Shift dresses, coats and blazers and prim pencil skirts get a thoroughly modern makeover in our polished new trend, Future 40s. Weve given the chic shapes of the era a sharp futuristic edge to take you into the new season and beyond.

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  • Pussybow blouses and wide leg trousers are key to the 40s look.
  • GET THE LOOK

    Think angular glamour with this trend and opt for sharp lines, peplums and heels.
  • THE CATWALK

    We loved the 40s influence on the autumn catwalks: glamorous at Marc by Marc Jacobs (right) and elegant at Giorgio Armani Prive (left).
  • SCI-FI INSPIRATION

    Sean Young in Bladerunner

    We blended the Hitchcock heroines of the 1940s with a Bladerunner-inspired sci-fi edge for wearable, contemporary tailoring.
    Kate Crossey,
    Head of Womenswear Design, F&F
  • THE F&F CATWALK

    Key colours include fiery red, burgundy and maroons with deep greens and pops of ginger and burnt orange.
  • jacket £30
    skirt coming soon
    Leather looks abound in Future 40s. Try mixing faux leather or adding suede effects for that Bladerunner-esque siren look.

GET THE LOOK