These 13 High-Street Pieces Are Ideal for Summer

After spending an inordinate amount of time on Instagram (because what else was there to do this month?), I discovered that there are a few high-street items that influencers have nabbed and look incredible. However, I haven't just put everything in that's trending—I've kept it to items I genuinely love and could imagine wearing now and well into next year. There's that & Other Stories oversized blazer that continues to be a staple of plenty of influencers' wardrobes, a pair of fun pink trousers and a white top from Topshop that you'll get so much wear out of this summer. There's also a very chic knitted hoodie and sweatpants co-ord that will serve you well, especially if you're spending a lot of time at home. Plus plenty more pieces too. While I wouldn't suggest to go out and splash the cash on everything you've been eyeing up this month, there are a few trending summer offerings that I think are worth investing in. Ready to meet your new favourite items? Keep scrolling…

1. CREAM CARDIGAN
trending high street items 2020: cream cardigan

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@huesofwhite

Style Notes: Okay, so this & Other Stories cardigan sold out almost immediately, but there are plenty of others from the store that are still available. My favourite colour is an off-white/cream hue that's ideal for wearing with blue jeans. 

2. POLKA DOT DRESS
trending high street items 2020: polka dot dress

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@emmarosestyle

Style Notes: Polka dots are a big trend again this spring/summer 2020 but this year it's all about oversized versions or interesting colours. This H&M dress fits that bill. 

3. PINK TROUSERS
trending high street items 2020: pink trousers

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@monikh

Style Notes: Need a wardrobe perk-me-up? Pink trousers might just be the way forward. Wear all summer with basic black or white vest tops and simple sandals. 

4. NEON JACKET
trending high street items 2020: neon jacket

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@eniswardrobe

Style Notes: Thanks to Valentino fully embracing bold fluorescent hues, these colours are just one way to update your 2020 wardrobe for summer. 

5. KNITTED TOP
trending high street items 2020: knitted top

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@brittanybathgate

Style Notes: Working from home right now? This knitted top is as comfy as it is smart. 

6. COMFY CO-ORD
trending high street items 2020: comfy knitted coord

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@belleandbunty

Style Notes: Still after the perfect co-ord? We've got you. 

7. CHELSEA BOOTS
trending high street items 2020: chelsea boots

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@hannahlewisstylist

Style Notes: Chelsea boots have had an overhaul for 2020, with chunky soles and different colourways keeping the classic style fresh. Try this trending green pair from Arket. 

8. OVERSIZED BLAZER
trending high street items 2020: oversized blazer

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@ada_oguntodu

Style Notes: We've not stopped banging on about this blazer. Yes, it is that good. And yes, everyone does look super chic in it. 

9. BASIC VEST
trending high street items 2020: basic vest

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@hollyjone_s

Style Notes: Basic vests are selling out everywhere right now. Why? Well, quite simply, they go with everything. Always worth having one in your wardrobe, especially during the summer. 

10. CLASSIC BIRKENSTOCKS
trending high street items 2020: classic Birkenstocks

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@aude_julie

Style Notes: Another item that everyone is wearing right now? Birkenstocks. You can opt for this white pair or pick from plenty of other colourways. 

11. RIBBED CARDIGANS
trending high street items 2020: ribbed cardigans

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@asos_lotte

Style Notes: Thanks to the '90s minimalism trend taking off this year, ribbed cardigans are back on fashion's agenda. Chic with high-waisted jeans or your favourite mini skirt. Sassy. 

12. SHORTS
trending high street items 2020: shorts

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@lucywilliams02

Style Notes: Yes, Bermuda shorts are big this year but we're starting to see short shorts trending too. This pair worn by Lucy Williams are perfect for wearing around the house in the summer. 

13. TIERED DRESS
trending high street items 2020: tiered dress

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@emmarosestyle

Style Notes: Even if you're not going anywhere other than your garden, balcony or lounge, there's still a call to have a decent summer dress on hand. 

Next up, the biggest spring/summer 2020 fashion trends you need to know. 

This piece was published at an earlier date and has since been updated. 

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