January is brassic, bleak, full of broken promises and resolutions… Okay, okay, we know it's only, like, day six of the new year but we are looking for a way to cheer up and here is the news that will do it: 2016's first in-store deliveries aren't only full of the big price tags and designer brands but also some seriously affordable, seriously good stuff you'll wear all year round and tick off an early spring trend or two in the process. This used to be a dire retail period in which only the dregs of the sales fell limply off the hangers, but January is now a great time to pick up a fresh piece or two—and we've found the items that pack a punch without doing the same to your bank account.
So don't thank us, just scroll down, shop our top under £50 buys, and forget what month/day/hour it is…
Which of these pieces are you into? If you've got a slightly bigger budget try shopping these killer buys under £150.
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