Revamp your wardrobe, homeware and beauty essentials to spark joy during autumn/winter.
It’s hygge time! Bed down in this new Hotel Silk Quilt, now in Soft Teal, £280, at John Lewis.
Teal is the real deal
Inky blues in interiors continue to trend and M&S’s latest homeware collection is big on teal. The Scarlet Medium Sofa in Lila Dark Teal is £1,199, while the Morgan Chair in Savio Peacock costs £249. Mix in textures and patterns using cushions (pictured here, from £17.50) or how about this Dixie Footstool in Bellevue Terracotta, £499?
New from Clarins is the autumn make-up collection featuring Everlasting Youth Fluid that comes in 24 shades, £35 each, to optimise skin tone. Highlight cheeks with Joli Blush, £27 for a compact – sweep on ‘Cheeky Coral’ or ‘Cheeky Mocha’. For lips, Clarins have brought out new shades such as 'Intense Maple' and 'Intense Garnet' Natural Lip Perfectors, £18.50 each. Find Clarins at Boots or John Lewis.
You can't do without…
Warehouse’s check-lined trench coat in stone, £89, may not be Burberry but it’s the next best thing. Team with their belted pelmet mini skirt, £36 – this indispensable little black skirt will serve you all of autumn/winter.
Dressed in leather
We’ve found the perfect soft leather jacket. The Agnes Pocket Biker, £329, from Whistles, in John Lewis, has a boxy, masculine fit and slim arms. Zips and a popper pocket give it a rock ’n roll feel.
Blazing a trail
Men with slim builds will be happy to hear that BOSS do beautifully streamlined jackets. The HUGO tailoring range stars this extra-slim-fit blazer with bear-motif lining, £279, BOSS. Made from virgin wool, it’s a great addition to your work wardrobe.
Need a light-weight coat for autumn? The 1000 Acres mid-length, belted coat, £150, from West Midlands company Luke has just landed. Also in store is The Very Social Club AW19 collection spanning track tops to trainers.
Oliver Bonas is all about the cord, paisley patterns, checks and autumnal hues as of now. This snuggly outfit features a Lily Blue jumper £55, brown cord trousers and blue teddy coat, £85.
Bright young things
Shine and metallics flash at the Bershka store. This metallic nylon jacket, £25.99, protects from wind and rain and doubles as a stylish cover up. Washed-out denim is also a key look for the Spanish retailer this season.
Have you discovered John Lewis’s own brand, AND/OR? The clothing, footwear and accessories are made in LA, giving them a laid-back West Coast feel. New in are these ankle boots, £135, the zebra print crossbody bag, £99 and this oversized dress, £95.
All Saints is the one-stop-shop for men’s coats. Come in store to try on a classic Apsley Mac in black or sand brown, £298, or browse the winter wool coats coming into stock, such as the Birdstow Coat or Hanson Coat.
Levi’s is opening a new store at St David’s. Timeless pieces include the men’s 514 straight jeans, £95, t-shirt, £30 and denim shirt, £65.
Up to the minute
Bau Swatch picks up on Bauhaus style, creating a new movement in the watch world. The Bluezag, £54, and D-Form, £47 are now in store at Swatch.