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We’ve rounded up some of the biggest trends for 2017… that you can wear now.
You may already have these key pieces in your wardrobe. However, if you don’t already own some of these items, fear not, they’re versatile pieces that won’t date so if you invest this season you’ll reap the benefits over the next few years.
We’ve also provided you with some simple styling tips of how to style each of these trends – no matter what your shape or age!
Here’s our edit of the top trends you can wear right now….
The Pink Coat
Evon Brennan, 57, is a part-time music teacher and lives in London.
- Make it look expensive by combining with other tones of pink.
- For a relaxed look, this coat looks great with mid-grey jeans.
- A looser Crombie style makes this appear effortless.
- Harmonise your outfit with accessories in shades of blush, cream, dove and nude.
- There’s a pink for everyone, so try on different shades until you find the right one.
Pink Collarless Coat, £95.00, J by Jasper Conran
The Red Dress
Deborah Bush, 49, is a dog walker and mobile hairdresser who lives in Warwick. She’s never out of jeans, so a dress that can be dressed up or down is the perfect antidote.
- Red is the colour of vitality – making you feel more energised when you wear it.
- A red dress makes a statement and will empower you.The new way to wear red? Add pink accessories.
- An adjustable sash keeps you in control – wear it a little tighter to nip in that waist or go for a looser, relaxed approach for a more dressed-down look.
- Button it up to the top and wear it with a statement necklace, or keep it relaxed by rolling up your sleeves and unbuttoning your collar.
Dress, £139, 6-18, Hobbs. Bag, £200, LK Bennett
Pretty 60s Shirt Dress, £120.00, Karen Millen
The Sports Luxe Trousers
Catherine Hockley, 39, lives in London and is director of Fifth Element PR, a music press and online creative agency working with musicians including Belinda Carlisle and The Carnabys.
- A side stripe elongates your legs – what’s not to love about that?
- Wear with trainers and a tee, or smarten up with a silky shirt and heels.
- Keeping your footwear the same colour as your trousers will make your legs appear longer than ever.
- Pull your look together with a top that matches your stripes.
Shirt, £115, 4-14; bag, £195, both Reiss. Trousers, £199, 8-20, Luisa Cerano (available in store). Shoes, £150, Kurt Geiger. Necklace, £185, Tara Jarmon. Rings, Cat’s own
Stripe Wide Leg Trousers, £28.00, V by Very
The Striped Shirt
Catherine Lewington, 67, has been giving psychic readings since she was nine and works for The Psychic Sisters in Selfridges in London. Catherine splits her time between London and Portsmouth.
- The classic striped shirt is a versatile edition to your wardrobe.
- Wear it your way by styling it with rolled-up sleeves/upturned collar/knotted at the waist or layered over another top.
- This style is best in cotton as it’ll give you more options.
- Wear it with blue denim jeans and you’re good to go.
Shirt, £19.99, xs-l, Mango. Trousers, £110, 6-16, Jigsaw. Bag, £195, Reiss
Embroidered Shirt, £14.00, George at Asda