It’s the weekend, and after five days of toil and trouble, you deserve a little pick-me-up. Here’s our top high street buys – yours for less than the price of a decent bottle of wine.
With its three-quarter-length sleeves, this brushed cotton jersey top is great for layering, so perfect for wearing during the current spell of schizophrenic weather.
Cotton jersey top, €12 at cosstores.com (on sale now)
A little bit of embellishment can transform a simple white shirt or classic blazer, making it uniquely yours. This pretty flower brooch taps into spring’s feminine new mood. Two trend boxes ticked for the price of one.
Peony flower brooch, €10 at Accessorize
A tunic dress over trousers is one of the cool new styling codes for spring. Try the trend with this organic cotton dress from Zara.
Organic cotton patterned dress, €9.95 at Zara (on sale now)
Flats are the news heels for spring summer. We love these cross-strap sandals. They’re a touch utilitarian but the raspberry pink and white colourway softens them just enough. They’ll look great with low-slung khaki pants.
Oyster Cross Vamp strap sandals, €12 at office.co.uk (on sale now)
Drop earrings accessorised models from Marni to Maison Margiela this season. These minimalist earrings are very on-trend with their pink stone embellishment.
Pink stone sterling silver earrings, €16 at The Design Loft
Shoulders are the new erogenous zones and a “cut-out” style top is the most on-trend way to showcase them. This ribbed sweater from River Island would look terrific with a pair of paper bag waist trousers.
Beige knitted ribbed cold-shoulder top, €12 at River Island (on sale now)
This floral-motif T-shirt will pretty-up distressed denims, or add a little utility chic to this season’s must-have slip dress.
Jersey top with print motif, €9.99 at H&M
Stripes always look chic in summer, but they’re especially in vogue this summer. This fitted skater-style dress will work for day and night. Pair with brogues for the office and an ankle-strap heel for evening.
Striped skater skirt, €15 at Oasis (on sale now)