Autumn sleeves; FASHION: Cooler looks for colder days.
IT'S time to revamp your wardrobe in time for some key autumn pieces.
Retailers in the Pavilions, Birmingham, have had their first drop of autumn winter wear and it's all about style and sophistication so·phis·ti·cate
v. so·phis·ti·cat·ed, so·phis·ti·cat·ing, so·phis·ti·cates
1. To cause to become less natural, especially to make less naive and more worldly.
For women it's all about those deep colours - with purple making another strong appearance this season.
Make an outfit stand out with bright shoes or a statement handbag.
Tartan is another favourite.
Menswear is also following suit with brightly coloured ties, and jumpers.
Check out the latest new arrivals at the Pavilions now.
l All clothes stocked at Pavilions, Birmingham. Retailers: LK Bennett, Hobbs, Evans, Monsoon, Moss, Wolsey, Azendi and Marks & Spencer. www.pavilionsshopping.com Tel: 0121 631 4121 l Photography: Paul Ward, www.paulwardphotography.com l Styling and Make-up: Emily Dalley Hair Styling: Sas and Co: 0121 477 5400 l Models: Vicky Boateng, Andrew Stafford and Emma Bird l Shoot Coordination & Art Direction: S&X Media l Location: The magnificent backdrop of the Grade 1 listed Aston Hall Aston Hall is a Jacobean-style mansion in Aston, Birmingham, England. Construction commenced in April 1618 and Sir Thomas Holte moved into the hall in 1631. Construction was completed in April 1635. It was designed by John Thorpe. provided the perfect setting to showcase the new season's graceful fashions. Aston Hall is located at Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 6JD. Call 0121 675 4722 for opening times and more information. Admission is free.
Emma wears: Grey and purple check skirt, pounds 29.50, from Marks & Spencer, Robyn cardigan in berry containing ova or spawn.
See also: Berry , pounds 95, from LK Bennett, blue metallic necklace, pounds 80, from LK Bennett, navy patent bag, pounds 249, from LK Bennett, Nine to Five bracelet, pounds 45, from Azendi, purple opaque tights, 3 pair pack, pounds 8, from Marks & Spencer.
Andrew wears: Brown corduroy corduroy, a cut filling-pile fabric with lengthwise ridges, or wales, that may vary from fine (pinwale) to wide. Extra filling yarns float over a number of warp yarns that form either a plain-weave or twill-weave ground. chinos, pounds 25, from Marks & Spencer, white crew t-shirt, pounds 5, from Marks & Spencer, purple jumper, pounds 45, from Wolsey, tan slip-on shoes, pounds 59.50, from Marks & Spencer, Rachel slate scarf, pounds 49, from Hobbs.
Light blue short sleeved check shirt from Alan Titschmarsh collection, pounds 30, light blue wool Jumper pounds 45, both from Wolsey, navy herringbone jeans, pounds 45, from Marks & Spencer.
Burgundy crew t-shirt, pounds 5, Navy herringbone jeans, pounds 45, all from Marks & Spencer, charcoal grey Noun 1. charcoal grey - a very dark grey color
charcoal gray, oxford gray, oxford grey, charcoal
gray, grayness, greyness, grey - a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black cardigan from Alan Titchmarsh collection, pounds 50, from Wolsey. pounds 12, from Monsoon. ett, gold necklace worn as a bracelet,