Fashion Diary – January 2020
Text: Ingrid Opstad | Press photos
From distinct, large patterns to smaller squares, the check trend is a great style for the colder months. We show you how to incorporate them in an otherwise simple and minimal outfit while looking smart, sophisticated and right on trend. Check it out!
This pretty wool scarf from Vila will immediately add a touch of style to your outfit. The large check pattern will complement your neutral jacket and keep you warm while looking chic all winter long.
Vila, wool scarf, £22
Swedish brand Ulterior Motive creates the details that set you apart, and this Gingham Blues v2 bow tie in blue, black and white will do just that. The word gingham has a resounding feel of Britishness, but it actually originates from the Malay word ‘genggang’, meaning striped.
Ulterior Motive, ‘Gingham Blues v2’ bow tie, £35.77
The Amie jacket from Filippa K ticks all the boxes, and is the perfect new addition to your wardrobe this season. With a fit inspired by a kimono-style robe, it works just as well over trousers as a top, or on its own as a dress. Its dropped shoulder and wide, slitted sleeves provide a relaxed and slightly oversized fit. Available in deep blue and dark khaki.
Filippa K, ‘Amie’ jacket, £365
With its high neck, this classic wool coat from Jack & Jones has an interesting, unique look. It is available in a range of colours, but this blue tone will help you stand out and look cool in the coming winter months.
Jack & Jones, high neck wool coat, £140
The Näver Collection from Eduards Accessories’ by Cecilia Eduards is inspired by Swedish nature and traditional Nordic craft and building techniques. It is her contemporary interpretation of the traditional birch bark braiding method used for centuries in Scandinavia. We love the cross-body shoulder bag, which will complement your outfits perfectly this year.
Eduards Accessories’, ‘Näver’ small shoulder bag in nature leather, £249
This white cotton-tencel shirt from Swedish Shirtmaker Eton Shirts has a soft feel and looks perfect all day long. The style has a delicate, micro-woven pattern and is presented in white as well as soft, seasonal hues such as pink, sky blue, purple and light grey. The Eton Shirts signature finish makes the shirt crisp 24/7.
Eton Shirts, white cotton-tencel shirt, £150
Choose a loose-fit and high-waisted pair of checkered trousers for a timeless and trendy appearance. These trousers from Vero Moda have a decorative belt, which helps enhance your silhouette. Team with a simple top and a pair of high-heeled pumps and you are ready to conquer any situation.
Vero Moda, high waist trousers, £35
Vero Moda, v-neck top, £22
This effortless and elegant checked blazer from Gant will help you look dapper. Pair it with jeans and a cable-knit jumper for a casual look, or add a smart, simple shirt and you are ready for the office. And the blazer is machine washable – so no dry cleaning required!
Gant, check blazer, £325
Gant, nets knit crew sweater, £135
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