Zara's Cheaper Line Is Suddenly So Edgy, It's Almost Unrecognisable

Don't get us wrong, we've always had a soft spot for Zara's cheaper TRF line (and many bloggers rate it as a destination point in-store), but within the past few days, the entire outlook of this section has undergone a major overhaul… And we're hooked.

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TRF was always kind of younger, cuter and sillier. But now it's edgy to the maximum, featuring more tracksuits than a Vetements convention, more layers than a Korean street style guru, and more standout accessories than Anna Dello Russo on a global tour. In short, there's a far more directional approach and that's manifested itself in one key way: an extensive mental shopping list that is probably about to become a reality as we type…

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Snapped on the backstreets of New York, a perfectly kick-ass set of models showcase the line's pieces that were made for piling on: a bumbag worn across the body here, a tulle dress over jeans there, tights layered under lace-up shoes or unexpected combinations of high-low mixes like hoodies with velvet trousers and faux fur or track pants with stacked platform boots.

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Love the campaign? Then you need to shop our best bits—go through the gallery below to discover them…

Scarlet red jumbo eyelets? This is way beyond your average hoodie.

Grunge-up a tulle skirt with a sweatshirt and lace-up boots.

This is an A/W 16 styling trick: Layer a lightweight nude roll-neck under any velvet dress.

Who doesn't love a magpie-attracting pair of boots?

These could definitely pass as a great vintage find.

Yes, this is an excuse to wear your summer dress later on with a blazer and boots.

+ Zara TRF Elastic Waist Trousers (£18)

Nothing more comfortable on this fine earth.

The track-pant trend lives on… with loafers.

Why not get your party dressing look sorted in good time?

A fashion-forward shirt you can still wear to work.

For a more tailored take on trackies, we'd opt for these. 

Do you like Zara TRF's new look? See more of the campaign and collection here.