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  • MARY KATRANTZOU JQ Astere cookie-jacquard dress
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    MARY KATRANTZOU JQ Astere cookie-jacquard dress
    Pattern connoisseur Mary Katrantzou puts a contemporary twist on a classic silhouette through the use of unique metallic jacquard. The JQ Astere dress comes in shimmering shades of pale-blue copper and beige and has a nipped-in waist and full box-pleated skirt. It beautifully flatters the female form and works best with high heels.
  • GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Floral-print silk-chiffon skirt
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    GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Floral-print silk-chiffon skirt
    Champion this season's long lengths with ethereal elegance in Giambattista Valli's cream silk-chiffon skirt. It's decorated with a painterly floral print in tonal shades of grey and burgundy and has delicate pleating from the waist that adds movement. A long-sleeved blouse will further emphasise the silhouette.
  • TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
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    TIBI Simona jacquard midi skirt
    Take soft shades through to the new season with Tibi’s bubblegum-pink Simona midi skirt. It’s cut from textured jacquard crepe with a feminine high rise and wide structural pleats. Wear it with the coordinating top for a polished combination.
  • SPORTMAX Luis skirt
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    SPORTMAX Luis skirt
    The work of Jackson Pollock inspired the multicoloured paint splatter effect on this Sportmax skirt. It's made from a black mesh tulle has a flattering high waist and is finished with a chic semi-sheer hem. Take this piece from office to evening by switching flats for over-the-knee boots.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG T72 dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG T72 dress
    Diane von Furstenberg is the unequivocal queen of the wrap dress. The T72 is a new-season rework of the designer's iconic style updated in bold monochrome print. With a wrap-over front and belted waist this is a style designed to flatter. Style it with bare legs and pointed pumps for now switching to tights and boots come the cooler months.
  • BALENCIAGA V-neck crepe dress
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    BALENCIAGA V-neck crepe dress
    Champion autumn's rich shades with Balenciaga's bottle-green dress. It’s crafted from satin-lined crepe and is detailed with a deep V-neckline and open overlay at the back to reveal just a hint of skin. The fluid silhouette is the perfect foil to a sharp stiletto heel.
  • THE ROW Lynn wool-blend midi skirt
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    THE ROW Lynn wool-blend midi skirt
    The Row's ivory Lynn midi skirt is crafted from a sumptuous stretch virgin wool-blend that’s soft to the touch and a pleasure to wear. The fluted A-line silhouette will work with everything from a silk cami to a boxy knit.
  • MAX MARA Ebbro waistcoat
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    MAX MARA Ebbro waistcoat
    Max Mara’s khaki Ebbro waistcoat is a totally feminine take on a traditional menswear piece. This tailored style is backless and knitted from a soft blend of virgin wool and cashmere for a heritage feel. Wear it beneath the matching blazer by day revealing bronzed bare shoulders after dark.
  • ROCHAS Off the shoulder full-length gown
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    ROCHAS Off the shoulder full-length gown
    This black floor-sweeping gown from Rochas is a modern fashion fairytale. The square neckline and off-shoulder straps bring a contemporary edge to the full pleated skirt. Accessorise simply and let this piece steal the show.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Mary trousers
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Mary trousers
    Embrace DVF’s new-season prints with these black and ivory pearl-patterned Mary trousers. They're high-rise with a skinny leg and feature a contrasting black back for a silhouette-enhancing effect. Wear them off-duty with a sweater and ankle boots.
  • SALONI Iris halterneck bi-colour gown
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    SALONI Iris halterneck bi-colour gown
    Saloni experiments with hue to sophisticated effect in the design of this Iris gown. The bold combination is achieved with a plum crepe top half and contrasting ruby-red hemline that falls in a soft waterfall effect. Pull in the waist with the elasticated belt and complete the look with chic black pumps.
  • BURBERRY PRORSUM Floral-print silk-georgette dress
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    BURBERRY PRORSUM Floral-print silk-georgette dress
    Burberry Prorsum's homage to the Bloomsbury Group was a triumph of season-defining print. This floral-print silk-georgette dress was a star of the AW14 show and cuts a refined silhouette with cropped sleeves and midi-length hem. Complete the runway show styling with a belted blanket scarf and suede boots.
  • RICHARD NICOLL Checked tailored trousers
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    RICHARD NICOLL Checked tailored trousers
    Richard Nicoll is a master at creating masculine-inspired pieces with a feminine twist. These wool and silk-blend trousers feature a distinctive heritage check in pale-blue brown and grey along with a figure-flattering blue grosgrain stripe down each leg. Emphasise the high rise and chic skinny leg with a tucked-in blouse and pumps.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Stretch-jersey shift dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Stretch-jersey shift dress
    Supremely wearable and ideal for everyday DVF's black stretch-jersey shift dress will slot neatly into any existing workwear wardrobe. It's cut for a relaxed fit that lightly skims the body and finishes flatteringly above the knee. Team it with natty dress flats and bare legs for the most modern finish.
  • MARC BY MARC JACOBS Stick mid-rise skinny jeans
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    MARC BY MARC JACOBS Stick mid-rise skinny jeans
    More versatile than black Marc by Marc Jacobs's slate-grey skinny jeans are perfect for trans-seasonal dressing. Cut from a comfortable stretch cotton this skinny leg pair has a flattering mid-rise cut and classic detailing. Eschew statement trainers and style them with androgynous flats for the most modern approach.
  • SAINT LAURENT Satin-lapel deep V-neck dress
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    SAINT LAURENT Satin-lapel deep V-neck dress
    Tuxedo dressing becomes a truly feminine proposition with Saint Laurent's black mini dress. It's complete with peaked satin lapels a plunging V-neck and an A-line skirt but it's the hand-beaded belt that really elevates this dress to showpiece status. Temper the low neckline and short length with a chunky block heel.
  • LANVIN Embellished-neckline velvet-lace dress
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    LANVIN Embellished-neckline velvet-lace dress
    A darkly elegant evening choice Lanvin's black velvet-lace dress exudes modern sophistication. A high bead-embellished neckline and long sleeves create a demure silhouette while the scalloped short hem keeps the look youthful. Elevate with ankle-strap sandals and a neat clutch.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Zarita gown
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Zarita gown
    Contemporary evening elegance is easily achieved with DVF's floor-sweeping Zarita gown. It's delicately crafted from sheer navy lace has a sultry V-back and is fitted with a slim band around the waist that flatters the silhouette. This formal essential is brimming with timeless appeal but pair it with a metallic clutch for the most modern finish now.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Sculpted peplum satin dress
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Sculpted peplum satin dress
    This short-sleeved black satin dress from McQ Alexander McQueen is the modern girl's answer to the LBD. It's cut with a flattering peplum waist and a pleated skirt that adds volume to the classic silhouette. Wear it with chunky ankle boots in the day and point-toe pumps after dark.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Nylon-trim mini skirt
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Nylon-trim mini skirt
    This mini skirt came down Christopher Kane's nylon-dominated AW14 runway and is one of the most wearable ways to sport the collection's dark theme. It's made from black wool sits on the natural waist and has a ruched nylon hem. Team it with a softly hued sweater or do as the model did and wear it with all black.
  • LANVIN V-neck satin-crepe blouse
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    LANVIN V-neck satin-crepe blouse
    This long-sleeved cream blouse from Lanvin is an understated essential loaded with luxurious touches. Crafted in Italy from satin-crepe it's soft to the touch and slips on with ease. It can be styled up or down to suit any occasion but looks utterly timeless with one of the house's signature column skirts.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Habit wide-leg cropped trousers
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    ACNE STUDIOS Habit wide-leg cropped trousers
    Culottes remain one of Pre-AW14's key silhouettes and have an easy understated elegance befitting the season's laid-back mood. This high-waisted black version from Acne Studios is cut from a wool and mohair-blend crepe and features an extra wide pleated leg. Switch out classic slim tailoring for these for an instant new-season update.
  • NO. 21 Wide-leg cropped trousers
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    NO. 21 Wide-leg cropped trousers
    No. 21's cropped black trousers exude modern elegance and are perfect for the day-to-night transition. They're made from stretch-crepe come to a flattering high-rise and are fitted with a sporty elasticated waistband. Slip them on with chunky shoes for the last word in effortless chic.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Cray stripe-print chiffon dress
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Cray stripe-print chiffon dress
    This red and black striped Cray dress is a chic way to work Isabel Marant Étoile’s effortless brand of bohemia. The sheer-chiffon style is cut to fit loose on the body and finished with a gathered waist and buttoned front panel. Style it with slouchy boots and an oversized tote.
  • YMC Pippa pleated wool skirt
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    YMC Pippa pleated wool skirt
    YMC's charcoal-grey mini skirt is a contemporary riff on a classic uniform style. It's made from a pleated wool-blend and cut to sit high on the waist and short in the length. Balance the look with a cashmere sweater and chunky brogues.
  • MSGM Eyelash-print satin dress
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    MSGM Eyelash-print satin dress
    Pre-AW14 sees MSGM build on its print archive with the abstract eyelash motif featured on this pale-pink satin dress. The loose-fitting style is easy to wear and needs little by way of accessory – simply add mannish flats and a boxy shoulder bag.
  • KENZO Neon-plaid print dress
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    KENZO Neon-plaid print dress
    The converging neon lines on this Kenzo dress are inspired by the luminous lights of the Pacific Northwest. It's made from black satin and has a typically feminine cut – long sleeves A-line shirt and a cinched-in waist. Wear this distinctive piece come evening with chunky Mary Janes.
  • RAQUEL ALLEGRA Faded stripe low-slung boyfriend trousers
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    RAQUEL ALLEGRA Faded stripe low-slung boyfriend trousers
    These faded stripe boyfriend jeans typify Raquel Allegra's relaxed approach to design. They're cut for a low-slung high-rise silhouette and have an easy-fitting tapered leg. Wear them with sandals now and an oversized duster coat as you head into the new season.
  • THE ROW Crossore skinny-leg cropped trousers
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    THE ROW Crossore skinny-leg cropped trousers
    The Row’s charcoal-grey stretch-jersey Crossore trousers are an easy lo-fi alternative to classic tailoring. They fit slim through the leg crop at the ankle and sit comfortably at the hips with an elasticated waistband. They're perfect for travelling yet smart enough to wear on-duty; just switch sandals for point-toe pumps.
  • BALMAIN Quilted leather biker jacket
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    BALMAIN Quilted leather biker jacket
    Balmain and biker jackets are synonymous. This black version is exquisitely crafted from lamb's leather and has a modern collarless square neck. Everything else is thoroughly classic from the gunmetal-tone hardware and moto-style quilting. Try it with a pair of the label's distressed jeans day and night.
  • VERSUS Iconic belt-print scuba dress
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    VERSUS Iconic belt-print scuba dress
    Versus pays tribute to its iconic belt print with this body-con mini dress. It's crafted from black printed neoprene and features a gold-tone exposed zip detail. Toughen it up with chunky black boots.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Macramé lace coat
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Macramé lace coat
    Undeniably pretty Dolce & Gabbana's cream floral macramé lace coat is an exquisite way to top new-season looks. A satin collar and oversized silver-tone buttons give it a slightly vintage feel while cropped sleeves add delicacy to the artisanal design. For the chicest pairing layer it over the complementary dress or try it with understated staples for a contemporary spin.
  • NINA RICCI Draped-side silk-crepe gown
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    NINA RICCI Draped-side silk-crepe gown
    Achieve timeless elegance with Nina Ricci’s faultless black draped-side gown. It's luxuriously crafted from silk-crepe and features a deep V-back and a beautiful fishtail hem that swishes and moves as you do. A chic and enduring option it will hold status in your formal wardrobe for years to come.
  • NINA RICCI Iris-print lace-back gown
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    NINA RICCI Iris-print lace-back gown
    Nina Ricci's silk-crepe gown perfectly captures the brand's ladylike sense of romanticism. Delicate purple flowers blossom across the floor-sweeping skirt while a gauzy lace back brings a seductive undertone. Complete the look with shimmering silver accents and prepare to steal the show come nightfall.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Floral-embroidered cut-out satin gown
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Floral-embroidered cut-out satin gown
    The icy silver blooms embroidered across Alexander McQueen's black satin-crepe gown offer a sultry sophisticated way to wear perennial florals. The plunging V-neck and cut-out panels inject a youthful edge into the elegant silhouette. Heighten the label's dark aesthetic with tough-luxe accessories.
  • SAINT LAURENT High-rise super-skinny jeans
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    SAINT LAURENT High-rise super-skinny jeans
    Champion Saint Laurent's lean silhouette with these high-rise super-skinny jeans. They're made from black denim and have slight stretch for a comfortable and body-contouring fit. The high waist calls for a shorter piece on top – cue the cropped sweater.
  • T BY ALEXANDER WANG Striped scoop-back tank top
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    T BY ALEXANDER WANG Striped scoop-back tank top
    Sporty separates are a T by Alexander Wang forte and this white and navy striped tank top is the perfect throw-on-and-go piece. It’s cut from a lightweight linen-blend that works worn solo now and layered under a cropped knit in colder months.
  • MSGM Lips-print leather jacket
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    MSGM Lips-print leather jacket
    Bold graphic prints are MSGM's calling card. This trophy piece from the label's Pre-AW14 collection is kissed all-over with red and blue lips that juxtapose the usually tough connotations of the leather biker jacket. Throw it over an all-black ensemble for maximum impact.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Sicilian orange-print jacquard shorts
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Sicilian orange-print jacquard shorts
    Dolce & Gabbana celebrates the best of the Sicilian summer with these colourful orange-print shorts. They’re tailored from a tactile cotton-blend jacquard with a discreet top button and zip front-fastening. Wear them with a simple white tee and sandals for a chic warm-weather look.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Sweetheart-neckline lace gown
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Sweetheart-neckline lace gown
    Evenings were made for gowns like this one from DVF. It's crafted from elegant black floral lace which is semi-sheer in places to reveal the beige silk lining. The black band slims the waist at just the right point while the sweetheart neckline lends it a sultry touch. Black heels and a clutch are all you need to complete the look.
  • CARVEN Checked cotton shirt
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    CARVEN Checked cotton shirt
    Lend daywear looks a preppy feel with Carven's white grey and burgundy checked cotton shirt. A girlish spin on a menswear-inspired style it has subtle feminine details such as a small point collar and a curved hem. Tuck it into a high-waisted skirt and complete the look with Mary Janes.
  • ADAM LIPPES Fringe-embellished crepe gown
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    ADAM LIPPES Fringe-embellished crepe gown
    Adam Lippes's navy crepe double-layered dress is a sophisticated way to wear this season's longer lengths. Statement-making black fringing falls from underneath the T-shirt overlay and a centre-back split detail provides a sleek finish. Let this dress speak for itself and team simply with understated accessories.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Isabella dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Isabella dress
    DVF’s black Isabella dress is an elegant cocktail style that's loaded with classical details – from the strapless cut to the sweetheart neckline and contouring panels of navy lace. This crepe design features a matte-satin lining internal boning and moulded cups for support and streamlining. Team it with black pumps and a metallic box-clutch for the chicest take.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Rosalita skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Rosalita skirt
    DVF updates its classic Rosalita skirt for the new season in a dainty floral print. Crafted from stretch-silk it promises to take you from desk to dinner in both comfort and style. Try some contemporary print clashing and team with the matching blouse.
  • RIKA Boiled wool-blend teddy coat
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    RIKA Boiled wool-blend teddy coat
    A classic design in one of AW14's key hues Rika's soft grey teddy coat is a season-transcending piece with timeless appeal. Made from a boiled wool-blend it has a slim fit and traditional double-breasted front. Wear it to freshen up workwear or to add androgynous polish to off-duty staples.
  • KENZO Doors-print pencil skirt
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    KENZO Doors-print pencil skirt
    Pre-AW14 sees Kenzo build on its illustrious print archive and this tonal blue black and purple pencil skirt features a 'doors to nowhere' print inspired by American motels. Wear it with a crisp white shirt or black sweater to keep it the focus.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Round-neck cashmere sweater
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Round-neck cashmere sweater
    Light enough to wear now but easily layered up come autumn DVF's round-neck ivory cashmere sweater is a smart trans-seasonal buy. Wear it to anchor some of the label's boldly printed separates or as a flattering foundation to a relaxed off-duty look.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN 3D floral-jacquard stretch-knit dress
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN 3D floral-jacquard stretch-knit dress
    Everything from the regal bell sleeves to the rich 3D floral-jacquard make this white stretch-knit dress quintessential Alexander McQueen. Fitted through the body and flaring into a full pleated skirt this is a piece designed to flatter. It's the perfect canvas for one the house's ornate Knucklebox clutches just add a pair of embellished pumps.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Floral-embroidered satin gown
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Floral-embroidered satin gown
    Alexander McQueen championed a darkly feminine aesthetic for Pre-AW14 and this ivory gown typifies this. Its floor-skimming length is romantic its lean silhouette modern and the peekaboo cut-outs unexpected. Understated accessories are the only accompaniments needed; the dress's floral embellishments are enough to draw the eye in.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Benny shearling-collar leather jacket
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Benny shearling-collar leather jacket
    Every season Isabel Marant Étoile creates the most covet-worthy of outerwear and the Benny is a key piece for autumn. Made from black buffalo leather it has a vintage-effect finish and a cream lamb shearling point collar. Wear it to dress down sharp separates or toughen up feminine staples.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Daphnis coat
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Daphnis coat
    Covered in an abstract black and white swirling cloud print DVF's Daphnis coat will introduce an artistic edge to your portfolio. The classic cocoon silhouette is made from a wool and cotton-blend. Allow the bold pattern to do the talking by styling with an all-black outfit.
  • SAINT LAURENT Gun Pop jacquard shift dress
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    SAINT LAURENT Gun Pop jacquard shift dress
    Channel Saint Laurent's inimitable rock 'n' roll aesthetic with this metallic gun-print jacquard shift dress. The high neck and long sleeves nod to the label's 1960s-infused aesthetic – complement them best with sheer tights and natty flats.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print jacquard skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print jacquard skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana masters statement florals with this ivory A-line skirt. Crafted from a cotton and silk-blend jacquard it features an all-over lace pattern and a beautiful multicoloured bouquet centrepiece. We love this high-waisted style with a crisp white shirt and matching pumps.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Waterfall-hem skirt
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Waterfall-hem skirt
    McQ Alexander McQueen gives this season's essential midi skirt a directional twist with an asymmetric waterfall hem. This black pure wool style falls just above the knee on one side and cascades down to hit the calf on the other for a dramatic silhouette. Wear it to instantly update city staples.
  • BALENCIAGA Rubber appliqué mohair-blend mini skirt
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    BALENCIAGA Rubber appliqué mohair-blend mini skirt
    For his Pre-AW14 collection for the house of Balenciaga Alexander Wang created the concept 'Techno Couture'. Embodying this aesthetic this black mohair-blend skirt features rubber appliqué an unexpected element that calls to mind sporty scuba dressing. Wear with a longer-length coat to balance the flirty length adding edgy ankle boots.
  • J BRAND Maria Photo Ready high-rise skinny jeans
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    J BRAND Maria Photo Ready high-rise skinny jeans
    Crafted from 11.75oz 'Photo Ready' stretch-denim J Brand’s black Maria jeans create a figure-flattering fit from high rise to skinny leg. A staple essential with endless appeal wear them on and off-duty swapping sporty trainers for towering mules.
  • RAQUEL ALLEGRA Shredded wool cashmere-blend sweater
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    RAQUEL ALLEGRA Shredded wool cashmere-blend sweater
    Raquel Allegra puts a unique spin on the staple grey sweater by using her signature hand-shredding technique along the shoulders and sleeves. It’s made from an incredibly soft blend of cashmere and wool and features a distressed round neckline. Team it with relaxed separates and the season's slides.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Sheath dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Sheath dress
    DVF's Sheath dress is a modern workwear option. Crafted from a luxuriously heavy stretch-twill in a monochrome Basket Weave print it's cut to a shift silhouette evoking a 1960s feel. Complement its retro sensibility by pairing it with pointed flats and a ladylike bag.
  • CAMILLA Earth Chant maxi dress
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    CAMILLA Earth Chant maxi dress
    Camilla’s exquisite resort pieces are inspired by the beauty of the natural world. The intricate Earth Chant print on this maxi dress is grounded by soothing neutral tones. Its cut with a V-neck and racer back and is elevated to evening-worthy status with crystal embellishments at the chest. Team it with sandals for day-to-night chic.
  • MISSONI Colour-block cashmere poncho
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    MISSONI Colour-block cashmere poncho
    Experiment with the season's blanket dressing and wrap up in Missoni's colour-block poncho. Crafted from pure cashmere it's an ultra-sumptuous choice with pretty blocks of colour and the brand's signature stripe knit. Drape it over white or ivory separates for an elegant winter look.
  • MARY KATRANTZOU Oriane symbol-print silk shirt dress
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    MARY KATRANTZOU Oriane symbol-print silk shirt dress
    For AW14 Mary Katrantzou took inspiration from American writer Kurt Vonnegut and looked to the beauty of symbols. The Oriane shirt dress displays the designer's bold new direction with a royal-blue silk body that's decorated with myriad multicoloured insignia. Wear it over skinny jeans by day or with sleek mules by night.
  • GOAT Victoria wool knit cardigan
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    GOAT Victoria wool knit cardigan
    Featuring an abstract tile motif Goat’s monochrome Victoria cardigan has a distinct retro sensibility. It's made from a mid-weight wool knit that is super insulating and ideal for layering. We think it looks best styled with a roll-neck sweater and neatly tailored trousers.
  • DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print cady pencil skirt
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    DOLCE & GABBANA Floral-print cady pencil skirt
    Dolce & Gabbana’s AW14 collection was a fairytale-inspired offering and this black pencil skirt from the Pre collection is decorated with the runway's key print - a floral motif. Its classic silhouette is crafted from soft cady and it is lined with soft stretch-silk for a comfortable finish. Tuck in a white shirt for the chicest take.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN High-neck wool cape
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN High-neck wool cape
    Alexander McQueen champions the season’s most elegant cover-up – the cape – crafting this black wool style to a voluminous cocoon silhouette. Lined in black satin and featuring a concealed press-stud fastening the attention here is all in the detail. Layer it over pared-back separates in the day and match with a same-length dress come evening.
  • YMC Double-breasted wool-blend coat
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    YMC Double-breasted wool-blend coat
    Candy-pink hues hold fast for the new season and YMC shows that they can work in the coldest weather with this double-breasted coat. It's made from a cosy wool-blend and features wide notch lapels that give it 1960s-style edge. Try it atop muted hues – it won't fail to make a statement.
  • LA PERLA Maharani lace and tulle thong
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    LA PERLA Maharani lace and tulle thong
    La Perla was founded by corset-maker Ada Masotti in 1954 and 60 years on the Italian label continues to create impeccably crafted lingerie. The Maharani thong is a perfect example – made from burgundy lace and tulle its leaf-patterned lace panel with scalloped edges typifies La Perla's attention to detail. Together with the matching bra it will make the sultriest of underpinnings.
  • NO. 21 Tartan textured-knit sweater
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    NO. 21 Tartan textured-knit sweater
    There’s a certain warmth to tartan that feels especially right for colder months and this tactile mohair and wool-blend sweater from No. 21 comes in a red and black colourway that's as classic as they come. It’s designed for relaxed fit with a V-neckline that works with or without a shirt collar underneath.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Bevin dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Bevin dress
    When you need to stand out from the crowd reach for DVF’s poppy-red Bevin dress. Crafted from stretch-jersey it features a V-neckline and soft ruching at the waist – a clever detail that flatters and smoothes the silhouette. Wear with sleek pumps for an enduringly chic finish.
  • YVES SALOMON Rabbit-fur gilet
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    YVES SALOMON Rabbit-fur gilet
    Trans-seasonal outfits require a lightweight extra layer like this tonal-brown rabbit-fur gilet from Yves Salomon. Wear over knit dresses and beneath supersized coats styling the draped waterfall front open or fastening it at the hook.
  • VANESSA BRUNO Brisbane double-faced wool coat
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    VANESSA BRUNO Brisbane double-faced wool coat
    In keeping with Vanessa Bruno's Parisian-chic aesthetic there's something invitingly undone about this Brisbane coat. The double-breasted style has been made from navy double-faced wool with raw edges revealing a flash of red. Complement the colour-pop by layering a knit in a matching hue beneath.
  • GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Leopard-print fur coat
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    GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Leopard-print fur coat
    Evoke Old Hollywood glamour in Giambattista Valli's exquisite coat. The Roman designer is known for his opulent feminine aesthetic and this luxe cover-up is exemplary crafted from butter-soft leopard-print goat fur and cut in a 1960s-style A-line shape. The wide-notch lapels and bracelet-length sleeves further suggest a retro sensibility so style it accordingly with pointed pumps and a structured tote.
  • BARBARA CASASOLA Three-quarter-length sleeve cady gown
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    BARBARA CASASOLA Three-quarter-length sleeve cady gown
    Embrace the season's floor-skimming lengths with Barbara Casasola's red cady dress. The close-fitting neck padded shoulders gathered waist and three quarter length sleeves evoke a retro sensibility and make for an elegant evening option. Elevate the look with high heels and finish with a simple clutch – this show-stopping dress requires few accompaniments.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Ragni coat
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Ragni coat
    Sophisticated versatile and warm Weekend Max Mara's Ragni style reworks all the classic attributes of a camel coat in a modern silhouette. It's made from insulating wool and has a sleek funnel neck dropped shoulders and an off-centre front fastening. Try it with season-perfect shades of white and grey or wear it to complement your favourite indigo denim.
  • ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Tulip intarsia-knit dress
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    ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Tulip intarsia-knit dress
    Look to Alexander McQueen for floral intarsias with a darkly decadent twist. This tonal-red and black knitted dress fits close to the body with a low V-neck and half sleeves – the perfect canvas for the enigmatic tulip pattern that covers it. Complete the look with black pumps and a neat clutch.
  • ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Cray animal-print chiffon dress
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    ISABEL MARANT ÉTOILE Cray animal-print chiffon dress
    No one does Parisian nonchalance quite like Isabel Marant Étoile and this Cray dress is a key new-season piece. The breezy chiffon fabric is toughened with an olive-green and black animal print – a key motif this season. Team it with tough-girl boots and bare legs switching to considered layers come the cooler months.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Sweetheart-neckline lace gown
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Sweetheart-neckline lace gown
    DVF's plum lace gown was made for black-tie occasions. It features a form-flattering sweetheart neckline defined waist and soft fishtail hem. Complement the rich tone with metallic-gold accessories.
  • LA PERLA Maharani lace balconette bra
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    LA PERLA Maharani lace balconette bra
    From iconic Italian lingerie label La Perla comes the Maharani balconette bra. Outfitted in exquisite burgundy lace featuring a delicate floral pattern and finished with scalloped edging it is a feminine yet sensual foundation piece. Partner with the matching thong for the most elegant of underpinnings.
  • SEAFARER Sandy denim pencil skirt
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    SEAFARER Sandy denim pencil skirt
    Denim is core to Seafarer's DNA and this Sandy pencil skirt is a chic lesson in how to wear it now. The dark-indigo shade is smart and sophisticated and will complement just about any hue in your wardrobe. Try it with a striped shirt – tuck it in to make the most of the high waist.
  • SAINT LAURENT Striped mohair-blend sweater
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    SAINT LAURENT Striped mohair-blend sweater
    Saint Laurent's Hedi Slimane has a unique ability to turn wardrobe staples into coveted pieces and it is immediately apparent in this striped mohair sweater. With its soft fuzzy texture and slightly cropped length it's a luxurious partner to your skinny denim.
  • PIAMITA Tatiana lips-print trousers
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    PIAMITA Tatiana lips-print trousers
    Relax in luxurious insouciance this season with Piamita's Tatiana lips-print trousers. Taking a pyjama silhouette and making it appropriate for day this languid style is made from black silk with a tonal purple pattern. The high-rise wide-leg fit is super flattering and easy to wear. Pair it with the matching top to complete a head-to-toe look.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Dancing skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Dancing skirt
    DVF's AW14 show was an upbeat celebration of print and pattern and this Rose Gate print skirt was a key piece from the lively collection. It's cut to sit high on the waist and flare softly to the knee. Pick out the vibrant hues with colour-block accessories.
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Salem leather A-line skirt
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Salem leather A-line skirt
    Elizabeth and James subverts the ladylike connotations of the A-line midi with its Salem skirt. Crafted from buttery brown lamb leather this piece falls just below the knee making it the perfect partner to you new-season boots.
  • REDVALENTINO Floral-emblem mesh overlay dress
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    REDVALENTINO Floral-emblem mesh overlay dress
    REDValentino’s navy organza dress is flocked with a floral design that showcases the feminine nude lining. It comes complete with a removable tulle underskirt and black ribbon waist belt both of which emphasise the full gathered skirt beautifully. Wear yours with point-toe flats to work the label’s romantic modern aesthetic.
  • WOOYOUNGMI Zip-waist tailored trousers
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    WOOYOUNGMI Zip-waist tailored trousers
    The appeal of Wooyoungmi pieces lies in their subtle contemporary details. These navy wool trousers are classically tailored with a slim straight leg but feature silver-tone zips at the waistband. Make them the lynchpin of your capsule wardrobe and wear with everything from T-shirts and trainers to button-down shirts and polished oxfords.
  • ACNE STUDIOS Envier wool cashmere-blend biker jacket
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    ACNE STUDIOS Envier wool cashmere-blend biker jacket
    Acne Studios puts a softer spin on its signature biker jacket with this creation. It's crafted from a charcoal-grey double-faced wool and cashmere blend which provides a supreme handle and a beautiful finish. The asymmetric zip and softly fluted sleeves bring that trademark Scandi vibe.
  • ERDEM Frine Velasquez Night-print silk top
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    ERDEM Frine Velasquez Night-print silk top
    Erdem's Velasquez Night print top is inspired by Baroque paintings and is an easy way to introduce perennially relevant florals to your new-season wardrobe. Cut from a black silk-satin it features a subtly flared tiered peplum hem which only adds to its ladylike appeal. Skinny trousers and smart flats will finish the look with effortless polish.
  • NINA RICCI Crocodile-effect jacquard pencil skirt
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    NINA RICCI Crocodile-effect jacquard pencil skirt
    A crocodile-effect jacquard subverts the ladylike connotations of Nina Ricci's black and burgundy pencil skirt. It's cut for a high-waisted fit and has a split hem for ease of movement. Style it with knitwear and PVC-spliced stilettos for a day-appropriate look with plenty of after-dark appeal.
  • RIKA Irena boiled-wool biker jacket
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    RIKA Irena boiled-wool biker jacket
    Rika’s Irena jacket is a playful revision of the classic biker style in a striking jade-green boiled wool-blend. The structured design is fitted with all the essential components – shoulder epaulettes zipped cuffs and a buckle-fastened belt at the hem. Partner it with the coordinating pencil skirt for an easy cool finish.
  • STELLA MCCARTNEY Fernanda wool biker jacket
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    STELLA MCCARTNEY Fernanda wool biker jacket
    Ready to build your new-season arsenal? Stella McCartney's grey felted-wool Fernanda jacket is the perfect starting point. It's a modern reworking of the classic biker complete with asymmetric zip details and contemporary square lapels. Polished versatile but still brimming with signature McCartney cool – this is the update your working wardrobe is calling out for.
  • MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Quilted satin bomber jacket
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    MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Quilted satin bomber jacket
    The satin bomber is a bona fide staple in any modern urban wardrobe so trust McQ Alexander McQueen to create the season's must-have version. This quilted ivory and black style takes its cues from classic varsity jackets and is trimmed with the same striped ribbed-knit collar cuffs and hem. Wear it with jeans off-duty then switch to black tuxedo trousers after hours.
  • MARNI Collarless checked cocoon coat
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    MARNI Collarless checked cocoon coat
    Marni's celebrated checks are a timeless brand signature. This collarless checked cocoon coat is crafted from black and forest-green wool and cut for an oversized cocoon shape. Its understated detailing has season-transcending appeal – work it over office staples and weekend denim alike.
  • 'S MAX MARA Cerson fox-fur collar
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    'S MAX MARA Cerson fox-fur collar
    S Max Mara's Cerson fox-fur collar is a charming addition to your new-season wardrobe. Button it to your coat collar – it works perfectly with the brand's Cube outerwear collection – or fasten it at the neck with the grosgrain ribbon to lend a long-sleeved shift dress vintage edge.
  • VERSUS Chain-print jersey dress
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    VERSUS Chain-print jersey dress
    Versus’s iconic chain-print instantly elevates this little black dress from staple to statement. It’s made from stretch-cotton jersey with a round neck and long sleeves and is decorated across the front with the famous metallic-gold and yellow pattern. Channel the label’s punk aesthetic and partner it with chunky black boots.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Harriet dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Harriet dress
    DVF’s Harriet dress is detailed with a Color Contours Mint-print that's inspired by the fluid curves of hand-blown glass. This slip-on style is made from stretch silk-jersey and cut for a loose relaxed silhouette. Like many of the label's designs it's incredibly versatile and can be dressed up with bare legs and heels or down with flats and an oversized tote.
  • GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Peony-print duchess-satin coat
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    GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Peony-print duchess-satin coat
    The delicate blooms on Giambattista Valli's duchess-satin coat nod to the season's most romantic trend. The dropped shoulders and softly cocooning shape make it the perfect accompaniment to an ethereal evening gown but a piece this beautiful shouldn't be hidden until evening – try it with black trousers and a crisp shirt for a polished daytime look.
  • VALENTINO Cape-back silk-crepe dress
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    VALENTINO Cape-back silk-crepe dress
    The cape is one of AW14's star pieces. In the hands of Valentino it becomes a beautifully crafted fluid dress with layers of midnight-blue silk-crepe enveloping the wearer to dramatic effect. Recreate the runway styling and it team with over-the-knee boots.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Crystal-embellished crepe jumpsuit
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Crystal-embellished crepe jumpsuit
    For a contemporary alternative to the LBD try DVF's wide-leg jumpsuit. Perfect for evening the silk-crepe halterneck top is embellished with black and grey crystals and falls loosely to the cinched-in waist. Create a lean look from head to toe by adding same-tone heels.
  • CHRISTOPHER KANE Molecule-embellished dress
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    CHRISTOPHER KANE Molecule-embellished dress
    Christopher Kane shifts his focus from botanical science to molecular chemistry for Pre-AW14 embellishing this stretch-crepe LBD with metallic-silver PVC and pink mesh molecule appliqué. A perfect cocktail piece play up the girlish silhouette with quirky accessories.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Rafia mid-rise skinny jeans
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Rafia mid-rise skinny jeans
    The Rafia jean by Weekend Max Mara is a wardrobe essential. Its dark-blue denim complements everything while the mid-rise and skinny leg silhouette is universally flattering. Wear with a fine knit collarless coat and pointed brogues for a versatile look that's perennially chic.
  • RAQUEL ALLEGRA Oversized cotton parka
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    RAQUEL ALLEGRA Oversized cotton parka
    Raquel Allegra's streamlined take on the parka is perfect for transitioning into the cooler months. The modern oversized style is made from a lightweight khaki-green cotton with minimal detailing for a clean finish. Pull on the back drawstring to create a more cinched-in silhouette.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Linda dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Linda dress
    Following the 40th anniversary of the wrap dress DVF presented a collection brimming with the timeless design. This signature Linda style is printed with a Rose Trellis pattern and made from a mid-weight wool that's ideal for the transition into autumn. Simply pair it with sleek heels and go.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Leather pencil skirt
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Leather pencil skirt
    DVF puts a modern twist on this classic pencil skirt style with a black lamb leather front and contrasting stretch-jersey back. The sleek design sits high on the waist and is accented with stitched front panels. Team it with a tucked-in blouse and pumps for a look that works from desk to dinner.
  • MARY KATRANTZOU Traffic sign-motif metallic dress
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    MARY KATRANTZOU Traffic sign-motif metallic dress
    Mary Katrantzou moved away from her artful digital prints for AW14 experimenting with recognisable symbols like the stopturn signage used to create this metallic lace dress. Impeccably crafted with visible nude lining and a contrasting pleated skirt this striking cocktail piece is loaded with character and needs little by way of accessory to make an impact.
  • ANTONIO BERARDI Multi-panel jacquard dress
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    ANTONIO BERARDI Multi-panel jacquard dress
    Antonio Berardi is celebrated for his mastery of collage-style construction as it is aptly illustrated in this multi-panelled mini dress. The use of contrasting fabrics from grid-textured jacquards to high-shine satins is kept succinct by the understated form-fitting silhouette. A supremely flattering option this piece works well with classic pumps or thigh-high boots.
  • JIL SANDER Sydney melton-wool duffle coat
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    JIL SANDER Sydney melton-wool duffle coat
    The Sydney duffle coat is a prime example of Jil Sander's commitment to working with the finest of fabrics. For a modern update the classic silhouette is sans toggles and made from camel-brown melton wool with a minimalist flat front. Throw it on over classic winter staples pulling up the hood on particularly chilly days.
  • ELIZABETH AND JAMES Leopard-print cotton-blend cardigan
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    ELIZABETH AND JAMES Leopard-print cotton-blend cardigan
    Cold autumn days call for cosy yet stylish pieces and Elizabeth and James's knitted cardigan is the perfect pull-on-and-go style. It's spun from mid-weight cotton-blend and given a statement high-gloss finish with a leopard-print overlay effect. Layer it over simple black leggings adding chunky brogues for a smart finish.
  • WOOLRICH JOHN RICH & BROS Arctic fur-hood down parka
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    WOOLRICH JOHN RICH & BROS Arctic fur-hood down parka
    Woolrich's Arctic parka was designed in celebration of the label's 180th anniversary. An update on a signature style it's crafted from charcoal-grey Dupont® cotton-blend and Teflon that's treated to repel rain and moisture. The slim silhouette disguises insulating padding of down and duck feathers and the cosy hood is trimmed in brown coyote fur.
  • ROKSANDA Marres contrast-pocket tailored trousers
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    ROKSANDA Marres contrast-pocket tailored trousers
    Vivid colour is a Roksanda signature and one that the designer didn't stray from in her AW14 collection. These cobalt-blue trousers offer a fit as fetching as their hue; the high rise tapered leg and pleated front are ultra-flattering especially when worn with a form-fitting top and pointed pumps.
  • STELLA MCCARTNEY Adalyn tie-dye silk dress
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    STELLA MCCARTNEY Adalyn tie-dye silk dress
    Stella McCartney's AW14 runway show was not short of the season's bohemian vibe. This relaxed tie-dye dress is made from a fluid blue grey and white silk and is cut masterfully to create draping at the back. The long sleeves and folded scoop neck give it city appeal – try it with a pair of the label's much-desired platforms for the most contemporary look.
  • WEEKEND MAX MARA Alca jacket
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    WEEKEND MAX MARA Alca jacket
    As a Weekend Max Mara signature the Alca jacket is crafted using a wealth of experience. This light-blue version is made from a wool-blend and finished with visible seam detailing. It's cut for a boxy structured silhouette that's perfect for elevating staple off-duty denim.
  • CAMILLA Halcyon Days silk kaftan
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    CAMILLA Halcyon Days silk kaftan
    Camilla's Halcyon Days silk kaftan plays on its name with a serene print that incorporates delicate shades of pale-yellow deep-red and palest pink. A multicoloured crystal-embellished neckline and a bohemian laced front further elevate the design. Wear it by the beach pulled over a bikini or make it city-appropriate with indigo denim.
  • KENZO Mixed-print layered dress
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    KENZO Mixed-print layered dress
    Kenzo’s mixed-print dress creates the illusion of two separate garments in one clever design. The top features a tonal-blue and black textured crepe while the underlayer features a white noise print. Work this contemporary piece off-duty with this season's chunky flats.
  • RIKA Rosa leopard-print crepe dress
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    RIKA Rosa leopard-print crepe dress
    Rika elevates the simple silhouette of its Rosa dress with an all-over leopard print. With its long sleeves pointed collar and knee-skimming length its an easy AW14 winner. Pair it with flat sandals by day switching to pointed pumps come evening.
  • RAQUEL ALLEGRA Dolman-sleeve jersey dress
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    RAQUEL ALLEGRA Dolman-sleeve jersey dress
    Raquel Allegra perfects off-duty dressing with this oversized charcoal-grey dress. It's made from soft cotton-jersey and features a flattering scoop neck and three-quarter-length dolman sleeves. Slip it on with a khaki parka and flats for a look that’s pulled together yet effortlessly cool.
  • ACNE STUDIOS New Powders down parka
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    ACNE STUDIOS New Powders down parka
    The New Powders parka from Acne Studios is a multi-purpose cover-up with year-round appeal. It's made from a mix of high-shine olive-green nylon and waxed cotton and features a detachable faux fur-lined hood. This in addition to the drawstring internal waistband and storm front flap make it suited to everything from spring showers to the depths of winter
  • JIL SANDER Sole draped-waist midi skirt
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    JIL SANDER Sole draped-waist midi skirt
    Understated sophistication is the perfect way to describe Jil Sander's reliably chic collections and this artfully draped Sole midi skirt is a new addition for Pre-AW14. It's crafted from sleek black techno-crepe that holds the A-line silhouette beautifully and is cut to sit high on the waist with hidden side-seam pockets.
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Stretch-jersey shift dress
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    DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Stretch-jersey shift dress
    This poppy-red shift dress from DVF proves that office-appropriate dressing needn't be plain. It's made from a relaxed stretch-jersey and has demure half-length sleeves. Team it with mid-heels for the ultimate desk-to-dinner look.
  • BARBARA CASASOLA Colour-block sheer-panel dress
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    BARBARA CASASOLA Colour-block sheer-panel dress
    Sophisticated elegant and restrained – it's Barbara Casasola's wearable dresses that have propelled her to success in just three seasons. Crafted from colour-block crepe with a woven fabric skirt this long-sleeved dress features a flattering sheer black V-neck and waist-defining panel. Enhance the feminine shape with vertiginous heels and a ladylike clutch.
  • STELLA MCCARTNEY Viola Dozing soft-cup bra
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    STELLA MCCARTNEY Viola Dozing soft-cup bra
    Elegant and sporty Stella McCartney's Viola Dozing bra has the perfect amount of coverage for everyday. It's made from a comfortable stretch mesh fabric in the brand's signature Peony hue and has soft triangle-shaped cups.
  • FRAME DENIM Le Garçon mid-rise tailored boyfriend jeans
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    FRAME DENIM Le Garçon mid-rise tailored boyfriend jeans
    Frame Denim's Le Garçon jeans are a streamlined take on the traditional boyfriend cut. Made from indigo-blue stretch cotton-denim they have a slim but still relaxed mid-rise fit and are finished with light fading and whiskering. Trainers or masculine flats complete the androgynous look perfectly.
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