Brands such as Whyred, J Lindeberg and House of Dagmar stand out from a strong portfolio of local Swedish talent for autumn/winter 2014/15. Here are the seven top trends spotted on and off the catwalk
Not to be confused with the oversized jacket, the maxi jacket is long, sleek and full length. Belted at Carin Wester and House of Dagmar to add definition, at Busnel it was double breasted.
Navy blue was a trend spotted off the catwalks, too, with many photographers and journalists choosing outfits in the unofficial colour of fashion week. From slouchy knitwear and denim at Caroline Kummelstedt to stunning eveningwear fit for a princess from Ida Sjöstedt, navy looks set to be a chic alternative to black next autumn/winter.
An artistic theme ran through the Carin Wester collection, continuing at Stylein with fiery burnt orange graphics. Eddy Anemian, winner of the H&M Design Award, is perhaps the best example of this trend, with the full collection playing with texture as well as print.
The warming tones of mustard yellow, synonymous with autumn as nature puts on its annual show, were spotted during the House of Dagmar, Greta and Altewai Saome shows. House of Dagmar’s colour palette was inspired by Picasso’s cubist period, with mustard chosen to accent the dominating black and greys.
Bright and brilliant, red is another warming colour and a sophisticated way to infuse your winter wardrobe with colour. You can do this with one key purchase next season, by investing in a coat by J Lindeberg, Menckel or Mes Dames.
There is something infinitely alluring and luxurious about dressing head to toe in pale shades, especially when you are wrapped up for the cold weather. Caroline Kummerlstedt presented an elegant two-piece, with a roll-neck jumper and skirt in nude, while Ida Sjostedt offered a pretty, nude option for eveningwear.
Designers continue to shine for autumn/winter. High-octane glamour came from Hernández Cornet in the form of a bronze tailored suit, while Cheap Monday played down the trend with hints of silver.