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Sneak peek – River Island AW15

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Hi Everyone

On Wednesday I flew to London bright and early to attend the River Island Autumn Winter 15 press event. Which seemed a little bizarre to me as I haven’t even been in a bikini or shorts yet this year!
Nonetheless that’s what happens in fashion.

I was thrilled to get to go to this one. Unfortunately I don’t get to go to many events due to work and Mummy commitments. As you’ll know from following me, I’m a big River Island fan. They’ve upped the anti with their collections consistently for the past few years. It’s my go-to now for many pieces like coats, faux leather jackets and especially jeans. See my previous post on the Amelies here.

I’m more of a winter clothes lover than a summer one. Unless I was bronzed and living in America, I just don’t get the wear out of my summer pieces either unfortunately.

I’m always excited about Autumn Winter collections and this one didn’t disappoint.

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What first stuck me browsing through the rails was how fun and colourful items were. I like black but it’s definitely nice to see injections of colour in winter too.

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There was a huge 70’s trend throughout the collection. So the flares are here to stay. I actually haven’t worn a flared pair of jeans myself yet. I keep admiring them on others so I’ll definitely be giving them a bash in the next few months.

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 I love suede so I was thrilled to see lots of this in handbags , skirts and amazing knee high boots.

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My favourite part was without a doubt the faux fur. There were many coats and over sized shawls that looked really high end- and cosy might I add.

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 For shoe lovers (aren’t we all?) I was happy to see lots of fringing on ankle boots, lace ups and really statement gladiator style high heels. I think once style correctly these are killer!

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Needless to say I’ve a list as long as my arm following my trip.

Hope your enjoyed our sneak peek.

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We won’t wish summer away just yet! 😉

What do you like the look of?

Much love

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