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THE SEASON’S SUBTLE PRINTS

Setting out to find the autumnal prints that have the support of fashions finest already was a quest, though your favourite brand UNIQLO has it all. This season’s best will leave you longing for the cold snap to stay!

It’s safe to say that even the most dedicated minimalists might be tempted to give these popular prints a whirl this winter. The subtle patterns are cool, lively, fun, and quite simply, too good to pass up for the cold-weather season. From chic checkerboard prints that will add an expensive-looking touch to your outfit, to vintage plaid that will jazz up any look.

Want to know how to get the most out of your winter wardrobe? Don’t spend time categorising your winter clothes into work, play or party. Wear the most fabulous thing you own to do the weekly grocery shop.

Essentials, basics, wardrobe fail-safes… whatever you call them, this is the season to pump up the wool and wear them because the unshakable foundations of any wardrobe begin there. The trending prints of any season are an easy way to add interest and a unique touch to your winter look when investing in a completely new wardrobe isn’t on the menu.

CHECKERED

Gingham overtook our summer dresses, and now the 80s style is back with a cool twist, adding timeless warmth and comfort. For those who err on the minimalist side, the checkerboard look is the perfect winter print to add interest to a monochromatic look instantly. Pair a pullover knit, (You can never have too many really good jumpers) with a crisp white men’s shirt and sleek black boots with black-and-white checkered pant, will result in a luxurious and polished look. If you’re fashionably fearless, step into this trend in full colour.

Get The Look: Smart Ankle Pants (Checkered) $49.90, Cashmere Crew Neck Sweater $129.90, MEN Easy Care Slim Fit Long Sleeve Shirt $49.90; UNIQLO.

PLAID

Heritage prints such as plaid are popular year-round, but they look particularly elevated during the cold-weather season when paired with oversized layers and accessories galore. If you already own a plaid wardrobe injection, then why not opt for a plaid skirt and pair it with a chic white long sleeve top, patent boots, a zip-up teddy, and a deep chocolate shoulder bag for the final pop. Plaid remains a go-to print among the fashion set in all its forms, no matter the season!

Get The Look: Pile Lined Fleece Collar Short Coat $59.95, Stretch Cotton Turtleneck Long Sleeve T-Shirt $19.90, Accordion Pleated Long Skirt $49.90, Faux Leather Mini Shoulder Bag $19.90: UNIQLO.

Which of these prints will become staples in your autumn and winter wardrobe?

Christie Serhan (Née Sutherland), has quickly become renowned as one of Queensland’s fashion authorities.  Hailing from South Africa, Christie started her career at Bauer Magazines and her eye for detail and hard work quickly saw her ascend to becoming the youngest ever Editor of Style Magazines.  Presiding over innumerable photo shoots with international brands, photographers and models has lead Christie into an exciting new phase of her career a freelance professional, becoming fashion ambassador for The Star Entertainment Group through to styling Ralph Lauren’s national season launches to name a few.  Always the consummate professional Christie is at home hosting events, styling shoots and producing cutting edge content.

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