1. PASTEL CHECK SUIT
Two trends combine: sorbet suiting and girlish gingham. Copy the catwalk with a striking two-piece, or keep it subtle in smart separates.
ASOS blazer, $110, and trousers, $65, asos.com/au
2. FIERCE SKIRT
From tiger stripes to cheetah spots, wild animal prints are prowling the streets. Last season’s silk midiskirt remains a go-to, joined by sharp miniskirts and luxe leather interpretations.
Saba skirt, $499, saba.com.au
ASOS skirt, $56, asos.com/au
Sportsgirl skirt, $89.95, sportsgirl.com.au
Call it “grandpa chic” – layered over eveningwear, an oversized woolly cardi offers an injection of cool factor (as well as warmth!)
Boden Cardigan, $160, bodenclothing.com.au
4. RAINBOW KNIT
Embrace every hue under the sun – a cosy, coloured-flecked jumper is the mood booster we’ve been craving.
Second Female Knit, $251, secondfemale.com
H&M Knit, $89.99, hm.com/au
COS Knit, $115, cosstores.com/au
5. EXTREME CAT-EYE
The latest iteration of micro sunglasses features a feline flick – sleek and sophisticated with just the right amount of drama.
Shevoke sunglasses, $99, shevoke.com
6. SCARF DRESSING
No longer reserved for sweet silk twillies, vibrant scarf prints are now splashed on dresses from head to toe.
Zara dress, $139, zara.com/au
7. NEW UTILITY
Sensible can be stylish; practical pieces in rich autumnal shades are on our radar this month. Bonus points for the plethora of pockets (read: built-in storage).
Seed Heritage dress, $99.95, seedheritage.com
H&M Studio shorts, $59.99, hm.com/au
Boden jacket, $220, bodenclothing.com.au
8. COW PRINT
Time to change your spots? Embrace all things country and western in this brave new motif.
Senso boots, $275, senso.com.au
A fixture on the catwalks from New York to Paris, patterned headscarves are equal parts functional and fanciful – and a symbol of all-inclusive fashion, too.
Mimco scarf, $99.95, mimco.com.au
10. FLUFFY COLLAR
A little bit old-Hollywood starlet, a little nit ‘90s cool-girl, this plush add-on will instantly elevate your outerwear.
Cue jacket, $545, cue.cc
Photography by Philip Le Masurier; GO Runway/Snapper Images
Compiled by Monica Russell
Text by Kathryn Madden