H&M’s New Collection Has Every Major Autumn Trend Covered

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We might be enjoying the last burst of summer but in fashion land thoughts have turned to the new season and H&M’s latest collection will have you wishing for cooler weather (yes, really). Ticking off the season’s key trends — the ‘70s, autumn colours and contrasting textures, to name a few — the collection is filled with transitional pieces to carry you through the season as well as wardrobe staples that you’ll be reaching for in years to come.

Photographed on the streets of Paris, the collection is imbued with French charm — that certain je ne sais quoi. From slinky shirts that skim the frame — like the one worn by superstar Naomi Campbell in the campaign — to shearling-trimmed jackets and a louche checked suit that’s set to be an editor favourite this fashion week, the collection has everything you need. Of course, with all this choice, you’d be forgiven for not knowing where to start, which is why we’ve done the work for you. Here are the hero pieces to invest in now.

<strong>Autumn Shades</strong><br><br>When the weather starts to cool, turn to H&M’s rich autumn hues to warm you up – think burnt orange bouclé, ochre knits and golden hour-hued accessories, as well as a (literally and metaphorically) red-hot micro bag. Coats the colour of crisp leaves are both stylish and practical (need we point out the perils of a light-coloured coat when trudging to work via the Tube?). Colour therapists have long proclaimed that colour has the power to change your mood and now we’re convinced. Turns out cocooning yourself in a cappuccino-toned coat really can emulate the feeling of sitting outside a Parisian pavement café on a pristine autumn morning, steaming hot coffee in hand.<br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Off-The-Shoulder Dress, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-4.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Single-Breasted Coat, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-56.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Wool-Blend Jumper, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-7.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Double-Breasted Coat, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-1.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a>
Autumn Shades

When the weather starts to cool, turn to H&M’s rich autumn hues to warm you up – think burnt orange bouclé, ochre knits and golden hour-hued accessories, as well as a (literally and metaphorically) red-hot micro bag. Coats the colour of crisp leaves are both stylish and practical (need we point out the perils of a light-coloured coat when trudging to work via the Tube?). Colour therapists have long proclaimed that colour has the power to change your mood and now we’re convinced. Turns out cocooning yourself in a cappuccino-toned coat really can emulate the feeling of sitting outside a Parisian pavement café on a pristine autumn morning, steaming hot coffee in hand.

H&M Off-The-Shoulder Dress, $, available at H&M

H&M Single-Breasted Coat, $, available at H&M

H&M Wool-Blend Jumper, $, available at H&M

H&M Double-Breasted Coat, $, available at H&M
<strong>Back to the '70s</strong><br><br>Designers have been mining the disco era for seasons (proving that some trends never go out of style) but H&M puts a fresh spin on the decade with a more muted approach that layers swishy, palazzo-style pants with generously proportioned coats and earth-toned accessories. Offering a more wearable take on the trend than glitzy Studio 54 ensembles (though the scarlet stacked platforms are on hand if that’s your vibe), consider this the more refined side of the ‘70s. The still-trending sweater vest is reimagined with a lattice cutout at the midriff. We love it layered over a satin shirt for an unexpected tactile clash, which leads us to our next trend…<br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Small Shoulder Bag, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-3.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Satin Blouse, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-17.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Knitted Vest Top, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-16.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a>
Back to the '70s

Designers have been mining the disco era for seasons (proving that some trends never go out of style) but H&M puts a fresh spin on the decade with a more muted approach that layers swishy, palazzo-style pants with generously proportioned coats and earth-toned accessories. Offering a more wearable take on the trend than glitzy Studio 54 ensembles (though the scarlet stacked platforms are on hand if that’s your vibe), consider this the more refined side of the ‘70s. The still-trending sweater vest is reimagined with a lattice cutout at the midriff. We love it layered over a satin shirt for an unexpected tactile clash, which leads us to our next trend…

H&M Small Shoulder Bag, $, available at H&M

H&M Satin Blouse, $, available at H&M

H&M Knitted Vest Top, $, available at H&M
<strong>Contrasting Textures </strong><br><br>Forget cuffing season, this autumn is all about cosying up with snuggly knits not mediocre app dates. Touchy-feely textiles — like H&M’s springy mélange skirt and matching cardigan — dominated the runway. Of course, it’d be way too obvious to pair these textures, which is why this autumn is all about clashing. Offset your snuggly mini skirt with a lacquered tote or glossy platform loafers (another nod to the ‘70s trend). Offbeat colour combinations accentuate the playful mood so mix the collection’s saffron sweaters with one of the soft grey skirts or layer underneath the checked pinafore (more on that in a minute). For that effortlessly elegant autumn look, add a silk scarf à la Campbell. <br><br><strong>H&M</strong> A-Line Skirt, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-8.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a>
Contrasting Textures

Forget cuffing season, this autumn is all about cosying up with snuggly knits not mediocre app dates. Touchy-feely textiles — like H&M’s springy mélange skirt and matching cardigan — dominated the runway. Of course, it’d be way too obvious to pair these textures, which is why this autumn is all about clashing. Offset your snuggly mini skirt with a lacquered tote or glossy platform loafers (another nod to the ‘70s trend). Offbeat colour combinations accentuate the playful mood so mix the collection’s saffron sweaters with one of the soft grey skirts or layer underneath the checked pinafore (more on that in a minute). For that effortlessly elegant autumn look, add a silk scarf à la Campbell.

H&M A-Line Skirt, $, available at H&M
<strong>Check Mate</strong><br><br>No matter how old you are, autumn will always have a back-to-school energy and this season’s check trend amplifies the studious mood. In line with the 1970s Paris vibe, H&M’s offering is filled with easy-to-wear retro staples (like the aforementioned checked pinafore). The tailoring (best worn slightly oversized) is a particular hit – you can temper the nostalgic overtones with chunky trainers or boots. For a literal head-to-toe take, top off the look with the coordinating checked cap. Alternatively, if you’re cautious about donning checks, why not dip a toe in the trend and pair the plaid cap with your favourite jeans and tee? Check out our top plaid picks below. <br><br><em>Shop the H&M Autumn range and latest collections in store and online at </em><a href="http://www.hm.com" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:hm.com" class="link "><em>hm.com</em></a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Sleeveless Dress, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-37.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Cable-Knit Jumper, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-42.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a><br><br><strong>H&M</strong> Double-Breasted Jacket, $, available at <a href="https://www2.hm.com/en_gb/free-form-campaigns/1046-aw22-trend-report.product-article-21.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:H&M" class="link ">H&M</a>
Check Mate

No matter how old you are, autumn will always have a back-to-school energy and this season’s check trend amplifies the studious mood. In line with the 1970s Paris vibe, H&M’s offering is filled with easy-to-wear retro staples (like the aforementioned checked pinafore). The tailoring (best worn slightly oversized) is a particular hit – you can temper the nostalgic overtones with chunky trainers or boots. For a literal head-to-toe take, top off the look with the coordinating checked cap. Alternatively, if you’re cautious about donning checks, why not dip a toe in the trend and pair the plaid cap with your favourite jeans and tee? Check out our top plaid picks below.

Shop the H&M Autumn range and latest collections in store and online at hm.com

H&M Sleeveless Dress, $, available at H&M

H&M Cable-Knit Jumper, $, available at H&M

H&M Double-Breasted Jacket, $, available at H&M

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