It’s cooling down, the leaves are beginning to crisp and just as nature intended, we are huddling down for more warmth, closeness and connection. It’s autumn time again, island dreamers.
2021 autumn fashion trends are nodding towards the comfortable, the colourful and the old-school, reimagined. Fashion weeks across the globe (now digitised thanks to COVID-19) show a free-spirited, flowing aesthetic that’s slightly tinged with the cultural innocence of the disco era. Want to know what autumn fashion trends are all about in 2021? Read on.
We’re away with the fairies on this one. Thanks to folky and floral prints reminiscent of a storybook fairytale, soft paisleys and lines, embroidery and patterning are taking centre stage this season. Gather round, nymphettes, and listen to a song of style.
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70s Chic, Back And Better
Where Vietnam and Watergate were intertwined with bell-bottoms and feminist liberation. Groovy, baby. Tie dye sophistication offers a nod to the early 70s, while burnt orange, olive, teal, royal red and apricot hues take us back to the wild, sensual party-revolution period that was one of the best decades for daring fashion.
Slouchy and Layered
Linen is perfect to layer and play with as the temperature drops. It’s trans-seasonal, effortless and often just oversized enough to put comfort as its modus operandi. Juxtapose it against more form-fitting pieces for a super chic silhouette. Lean back and hone into the soft, slouchy look that’s dragging its feet on catwalks across the globe.
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It’s just the superhero trend, here to style the day. Capes are huge this autumn season, offering a softly androgynous look that goes from daytime to nighttime in one swift kapow!-crash!-bang! punch. Our cocoon shrugs are the ideal cape shape, offering body-hugging pleats and structure worthy of a superhero reception.