Keep you deliciously warm in the icy days of winter, in great style!
Full Length Mink Fur Coat with Shawl Collar & Bracelet Cuffs (Demi Buff, XS)
39" Slick wool wrap coat with exaggerated collar and tie belt
Adjustable button closure
Students, rise and shine! It’s time for another Michaelmas term. This is what Varsity Fashion loves to wear this autumn.
Keep warm (and practical) during the colder months
I’m excited to wear my black formal dresses. Yet, in my heart I’m a simple soul; nothing beats keeping warm for me. I am most excited to wear the knitted, fingerless gloves that I bought in Prague in the summer. They’re blue, made of wool and I love them. Knitwear is essential for the cold winter months. You can find them at Depop, charity shops, or even learn how to knit. It’s never too late to keep warm. My team will have some more exciting picks! Lily Kemp (Fashion Editor)
The item of clothing that I’m particularly excited to sport this upcoming term is without doubt the blazer! As an avid collector of these structured pieces, I’ve found the versatility of a well-timed blazer cannot be trumped. Bad hair day? Bloated? The blazer is my solution. I am a big believer in neutrals and whites. This oversized beige piece is my favorite. It is a classic that is worth the investment. A simple, stylish blazer will outlast any micro trend. This is especially true if you want to dress to the Cambridge standards. Neha Manoj (Staff Writer)
Slip on a coat: it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Brave the Michaelmas wind with your hands buried in the pockets of a coat that lets you float down King’s Parade, and I know you’ll have a good, cold-free term. The ones with a lot of length are my favourites. Outerwear of leather, wool or corduroy that drape close to your ankles makes for an outfit that always looks effortlessly put together, even if that isn’t true for the inside. There’s nothing quite like the ingenuity of a portable blanket, and when 9 am lectures steal me away from the warmth of my bed, you’ll be sure to find me tucked into my best coat. Nafisa Mahmood (Deputy fashion editor)
Autumn is jacket season. Whether it’s a Lorelai Gilmore-esque leather trench or your grandma’s vintage fur, it’s time to splash your statement outerwear up and down the aisles of Mainsbury’s. My greatest charity shop find is the piece I am most excited about. One hundred percent wool jacket hand-knit in the Faroe Islands. The best part? The best part? A large, fluffy white collar that looks just like Jadis the White Witch’s. Speaking of Narnia, I’m confident I could survive an eternal winter wearing this jacket alone. Cruella de Vil, eat your heart out. Maya Stokes (Staff Writer)
These are the small, but crucial details
Autumn is finally here and I am most excited to wear my 1950s-style green skirt, with maple leaves printed along its hem, from Collectif. After a summer of low-waisted cargo pants, a skirt makes a refreshing change to the wardrobe, and it goes great with all the leaves scattered across Sidgwick Avenue— which is a consolation given how damned slippery those leaves can get. Although Collectif has many locations in the UK and online, this skirt was purchased from Pocket Watch and Petticoats, an independent shop here in Cambridge. You should check them out, and support a local shop this season. Paloma Shemirani (Staff Writer)
What’s autumn without the perfect pair of boots? Though my affectionately bruised Doc Martens maintain a very special place in my heart, it’s my cowboy boots that I’ll be reaching for this season. There’s a certain edge and elevated coolness about the cowboy boot that forms the spotlight of any outfit, where the devil’s all in the details. From black, brown or red leather, to floral embroidery or suede tassels, finding your perfect pair of western allure doesn’t have to be reserved for the summertime. Paired with a funky printed maxi dress or skirt, denim shorts and an oversized blazer, or even underneath a trusty pair of Levi’s 501s, it’s a versatile shoe that looks good all year round. (Just, if you see me clopping around Sidgwick late for a lecture, don’t ask questions.) Kasia Truscott (Creative Director)
Recovering in the academic groove
People who know me well know my beloved jurse (jean purse), which is my beloved mini denim bag. I found its big sister, a jote, the other day and knew I had got to get her. Of course, I am referring to a jean bag. It’s a comically large tote bag with nine functional pockets at the front. It’s much sturdier than my now-decimated old canvas tote and can probably hold double the stuff. Now that I’m a *deep shaky breath* finalist, it’s time to be mature and functional. My jote will be there with me. Anna Chan (Creative Director)
Given that I was last fully committed to academic pursuits when I wore a uniform I think if I replicate the fashion style it will replicate my lifestyle. Don’t question the logic, I promise it’s going to do bits for my degree. Sidgwick will not tolerate a button-down shirt or dark-coloured skirts and jumpers. Izzy Duffy-Cross (Staff Writer)
The Varsity back to school guide is now available, fashionistas! We can’t wait to see what you’re wearing this back-to-school season!
Limited Lifetime Nobis Warranty,Premium Canadian Origin White Duck Down for ultimate warmth
Sympatex membrane laminated
Love, the Fashion Team x
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