4 Biggest street style trends taking over London Town
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Some call the British capital the birthplace of creativity. A bold claim, that may be, but to witness the most austere of prints receive a fashion tune up via flashes of red, a dose of lime, plasticky textures and a cascade of ruffles, we must give credit where credit is due. If there is one plaid piece to own this season, it is the checkered blazer.
The playing field has been levelled for thunder thighs, chicken legs and model-esque gams. This new edition of the flared pant is even more forgiving than the bell-bottomed fad of the seventies. Roomy and straight down on the side seams, these will flatter those with or without the gift of height. Wear them high waisted and slightly cropped to flaunt your favourite kicks.
Like the big double decker buses and now-defunct phone booths that mark the streets of London, red has always been a mainstay in fashion. Deep claret for the wintery months, terracotta for autumn, and bright scarlet when the sun is out, the colour is as confident on the street as it is in Buckingham Palace. If you have yet to embrace the shade, perhaps it's time to pop your cherry.
Don't put those summer frocks away just yet. This wave of tall boots have arrived in time to supply enough warmth to condone leg-baring pieces as temperatures drop. Slouchy and crinkled or stretched tight from toe to thigh, rocking a pair is all about the attitude you wear. Go for ones with sharp toes for bonus points.