Brunello Cucinelli's new collection holds all the must-haves for F/W14 © Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli's new collection holds all the must-haves for F/W14

Texture and embelleshment are the key for both men and women this winter - in pictures. 

by 08 September 2014

Italian designer Brunello Cucinelli pioneered the everyday cashmere with a feather-light, 2-ply design that keeps you cosy from the office to the living room. From the finest materials to full collections, this season's women's and menswear are a shining example of unique, discreet luxury.

   Clockwise from left: cropped knitwear in the women's collection, lightweight men's shoes.

Sheepskin, fur and many other sumptuous materials form the basis of a feminine wardrobe saturated in beautiful shades of grey and beige. Dynamic textures like pearls and metals in black, dark blue and red add a new tactile and visual dimension. A fresh new take on the feminine silhouette spotlights cropped tops and long billowing skirts, complete with accessories of statement necklaces and scarves. Alternatively, slim jackets worn over slouchy trousers with jewelled suspenders exude modern, confident femininity.

             Clockwise from left: Women's collection, muted colours and embellished braces, women's necklace and men's breifcase

Autumn/winter also happens to be a season of lightness for menswear. Slim suits – with single or one-and-a-half breasted jackets worn alone or under a coat; complementary waistcoats in basic styles or with different lapels; and low-cut, slim-leg trousers with single or double pleats – can be composed in dark brown, blue, grey and burgundy. The signature coat available in three silhouettes, along with a reversible redingote in variable weights and materials, adapts effortlessly to different climates.