Nowadays there’s no shortage of inspiration when it comes to fashion. Long gone are the days you had to patiently anticipate print issues and dog ear unattainable pieces. The fashion realm is gradually becoming more accessible and inspired. A few times a year runways from London to Copenhagen serve us with a delectable forecast and equally inspiring are the get-ups of the attendees flitting to and from said shows. Ever informed, they come dressed to the nines, in trend-forward pieces, creatively styled and their outfits reflect pieces that’ll be dominating the fashion scene in months to come.
There’s something inexplicably authentic about street style which makes it a great reference point for day-to-day dressing. Although fashion week styling is more editorial (and understandably so) it bridges the gap between high fashion and the everyday fashion-conscious, looking for style inspiration.
This year has been a fruitful year for fashion. Between the resurgence of suave noughties pieces, contemporary styling elements and witnessing the permanent standing of certain fashion pieces (I’m looking at you, scarf coat), we’re ending the year on a high.
Let’s take a look back at some of the most inspiring street-style looks for Winter. Keep reading to see and shop the pieces from London’s fashionable fashion week attendants. Have your notebook and pen at the ready!
2023 has breathed new life into Sherling outerwear and a recurring theme is the myriad colourways they’re now available in – from green to canary yellow. You might say dopamine dressing is back. This tawny hue paired with indigo denim (and matching tinted specs) is undeniably cool yet practical.
A real princess moment in the highly coveted crimson of the season, no less. If you were wondering about neck accessories, fret not because they’re sticking around for the foreseeable. Whilst you may not wear a sweeping gown for Christmas or New Year’s events, bookmark elements of this style for party season.
I have it on good authority that shrunken hemlines are in the pipeline for 2024 and a mini A-line coat is a foray into shorter styles. Winter minis always feel inspired as that’s the time we’re often enveloped in padded layers.
Felicity was well ahead of the forecast with her jolly ensemble as we’re now seeing an influx of fringe trim pieces. You might say, we’re flirting with the flapper styles. Her look has oodles of character — from the clashing motifs to the bold lip lacquer.
2023 has been the year for modest dressing that Islamic women have mastered for an age. Look to their outfits for ingenuity when it comes to styling elements. A special mention goes to the pastel elements here too.
Loewe’s puzzle bag set the precedent for many jaunty cross-body bags to follow.
We’re well and truly in the thick of winter. When clothing choices can feel dreary and repetitive, lean into the festive elements. People flock to retailers in their thousands in search of embellished partywear but why wear those pieces on such few occasions? Instead, juxtapose sparkly trousers with wollen knits. We’re revoking save it for best, remember?
Toteme spearheaded the scarf coat trend and it’s now a global fashion phenomenon.
Straight from the runway.
Look to Tory Burch for understated, timeless accessories.
Last year we saw the rise of riding boots and they’re proving just as popular this winter.
A directional take on the shearling jacket.
Block panelling will ease you into wearing sheer styles.
The camel coat everyone covets.
A special slip you’ll have in your arsenal for a lifetime.
Hush’s rebrand is all kinds of wonderful.
Demellier is on par with designers with five times its pricepoint. You can’t dispute both the quality and design.
Whilst 2023’s apparel has been stripped back, more us more jewels are having quite the moment.
An oversized scrunchie will lend a playful element to winter outfits. I bet 2023 Carrie Bradshaw would eat her words!
The floral stitching is very sweet.
A conscious brand producing quality basics, what more could you want?
Every editor’s favourite.
Head in the direction of Massimo Dutti for premium-looking bags on the high-street.
Aeyde are masters of simplicity.
What a way to make the bandeau neckline winter-appropriate. This dress would make a stunning Christmas party outfit for those with a pared-back style.
I’ve extended my neutral colour palette to include deep olive hues, especially if it comes in the form of sumptuous faux fur.
Raey’s column maxi has been highly sought after all year. It’s currently 30% off with Matches’ Black Friday discount!
This washed black overcoat disrupts the typical outerwear we revert to this time of the year.