Blanket coverage: How to wear autumn's front row throws

In this gloomy weather, why not embrace a high fashion trend that allows you to leave home in a blanket?

Trade in your blazers and bombers for a cosy cape this season, the perfect transitional piece to bring your summer wardrobe into fall. These versatile pieces allow you to play with patterns and textures, channeling A/W colours such as grey and oxblood red, aztec prints and fur.

Pair our favourite pieces with the season’s stylish leather skirts or 70s suede and denim designs for a minimal effort look that's sure to transform any outfit.

Suzanne Bettley, £49, available at Fenwick Colchester

Vivienne Westwood, £269, available at Fenwick Newcastle

Becksondergaard, £99, available at Fenwick Newcastle

Luisa Cerano, £289, available at Fenwick Kingston

Luisa Cerano, £339, available at Fenwick Kingston

By Alison Millington