Marks & Spencer might be the place you usually head to for socks and sandwiches, but as any fashion expert will know, there are plenty of elevated pieces to be discovered there. Priding itself on its classic designs that transcend the generations, M&S has developed a knack for creating basics that will look good on everyone, whether you're 18 or 80. With classic cuts and flattering fits, it really has become our go-to for certain staples that need to stand the test of time.
Liv wears a sleeveless tailored vest from Marks and Spencer.
On our shortlist as we look to this season and the next are timeless pieces such as Breton stripes, leather separates, cashmere knits and ballet pumps, all of which are guaranteed to look good with everything you own. Best of all? They're generally pretty affordable, too, which is all the more impressive considering the fact that most of the M&S buys in our wardrobe have lasted for years.
So if you're looking to update those timeless buys that act as the glue in your capsule, scroll down to see the nine basics I think Marks & Spencer does better than anywhere else.