How the Marie Claire fashion team are styling the new season

From party dresses, to workwear Phase Eight have all the key new season trends ticked...

From party dresses, to workwear Phase Eight have all the key new season trends ticked...

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The silver lining to all the clouds we’re starting to see in the sky is the promise of exciting new collections hitting the stores over the coming months. From our go-to cosy knits, to more trend-led pieces, the new season drops have everything you need for compiling the perfect autumn/winter wardrobe.

Our first stop has been Phase Eight, who’s fall collection is modern, stylish and ticking all our favourite trends. From premium leather pieces such as the Michelle jacket and the Lucie dress, to elevated workwear essentials like the Abby belted colour block dress, Phase Eight have all sartorial bases covered.

Our Acting Junior Fashion Editor Abbie chose the Lucie dress as her hero piece from the collection as it’s a great foundation for layering up an outfit for any occasion, and to adapt to your personal style. ‘It's a great layering piece - you can team it with a rollneck like I've done today, or with a blouse for the office.'

The hero pieces from the range also include a chic colour blocked dress, which our Acting Executive Fashion Director Hannah loves: ‘It’s super-versatile and it’s a great alternative to the Little Black Dress’.

See all the other pieces our fashion team loved in the video below:

Renowned for being a ‘dress destination’, there are plenty of gorgeous party dresses too, our favourite being the fit and flare midnight blue Adalyn Jacquard Dress, for its super-flattering silhouette.

With a great size range from 8-20, there’s a great mix to suit all tastes and personal styles. But, if you do need a hand choosing the right pieces for you, or you just fancy an indulgent shopping experience, Phase Eight offer a bespoke personal styling service in selected stores.

See our edit of the ten key pieces from the collection, and if you find something you love you can buy it guilt-free with an exclusive 20% off. Just enter MCAW16 at the till point for a discount online, or quote it to the sales assistant in-store. While this offer excludes sale, Collection 8, Bridal and the purchase of gift cards, it can be used on all full price Phase Eight items in stand-alone stores until 14/09/16. Happy shopping!

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