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7 months ago, by Voir Editorial Team The New Winter Basics Are Not Black

7 months ago, by Voir Editorial Team

The New Winter Basics Are Not Black

To mark the beginning of the cold months, runways get creative adding layers and layers of clothing to fight the chillness. As for the shades, black is not the only one acceptable during this time and designers proposed a whole range of possibilities to mix and match hues at our whim. From New York to Paris, London and Milan, the forthcoming Autumn/Winter season promises a plethora of possibilities to warm up our winter wardrobe with a bold and edgy colour palette.

Digital Lavender

Courtesy of Act N1, Carolina Herrera, David Koma & Givenchy

As the Colour of the Year for 2023, this shade was presented on the runway in various adaptations tailored for the winter season. This delicate hue brings forth a sense of calmness and cheerfulness, making it an ideal choice to embrace during colder months.

Acids Green and Yellows

Courtesy of A.W.A.K.E. Mode, Carolina Herrera, David Koma & Proenza Schouler

Encapsulating vivacity, warmth, and radiance, these shades are a style statement. Colours of intense luminosity can now be worn with trousers and coats for the winter season bringing an edgy element to any outfit. These are versatile and fun options that will heat any cold look.

Pearled Ivory

Courtesy of Brandon Maxwell, Calcaterra, ChoCheng & Fear of God

Delicate and elegant as the pearls, this colour is an invitation to embrace de coziness of the season. In monochrome looks or carefully curated garments, this shade evokes introspection and reflection during the colder months while exuding a sense of softness and sophistication.

Friar Brown

Courtesy of Acne Studios, Alaia, Brandon Maxwell & Max Mara

Reminiscent of Autumn’s scenery, Brown emerges as the perfect transition from Autumn to Winter season. Evoking an earthy and natural aesthetics, this reddish-brown hue exudes finesse and lavishness. On the runway we saw it in dresses, coats, accessories, shoes, and trousers, proving the versatility of this shade.

Charcoal Grey

Courtesy of Max Mara, Michael Kors, Rokh & Stella McCartney

With the popularity of the Quiet Luxury trend, is no surprise that a shade of grey would lead the runway. This rich tone encapsulates a sense of discreet beauty and bourgeois charm while emanating refinement. An ideal choice for both casual and formal outfits during the cold months ahead.

Words by Carolina Benjumea

Header Graphics by Magdalen Manning


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