Category list : Autumn 17
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High Street Hit or Miss: menswear autumn 17Subscription
Continuing our autumn review, Drapers’ secret shopper investigates the menswear offer at Intu Lakeside in Essex
High Street Hit or Miss: footwear autumn 17Subscription
Continuing our series of Hit or Miss reports, the Drapers mystery shoppers put the footwear stores at Essex’s Intu Lakeside shopping centre to the test
High Street Hit or Miss: womenswear autumn 17 Subscription
Following last week’s online secret shopper report, Drapers takes to the streets to visit the high street’s womenswear offer at Essex’s Intu Lakeside.
Hit or Miss: online retailers autumn 17Subscription
Kicking off the autumn season of Drapers’ Hit or Miss shopping series, we decided to focus on the ever-growing world of digital and set out to put online retail to the test.
High street preview: Reiss menswear autumn 17Subscription
Chic interpretations of sophisticated, classic items, such as biker jackets, sweatshirts and tailoring give a distinct polish to Reiss’s menswear collection for autumn. Trends are nodded to with shearling and puffa jackets, but are elevated with the addition of fake fur detailing and a crisply neutral palette. Relaxed shirting in elegant florals and geometric prints give a vintage feel, contrasting with the sleek aesthetic of the collection as a whole.
High street preview: New Look menswear autumn 17Subscription
The 1990s reign as the core trend for New Look’s autumn 17 menswear. Block-colour puffa jackets, acid-wash bleached denim, stone-coloured trenches and sporty separates create a fresh yet retro aesthetic and tick off the season’s key themes in a youthful way. Athleisure, shearling, velvet and heritage tailoring all make appearances in a collection that exudes a youthful cool. Back to High Street Preview: autumn 17
High street preview: Oasis autumn 17Subscription
Vintage references are dotted through Oasis’s autumn 17 collection. Suiting appears in 1970s silhouettes, double-breasted jackets in vibrant reds and heritage checks, while velvet dresses and separates add a retro party aesthetic. Tea dresses and shirts are patterned with ditsy vintage florals, and occasionwear features diaphanous tulles and glittering sequinned embellishments that provide a sophisticated, 1930s-inspired take on party dressing.
High street preview: Anthroplogie autumn 17Subscription
Anthropologie provides a whimsical, boho take on autumn’s key trends with a collection heavily featuring the brand’s characteristic embroidery, florals and bold, bright prints. Ruffles, shearling, fake fur and athleisure are all referenced and shapes are generally loose and flowing – hemlines are long and silhouettes relaxed. Dresses have a vintage charm, while silk bomber jackets, vinyl textures and bright pops of colour ensure a sense of modernity.
High street preview: Reiss womenswear autumn 17Subscription
Crisply tailored suiting, relaxed knitwear and sleek dresses create a chic and smart aesthetic for Reiss’s womenswear offer. Slate greys and neutrals dominate the range, while floral patterns and ruffle details blend with the tailoring notes for an elevated, city smartness. Hints of playfulness come through with bold coloured accessories, such as a vivid yellow handbag and red statement heels. Back to High Street Preview: ...
High street preview: Matalan menswear autumn 17Subscription
There is a rugged, almost outdoorsy aesthetic underpinning the menswear collection from Matalan. Simple staple items, such as jumpers, gilets, jeans and jackets come in warm neutral shades and relaxed silhouettes, in cosy knitted fabrics and plaids, while crisp pea coats add a more tailored element. Trends are hinted at with shearling detailing, but the overall tone is classic, laid-back and casual. Back to High Street ...