WITH all thoughts of the festive season now firmly behind us, there has never been a better time to look at what's in fashion now.

For 2014, designers across the globe showcased a host of trends, from 1920s drop waists to shiny fabrics and primary colours, so there is an option for everyone this season. But there's no need to break the bank.

Take inspiration from the catwalks and buy into high street versions in the coming months to bring your wardrobe firmly into the new year. RACHEL LOXTON reports.