Warrior women

It’s time to embrace your inner gladiator as designers including Valentino, Alexander McQueen and Iris Van Herpen look to medieval knights, Roman gladiators and futuristic warrior women for inspiration, creating a fashionable new guard for winter 2016. Styles that imbue strength and self-protection.

Velvet heeled

Choosing footwear dressed in sumptuous velvet will see you a step ahead of the rest.