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How to wear colour according to New York Fashion Week

Just because summer is on its way out it doesn’t mean you have to wave goodbye to your wardrobe’s brightest shades. Here’s how to wear colour according to the street style at New York Fashion Week.

Even though the sun is currently gracing us with its presence, any serious fashionista will already have their mind on their autumn wardrobe.

A drop in the temperature – while as much as we like to try and forget about it, is inevitably on the horizon – tends to signal the arrival of a moodier colour palette. Upbeat summery colour palettes and bold prints are often put into hibernation for winter and replaced with inky shades of navy, grey and black.

But even though grey and gloomy weather might be a couple of months away, it doesn’t mean that you have to start planning a wardrobe that’s going to mimic the impending autumnal weather. As all of our favourite street style stars in the northern hemisphere have reminded us at New York Fashion Week AW2021: dressing for cooler climes doesn’t have to be dull.

From electric pink to neon yellow and clashing out-there colours, there were plenty of bold hues spotted on the streets of New York this past week. With barely a hint of grey or black insight, the best street style fashion from the Big Apple has us rethinking our autumn wardrobes already.

Discover how to wear colour according to the best street style spotted at New York Fashion Week in the gallery below. 

Behind the scenes with Dior: the iconic Bar jacket

Christian Dior’s Bar jacket is arguably one of the fashion world’s most iconic and timeless pieces, and now the house of Dior has revealed the remarkable craftsmanship that goes into the cherished style.

The enduring style – which has become known and recognisable for its cinched waist, soft shoulders, hip-accentuating basques and open neckline – made its debut in 1947, sealing Christian Dior’s success. 

Over the years, Dior’s creative directors have revisited and reimagined the Bar jacket, imbuing the classic style with their own aesthetic while paying tribute to the maison’s rich heritage. 

Now you can go behind the scenes and into the heart of the ateliers a 30, Avenue Montaigne to discover the exceptional technical prowess that goes into the Dior bar jacket.