Over the last few months at Who What Wear, we have started venturing back out into the world and documenting how women are dressing post-lockdown. Taking to the streets of East London's Broadway Market, photographer Michaela Efford and I have spent numerous hours politely asking strangers if we can photograph the outfits they've chosen to wear on their morning coffee run, local park walk or casual lunchtime shop.
And if there's one thing I've learned from the experience it's that British women have really, really good taste, particularly when it comes to accessories. Last month's contingent of street stylers toted designer bags by the dozen, while this month's stylish set also had a penchant for elevated accessories. Need some proof? This month on our travels, we spotted women wearing coveted cult items like The Row's leather tote and Arizona Love's gauze-trimmed sandals. If that doesn't prove how chic the residents of this postcode are, we also came across women sporting vintage gems like a pair of oversized sunglasses by Christian Dior and an iteration of Prada's ever-popular nylon bag.
It's clear the women of East London really know how to let their accessories do the talking. Keep scrolling to see the best bags, shoes and sunglasses we spotted during our street style shoot.
Style Notes: Last summer, these sandals were pretty difficult to track down. They kept selling out across almost every retailer. Luckily, the Arizona Love sandals are back in stock this season and still look as chic as ever.
Style Notes: This street styler told us she found her raffia bag at a market in Mexico, but it's the vintage scarf that really caught my eye. I love how the bright colours can instantly add interest to any outfit.