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Trust Me—I Know These 28 New-In Buys Won't Date Quickly

If you are trying to make your lifestyle (and your wardrobe) more sustainable, then you need to shop for more than just one season. "Without a doubt, a change in mindset is what is needed," say Ella Grace Denton and Jemma Finch, the pair behind the clothes-swap initiative Stories Behind Things. "We focus on fashion as something we can love and will also last—something that's timeless and not thrown away after just one wear."

If you don't think you'll love neon slip dresses, belt bags and cycling shorts for years, there are plenty of pieces in the new-in sections that will have a long shelf life. But that doesn't mean they have to be boring either. The below 28 pieces have plenty of personality and are so much more than just beige jumpers and straight-leg jeans.

Keep scrolling to shop our edit of the best new-in pieces that won't date quickly.

Jackets and Coats

This coat looks really expensive up close. 

Pair with the matching trousers for maximum impact. 

A classic blazer with a subtle shell detail. 

A belted jacket is a Who What Wear UK favourite. 

Dresses

Trust us—you'll be wearing this for years. 

Wear with boots or sandals while on holiday. 

This silhouette is really flattering. 

Joseph knows how to create classic pieces that aren't boring. 

Tops

Wear with blue jeans and a linen blazer. 

The Moss blouse has been a Rixo signature for years. 

Square necklines will be staying around for a while. 

Knitwear

Cosy but smart enough for the office. 

Quirky but unlike anything anywhere else. 

& Other Stories's cardigans are the best. 

Bags

Wandler bags are quickly becoming new classics. 

A basket bag that isn't too novelty. 

Shoes

The perfect final touch to any all-beige outfit. 

The heel makes these different from other two-tone pumps. 

Other Accessories

The ultimate "Where did you get that?" earrings. 

Something a little different than simple good hoops. 

Alighieri is the new name to know in fashion circles. 

These would look amazing for a wedding. 

Next up, see our guide to the key trends for spring/summer 2019.

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