The Womenswear Edit


Want the inside track on AW23 trends? You’re in the right place! We’ve curated the key themes shaping womenswear, so it couldn’t be easier to elevate your wardrobe with timeless luxury for less.


Denim was on-trend for spring/summer but its momentum is not stopping there as everyone’s favourite blue cotton yarn charges into autumn, with designers from Ahluwalia to Isabel Marant joining the party. Full-body denim is the purist’s vibe by way of the jumpsuit, but tonal mixing is a more versatile way to go, with denim maxi dresses by Joules, Americana-inspired shirts by Levi's, and cropped denim jackets by Calvin Klein all suffusing your wardrobe with a tonne of great styling options. A faux-shearling lined denim trucker is one of the standout pieces of the season, with Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger offering stunning options, but also be on the lookout for creatively cropped blousons and skirts to give some fashion edge to the Canadian tuxedo.

Dive into the denim trend headfirst with accessories that either complement or contrast: add additional tonal denim details, or use solid black tones and textures to create a sharp juxtaposition.


You can always rely on Mother Nature for wardrobe inspiration, and this season designers from Christian Dior to Louis Vuitton channelled the eclectic world of animal prints to bring a sense of fun and fantasy to the runways. Stop-and-stare leopard prints are fabulously feline, with a key seasonal icon being the faux-fur coat. Designers such as Next and M&S have summoned the animal spirits in the form of chic midi dresses and crew neck sweaters. If you want to double down on the trend, then matching crop tops and leggings have an exotic attitude. Otherwise, keep your separates in white or black tones to give the prints their opportunity to roar.

Unleash your wild side this season with fabulous animal print accessories. From leopard print bags to big cat accents on shoes, it’s the season to tap into the untamed allure.



We’re big advocates of buying long-lasting, high-quality fashion here at McArthurGlen, and we’ve demonstrated our commitment to sustainability through our Evolve programme and net- zero target. One way you can help to lessen the fashion industry’s environmental impact is by investing in timeless style, building a wardrobe of pieces that look amazing whatever decade you're in. The best way to do this is to opt for a ‘quiet luxury’ aesthetic which includes minimalist silhouettes, classic tailored pieces and an understated colour palette. Pieces such as a long-line trench coat by Tommy Hilfiger, a relaxed tailored blazer by Marks & Spencer, a black leather jacket by Superdry, and a stunning pair of blue jeans by Levi's are all seasonal essentials that you can keep coming back to year after year.


Invest in minimalist accessories that stand the test of time. Classic leather bags, elegant ankle boots, and refined watches will elevate your style for years to come.


Autumn is the best season to embark on a proverbial hop to the Ivy League of fashion and take a leaf out of the ever-readable preppy handbook. Beautifully elevated by the likes of Chanel, Prada, and Emporio Armani this season, preppy silhouettes in the form of Clueless-esque tailored tweed twin-sets are the go-to look for a fresh and feminine take on a timeless style. Pleated skirts by Tommy Hilfiger and Marks & Spencer are a fun counterpart to striped rugby jerseys, while chic feminine cardigans by Joules and Calvin Klein provide a romantic layer to wear over delicate Georgette blouses. Keep your colour palette understated for an elegant attitude, focusing on neutral tones and soft pastels for a modern and sophisticated vibe.


Channel your inner Ivy League high-achiever with preppy accessories that exude sophistication. From chic structured leather satchels, to diminutive gold watches, put the prep into your autumn wardrobe.

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