace detail sweater, £35, JOY, crushed velvet bodycon dress, £9.99, New Look, scuba pink and black skirt, £39.99, H&M

And the best way to add different textures to your winter wardrobe? Accessories. Shoes, hats, scarves, and bags. And feather capes of course!

textures AW15 fourClockwise, from top left: Leopard print fake fur clutch, £24.99, New Look, glitter star bag, £19.99, New Look,  black fur clutch, £7.99, H&M, grey feather clutch, £19.99, New Look,  burgundy pom pom shoes, £22.99, New Look, fur lined knee high boots, £95, White Stuff, green suede and wool cap, £29.99, Studio @ H&M, fur headband, £17.50, White Stuff, feather cape, £50, Jenny Packham No1 @ Debenhams, velvet and metallic boots, £29.99, New Look, velvet plum bag, £29.95, White Stuff



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