The Viva Edit: Creative Director Dan Ahwa Styles The Team In New Season Fashion

The Viva team tries on the latest autumn fashion collection from Farmers


Viva recipe editor Angela Casley wears: Mineral Mila ¾ Sleeve Top $90, Mineral Tie-Waist Trousers $100 and Whistle Rose Gold Earrings $17, from Farmers.

Photo / Babiche Martens

“A crewneck sweater that’s perfect for cool evenings.”

North South Ribbed Batwing Jumper, $130 from Farmers.

“I like the neck detail of this knit top, with handy 3/4 sleeves.”

Ella J Merino Cowl Neck Button Jumper, $100 from Farmers.

“A great pair of trousers with sleek zip details.”

Ella J Pull-On Casual Pant, $80 from Farmers.

“A beautiful brown coat to throw on over everything as temperatures drop.”

Whistle Double Breasted Coat, $200 from Farmers.

Viva design editor Melinda Williams wears: Oliver Black belted trench coat $150 and roll sleeve shirt $70. Whistle pendulum necklace $25 and earrings $17. Whistle shopper bag $70, from Farmers.

Photo / Babiche Martens

From honing in on mother nature's finest, to a fresh take on corporate dressing or letting your personality shine through, follow Dan's design notes on how to stay ahead of the trends this autumn. 

Photos / Babiche Martens

“An artful print shirt is an easy layering piece underneath a blazer for added interest.”

Whistle shirt $70, from Farmers.

“This is a great coat that is perfect for in between meeting warmth, with beautiful big lapels.”

(Available in store early April) Whistle coat $200, from Farmers.

“Try a collarless, textural jacket for a streamlined look that means business.”

Whistle jacket $150, from Farmers.

“Sculptural earrings are a great addition to clean cut work-wear.”

Whistle earrings $17, from Farmers.

Viva client and content solutions manager Michelle Fowler wears State of Play blouse $130 and trousers $120, Izabel London faux fur jacket $140, from Farmers.

Photo / Babiche Martens

“A bold floral print is perfect all year round.”

Whistle dress $100, from Farmers.

“A bold block colour is an immediate mood-enhancer.”

Ella J tunic $70, from Farmers.

“A motorcycle jacket with romantic embroidery is the perfect mix of texture and whimsy.”

Whistle biker jacket $200, from Farmers.

“Add some interest with colourful accessories like a print scarf that can easily elevate an otherwise hum-drum outfit.”

Boston & Bailey silk scarf $50 , from Farmers.

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