If you find yourself thinking
What should I wear today? basically every day, know that you’re not alone. Even the savviest of style mavens can hit that outfit cul-de-sac where everything looks as it did before and nothing feels new or fresh… unless you splash a ton of cash. So being the wise, sensible, lovely people we are, we’ve sought out some guidance from our favourite style bloggers and Instagrammers that will kick your existing closet into action. And if all else fails, we’ve cherrypicked some key buys to get these looks on the go already. Scroll through the gallery to receive some fast-fashion inspiration for what to wear today…
Reimagining your dress collection as possible top options opens up a whole new realm of outfit possibilities. Layering a light summer dress over white jeans, with the buttons undone keeps this look light and fresh, like Darja’s outfit.
If you’re ever searching for a fast-track to looking expensive, it’s got to be an all-cream or all-white outfit. Keep it simple, like Lesley.
For those days where you need to feel unique, a bold suit is one of the most transformative things you can wear. Erika’s Mango one is still available—phew.
French girls and Brit girls agree: A big checked blazer looks very cool with jeans. Eni has inspired us to pair ours with white denim this season.
Bored of all your daywear? Then start bringing out the party pieces and giving them a makeunder, like Ellie and her slip dress + statement top + boots formula.
Slip skirts came back in a major way last year as the minimalist must-have. Take yours for a spin this season with some louder prints and colours like Bianca has here.
Pleated skirts, especially this minimalist one from Arket, are proving themselves endlessly chic this season. Keep the rest the same.
Wearing the same printed midi over and over again? Switch things up one day by swapping your go-to sandals for this season’s trending chunky pairs.
A good jumpsuit is a one-stop shop for feeling chic. Make sure it fits properly when you buy one and it will be a faultless go-to time and time again.
A plain ensemble of black trousers and a white T-shirt can look stylish and up-to-date with a simple blazer and minimalist shoes like Lizzy’s here.
Classic trench coats make most outfits look infinitely chicer, but when combined with jeans, a tee and chic ankle boots you really have the ultimate works-every-time combination. Thanks for the reminder, Camille.
Chances are, the first outfit you tried on was nearly perfect. Why not add one more thing, like a silk scarf on your handbag for the final touch?