Everyone might be banging on about mummy porn paragon, 50 Shades of Grey but we’re more concerned with the above 15 Shades of Grey.
Whether EL James’ whip-happy businessman protagonist, Christian Grey had anything to do with the trend, we don’t know* but AW12 womenswear is all about shades of grey.
Specifically, muted elephant greys the likes of which you rocked on those Fruit of the Loom grey marl jumpers your mum used to dress the entire family in (no? Just us then). No longer the casual option, grey marl jumpers are updated with glossy embellishments, jogging bottoms turn sports luxe and accessories like this bag and these awesome ballet pumps add those all important ‘shades’ to a grey outfit.
* we do actually, he didn’t. Oh well