Trend to try: Victorian Romance

Forget about gothic gowns that only come out to play when Halloween rolls around: think a moody colour palette, dramatic and detailed sleeves and floor-grazing maxi gowns that can be whatever the season. Here are nine of our favourite numbers that will help you look spellbinding: jet-black Morticia Addams’ tresses optional.


Precious Metals

Looking to add a little shimmer to your stride? A little sparkle to your step? A pair or two of these metallic must-haves will do the trick.

(Clockwise from left to right) McQ by Alexander McQueen “Pembury” boot, $790 from Runway Shoes; Gaimo Espadrilles “Julieta” sling-back sandal, $350; ECCO Shoes “Freja” wedge sandal, $249; Sabina dress flat, $260 from MiPiaci; ECCO Shoes “Touch” sneaker, $299; Briarwood “Rita” sandal, $299.