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Militant Chic

Camouflage was seen all over the catwalks for Autumn/Winter 2013, so stay on trend with this unisex army backpack. Not only is it useful, but a makes a strong statement for your wardrobe.

RMB 249.63. ASOS. Web: www.asos.cn




Classically Cool

This men’s bomber jacket not only has a hint of All American varsity style, but crossed with black leather sleeves, is slightly rough around the edges. Wearable smart or casual, it’s a must have for the winter months.

RMB 549.19. ASOS. Web: www.asos.cn






The Butterfly Effect

James Banks, the new jewellery line at The Villa, specialises in handmade jewellery based on romanticism, with intricate designs and the use of precious metals and gems. These necklaces are perfect for daily wear and if you don’t wear much jewellery but want somewhere to start, James Banks is the line for you.

RMB 2,500.  James Banks, available at The Villa. 1 Taojiang Lu, near Yueyang Lu. Tel: 6466 9322. Web: www.shopthevilla.com




Suit Up

Add a stylish dash of colour and class to your suit with a pocket square this September. Straight from the renowned tailoring district, Savile Row, this pocket square is perfect for the upcoming autumn months and is an investment for any man’s wardrobe.

RMB 575. Richard James. Web: www.mrporter.com





Pretty in Pink

A brilliant combination of two of the new season’s most coveted trends, the roomy overcoat and the colour of the moment, pale pink. This Zara coat is bound to be a bestseller and an instant classic.

RMB 1,999. Zara. 688 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu. Tel: 6387 2660. Web: www.zara.cn



J’adore Dior

Pay tribute to the legacy of Dior during their special exhibition this month at the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art. Wear this elegant bustier dress, with printed Warhol design ‘Female Head 1958’, from the era in which Dior refined fashion with the ‘New Look’.

Price on request. Christian Dior. 101-101A, G/F, Plaza 66, 1266 Nanjing Xi Lu. Tel: 6288 0212. Web: www.dior.com





The Statement Bag


A twist on the traditional satchel, this oversized envelope bag is gorgeous and completely on trend for autumn. Not only is it roomy and practical, but it looks great too.

RMB 1,699. Jie, available at Xinlelu, 87 Wuyuan Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu. Tel: 5213 3301. Web: www.xinlelu.com



Fit Fashion

Nike’s latest lauded creation is the flyknit Lunar running shoe, which is a trainer designed to feel like the fit of a sock. Not only are they brilliant for running, they look super stylish too and with NikeID online, you can personalise your flyknit lunar with colour choice and add your ID to the tongue tops.

RMB 1,299. Nike, Raffles City, 268 Xizang Zhong Lu, near Fuzhou Lu. Tel: 6352 6616. Web: www.nikestore.com.cn




Shine On

Enjoy the last of the summer sun and be seen in these gorgeous Thierry Lasry sunglasses. Inspired by vintage styles, mixed with modern avant garde looks, stand out from the standard wayfarers and aviators in these shades this September. Completely handmade in Paris, the quality and quirkiness of these sunglasses make them a great invest for now and next summer.

Price on request. Thierry Lasry, available at Alter Xintiandi Style Store. L112, 245 Madang L, Lu, near Zizhong Lu.  Tel: 6302 9889. Web: www.alterstyle.com


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