5 Fashion Tips this Autumn

As Summer fades we can look forward to new fashions and the opportunity to review our wardrobes and the fashion hype on this season’s hot looks! We suggest 5 styles which were popular on this years catwalks that you can achieve easily, affordably and sustainably this Autumn!

Apres Ski Fashion

Are we missing the slopes and all things snowy? Well if we can’t get out there we can at least dress the part! Ski wear trending now!

The St Moritzer Ski Jacket bright and colourful! Circa 1980-99. Zip front with an extra zipped storm flap/collar with drawstring too and elasticated waist and cuffs- no winds getting in!

Typical Nordic knitwear featuring some strange people in the pattern. Button front cardigan with ribbed cuffs and waistband.

1970s two piece ski suit consisting of yellow salopettes and a yellow and orange zipped jacket. Certainly will get seen on the piste!

A cool vintage knit by Marz. A very stylish womens ski jumper in red with variegated dark blue stripes. It has a ribbed turtle neck. 100% pure new wool.

Dark Denim Trends

Dark baggy denim is a popular style this autumn and one that is easily obtainable for the Vintage shopper, dungarees, lose jeans and big jackets are all a good choice- oh and don’t forget the denim dress either!

Levi Premium 501 jeans. Button-fly, straight leg, dark blue denim. Machine washable. A great pair of repro Levi 501s.

Cool dark denim preloved dress with four pockets, a zipped front and lots of attitude!


Big Ben by WRANGLER Denim Jacket. In unworn condition, dark blue workwear chore jacket. With blanket lining, metal buttons, four patch pockets and a cord collar.

Lybro 1950-60s dark blue work dungarees. Button fly, silver press studs, numerous pockets. Adjustable straps, metal hook and button fastening.

Leather Jackets and Coats

Very popular at the moment is boxy leather jackets or coats, they are available in many colours the most popular being black. Wear them slightly oversized to extenuate the baggy/boxy look.

Mini Dress Style

A very evocative fashion of the 1960s the mini dress is an iconic look that can be worn with boots, with tights or just with style!


A long sleeved, mini dress from the 1960/70’s in baby pink. It has a scoop neckline, cuffed puff sleeves with three buttons. Concealed rear zip. The fabric has a fabulous shimmer.



Fab long sleeved, mini dress by Spinney. It has a high neck with a single rear button. The dress has black sleeves and neck but the main body is a bold psychedelic floral pattern in red, pink, orange white and black- amazing!






Knitwear Fashion

Not suprisingly sweater vests are still popular this year – so if you missed the fashion last year get on it! Other woollen tips are on swaddle knitwear- the type of cardy/sweater/dress or even blanket you can wrap around your body, maybe belt it in, oversized and cosy.

Sweater vests once only loved by Chandler Bing are now extremely hip, both button fronted and sleeveless sweater types, avaiable in numerous colours, patterns and weaves!


A shawl collared (grey), zip up, Cowichan style, chunky knit cardigan in cream. The metal Lightening zip would suggest 50-60s. Cartoon style vintage cars on the front, back and both sleeves. Two pockets- finishing flags- and ribbed cuffs and waistband.

Amazing, 1980s sweater in black and electric blue colour blocks. The blue is fluffy, the black decorated with silver zig zagging. Drop shoulders, ribbed neck, cuffs and wide waistband.

Fabulous cardigan in plum coloured mohair. Buttoned front with gathers at the shoulders, baggy sleeve. The front and sleeves are embroidered and beaded with a flower design. Ribbed cuffs and waistband. Very 80s!

Just a few of the many fashion trends for the Autumn/Winter season 2021-22. The pictured clothes were available in store at Repsycho, Bristol or online at at the time of writing. We have a varied and everchanging stock- before you buy give eco vintage a try!

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