Something from a brand you couldn’t normally afford, like THE ROW. MY PICK: Carlus wool turtleneck sweater, available at 70% OFF at NET-A-PORTER
* The Row experiments with scale and proportion to give otherwise traditional designs a contemporary edge – this ‘Carlus’ sweater, with its extra long sleeves, is a prime example. It’s spun from fine wool and has a classic turtleneck. Scrunch up the cuffs at your wrist, or leave them to drape freely.
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A WOOL COAT, and more goodies from The Frankie Shop. MY PICK: The Suzanne coat, available at 70% OFF at NET-A-PORTER
* Frankie Shop’s ‘Suzanne’ trench coat is designed in a traditional longline shape with subtle layering at the bodice and back. Cut from cream wool-blend felt, it has notched lapels and pull tabs at the shoulders and cuffs. Use the removable belt to cinch your waist.
(Photo via @leoniehanne)
As seen worn by Sabine of @disco_forest: LOULOU STUDIO’s double-breasted ‘Ido’ coat takes inspiration from classic menswear tailoring. Patterned with tonal pinstripes, it’s made from organic wool and cashmere-blend and cut for a loose fit, which is emphasized by its boxy shoulders.
THAT MAX MARA CULT COAT THAT IS NEVER ON SALE: The Teddy Bear in red is now available at 40% OFF at NET-A-PORTER
* Max Mara’s cult ‘Teddy Bear’ coat was such a hit when it first launched in 2013 that it was reissued again and again – the label says that wearing it «feels like returning home.» This oversized style is made from an alpaca-blend woven with touches of wool and silk for a super soft handle. Layer it over everything from slip dresses to leather pants.
(Photo via @veronicaferraro)
YOUR DESIGNER BAG OF PREFERENCE. My pick: The Maison Margiela 5AC Baby textured-leather and cotton-canvas shoulder bag, available at 50% OFF at NET-A-PORTER
* This ‘Baby’ version of Maison Margiela’s ‘5AC’ bag is scaled down to micro proportions. Crafted from textured-leather, it features a logo-appliquéd cotton-canvas pouch which peeks out at the top and has multiple styling options – wear the chain strap cross-body or hold the dainty handles.
(Photo via @_jeanettemadsen_)
A pair of classic knee-high boots. MY PICKS: Giuseppe Zanotti Cantadore boots, available at 50% OFF at NET-A-PORTER
* Giuseppe Zanotti’s ‘Cantadora’ knee boots are impossible to resist. Crafted in Italy from glossy patent-leather, they have 105mm stiletto heels and sharp pointed toes making them a glamorous choice for events.
+ Giuseppe Zanotti Kalima 90mm knee-high boots, available at 70% OFF at FARFETCH
+ Paris Texas Lidia leather knee boots
* Paris Texas designs chic, endlessly wearable boots that transcend seasons. Crafted from smooth black leather, this knee-high ‘Lidia’ pair has pointed toes and rest on pin-thin stiletto heels. We love them with a tweed mini skirt for fall.
(Photo via @chiaraferragni)
BEST CONSCIOUS BUYS, from cool girls favorite brand Nanushka, and more. MY PICKS: Nanushka cropped biker jacket now at 50% + 20% OFF at FARFETCH
* Nanushka presents its own take on a classic style with this cropped biker jacket. Crafted from faux leather, the design is finished with silver-tone hardware in the form of pocket zips, snap fastenings and buckles, encapsulating a rebellious edge that contrasts the jacket’s vintage-cream hue.
+ The Concertina shoulder bag
So-called because of its accordion-style features, Nanushka’s Concertina shoulder bag is designed with multiple interior compartments. An embossed logo at the front adds a signature touch.
(Photo via @selintufanoglu)