SS18 is here and we’ve got a fantastic selection of clothing, footwear and accessories available from our exclusive range of designers. Shop our Bank Holiday exlusive for 20% off selected lines and bag those must-have items for the season ahead. We’ve selected our top picks to help you shop, with 10 key items for SS18 from each of the women’s and men’s ranges.
Womenswear: 10 must have items
The pretty all-occasions top
How often do you wonder what to wear to those semi-formal events you get invited to, or find yourself out for evening drinks when a daytime catch up turned into a night out? An elegant all-occasions top is the perfect solution, suitable to take you from day to night. This summery top from Alice and Olivia is just what you need, featuring a stylish asymmetric design, seasonal floral print and ruffle trim.
The flattering everyday jeans
A flattering pair of denim jeans is perhaps the most valuable investment you can make as part of a well-edited wardrobe. Opt for a comfortable and versatile skinny fit so you can dress them up or down for years to come. This pair from Citizens of Humanity are a great choice, with an on-trend ankle-length cut and a high rise fit perfect for tucking in t-shirts.
The staple cashmere jumper
Cashmere is the most versatile and comfortable of knitwear, making it an investment worth every penny. Pair it with smart trousers, skirts and blazers, or style with jeans on the weekend for a chic look. This cashmere sweater from 360 Sweater is the perfect option for spring, featuring a boxy silhouette and a V-neckline.
The essential white trainers
A pair of plain white fashion trainers are a wardrobe essential and can be paired with virtually anything. Wearing a dress? Pair it with white trainers. Wearing jeans and a t-shirt? Pair it with white trainers. Wearing a cami and midi skirt? You get the idea. These Ash leather trainers are adorned with star-shaped studs for a cool modern look.
The modern midi dress
A modern classic, the midi dress is can be styled throughout all seasons for an elegant look. This RIXO floral number is perfect for summer days as well as evening wear – simply pair it with heels or trainers depending on the desired look.
The showstopping black heels
There’s always room for another pair of black heels in any woman’s wardrobe. The perfect accompanying footwear to every evening outfit, a comfortable pair will become your best friend and saviour. These strappy Makris block heels are stylish and supportive, making them the perfect footwear for nights in the city.
The leather bag you’ve been dreaming of
Add the perfect finishing touch to any ensemble with a designer leather handbag. This Moscino Love Moschino crossbody bag is an incredibly versatile accessory, featuring a detachable shoulder strap for two styles in one.
The summery mini dress
A seasonal must-have, the summery mini dress will get you through holidays, festivals, summer barbecues and every other fun summer event you might attend. Think boho styles with florals and lace, as blended perfectly in this dreamy cold shoulder dress from Alice and Olivia.
The perfect summer sandals
Gladiator sandals are a timeless summer accessory and will complete any warm-weather ensemble in style. Invest in a comfortable pair with a distinctive look, like these Makris lace up sandals crafted from genuine leather.
The trans-seasonal leather jacket
We all like to be optimistic about the weather but let’s face it, you’re probably going to need an extra layer if you’re heading out for the day. A leather jacket is the perfect spring-summer staple and this Oakwood option boasts a cute pastel green design for a super chic seasonal twist on the usual black.
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Menswear: 10 must have items
The Oxford shirt
Easy to style and perfect for smart-casual wear, the Oxford shirt is a timeless essential for every gentleman’s wardrobe. Its collar makes it appear smart, but its softer construction gives it a more casual feel than stiff-collared shirts. This light blue cotton offering from Paul and Shark is a wonderfully versatile garment that can easily be dressed up or down.
The white poplin shirt
For the ultimate staple piece, opt for a classic white poplin shirt. Whether you wear it with a suit, a double-breasted blazer or simply by itself with smart trousers or jeans, you’ll achieve an impressive timeless look. You can’t go wrong with a crisp white shirt and this one by Vivienne Westwood Man is a great choice for all occasions.
The cotton chinos
For a handsome and comfortable alternative to jeans, try a pair of slim or straight-fitting chinos. Cotton chinos have a smart look to them but they’re less structured than tailored trousers, which makes them the perfect garment for smart casual dressing. This BOSS pair are a charming and versatile option to be worn with a variety of separates, whether you opt for a button-down shirt or t-shirt and bomber jacket.
The essential white t-shirt
A basic white T-shirt can be thrown on with anything when you need an outfit that’s effortless yet stylish. The plain white tee matches everything and can be layered beneath all kinds of separates, from blazers to casual cardigans. This premium quality t-shirt from Napapijri is crafted from a super soft jersey cotton for a luxurious feel.
The striped t-shirt
When you want to change it up, a patterned t-shirt should be the next essential you turn to. Stripes are a timeless option that will never go out of style and lend interest to an otherwise basic ensemble. Try this Barbour International crew neck tee from the label’s exclusive Steve McQueen™ collection for a relaxed style.
The slim-fit jeans
A premium quality pair of jeans are worth investing in, particularly a slim-fit, medium or dark wash pair that will keep you looking suave all-year-long. This Emporio Armani pair are the perfect choice, featuring a classic five pocket design and faded fabric for a laid-back appeal.
The grey crew neck jumper
A classic cotton crew neck jumper is a great layering piece for all seasons. Thick enough to keep you warm on breezy days without ever being stuffy, this in-between garment can be relied upon to keep you looking on-trend in unpredictable weather. Grey is a particularly versatile shade, ideal for pairing with both blue and black trousers. This Paul Smith sweater features the label’s ‘Artist Stripe’ pattern to the collar and cuffs for a stylish pop of vibrant colour.
The lightweight bomber jacket
A stylish modern layering option is the lightweight bomber jacket, which can be worn as your sole jacket during the warmer months or layered beneath a coat in the winter. Simple slim fit options are the most versatile, lending your outfit a casual finishing touch when paired with chinos or smart trousers, or keeping things relaxed when worn with a t-shirt and jeans. This Fred Perry bomber has been crafted from a technical nylon blend fabric for a sporty style.
Since the athleisure trend has taken hold around the world, sweatpants and joggers have become a key item in any man’s wardrobe. Whether you wear yours as active-wear, to relax in or as part of a casual street style ensemble, these extremely comfortable trousers will look great with a basic t-shirt or cotton sweatshirt. These Emporio Armani sweatpants offer a classic versatile design.
The staple white trainers
Classic white trainers are a menswear essential to complete any outfit. Wear them with joggers, with jeans or with a suit for a fail-safe finishing touch. These BOSS trainers have been inspired by the retro tennis shoe and are a breathable minimalistic option to go with everything.
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