THE STYLIST DIARIES | Cool weather trends

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THE STYLIST DIARIES | Cool weather trends

The cooler weather is a great time to try new season trends with the opportunity to add new pieces mix with your everyday favourites, try something new and update your look.

If you only add one item or embrace one trend then “animal” is perfect. whether an accessory such as headband or scarf or a look from head to toe choose your perfect creature with so many great pieces to choose from in python, leopard or zebra, in traditional colour ways or seasonal brights wear a boot, a dress or oversized fluffy coat.

Shop the look: 1. ZARA ZEBRA PRINT SCARF $39.95 | 2. ZARA PRINTED HIGH-HEEL SHOES $45.95 | 3. ZARA LEATHER LEOPARD PRINT BELT $45.95 | 4. ZARA ANIMAL PRINT ANKLE BOOTS $179.00 | 5. ZARA ANIMAL PRINT HEELED BOOTS $159.00 | 6. ZARA LEOPARD PRINT HAT $59.95 | 7. ZARA LEOPARD PRINT FAUX FUR SCARF $59.95 | 8. ZARA ANIMAL PRINT KNIT SWEATER $49.95 | 9. ZARA ANIMAL PRINT JACQUARD TIGHTS $19.95 | 10. ZARA ANIMAL PRINT SCARF $39.95

Match full-length sleeves and floor-length hems (or near enough) in gorgeous tonal colour ways, think forest green satin with complimentary knits, plaid pants with textured tees and jackets or dresses in florals worn with boots, sneakers or pumps and tops with the latest denim styles and feminine accessories.

Shop the look: 1. COUNTRY ROAD FUR JACKET $349.00 | 2. COUNTRY ROAD WOOL COTTON OPEN CARDIGAN $79.95 | 3. COUNTRY ROAD DEEP V NECK SWEATER $139.00 | 4. COUNTRY ROAD MIA TALL BOOT TAN $299.00 | 5. COUNTRY ROAD DENIM SHIRT DRESS $179.00 | 6. COUNTRY ROAD PLEATED METALLIC SKIRT $139.00 | 7. COUNTRY ROAD ITALIAN YARN KNIT $199.00 | 8. COUNTRY ROAD MIA TALL BOOT BLACK $299.00 | 9. COUNTRY ROAD DARTED COAT $499.00 | 10. COUNTRY ROAD SLIMLINE COAT $449.00

Mix beautiful Lace with your favourite winter prints or choose classic styles with a simple lace detail on the shoulder, cuffs or neckline. Feminine can become modern and string when teamed with traditional winter fabrics of denim, leather, suede and wool.

Shop the look: 1. ALICE MCCALL ON+ON MIDI DRESS $395 | 2. ALICE MCCALL AFTER DARK TOP $245 | 3. ALICE MCCALL STREET SWEET MINI $375 | 4. ALICE MCCALL HONEY MOON TOP $195 | 5. ALICE MCCALL WILDE GROTTO TOP $150 | 6. WITTNER RANAE HEEL $60 | 7. WITTNER PURCEL BOOT $70 | 8. WITTNER ROZIE SHOOTIE $70 | 9. ALICE MCCALL VALERIE PANTS $175 | 10. ALICE MCCALL AFTER DARK MINI DRESS $345 | 11. ALICE MCCALL ON+ON MINI DRESS $295 | 12. ALICE MCCALL AFTER DARK MIDI DRESS $550

Key items to master the latest looks include a white or red ankle boot to wear with everything, a double breasted blazer for over a feminine dress, block colour dresses in pastel and brights teamed with boots in animal print and, turtle neck sweaters and a masculine style pant in any kind of plaid.

Shop the look: 1. ZARA PLEATED DRESS $99.00 | 2. ZARA KNIT SKIRT WITH FRINGING $49.95 | 3. DECJUBA BOND RELAXED BLAZER $149.95 | 4. ZARA FLORAL PRINT DRESS $99 | 5. ZARA PENCIL DRESS WITH BELT $69.95 | 6. TONY BIANCO EMALY MILK CAPRETTO ANKLE BOOT $239.95 | 7. TONY BIANCO FREDDIE RED DENVER ANKLE BOOTS $120 | 8. ZARA TIE-DYE CROP TOP $45.95

Most importantly have fun and let your clothes tell us a little about you.

Sara Hatten-Masterson

Sara Hatten-Masterson is renowned for her work and credibility within the industry, with over a decade of experience in style and image consulting. With a desire to put the fun back into fashion and shopping, Sara curates versatile, stylish, personal and modern wardrobes for clients of all ages, genders, sizes and within any budget.

Her ground-breaking work in image and styling has been recognised through national and international publications and has resulted in demand for her services by celebrities and private clients alike.

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