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3 ways to wear
The colour-bold sweater

Build your autumn wardrobe from the essentials, up. First stop, the cashmere sweater. In vivid red – the colour of the season – it will be the foundation for a host of looks


1. Be event ready

Knitwear and a midi skirt are a match made in style heaven. Tuck your sweater into a statement skirt (fitted will work as well as floaty) – evening textures will dress up the classic knit, while waist-cinching keeps the silhouette streamlined. To pull the look together, add some trending-now statement earrings and brocade heeled pumps – festive finishing touches.

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“Push up the SLEEVES on your sweater to add a nonchalant note”

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2. Elevate your off-duty

Put a Parisian spin on the sweater to take it through to the weekend. Pair the colour-block piece with an A-line skirt in bold checks: pure Left Bank style. To combat an autumn chill, balance bare legs with a double-breasted peacoat – pull your sleeves through for a flash of colour. A beret adds ooh la la, and you’re ready for gallery hopping and coffee sipping.

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“CHUNKY socks with ankle boots are modern and cosy”

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3. Hit refresh on your 9-5

Workwear pieces err towards the safe haven of neutral tones. Rethink your office palette this autumn – a colourful sweater will give greyscale looks an instant lift. And, it’s the perfect layering piece – necessary to navigate the ‘exterior chill vs interior central heating’ dilemma. Vivid red stands out under a sleek grey overcoat and over a crisp white shirt – choose one with voluminous cuffs for bonus style points.

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“CHECKS are big news this autumn – add them to your tailoring line-up”

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Photographer: Jonty Davies / Stylist: Louise Carmel Hall / Hair stylist: Tony Collins
Make-up artist: Karina Constantine / Art director: Nicola Rose / Model: Marlijn at Next / Editor: Georgina Lucas

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