With party season done and dusted, the last thing you probably want to be wearing right now are sequins, glitter and party dresses – so we think it’s time for a serious palette-cleanser. Go back to basics and great-fitting classic staples that can either be worn as a full look or mixed and matched with the rest of your wardrobe. These are the seven key timeless pieces you should buy now and enjoy for years to come…
- The textured jumper
A great knit can go a long way when it’s cold outside: it’s warm, comfortable and will always make you look effortlessly cool. This season, we’re looking to soft pastels, classic prints like spots or stripes and oaty tones, cosy silhouettes and puffy sleeves.
- The retro jeans
The new year is the best time to invest in a new pair of great-fitting jeans that will go with pretty much anything in your closet – and right now there are so many flattering styles to pick from. Retro elements, a high waist and straight or wide legs are essential right now.
- The trending handbag
The mini bag is still big news this year, but this time around it’s accompanied by a range of oversized totes as well. Whether you go big or small, the details to look for are woven textures, nylon fabrics, metal hardware, natural tones and knotted or quilted handles.
- The tailored coat
When it comes to coats, look to timeless shapes like the trench, duster or double-breasted style – but with a twist. Elevate the classics with PU leathers, croc embossing, buttoned-up collars and accentuated waists and you’re ready to take 2020 in style.
- The vintage blouse
The blouses of the season come checked, with a high neck, bow and wrap details and puffy sleeves. Again classic, but always with a little twist. Getting dressed has never been easier with these styles, as they always make an impact – no matter what you wear them with.
- The heeled boots
Heeled boots are a winter no-brainer, but this year they’re more exciting than ever: think knee-high styles, faux-fur details, architectural heels and colour-block panels. The best thing about them? They’ll work worn with any of the other pieces in this round-up.
- The statement skirt
All of the above feels a bit too basic for you? Then you’ll need one of these midi skirts that come in every shape, colour and print imaginable. Pair yours with a mis-matching blouse to make a serious statement, or go simple and cosy worn with a neutral knit.