We've got to that time of year when the spring collections are finally starting to roll in. It might not be the thing at the forefront of our minds (for obvious reasons), but there's something about the entry of cotton dresses and light jackets that fills us with a tiny bit of hope, even if it's just for the promise of warmer temperatures and longer days. Well, for what it's worth, the spring collections aren't looking too shabby, and we're here to help you navigate the maze of new season fashion.
This week we've focused our spotlight on British high street institution, Next. It might not be known for the most cutting edge of designs, but it's a consistent failsafe for affordable wardrobe heroes that look great, whether you're 18 or 80. In recent seasons, the brand has also become so much better at offering subtle nods to current styles, without falling prey to transient trends. Whilst scrolling through Next's new season drop I have to admit that I was surprised by how many items I clicked on. There really is so much to love.
Particular highlights include a wide-lapel zip-up top, which would layer so nicely over a check blazer, and I was also unexpectedly drawn to a monochrome loungewear co-ord, which looked undeniably high-end with its colour-blocking print. There's also plenty of statement collars, throw-on jackets and versatile dresses—essentially everything you need to kick off the new season in style. Scroll down to see and shop my complete edit.
Next Black/Cream Colourblock Zip Neck Jumper (£32)
Layer this knit under a checked blazer.
Next Dark Blue Wide Leg Jeans (£35)
The denim silhouette of the season.
Next Tan Leather Belted Trench Coat (£230)
Use this trench to add a '70s twist to any outfit.
Next Pale Blue Top (£26)
Ruffled collars in dusty blue? Yes please.
Next Rose Gold Tone Organic Hoop Earrings (£6)
A jewellery staple if we ever saw one.
Next Neutral/Black Spliced Hoody (£34)
I think this loungewear co-ord looks so expensive.
Next Neutral/Black Spliced Joggers (£30)
Finish the look with the matching trackies.
Next Pattern Comfort Jumper (£28)
So into the Scandi-inspired print on this knit.
Next Khaki Cotton Shirt Dress (£45)
Just add chunky boots and a roll-neck now then swap out with Birkenstocks come summer.
Next Tan Faux Leather Shirt (£35)
Layering never looked to chic.
Next Black Collar Dress (£38)
Next jumps on the big-collar bandwagon with very chic results.
Next Camel Rib Polo Neck Dress (£48)
This will be so cosy for WFH.
Next Blue Stripe Longline Shirt (£28)
This striped shirt feels very Princess Di.
Next Tan Signature Flat Riding Boots (£99)
Complete the royal throwback with leggings and riding boots.
Next White Collar Detail Shirt (£30)
Would you look at that collar?
Next Monochrome Midi Skirt (£30)
This checked skirt has us dreaming of our '90s wardrobes.
Next Black Boilersuit (£56)
This jumpsuit will flatter every body shape.
Next Tan Faux Leather Belted Shirt Jacket (£48)
So into the cinching belt on this jacket.
Next Black Polo Collar V-Neck Jumper (£26)
This beautiful hue will pair so nicely with beige and browns.
Next Cotton Shirt Dress (£46)
I never normally wear prints, but I might make an exception for this midi.
Next Black Rib Midi Tent Dress (£45)
Dress down with sneakers and a trench and dress up with knee-high boots and gold jewellery.
Next Ochre Gingham Seersucker Puff Sleeve Dress (£38)
Classic gingham feels so spring-ready.
Next Black Statement Collar Top (£30)
A smart blouse for all your Zoom meeting needs.
Promo image: @styleidealist
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