Fashion column by Gina Akers: Hunker down for Autumn

White’s Jumbo Organic Oats Savoury Porridge

Call it Autumn, call it fall, either way with the changing season fashion is set to change too. Time to get tactical and practical with your winter style.

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The Va Va Voom Bra (£26.50) gives extra uplift whether you are looking for a party outfit boost or want to create curves with your day to day style.

The Melitta Cremio (from £79.99) is meticulously designed to prepare perfect creamy and fine milk froth at the touch of a button.

Get that wide awake look with Charlotte Tilbury’s Mini Miracle Eye Wand (£29), the absolute saviour for next day after the party eyes! 

Savoury porridge is now a thing and it’s happening everywhere. Try White’s Jumbo Organic Oats (£2.10 for 750g) from Waitrose and leading supermarkets. 

If you find the duller winter months lower your mood the Be Happy set (£27.50) may be just what you need. The set features an uplifting citrus blend with Pink Grapefruit, Lemon Myrtle and Spearmint. De-Stress, Escape and Sleep Well sets are also available at

Protest have your Autumn/Winter wardrobe under control proving that practical doesn’t mean you have to cut back on style. For ladies the Palmer Body Warmer (£49.99) is ideal for those changeable weather days. The Promo Hoody Noos (£49.99) can be teamed up with pretty much anything and the Roset Grey/Black/White Cardigan is super snug with cool contrasting sports luxe style stripes (£59.99). 

For guys the Protest Maverick Jacket (£69.99) is the perfect hybrid top, part jacket part sweatshirt, not quite a coat but warmer than a sweater, great for when you’re not sure what to wear. The Salad Hoody Sweatshirt (£24.99) goes with everything and is available in a range of colours. 

There’s nothing like a hot bath on a cold day, the Elemis Fabulous Frangipani Escape Box Set (£95) is an exotic collection of five bath and body treasures that feature the iconic Monoi fragrance, including shower cream, body oil, body polish, hand & nail cream, glow candle.