A round up of the most sought after AW16/17 runway trends for autumn winter this year from Alberta Feretti to Yeezy. We can see some repeated classic trends from last years colder seasons as well as some new ideas being developed from summer style.

Velvet re-vamp

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Warm, deep tones are key when using this rich fabric. Top-to-toe colour is also popular making use of jumpsuit and co-ord design trends.

David Ackerman, Opening Ceremony, Preen, Alberta Ferreti, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Vetements, Roberto Cavalli. (left to right)

Sport meets Street

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With the use of stripes, bold colours and performance fabrics, the ongoing fitness lifestyle craze has made its way into luxury fashion.

Chloe, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Tim Coppens, Balenciaga. (left to right)

Puffed up

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The puffa coat is back again but this time its bigger. Over-sized, long-line and extra padded.

DKNY, Chanel, Tory Burch, Yeezy, Alexander McQueen, Acne Studios, Stella McCartney. (left to right)

High Gloss

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Luxury wet look leather, adds a certain glamour and shine to your wardrobe.Last season saw glossy ankle boots but the trend is moving up into outerwear and brave dresses.

Nina Ricci, Proenza Schouler, Valentino, Creatures of the Wind, Max Mara, Lacoste (left to right)

Pure Shearling

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We see the continued 70’s trend of aviator jackets and full length fur coats make another appearance on the catwalk.

Maison Margiela, Cedric Charlier, Paco Rabanne, Balenciaga, Ellery. (left to right)

All on Cape

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Practical and stylish for the chilly months, make a bold statement with classic checks in a vibrant colour pallete.

Marni, Prada, Derek Lam, Chanel, Dsquared2, Missoni (left to right)

Words: Mary Lawton