A Stylist Reveals the #1 Way to Make This Daunting Trend Feel Easy

From some of Rihanna’s and Kim Kardashian West’s most iconic outfits to cementing London’s best dressed It-girl scene, super stylist and creative director Avigail Collins is known in fashion circles for being the go-to when you’re a celebrity looking to craft an exciting new look. She’s the mastermind behind ingenious ensembles for Lorde and is the force behind some of Daisy Lowe's sassiest getups, but Avigail’s wardrobing skills extend even further: See her own streetwear-inspired line, Silver Spoon Attire, for starters. Founded in 2013, alongside her husband (and fellow sought-after stylist) Damian Collins, her high-profile music clients—and a global street style following—make up a pretty impressive fan club. If anyone can spot the next big thing, it’s Avigail. Which is why we’re thrilled to have her on board at Who What Wear UK to bring you a monthly column about what's hot now.

Granny chic isn’t new to us, but it has been majorly updated and glammed up for autumn/winter 2017. A few years ago, it was more about your grandma’s knits, silk blouses and of course the oversized mohair coat. Now it’s all bling, bling, bling—raid your granny’s jewellery box and start wearing those old family sparkly heirlooms in your day-to-day life. There are some other tricks for making this old look seem up-to-date—and more than that, it’s always a trend that exudes confidence and cool, keeping you well ahead of your stylish friends.

Keep reading to see how you should do granny chic now.