Trend of the week: Soft tones

Clean up your act this season.


Baby it’s dark outside and what better way to lighten the mood than with a clean palette. Think warm tones like cappuccino, cream, tobacco and nougat –ideal for Irish skin, cooler temperatures and grand soft days.


■ Tonal dressing not your thing? Make like Chloé and use rich burgundy to break up the palette; or Marc Jacobs with frothy winter pastels.

■ Create the illusion of length with a head-to-toe look – try mink and taupe for extra oomph.

■ Neutralise shopper’s guilt with a classic camel coat. Buy it now; regret it never.

■ Create visual interest with contrasting textures like leather, wool; suede and sheepskin.


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