We all know that money doesn't buy you happiness, however, there are pieces in all our wardrobes that impact our moods. Whether that's a lucky T-shirt or a sunny dress that you receive compliments on every time you wear it. This month, our overriding theme here on Who What Wear UK is fashion optimism, so as a part of this, we spoke to some of the most fashionable women we know to find out the one outfit that always puts a smile on their face. Is there such a thing as a happy fashion formula? Keep scrolling to see the outfits that make Laura Jackson, Soraya Bakhtiar and more always feel good.
An Outfit That Makes You Relax
Fashion influencer Soraya Bakhtiar says: "My pj's because I know that when they next come on, I'm about to sleep or relax. I usually wear Olivia von Halle's silk pyjama set or lately have been wearing some from & Other Stories' capsule collection."
Influencer Monikh Dale says her happy outfit is: "A loose but perfectly half-tucked white T-shirt with a pair of hip-hugging, straight-leg cropped jeans (Re/Done are incredible) and a simple pair of flats—sexy and minimal all the way."
TV presenter and style icon Laura Jackson says of her happy outfit: "My vintage racing green Gucci suit always makes me happy! My husband bought me it from a vintage market in Paris, and it transports me back to that magical city every time I put it on. It's a suit that will stand the test of time."
Olivia Cantillon, co-founder and director of OwnTheLook.com, says: "What makes me happiest when putting a look together is when a piece offers multiple ways to be worn. My favourite styling formula is wearing a dress three ways—on its own and fabulous, with a jumper over the top for off-duty cool and with a white shirt layered underneath for 'girl boss' feels. Not only are your looks ultra stylish, but you're earning major points on the cost-per-wear front."