Right now we're all about easy outfit wins—items that will take our daily wares and give them a new lease on life, making them less, well, predictable in the process. Cue the latest dose of It buys the high street has just bestowed us with.
While we firmly advocate investing in quality over quantity, we also know that the high street often does trend-led pieces better than anywhere else—and for a fraction of the price. As such, we set about finding the best new outfit upgraders that our favourite affordable fashion hot spots have to offer.
Marisa Martins wears a shearling coat from Topshop.
After concluding our search, we found that Topshop, Arket and Marks & Spencer are the current front-runners when it comes to hero pieces. While each brand has its own sartorial USP, there are common design traits that span across the trio. Think leather (of both the real and vegan variety), jewel tones, and satin.
Without further ado, keep scrolling to see and shop the best talking-point clothes and accessories Topshop, Arket and M&S have to offer right now.