7 Street Style Trends We've Seen All Over London Fashion Week

Until last season, it felt as though street style had reached its maximum, nothing could top it. Every look was more outrageous than the next, and copying street style outfits felt nearly as approachable as wearing haute couture runway pieces to the office. But then something happened last London Fashion Week: Everyone wore beige. Alexa Chung stepped out in a beige co-ord and flat sandals, and rest of the fashion set followed suit (pardon the pun). Practicality in its chicest form replaced the wild looks we were becoming accustomed to seeing. This doesn't mean that street style trends became boring; they just feel more authentic.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Chrissy Rutherford and Kate Foley in black and white aesthetic outfits

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For autumn 2019, it feels like a one-stop-shop kind of outfit is the major takeaway. Simplicity and calm is the trendsetters' response to the chaos in the world. This London Fashion Week, sustainability took centre place (the BFC show space has curated a Positive Fashion Designer Exhibition featuring sustainable innovators), and designers and street style stars alike are responding to this well.

The showgoers, celebrities, influencers and trendsetters are shifting away from hyped-up new pieces and are moving toward more long-lasting favourites. As was the case in New York, Bottega Veneta pieces are everywhere, but even these cult pieces are forever buys. Other key items of season's past have been reappearing (hi, Shrimps bag!), while the newer trends we're seeing are more along the lines of styling tricks to keep your existing wardrobe feeling fly.

Keep scrolling to discover the seven London Fashion Week street style trends we love most—all of which are refreshingly applicable to everyday outfits.

BROWN LEATHER

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Elizabeth von der Goltz in head-to-toe brown vegan leather by Nanushka and Stella McCartney

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Whether it's vegan, vintage or genuine, we keep seeing brown leather all over London this week. Net-a-Porter's Elizabeth von der Goltz's head-to-toe Nanushka and Stella McCartney mix is so chic. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends:  Kristen Marie Nichols minimalist outfit with brown trousers and white button down top

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Who What Wear U.S. Managing Editor Kristen Marie Nichols gives us a minimalist take on brown leather, pairing her kitten heels with matching flared trousers and a simple white button-down. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Emili Sindlev pairs her vintage-style jacket with a Chanel bag, printed dress and olive knee-high boots

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Emili Sindlev proves that this trend works for maximalists too. She pairs her vintage-style jacket with a Chanel bag, a printed dress and knee-high boots for a fresh take on the trend. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Deborah Reyner Sebag in a vintage-style leather skirt with a grey cable-knit T-shirt and Bottega Veneta heels.

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For an autumnal take, Deborah Reyner Sebag mixes her vintage-style leather skirt with a grey cable-knit T-shirt and Bottega Veneta heels. Cosy and classic? Love.

PATCHWORK

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Jessie Bush of We The People Style Wear Patchwork Knit Jumper and Brown Flat Boots

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We're seeing lots of patchwork pieces both on the streets and the runways. As designers continue to experiment with upcycling and preventing waste, we expect to see a lot more of it. Jessie Bush's Andersson Bell knit jumper is a major autumn mood. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Topshop Patchwork Dress and White T-Shirt with Mary-Jane Shoes

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This Topshop dress is an instant cult favourite already. We love how this showgoer layers a puff-sleeved tee under it as an early autumn styling trick.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Jeanette Madsen wears patchwork denim cropped jacket with oversized jeans

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Patchwork denim is an old-school classic. Matching this cropped jacket with oversized jeans is the trend-driven styling, but this would also work with white denim and a T-shirt.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Naomi Shimada wears patchwork silk dress and cowboy boots

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You can definitely find many patchwork pieces (and Naomi Shimada's cowboy boots) in the vintage shops off of Brick Lane or Portobello Market if it's a trend you want to jump on first. 

ROOTED AND BOOTED

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Jessie Bush wear neon pink dress with flat black boots and Boyy brown bag

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Like flat shoes, glove-like slip-on biker boots have been spotted everywhere lately. Jessie Bush has been wearing her Pradas with dresses and miniskirts all week, proving their durability and high comfort level. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Donna Wallace wear flat knee-high biker boots with orange dress

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British Vogue's Donna Wallace wears a knee-high Alexander McQueen pair for a more trend-driven look. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Tyler Psarras wears Balenciaga logo top and leather trousers with flat boots

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The team from Browns Fashion shows us how versatile these boots can be by wearing them with leather trousers and a floaty black dress. 

BIG WHITE DRESSES

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: White Puffy Zara Dress and Puff-sleeve white Simone Rocha Dress

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Whether it's Simone Rocha or Zara, these timeless white puffy dresses are wildly popular. They're super flattering and comfortable, so it's no wonder, really.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Rejina Pyo White Puff-Sleeve Dress and Flat Boots

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Wearing a puffy white dress with chunky flat boots balances out the volume up top. We love this Rejina Pyo number with a more fitted waist. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: White Puffy Dress with Sneakers

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In true Scandi-inspired style, why not pair a puffy white dress with trainers? Seeing how versatile these frocks can be, we're not expecting this trend to end any time soon. 

BAGS GONE ROUGE

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Caroline Issa in Polka Dot Top with leather trousers and burnt red leather bag

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Burnt red hues have been the mega-trend for accessories this season. As the warmer version of navy, it's a timeless way to add a jolt of colour to your looks.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Mansur Gavriel Pleated Bucket Bag

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Mansur Gavriel's vegetable-tanned pleated leather bucket bag is an Instagram star in its own right. It's like carrying a little piece of art on your arm.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: White Polka Dot Dress and Burnt Red Bag

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This shade—autumn's answer to terra-cotta—pairs well with other earthy tones like olive and taupe, both of which have also been spotted across London Fashion Week.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Vampire's Wife Prairie Dress with platform brown heels and dark red bucket bag

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This colour fits in well with every kind of personal style, from minimalism to retro chic. We love how this showgoer pairs her burnt red bucket bag with brown platforms and a prairie dress. 

UTILITY IS KEY

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Chrissy Rutherford's white The Frankie Shop jumpsuit

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Like flat boots, utility is the other practical and chic trend that's been spotted all over this week. We love the simplicity of Chrissy Rutherford's white Frankie Shop jumpsuit.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Olive Utility Jumpsuit and White Cargo pants

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Having missed out on useful pockets for decades, womenswear designers are making up for lost time with oversized pockets on jumpsuits, jackets and cargo trousers. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Lisa Aiken in Cargo Short and Sheer Top with Leopard Heels

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The always-chic Lisa Aiken balances out longline workwear shorts with a sheer top and strappy leopard-print heels.

GATHERED SLEEVES

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Yellow Puff-Sleeve Dress and Ganni cowboy boots

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Statement sleeves have been trending for years now, and each season, there's a new version to fall for. Like the sleeves on the puff dresses, the gathered-sleeved trend is a bit longer on the arm, offering an autumn option. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Florrie Thomas in blue silk dress with light accessories like her Stella McCartney bag, cream thong shoes and white pearls

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Florrie Thomas frames her blue silk dress with light accessories like her Stella McCartney bag, cream thong shoes and white pearls. 

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Monica Ainley de La Villardière pairs her gathered-sleeve top by Ports 1961 with Vince shorts and an Anya Hindmarch zebra-print bag.

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Monica de La Villardière, ever the minimalist with a twist, pairs her gathered-sleeved top by Ports 1961 with Vince shorts and a zebra-print Anya Hindmarch bag.

The Best London Fashion Week 2019 Street Style Trends: Pénélope Goldstone in pink Staud dress with Zara headband

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Marie Claire's Pénélope Goldstone's dreamy Staud dress does all the work for this outfit. We love how she uses simple accessories—like her Zara headband—to complete the look. 

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