A Stylist's Guide to FW19
New-season designs from Alexander McQueen to Y-3 are arriving. With designers ranging from heritage ateliers to newly founded streetwear brands shopping the new in section is undoubtedly exciting (but it can be daunting too). The FW19 shows seem (and were) a long time ago, and while there were many trends we were excited to repurpose as summer looks after the shows had walked, the wave of inspiration was soon pushed to the back of our minds in favour of bikinis and board shorts. However, September has arrived: the knitwear is in, and the temperature is dropping. You might be planning one last trip to the gelateria to get a scoop of your sacred salted caramel, but there’s no denying that the time has arrived to get your fall wardrobe in order.
You could use the new season to (stylistically) be born-again, or if you’ve already found your sartorial happy place remain there with a few AW19 appropriate additions. We’ve collated some of the finest #outfitinspo courtesy of our resident stylists, challenging them to get us excited about boots, knitwear, jacket and jeans all over again.
MEN'S LOOK BY NICK
Just because it's starting to become darker and gloomier outside doesn’t mean your wardrobe needs dulling down from the brighter palettes of the summer. With this in mind, I've pulled together a practical, yet uplifting outfit.
When picking outfits for the new season functionality is especially important because the weather is so unpredictable. I’ve started off with something that everyone needs; a great jacket. I’ve chosen the Badenne jacket from Moncler, pairing it with a statement orange scarf from Off White, juxtaposing the colours of the two pieces.
Playing on the bright colours in the scarf and jacket I've created the rest of the look: adding colourful Burberry sneakers and green Off-White socks. As the other elements of this look are so bright I've kept the base simple with a black Y-3 long sleeve t-shirt and sweatpants to complete the look.
WOMEN'S LOOK BY ALEX
Dressing for FW19 to me means getting excited about outerwear again. I've started with a statement piece by MM6, a bold houndstooth print jacket, which creates a feminine silhouette and is comprised of autumnal colours.
Underneath I'd opt for a clean, crisp, longline Kenzo shirt, layering the Kenzo eyelet sweater on top. The jumper has a relaxed fit to give a casual, cosy feel to the look.
To create more depth and texture within the outfit I’ve added the Moncler quilted skirt, finishing off with a sleek matte black MM6 boot and accessorising with the silver Bao Bao tote.