We know the sun hasn't shown it's head for much longer than a
weekend, but we're still going to bang on about Autumn anyway. Sorry,
not sorry. Only a little bit though, we promise. We're giving you a peek
into the season ahead, so you can start your wishlists extra early.
Autumn / Winter 2014 sees French Connection's grown up side peek
through, while masculine tailoring for both boys and girls layered under
heavy wool winter coats as the style du jour. We're pushing aside the
pool slides right now...
stark landscapes of Siberia, opulent Russian wealth and the grandeur of
the Tsar regime, our Autumn/ Winter 2014 collection is rich with Eastern
influences. Heavy stuff, we know, but thick, bleak landscapes filled
with sumptuous autumnal colours make for a pretty perfect collection to
see you through colder climes. Reigning supreme, coats make the biggest
impact for the new season. Ice blue tones, oversized tent shapes,
patterned and waterproof styles, Autumn / Winter 14 is all about your
outerwear. Military influences are present with contemporary collarless
cuts and faded green buttoned options.
The laid-back ease of
slouchy separates continues into autumn, but takes a more masculine
approach. Tailored trousers worn oversized are paired with a matching
blazer in a boxy cut, resulting in that achingly cool
Don't forget about a little glitz
and glam for the winter months too. Column skirts covered in tonal
sequins are teamed with dainty heels and tucked-in knitwear for a clash
of texture and style.
cashmere, Melton wool and lambswool combine to create a rich palette
and a hefty texture combination for Autumn / Winter 2014. The French
Connection Man takes on a stricter wardrobe for the new season, taking
inspiration from his Father's crisp wool suits and layered weekend
style. Slim fits, streamlined cuts and military influences form the
base, with heavy wool overcoats adding the warmth for dark winter
The palette stays suitably autumnal throughout, with
camel, charcoal, port and navy brought to life by confident flashes of
lifeboat yellow and blue sapphire. Shirting takes a more central role
with chambray styles offering heavy duty feel to our classic button-down
Contrasting staples were modern matte shine bomber
jackets in subdued navy and khaki and classic hoodies that will prove
invaluable when layering begins.
Autumn / Winter 2014 is coming soon...