From python to patchwork and low tops to thigh-highs, AW15 has thrown up a veritable Pandora’s Box of accessories to choose from. What’s a girl to do? Follow your whims and join the queue for your favourite finishing touches. Waiting in line never looked so good.
By Alannah Sparks
Swing into the new season in penny loafers, dance-all-night block heels and modish patent-leather for a new take on the Mod look that’s anything but black and white.
Skirt by J.W. Anderson from Browns, Shoes by Nicholas Kirkwood from Browns, Clutch by Edie Parker from Elite, Dress by Carven from Tessabit, Boots by Rochas from Voga, Skirt from J.W. Anderson from Penelope, Shoes by Saint Laurent from Luisa World.
Seventies in the City
Suede, patchwork, fringing, oh my! The best thing about Seventies style is the finishing touches. Keep to a palette of burgundy, tan and brown for an urbane approach to the season’s most ubiquitous trend.
Coat by Chloé from Smets, Boots by Paul Andrew from Apropos the concept store, Skirt by Marni from Hayashi, Boots by Chloé from Luisa World, Culottes by Sacai Luck from Dante 5 Women, Shoes by Tory Burch from Tootsies, Bag by Saint Laurent from Vitkac.
Hard-wearing leather, simple shapes and utilitarian details (such as Stella McCartney’s bright orange lug soles) define this season’s move-on from minimalism into something altogether more efficient.
Skirt by Sacai Luck from Bernard, Shoes by Stella McCartney from Monti, Bag by Marni from Chin’s.
Is there anything more simultaneously frivolous and absolutely essential than a tuft of lurid fur on your feet? This season, the answer is no. The only rule to follow? The more bonkers, the better.
Dress by Christopher Kane from Luisa Boutique, Shoes by Maison Margiela from O’, Bag by Benedetta Bruzziches from Julian Fashion, Dress by P.A.R.O.S.H. from Gaudenzi, Shoes by Fendi from Stefania Mode, Bag by Fendi from Stefania Mode.
You don’t have to put on the red light to enjoy this season’s more titillating thigh-high designs. The key to wearing them without attracting the wrong type of attention is to pair them with a lower hemline. Siren to chic in an instant.
Boots by Fausto Puglisi from Penelope, Clutch by Alexander McQueen from Stefania Mode, Clutch by Charlotte Olympia from Biondini Paris, Clutch by Chloé from Al Ostoura.