Walk this way for a stylish Autumn...
As the nights draw in, the heating goes up a notch and the layers pile on, the stores at Regent Arcade are bursting with cosy new Autumn/Winter collections. This autumn, fashion is comfy, wearable and forgiving. Muted colours are the order of the season, which is great news for the colour shy among us. Oversized woolly jumpers are another easy to wear trend of the moment- visit River Island and take your pick of the cosy collection they’ve got in store for both men and women.
With the chillier weather approaching us, why not invest in an oversized coat to keep yourself warm? The pricey Celine versions have recently been gracing the catwalks, but you can find much more affordable versions at Mistral (look out for their lovely cord parkas for a perfect winter pick). For nights out, it’s all about super flattering Lanvin style peplums and cinched-in waists.
You can find similar styles in Pilot and Anna which won’t break the bank. For extra style points, go for Quality Street colours like jade green and royal blue - perfect for a pop of colour during the duller months! Autumn is the time to start adapting your beauty routine to prepare for the winter weather, which can be harsh and drying on your skin. Dr. Organic’s Virgin Coconut Oil Night Cream (£8.49 from Holland & Barrett) gives a perfect moisture boost to dehydrated skin, preventing dryness. The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Cream Cleanser (£7.00) is a gentle alternative to face washes, some of which can strip skin of its natural oils.
The same rules apply to your hair at this time of year. Cold weather, blow drying and central heating can take their toll on your locks, causing split ends and unwanted frizz. Avoid these hair nightmares by using a nourishing oil like Kerastase Elixir Ultime with Moringa Extract (available at Regis), designed for damaged hair. However you’re planning to spend this autumn, do it in style with the help of the great stores at Regent Arcade.
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