40 Timeless Staples You'll Thank Yourself for Buying in the Midseason Sales

Traditionally, sales land on Boxing Day, but over the past few years, midseason sales have become a big event for savvy shoppers. After all, it's another opportunity to snap up great-quality pieces you've been thinking about for a while for less. So as spring beckons, we thought you might want to know which sales have started and what the best pieces on offer are. We know you're busy, so we've done the hard bit of scrolling through everything to find the most timeless staples for you, which should also help you avoid being wooed into any regrettable impulse buys as well. 

Some of our favourite stores, from COS and Arket to H&M and Mango, have amazing deals right now on pieces that aren't just great for wearing this spring but will also help you build up a long-lasting capsule wardrobe. You can thank us later.

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As a tip, we Who What Wear editors tend to use the sales to invest in the items we wear every day and quality pieces we usually can't quite justify at full price. The midseason sales might be well underway, but we've found plenty of versatile tailoring, fail-safe denim and throw-on dresses to see you through all of the seasons ahead. Scroll through the gallery below to shop our edit of the best midseason-sale buys you won't want to miss. 


The standout shoes of the season are included in this flash sale too. (Enter OFFER15 at checkout.)

Staud's shoulder bags are alwasy coveted. (Enter OFFER15 at checkout.)

Everyone on the Who What Wear team loves these basket bags. (Enter OFFER15 at checkout.)

This Ganni mini dress is a year-round keeper. (Enter OFFER15 at checkout.)

Bag this timeless crossbody for 15% off. (Enter OFFER15 at checkout.)


Classic grey tailored trousers don't age, which makes these the perfect sale buy. 

We're big fans of Arket's knits, so we were very pleasantly surprised to this spring-ready one in the sale. 

Everyone needs a good camel coat in their repertoire, so this is such a great deal. 

Arket's puffers are a phenomenon— bag this for half price while you can. 


A dress you could wear to the office but also on a beach with flip-flops. 

Wear this on its own with tailored trousers and then a shirt underneath when it gets cooler again. 

These will look great with dresses now, too. 

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You might not need a puffer coat right now, but you'll be very glad for this purchase come October. 

Platform flip-flops are going to be big again this summer. 

I'll be wearing these to the office on repeat with chunky sandals. 


Every fashion person had their eyes on this last winter. Cable-knits are timeless, so you can bet this one will be just as coveted next year, too. 

Perfect for cooler spring days over skirts or white jeans. 


These are a timeless classic that can be worn with dresses now and in winter. 

The perfect spring coat if ever I saw one. 

WWW UK editor Emma Spedding fell in love with these loafers when she popped into the Mango store recently—and with good reason. 

A beautiful dress for everything from the office to weddings. 


This hammered-silk dress looks and feels SO expensive. 

This is a best seller for a reason. 

An influencer favourite. Perfect for chillier spring days until autumn arrives. 

Chunky ankle boots are officially a classic, so there's no doubt you'll be grateful for these come autumn. 

Abercrombie & Fitch

Black sun dresses are the new white sundresses this year. 

This is a beautiful classic you'll wear so much, and the perfect spring jacket for right now. 

TikTok has been going wild for Abercrombie's Curve jeans and trousers, claiming the fit is impeccable. 


So perfect for throwing over ribbed vests in spring. 

It's not often you find such classic staples in sales, invest in these while you can. 

I love the idea of this worn with white jeans. 

A great going-out top to pair with high-waisted jeans for the pub or dinner. 

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