Morgan Scobie tells you how to stay on-trend this fall — without going over budget.


For this Autumn/Winter,the runways were all about flares and fur. With designers such as Burberry bringing back seventies style in a new and improved way, winter shopping has never been so exciting. Unfortunately, a student budget can’t cover that gorgeous, blue-green fur jacket sported by Kendall Jenner on the Michael Kors runway. Instead of cutting back in other ways (i.e: living off beans and toast), the trends below will keep you looking just as cool as Kendall — just for less.

That’s So 70’s

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On the A/W 2015 runways, seventies styles dominated. reflecting this trend, turtle necks and flared jeans are all over the high street. With a modern spin, a 70’s ensemble can look chic and trendy whilst keeping you warm during the freezing St. Andrews winters.

From left to right: TOPSHOP chunky platform sandal Suede £28, ZARA suede skirt £46, TOPSHOP stripped roll neck sweater £28, GLAMOROUS jeans £30, TOPSHOP Moto zip front skirt £32, TOPSHOP black suede Jacket £56, TOPSHOP clean pocket pinafore dress £32, ZARA velvet platform sandal £65.

Eccentric fur

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One of my favourite trends this season is eccentric furs. Every winter we see the comeback of the fur jacket, but this year, the trend has been reinvented. Featuring over-the-top colours and unique textures, fur is here to stay this fall. What better way to keep warm than a (faux) fur jacket?

From left to right: NASTY GAL Heating up faux-fur jacket £51, TOPSHOP shaggy faux-fur coat £89, RELIGION Ecstasy faux-fur jacket £120, ANTHROPOLOGY Sidonie pom beanie £32, RIVER ISLAND mixed faux fur clutch handbag £46.

Turtle Necks


The turtle neck. Our wardrobe must this autumn/winter. The utilitarian staple that will take this season by storm. Turtle neck crops, turtle neck jumpers, turtle neck dresses; the possibilities are endless. Easy to wear and so stylish.

From left to right: BOOHOO Martha turtle neck cut-out back detail detail maxi dress £17, H&M fine-knit turtle neck £15, ABERCROMBIE & FITCH turtle neck jumper dress £58, RIVER ISLAND black turtle neck backless body £29, PHASE EIGHT Rita turtle neck dress £85, BOOHOO Nicole neck crop jumper £15, BOOHOO Lisa turtle neck £1.99, MISGUIDED long sleeve turtle neck crop jumper £20.

Head to toe black


As someone who is a big fan of wearing black, I am more than excited for the ‘head to toe’ black trend that is hitting our a/w season. This trend can be worn in a number of simple yet elegant ways. It is so easy to pull off and a black outfit is bound to look fashionable whatever way you choose to wear it.

From left to right: TOPSHOP black ripped Leigh jeans £40, AX PARIS waterfall belted coat £39, TWIN SISTER long sleeve bodysuit £40, RIVER ISLAND black leather-look biker leggings £39, H&M jumper in mohair blend £50, OFFICE Incarnation double zip boots £60, ASOS pointed high heels £45, H&M biker jacket £40.


Morgan Scobie