I've Curated My Dream Spring Wardrobe at COS, Monki and & Other Stories

In less than a month, it'll officially be spring, and, honestly, we couldn't be more excited at the prospect. Not to backtalk winter, but the novelty of wearing a bulky coat, surplus layers, and two pairs of socks every time you step out of the house has started to wear transparently thin. Now, with the days stretching and the temperatures slowly but surely climbing, we've turned our attention to assembling our springtime wardrobes. Cut the high street, which is already serving up some impressive spring-ready pieces. 

COS, Monki, and & Other Stories Spring 2021 collections: @smythsisters



Marianne Smyth wears a pair of & Other Stories jeans. 

We check new-in sections daily and can confirm that the three brands leading the spring style charge are COS, Monki, and & Other Stories. While each has its own springtime aesthetic (COS is dependably minimal, Monki stays on the chic side of preppy, and & Other Stories keeps rolling out It buys), they're all equally impressive.

Featuring everything from trend-led bradigan sets and coloured leather to sartorial staples like Breton stripes and trench coats, scroll below to see the best pieces from each brand's spring collections, and shop any pieces missing from your existing wardrobe. 


These will be a welcome change from your leggings. 

What is spring without a chic trench coat? 

We can't get enough of these tie details. 

COS always creates the sleekest handbags. 

One for your cardigan collection. 

And your bracket collection, too. 

This will look polished layered over a roll neck knit. 

Try pairing this with a pie-crust collar shirt underneath. 

A polished update on the classic white shirt. 


Big collars are very much on our radar right now. 

Winter's quilted coat gets a springtime update in fresh white. 

We have so much love for these timeless-looking jeans. 

We want this knitted dress in every colour. 

We preppy collar makes this cardigan feel very on-trend. 

Wear this pleated skirt with chunky loafers for a 2021 vibe. 

We told you big collars were on our radar. 

This jacket could easily pass for designer. 

Monki always comes up trumps with its handbag offering. 

This will look just as good with opaque tights and boots until springtime really kicks in. 

Use this collar to upgrade your current knitwear collection. 


This dress is at the top of our spring wish list. 

Another excellent trench coat option from the high street. 

We can't get over how chic this entire ensemble is. 

Just add your favourite tan accessories and gold jewellery. 

Ruffle blouses will always earn you compliments. 

These jeans are & Other Stories bestsellers. Get them quick. 

Of course we intend on investing in the matching cardigan, too. 

If you buy one shoe this season, make it the chunky loafer. 

Tick off two trends in one with this ruffled-sleeved, polo-neck collared knit. 

Florals, for spring? Not groundbreaking, but always lovely. 

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