Your Capsule Wardrobe for Autumn 2015

It’s time to wave a sad bye-bye to flirty summer dresses, floaty florals and flip flops, but the new season AW/15 trends should put a smile back on your face. This season’s packed with flexible items designed to put the thrill back into your regular wardrobe. Easy to wear and made to work with your basics, you’ll love them. Here’s our guide to these capsule pieces – expect fringing, fur and flares for a fun throwback to the ’70s.

Whether you’re a dancing queen, a stylish mamma (mia), or both, take a chance on full-on flares to look the part this autumn. The flare is the jean style of the moment, so scrap those skinnies and dare to flare instead! Pair them with a fluffy fur gilet to keep out the chill this autumn/winter and you can’t go wrong. Faux fur gilets look gorgeous over everything from shirt dresses to fine knits. Or throw one over a summer playsuit or maxi dress to get extra wear from your last season buys.

If you’re only swayed by one trend this season, make it fringing. Be brave and go for a fringed poncho or tasselled waistcoat, or make a subtle style statement with a fringing-trimmed bag or boots – yee-haw fashion fans.

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Throwing a cosy poncho over your roll neck will add an extra layer of warmth that’s just right for crisp, cool autumn days. This oversized outer layer is one of this season’s hot trends – it will add style points to any outfit, so you can feel smug as well as snug.

Keeping warm and cosy this winter is going to be a walk in the park, with trends like the roll neck making a come back too. You can even layer this fine knit under a gilet as well as a poncho or smarten it up for work with a pencil skirt.

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To keep the look more casual, why not style it with a soft faux suede skirt? This new-season essential really does work with every outfit and will instantly update your A/W wardrobe. It also solves the dilemma of how to wear your denim shirt. Whether you go for an A-line or a pencil button-down, you’ll be looking stylish in faux suede until spring.

With paisley, Aztec, check and Navajo paving the way for interesting outfits, it’s all about the prints this A/W. Prints liven up faux suede and denim basics a treat, so mix up your wardrobe with printed skirts, dresses, shirts, long tops for leggings, and ponchos.

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The ultimate work-hard wardrobe addition, a denim dress can be styled up with heels and accessories or down with boots and a gilet.

From leather riders with chunky buckles to faux suede knee-highs with cowgirl fringing, the boot is back where it belongs this autumn. So forget your flip flops and find yourself the perfect pair to wear with your denim dresses and faux suede skirts, for a boot-iful way to weather the weather.

It’s easy to create a low-cost, low-effort capsule wardrobe with George. Mix and match your favourites and you’ll be greeting the new autumn/winter season in swinging ‘70s style.