32 Buys I'm Very Into From H&M, Arket and My Other Favourite High-Street Brands

It's officially summer, and we all know what that means—the new collections are here! And, wow, what a stylish season it is shaping up to be. Of course, we've already chronicled the top summer 2022 trends at length in our trend report, which you'll have likely devoured. Now, however, I'm turning my attention to the high street to see how the affordable shopping circuit has interpreted the trends we saw on the runways and to discover the treasures my favourite brands have come up with all their own. Fancy joining me?

Summer 2022 is shaping up to be as strong a season as I’ve ever seen on the high street. 

Right now, my regular shopping haunts are full to the brim with fabulous summer pieces—so much so that it's almost overwhelming. To get my thoughts (and my shopping list) in order, I decided to pull together my favourite summer buys from each brand, as I thought seeing them side by side would make it easier to whittle down the pieces I actually want to invest in. How wrong I was. Ultimately, there's a huge amount of incredible fashion to be had on the high street right now.

From heavyweights including & Other Stories and Arket to Who What Wear UK's very own sustainable, made-on-order collection, Drop 01, the latest pieces are a feast for the eyes and a tempting shopping prospect for anyone who wants to unlock their full sartorial potential this summer. With everything from on-trend co-ords to wedding guest–ready dresses to staple sandals and timeless basket bags, scroll on to see the 32 buys I'm very into right now from the length and breadth of the high street.

1. Drop 01 by Who What Wear UK

I love the print clash on this beautiful midi. 

Tap into this season’s black-and-white trend with this graphic mini. 

I’ve tried this on, and it just might be the best co-ord I’ve ever worn. 

I own a lot of slip skirts, but this one is up there amongst my favourites. 

2. & Other Stories

If you told me this was designer, I’d absolutely believe you. Just wow. 

I’m enjoying this modern take on a shirt dress. 

The coastal grandmother aesthetic, completed. 

I’m considering this for a wedding I have coming up. 

3. H&M

I have a serious soft spot for broderie anglaise. 

The matching skirt is impossible to resist. 

I know I'll wear this repeatedly on holiday. 

I also have a thing for blazers—H&M has some of the best affordable options out there. 

Calling all linen lovers—these trousers are perfect. 

Mark my words: Dungarees are making a comeback. Try wearing yours over a swimsuit for a cool summer vibe. 

4. Arket

The linen shirt is summer 2022’s hero buy. 

I didn’t know I needed a crochet bralette in my life until I saw this beauty. 

Leopard print is a neutral as far as I’m concerned. 

I’ve been on the lookout for a new pair of clogs. These open-toe numbers complete with gold hardware are perfect for my aesthetic. 

I can’t believe the price of this chic basket bag. 

A look I’d very much like to copy and paste. 

Our editors are obsessed with these chunky sandals. 

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