Giving a nod to everything from texture and nature, to returned classics and conscious consumption, here’s a taste of what’s in store this season.
Eco jewellery. Bubble necklace, $70. Made from bamboo, this is the perfect statement necklace to wear to work or when you’re out for dinner. A tree is planted for every necklace ordered. onehappyleaf.com
Tactile texture. Hammer & Thread rug collection. Prices vary on these upcycled rugs, which are handmade using reclaimed materials such as denim, hemp and leather. They all introduce interesting texture to a room, which is a huge trend this autumn. upcyclestudio.com.au
Botanical skincare. Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense Deluxe Edition, $82. Skincare companies and consumers are leaning more and more towards the use of ingredients derived from nature, with no added nasties. Available from leading department stores, selected pharmacies and jurlique.com.au
British Colonial. Fernanda cushion, $49.95. Palm trees, animals and natural fibres are all components of this exotic style that’s popular once again. pillowtalk.com.au
Animal print. Rivera heels, $190. Splashes of animal print can be found in accessories and clothing, with leopard spots leading the menagerie. wittner.com.au
Teddy bear jackets. Zoe Karen Kiss Kiss Bang Bang faux fur teddy coat, $520. Cuddly coats are ideal for autumn’s cooler weather. Opt for muted colours to tick off another seasonal trend. orderofstyle.com
Wide legged jeans. Bettina Liano wide legged denim jeans,$59. During the 1990s, anyone with fashion cred wore Bettina Liano jeans. Now they’re back, and among the range is a new version of an old shape. Available at Target.
Romantic pink. Ombre Blush, $19.95. Pink was simply everywhere on the Oscars red carpet this week, and is also proving a hit when worn on the cheeks, creating a bevy of blushing beauties. sportsgirl.com.au
Hair bows. Onyx velvet pearl Zena bow with barrette clip, $45. Usually reserved for kids still aged in single digits, adorning your hair with grown-up ribbons and bows is suddenly in vogue. pixiespix.com.au
Sporty shoes. Ariana red shoes, $249.95. As comfy as they are chic, thick soled shoes with a sporty aesthetic can be worn with everything from floaty dresses to suits (not of the tracksuit variety). aliasmae.com.au
British babies. Woven overalls, $58. With a new royal due to arrive during autumn, the world is currently on maternity wear watch, to be soon replaced with a renewed interest in babywear and collections inspired by British traditions. bodenclothing.com.au
Fashion for a cause. Pleated shoulder blouse, $129.95. On sale from April 10, funds raised through the sale of these white shirts support the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation. On a side note, pleats are also trending big time. witchery.com.au
Decorative storage. Merricks baskets, $55. Thanks to professional tidier Marie Kondo, we have become obsessed with only keeping stuff that sparks joy, and how to store it. The solution lies in shelving, compartments, and baskets, that keep everyday things out of sight, while lovely items are on display. satara.com.au