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Getting dressed at this time of year can be tricky. Days start out cold and crisp but end warm and sunny, frequent bouts of rain necessitate outerwear but it's not time for your Winter coat just yet. What to do?
 
Thick layers, hats and heavy coats are still several weeks away but in the meantime you may be looking for some transitional outwear to keep out the chill whilst we move from Summer into Autumn.

Here's three of the top choices for Autumn 2015...


 
 
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It's not usual for me to write a personal post, but a couple of weeks ago whilst catching up on summer holidays with friends over a coffee, I was asked how on earth I managed to pack for a three week rail trip around Europe with just a backpack. So here it is - my capsule train-friendly backpacking wardrobe with room for a few little luxuries.


 
 
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A new season means new style inspiration (and maybe just a few new purchases!) 

Beat those post-holiday blues with this guide to Autumn/Winter's hottest trends, most wearable styles and standout colours. The Summer sales have cleared and in their wake you'll find a plethora of new styles, accessories and shades. Here are the highlights of the most wonderful and wearable trends to try.