The catwalks were full of unexpected volume this season, and the high street has followed suit. Here’s how to dress like a lampshade, while keeping your cool
The autumn/winter catwalks were all about making statements with shape. From clothes that were mildly bulky to outright bulging, and maximalist top-halves contrasting with streamlined bottom halves, designers took the opportunity to turn up the volume. It might, at first glance, seem impractical, but think again: there are tips and tricks to be taken from the collections that fuse function with fashion. You don’t have to follow this ethos to the letter; instead, it can be easily replicated, or subtly nodded to, with high-street offerings this season.