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Autumn/Winter 2023 Colour Trends

This season our Autumn/Winter trends blog is looking a little different this year. As we mentioned in previous seasons, designers are starting to turn away from ‘fad’ fast fashion trends that come and go before we know it and are focusing on timeless pieces that will build a wardrobe we can cherish for a lifetime. 

As sewist’s this is something we can definitely get behind. Many of us sew because we can’t find exactly what we want in ready to wear, and we treasure the pieces we make. We create garments that reflect who we are.

If you want to know what garments appeared on the runways over and over again, you can take a look back at our Autumn Trends blog for 2022. The same garments were showing up this year and are testament to this new way of thinking in the fashion industry.

However, while the styles remained the same, we saw new colour combinations popping up and this was something we got very excited by! We love colour at Lamazi, and can’t resist there new colour palettes. You might find a lot of these colours already in your wardrobe, and we hope this will inspire you to combine these items in new ways.


Teal and Yellow

The softest shades of yellow might seem like more of a spring/summer colour, but paired with teal this automatically becomes a more autumnal combination. Think drapey skirts and dresses in shades of teal paired with soft yellow cardigans and jumpers, bringing sunshine on the greyest of autumn days.  

 From left: Groovy Flowers on Yellow Viscose Fabric, Essential Chic Cotton Jersey in Dark Teal, Soft Yellow Pure Irish Linen, Floral Eve Teal Rayon Viscose Fabric


From left: Painterly Joy Viscose Poplin Fabric, Stretch Cotton Needlecord in Teal, Stripe Yellow Cotton Linen Fabric, Bold Brushstrokes with LENZING Ecovero Fibres.


Olive and Rust

These colours on their own are both classic when it comes to autumn dressing but are rarely paired together. The rich shades of rust were paired with a more neutral olive shade on the catwalks, to provide a sophisticated Autumnal look.

From left: Watercolour Splash in Rust Viscose Poplin, Mind the Maker Olive Green Nisa Softened Linen, Zebra in Rust Cotton Jersey Fabric, Breeze Olive Enzyme Washed Linen

From left: Deadstock Rust Leaves Viscose, Ex-Designer Deadstock Olive Cotton Tencel Twill fabric, Atelier Brunette Gingham Rust Off-White Cotton Double Gauze, Allure Olive Soft Single Jersey Fabric


Blush and Burgundy

Red and Pink has been a big trend in recent years and one we have been excited to embrace. This season this combination is taking a more grown up, elegant approach, with soft shades of blush pink being paired with deep, rich burgundy. 

 From left: Daisies Blush Viscose/Rayon Fabric, Brush Petals Wine Viscose Fabric, Lilies on Burgundy Cotton Jersey, Eglantine and Zoe Streli in Nude Viscose Poplin


From left: Yarn Dyed Burgundy Checked Viscose, Fibre Mood Floral Outline on Pink Double Gauze, Botany on Burgundy Stretch Viscose Poplin, Atelier Brunette Vera Blush Kelsey Viscose


Emerald Green and Brown

Vibrant Emerald Green has seen a big rise in popularity this year, with this joyful colour appearing over and over again in both fabrics and the ready to wear fashion industry. To carry this colour into the autumn and winter months, we recommend pairing it with rich browns.

From left: Ex-Designer Deadstock Chocolate Stretch Cotton Tencel, Abstract Waves Green Viscose Poplin Fabric, Geo Shapes on Brown Viscose, Mind the Maker Plain Jolly Green Ecovero Leia Viscose Crepe  

From left: Deadstock Knitted Reversible Wool Coating FabricSummer Party Gemstones GOTS Organic Cotton Sateen, Deadstock Italian Wool Coating Fabric with Cashmere in Toffee, Emerald Green Speckles Viscose Poplin.



Do you have a favourite Autumn or Winter colour combination? We hope these fresh combinations will inspire you to try new outfits to bring you joy.

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