Sportswear influences are now appearing on the runways of even the most traditional fashion houses, with technical fabrics adding some future-facing cool to jackets, belt bags and even trousers. What’s more, they’re lightweight, packable and easy to layer. But what if the thought of all those manmade fibres makes you feel a bit hot under the collar? Well, it’s time to pile on the autumnal textures. After all, what’s better than the feeling of buttoning up a silk shirt? Or pulling on a lambswool sweater? While technical fabrics have our trend box ticked, it’s always super-soft textures that top our autumnal investment wish list.