Category list : Autumn 16
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With the summer Sales in full swing on the high street and many retailers already selling new season product, Drapers took to Oxford Street to ask consumers if it’s too early to buy autumn clothing.
Mixed response to early autumn stockSubscription
Multiples have reported a mixed early reaction to autumn product, as the debate over whether the industry is out of sync with shoppers continues.
Paris Couture autumn 16: nine trends to knowSubscription
The glamour and extravagance of couture rolled into Paris last week, showcasing some of the finest craftsmanship and design in the world. As ever, what happens on the couture catwalks will have an impact on evening- and occasionwear trends for the coming season. Here Drapers highlights nine of the key trends we spotted through the week.
AllSaints: menswear autumn 16Subscription
Short and cropped, or long and voluminous are the contrasts within AllSaints’ menswear range, which takes inspiration from a 1980s post-punk vibe. Wide and cropped trousers (worn with heavy boots), are teamed with long, loose shirts and chunky knits decorated with needle-punched stripes. Signature leather, suede and shearling are abundant, worked best in a transitional shearling suede MA1 bomber.
Whistles: menswear autumn 16Subscription
Combining workwear elements with a mix of smart and casual wardrobe staples sums up Whistles’ autumn 16 edit. A chunky-collared coat comes in a checked wool in wearable tones of navy and moss greens, teamed with sturdy wide-leg selvedge denim. A multi-pocketed denim jacket and a fuzzy shearling collarless jacket continue the workwear look, teamed with other key items such as nepped knits and a tailored raglan-sleeve coat.
Marks & Spencer: womenswear autumn 16Subscription
From the cropped and frayed patchwork denim jeans to the wide tobacco leather culottes, and frill-trimmed bohemian floral dresses, this is one of Marks & Spencer’s most confident catwalk-to-high street interpretations for seasons. There are two key moods for womenswear: contemporary simplicity in loose or slightly oversized shapes and transitional pieces in easy neutral shades to carry shoppers between seasons, and a contrasting richly coloured, flamboyant direction, seen in the ...
Asos: menswear autumn 16Subscription
A retro 1990s style joins sportswear elements in the new Asos menswear range, as evidenced in the core bomber jacket, which comes in a range of options and host of new season colours, including a tonal Yeezy-style palette that goes from rusty orange to stone and soft pinks. Other trend focuses include a luxed-up take on military, a made in England footwear range and tailoring inspired by Japanese designs.
Asos: womenswear autumn 16Subscription
High/low, smart/casual, tomboy/girly, sleek/street – Asos has gone mix and match for autumn. Bomber jackets remain a focus, but reworked in oversized shapes or unusual fabrics such as velvet, alongside 1990s puffas. Dresses come in mini 1980s shapes with frills spilling across hems, or as feminine maxi-dresses patchworked with dainty florals and contrasting graphics stripes. Extra-wide denim, ripped and torn, or frayed and worn is teamed with deconstructed tailoring, oversized streetwear-style .
French Connection: womenswear autumn 16Subscription
Its womenswear features grungy glamour in some autumn 16 dresses, including a multi-fabric, lace-sleeved short dress and a long-sleeved, high-necked maxi version that is given an edge via thigh-high slits inlaid with lace. By contrast, simple, oversized shapes give a clean, minimal feel to chunky roll-neck jumpers, wide-lapelled sloppy blanket coats and crisp cropped trousers.
Hobbs: autumn 16Subscription
There is a chic simplicity to Hobbs’ latest offering. Flared trousers are prominent, ranging from wide, sweeping styles to more subtle flare shapes. Pared-back dresses continue the look, as a sweeping high-collared, long-sleeved maxi-dress in on-trend velvet. Highlights from the coat selection include a belted wool trench, metal-buttoned military styles, transitional waterfall collar coat and a roomy, collared cape.