Now that we’ve shivered past the halfway mark of Aussie winter, we’re already taking a few style cues from trending looks in warmer cities across the world. Whether you apply inspo to your current winter wardrobe or as fuel for your next season style dreams, we’ve got you covered.
The Casual Suit
Suits continue to be a huge trend in womenswear, but the more casual styles seem to have the most staying power. A relaxed fit paired with flats and your favourite t-shirt can make for the ultimate street style uniform.
Patchwork isn’t just for washes of denim – quilted patchwork pieces are on the rise, with street style stars incorporating retro-look patchwork into their outfits and standing out amongst the fashion week crowds.
Half & Half
At last, a trend for the indecisive among us! Stylish showgoers at recent fashion weeks have been rocking asymmetrically coloured shirts and jackets and even intentionally wearing one half of their outerwear on, the other off.
Monochrome With A Splash
Scared to commit to colour? Never underestimate the power of the subtle statement. Black and white ensembles will never go out of style, but with a small splash of a bold colour, they can be even more striking than head-to-toe neon.
Is our longing for the springtime showing? Locals are making us green with envy this week, rocking various shades of what is fast becoming one of the most popular colours in menswear and womenswear.
This week’s quickfire style wisdom comes from multihyphenate Adelaide based creative, Sharmonie Cockayne.
Describe your style in three words: Layers, shapes, grandma.
Trend you can’t stop spotting? The kitten heel is making a strong return, finally!
Any trend predictions for the coming season? Layering things under formal-ish dresses for casual daywear.
Style tip for the colder weather? Chuck a turtleneck under it!
Street Stylers to Check Out
Yan Yan Chan is a Sydney-based blogger turned fashion week street style favourite. With a playful approach to fashion that always manages to be spot on without feeling forced, this street styler is one to follow.
New Yorker Ryan Clark quit medical school to pursue his career in fashion full time – a move that fans of slick suits and suave casual looks will certainly appreciate. Follow this street stylers well dressed adventures across the world and soak up that inspo.
Until next week, Revolutionaries!