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Five AW19 Trends to Invest in Now

If you’re anything like us, you’ll most likely be trying to ignore the obvious dip in temperature that the UK has experienced in the past month or two. As tempting as it is to persist with your summer wardrobe it’s never chic to be shivering at the station on your commute or getting goosebumps as you grab your morning coffee. Sometimes the best thing to do is to admit defeat and put away your beloved summer dresses for another year and start investing in the essentials to get you through the new season. Take a look at our AW19 trend rundown for the styles you should be investing in now.

#1 Prints

A particular set of stand-out prints in both menswear and womenswear were present on the AW19 runways with both celebrating classic checks in a variety of ready-to-wear items. From jackets to dresses, houndstooth, plaid and window pane check are about to be all over your fashion feeds with Ganni, JWAnderson and Lanvin your go-to labels for for the print. Another print having a moment this season (and lets be honest, every season) is leopard print, specifically in menswear. Leopard print continues to maintain it's popularity with fashion's most influential, with this Neil Barrett coat the epitome of how to nail the AW19 leopard print look.

Neil Barrett

#2 Performance Sneakers

Technical or performance sneakers by the likes of Asics, Maison Margiela and Axel Arigato should be high on your footwear agenda this season. It's hard to find a fashion enthusiast who isn't currently swooning over a pair of chunky vintage inspired performance sneakers. Teamed with tailored looks or feminine dresses, the comfort level and fact you can wear them all year round is enough for us to add them to our basket.


#3 80's as Evening Wear

One of the most influential fashion decades is well and truly back when it comes to evening wear. Everything from structured shoulders, mini dresses, metallic fabrics and polka dots, 80's influence in evening attire is most certainly an AW19 trend you should be investing in. Creating flattering shapes with fun prints, this party season it's all about the 80's, choose from our selection of mini dresses from Rotate, colourful combinations from Olivia Rubin and sequinned classics from Rixo.

Olivia Rubin

Olivia Rubin  

#4 Homespun Knits

Quite literally, knits that resemble something that your grandma could have knitted you, vintage in aesthetic and cosy in composition, homespun knitwear should be number one on the list of your AW19 wardrobe updates. Not only for protection against the impending chill, but for the vintage style and layering opportunities they present. This classic knit is foolproof and a staple for your AW19 wardrobe.

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#5 Hiker Boots

Hiking boots aren't only for climbing Snowdonia. Seen on an abundance of runways, hiker boots should be the go-to footwear for both men and women this season. Perfectly teamed with dresses, skirts and pants for a quirky edge to your look, the hiker boot is the on-trend and more comfortable alternative to last seasons western boot. For the ultimate hiker boot look, team chunky tube socks with these classic Diemme boots with contrast laces.



Emma Bowkett
Emma Bowkett Writer and expert

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