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50 Shades of Slate

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SLATE - "A fine-grained grey metamorphic rock."
This Autumn, embrace neutral and earthy grey's with the Slate trend. If you're like some of us at Ally Head Office that shy away from bold colours and cooky prints (black is a colour...right?), this trend may just be your guide to your Autumn/Winter 2015 colour pallet. 
Miranda Kerr & Emma Stone
It's all about layering tones and textures, throwing together chunky knits with blanket scarves. This trend follows the ever-so-popular - 'less is more' mentality. 
Salt-Pepper Stripe Blanket Scarf $39.99 (
Never underestimate the power of a blanket scarf. Pair this with a sleek black midi dress for a simple but powerful look that'll keep you comfy in Winter. 

Elle Macpherson & Kim Kardashian 
Check out some of our celeb inspo for this look- layering grey on grey may seem a bit intimidating at first, but the result is effortless class. 

Elle Macpherson Slate Inspo
Side Split Cut And Sew Pocket Top $17.99 (
High Waist Acid Wash Jean $29.99 (
Kim Kardashian Slate Inspo
Jersey Trim Body Con Dress $25.99 (
Rib Maxi Cardi $29.99 (
Pattern lovers need not fear! It's very possible to work some pattern into your Autumn/Winter wardrobe with the Slate trend.  
Mixed Stripe Midi Skirt $25.99 (

Emma Roberts & GiGi Hadid
Black and white stripes give the illusion of grey-esque tones, and give you the chance to play around with patterns this Autumn/Winter season. 

Facts about the colour grey...
1) Humans can distinguish around 500 shades of grey
2) Grey is associated with formal authority, and intellect
3) A 'grey area' is being caught in two opposing views 
4) The colour affects humans by creating expectations

Shop Ally's Slate trend (watch this space...more to come!)

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