Wardrobe classics restyled for autumn
New ways to wear your essential wardrobe classics
Pack away your swimwear and put down your piña coladas: our best summer is nearly over. But with a new season comes new styles. So, to help you update your wardrobe for autumn, we’ve picked out three key wardrobe classics that you can buy now and wear forever: the trench coat, the checked suit and the white shirt. Read our guide to discover how to wear them in the office and on the weekend. Plus, we tell you where to pick up these classics at Dundrum Town Centre.
The trench coat
The sophisticated yet durable trench coat, made famous by Burberry, is a firm favourite season after season. It’s the perfect investment piece and incredibly versatile too, working for both smart and dress-down days – a great winter coat for men and women. Keep it classic by picking a camel trench. Style it in your 9-5 wardrobe by pairing it with chic office tailoring – cigarette trousers for girls and sleek suit trousers for guys. On the weekend, refresh the look by contrasting the trench coat with some sporty edge. We’re talking go-faster side stripes, oversized hoodies and jogger-style trousers. Ayaana wears: trench coat, €75, Next; hooded top, €27.99, H&M; stripe shirt dress, €25.95, Zara; wide trousers, €39.99, H&M; check mini tote bag, €50, River Island; block heel boots, €67, River Island Chris wears: trench coat, €149, Zara; sweatshirt with side stripe, €39.95, and trousers, €29.95, Zara; collarless stripe shirt, €49.99, H&M; cross-body bag, €13, River Island; trainers, €49.99, H&M; sunglasses, €9.99, H&M
The checked suit
Fashionable check patterns may be huge this season, but these timeless prints have also sto