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From Erdem x H&M to J.W. Anderson for Uniqlo, the 12 hottest autumn collaborations to add to your fashion calendar now

This autumn is set to be a bumper season for fashion collaborations, as some of our favourite designers are teaming up with high street giants, and stylish celebrities are lending their ideas to boutique brands.

This autumn is set to be a bumper season for fashion collaborations, as some of our favourite designers are teaming up with high street giants, and stylish celebrities are lending their ideas to boutique brands. From Erdem at H&M, to Ashish at River Island, these are the cool collaborations you need to know about and, more crucially, how and when you can shop for them...

Erdem x H&M

Erdem x H&M

Prepare to queue when the designer behind some of the most opulent looks on the London Fashion Week runways brings his aesthetic to the high street. Romantic and layered, the collection includes many Erdem signatures, such as lush floral jacquards, ribbon-trimmed gowns and rigorous tailoring, along with ladylike-frame handbags and crystal bow-shaped earrings. Whatever you choose, there's sure to be drama.

WHEN: From 2 November

WHERE: In-store and hm.com

KEY PIECE: A ribbon-trimmed dress, £149.99

MIH Jeans x Bay Garnett

MIH Jeans x Bay Garnett

Portobello Road Market was the '90s fashion insider's secret shopping Mecca. Students, stylists and designers trawled for vintage gems and used their finds to invent street style as

we know it today. Now stylist Bay Garnett has delved into her own vintage pieces for a collection with M.i.h Jeans. Called Golborne Road, the eight-item range includes faithful replicas of some of Garnett's favourites.

WHEN: Available now

WHERE: mih-jeans.com

KEY PIECE: The pink Turner dress, £365

Sacai x North Face

Sacai x North Face

 One of the longest-awaited collaborations of the season, super-cool Japanese label Sacai previewed its partnership with North Face at Paris Fashion week in January. Known for her ability to create hybrid garments, creative director Chitose Abe has managed to make the outdoors brand fashionable. Included are coats, jackets and hats.

WHEN: Available now

WHERE: Dover Street Market, 18-22 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4DG 

KEY PIECE: The waterproof, windproof and breathable parka, £540

Uniqlo x J.W. Anderson

Uniqlo x J.W. Anderson

High-street stalwart Uniqlo has collaborated with British designer J.W. Anderson on a much-coveted collection. Merging traditional British materials (tweed coats and fine merino wool knits), with the Japanese brand's unique fabrics, including Heat Tech scarves, highlights include check trimmed outerwear and knits with chic wrist-ties and much of it for under £50.

WHEN: From 19 September

WHERE: In-store and uniqlo.com

KEY PIECE: The reversible trench coat is the pièce de résistance, £139

Coach x Selena Gomez

Coach x Selena Gomez

Pop sensation Gomez has turned bag designer for Coach, learning all about how to craft leather from creative director Stuart Vevers. Her hero design, the Selena Grace, is an elegant top-handle style, available in three namesake hues (Selena Black Cherry,Selena White and Selena Red). The pieces that most of her 125 million Instagram followers will want, however, are the clip-on purses and charms, embossed with the singer's mantra `Love yourself first', which she has tattooed in Arabic on her torso.

WHEN: Available now

WHERE: All UK Coach stores and uk.coach.com

KEY PIECE: The Selena Grace bag, £395

Sorel x Chloe

Sorel x Chloe

This collaboration between the Parisian fashion house and the Canadian rugged footwear brand is somewhat unexpected. A luxury fashion label creating something functional? Sacré bleu! Promising to keep you warm at temperatures as low as -32C, Sorel's waterproof vulcanised rubber shell and bonded inner have been combined with Chloé's elegant gold buttons, metallic tassel laces and thick shearling lining to make cold weather actually seem inviting.

WHEN: From 1 November

WHERE: Chloé stores and chloe.com

KEY PIECE: Boots, £350

River Island Design Forum x Ashish

River Island Design Forum x Ashish  

You only need to look at one of Ashish Gupta's sequin-blitzed London Fashion Week shows to know he's not for wallflowers. In his 15-piece collection for River Island, Gupta is having as much fashion fun as ever padded neon coats and fridge-magnet alphabet sweatshirts included. Think of these as your fizzy, new-season fixes.

WHEN: From 21 September

WHERE: In-store and riverisland.com 

KEY PIECE: The sequin minidress, £50

Bulgari x Nicholas Kirkwood

Bulgari x Nicholas Kirkwood

 The result of this creative pairing sees classic Bulgari bag designs (notably the Serpenti Forever styles) take on a new guise with graphic prints and edgy studs, courtesy of footwear designer Kirkwood. And while a rucksack may normally be relegated to gym wear, this style will add a touch of glam to everyday ensembles.

WHEN: Available now

WHERE: In-store and bulgari.com

KEY PIECE: The rucksack, £2,190

Whistles x by FAR

Whistles x by FAR

Four pairs. That's Whistles and by FAR's answer to the question of how many shoes women need to kick off the new season. Their concise range offers a smart lace-up boot (for a bit of Victoriana), a natty slipper (dandyism),a slingback heel (the business) and a tassel-detailed hybrid (everything inbetween). The Bulgarian shoe brand has been a stealth success story in the shoe world this collection should show a wider audience why.

WHEN: From 15 September

WHERE: In-store and whistles.com

KEY PIECE: The Chiltern shoe, £245

Hand & Lock x 13 special guests

Hand & Lock

 The luxury embroidery brand Hand & Lock has teamed up with 13 luxury brands, including Vivienne Westwood, Lulu Guinness and GlobeTrotter, to create 13 one-of-a-kind designs. The bags will be auctioned, with proceeds split between charities that champion British craftmanship and help young people into the industry.

WHEN: 6 December

WHERE: Buy tickets to the event at handembroidery.com

KEY PIECE: The poppy-embroidered Cambridge Satchel Company bag

Modern Rarity x Eudon Choi

Modern Rarity x Eudon Choi

London-based Korean designer Eudon Choi is partnering with the nation's favourite retailer John Lewis for its third Modern Rarity collection. Choi is best known for his androgynous tailoring and impeccable outerwear. The Modern Rarity capsule of five coats highlights Choi's modern take on classic silhouettes.

WHEN: Available now

WHERE: In-store and johnlewis.com

KEY PIECE: The navy asymmetric coat makes for an interesting update, £400

Mother x Minnetonka

Mother x Minnetonka

 Minnetonka moccasins have been coming out of Minnesota since 1946, but this autumn it's partnering with cult LA denim label Mother. Its suede shoes now come covered in embroidered constellations. Best worn with classic jeans and a silk blouse.

WHEN: From 20 September

WHERE: motherdenim.com and minnetonkamoccasin.com

KEY PIECE: The black suede Cosmic Mocs, £75

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