You might have noticed that at the moment, fashion wise, the landscape of what you're seeing in stores and online is changing. Yes. We are officially moving into the Autumn / Winter 2012 season, and for us, it's the perfect time to get all excited about new styles hitting the shelves. One of the most exciting for us right now, is Brocade. Once confined to the curtains of grand houses and the seats of vintage sofas, the super opulent and grand texture has been set free to the fashion masses, and we couldn't be more pleased.

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Left to right: Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana, Marni and Marc Jacobs.

Coming under many guises, Brocade, Jacquard, Flock, whatever you want to call it, there's no doubt its set to be a fashion leader for Autumn / Winter 2012. You only have to look to the likes of Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana, Marni and Marc Jacobs to get some inspiration when it comes to styling, and whilst on first look, it may not initially be at the top of your hit list, give it time and you'll soon find yourself lusting after the super luxe ornate patterns, metallic shimmers and textured detailing.

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Left to right: Marni Floral cotton-blend brocade top £530, Dolce & Gabbana Quilted jacquard clutch £52, J Brand Black brocade skinny jeans £310, Miss Selfridge Jaquard Drop Waist Dress £45, J Brand Red Brocade Flocking Jeans £266, Love Label Jacquard Trousers £26, Stella McCartney Patty brocade skirt £510, La Redoute Short Brocade Skirt £29, Topshop Paisley Jacquard Cigarette Trousers £45.

Take a look above at our top buys of Autumn / Winter 2012 offerings when it comes to brocade.