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Simply You

Autumn 2020

Simply You is a go-to shopping guide featuring stunning interiors, fashion, style and beauty showcased in a premium format. Shop and style everything you desire from the new collections in one experience with Simply You.

New Zealand
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in this issue

2 min
editor’s letter

As summer heat downshifts into the ease of autumn, I realise how much of a shoulder season person I’ve become. Sure, I’ll always love the sun-filled, laid-back quality of summer, but there’s something to be said for the calming force of falling leaves. This time of year affords so many more fashion options, plus the divine idea of an extra layer. Our artful layering fashion shoot (page 48) is packed full of clever tips and tricks that you can effortlessly adapt to your own wardrobe. In this issue, we haven’t forgotten the fun; here in the Simply You office, we live for sparkles and a statement accessory! Turn to our luxe report on page 40 for our magpie finds. Autumn evenings are cooler, but still temperate enough for an alfresco dinner.…

1 min
pop of print

STYLE TIP Layer print on print for a look that’s complex, creative and charming.…

1 min
talk of the town

STYLE TIP Softly feminine but simply modern, baguette-shaped bags are the perfect companion at night.…

1 min
girl with a pearl

STYLE TIP Pearls are known for their luminosity – invest in earrings and necklaces that will light up your visage.…

8 min
style essentials

Every wardrobe is built on a set of fundamental garments; savvy investments with maximum returns. These enduring, high-quality classics make getting dressed a breeze and lend themselves to seasonal updates and versatile styling. This concept underpins the collaboration between Simply You and EziBuy, a capsule collection that provides a carefully considered range of timeless, elegant pieces designed to elevate your wardrobe and add a touch of luxury to your life. Here, we’ve focused on four key pieces – the silk shirt, linen blazer, pleated skirt and chic culottes – and explore a multitude of stylish, interesting ways to wear each piece. WHY IT WORKS The epitome of everyday elegance, a refined silk shirt is the cornerstone of any curated wardrobe. More becoming and feminine than cotton, silk also has a softer look…

1 min
top it all off

Previously reserved for old-guard royalty and perhaps a polished mother of the bride, coat dresses have been revised for autumn. Form-fitting favourites come in chic dark shades and posh checked patterns with the odd military-inspired detail, as in the Duchess of Cambridge’s sharp and stylish Alexander McQueen number. TIP From tailored trenches to longline blazers, styling is a cinch – just look for fitted designs with waist ties and slimming pockets. TIP With its streamlined design, comfortable length and refined lapels, the Chesterfield style is an elegant approach. Look for subtle, albeit eyecatching, features such as shiny buttons.…