winter Oxblood and other derivatives of red, brown and purple are
hugely popular and have been hailed as the new black. Make sure you are
on trend this season with our pick of the best garments and accessories
Although this colour conjures up images of slaughtered bovine animals and blood and guts, Oxblood actually refers to the deep dark red colour which blood turns to when it is oxygenated.
This striking colour has saturated our wardrobes and looks like it is here to stay. Not only is it highly versatile but it’s dark, sophisticated and evokes a gritty, urban charm. It’s more forceful than it’s sister, red. To get the look, embrace this trend by going for the full monochromatic look or alternatively offset it with chic neutrals for a more understated yet equally glamorous look.
Think big, bold and garish prints this season. Get the look with this Skull Sweatshirt by Illustrated People. Made from a blend of cotton and polyester, this garment is ultra soft and hard-wearing. This edgy, East London-based design team boasts a portfolio full of stunning, highly functional urban wear. This piece features an abstract skull print as well as a bound, crew neckline.
You can get the look at ASOS.
Quirky is the name of the game this season. For trousers, think natty prints - the more bonkers the better! These skinny jeans, by up and coming fashion tour de force, Religion will unleash your wild side. The rich colour in conjunction with the fierce animal print makes for a chic and sexy look. Made from stretch cotton, these trousers are super comfy and have skinny tailoring to ensure you are bang on trend.
The streamline pencil skirt remains an all time classic for its easy and utterly sophisticated charm. Make like the rest of the glitterati and invest in a bodycon skirt to accentuate curves and go from office chic to evening glam in no time. This oxblood version is perfect for the winter months and is highly versatile. Wear with a chunky knit for a thrown together look or dress up with a shirt, blazer and heels for a more glam vibe.
You can get this skirt from Topshop.
Embrace the oxblood trend with a watch in this season’s hottest hue. Luxury watch brand, Officine Panerai have an exciting model which features an alligator watch strap in this deep maroon hue with a hint of brown. The Luminor 1950 3 Days GMT Automatic Watch is a feat of engineering fused with style. This stunning timepiece is built with an integrated anti-shock device, a highly durable stainless steel case, glare-proof sapphire crystal and is also water resistant.
Get this snazzy timepiece from The Watch Gallery.