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model Maxmara | & Daughter
September 2022
Reading time 3 Minutes

Simple shapes and low-key colours make for a great hard working and easy-to-wear wardrobe

In what feels like a bit of a reset, the runways championed easy-to-wear pieces in low-key colours, and by that we mean lots of black and cream, putting the emphasis back on luxe fabrics and sharper silhouettes.

Lambswool rollneck

Cosy up in this perfect winter warmer which is as good under a blazer as office wear as it it at the weekend with jeans.
And Daughter


Faux leather trousers

Another great investment, faux leather trousers are a classic for lunch with the girls or a weekend date night.
Commando at Selfridges


Jacquard shift dress

Versatile and transeasonal, layer up this sleeveless shift dress with your favourite shirt or knit.
Me + Em


Nappa leather coat

Seen all over the catwalks for A/W22, leather makes a great investment and this statement piece will only get better with wear.
Massimo Dutti


Rib knit top

Simple and shapely, the perfect piece under a blazer in the office, this knit top will also work well at the weekend with jeans.


Pleated trousers

Borrowed from the boys, we love the masculine shape of these wide leg trousers which look good paired with everything from a frilled feminine shirt to a white tank.


Ramie voile shirt

A good white shirt is the linchpin of any working wardrobe.
Joseph at Elan, Darlington

£138 (was £275)

L’Amour jumper

Every winter wardrobe needs a standout, throw-over-anything knit.
Zadig & Voltaire at Fenwick, Newcastle

£210 (was £300)

Foubay alpaca jumper

A hug of a jumper which will be this autumn’s go-to.
American Vintage at Jules B


Millie joggers

Leg lengthening stripes on these joggers just add to their casual appeal, but dressed up, these go-to wide-leg trousers can take you anywhere this season.


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