There’s no need to throw away your summer faves just yet – these trends will still be big news for autumn
Granny chic will be all the rage this autumn, so shake out your summer brocade and paisley prints with tights and cardies. Your nan will be well jel.
The headbands you’ve been rocking all summer still work with autumn’s dresses, as seen on the Dolce & Gabbana catwalk. Scrape your hair into a ponytail for extra va-va-voom.
The peplum remains huge for A/W ’12. Go for high-waisted skirts that nip you in and accentuate your curves. Team with a tucked-in animal-motif jumper.
Whatever you do, don’t shed your summer snakeskin just yet. Slither into autumn with ease in some slinky accessories – this bag is perfect for throwing over the
new season’s tailored pieces.
Leopard print continues to rule the urban jungle, as seen at the Just Cavalli A/W ’12 show. Dare to wear it head to toe or mix it up with some snake print.
Textured knitwear continues to be a huge trend – just layer up your chunky summer knits to make them work for autumn. And don’t be afraid to step out in bright, zingy shades.
Go for gold
Summer was all about bold metallics and A/W is no different. These sparkly boots will look great with autumn’s oversized jumpers and knitted tights.
Set in stone
If the Chanel A/W ’12 show is anything to go by, this summer’s stone jewellery craze will be romancing our colder days, too – wear yours loud and proud over