There’s no denying that these times are testing, but investing in pieces to lift your mood or to focus on the future can really help.
So we asked YOU’s senior stylist Sophie Dearden to collate the best pieces on the high street (ordered safely via the brand’s websites, of course) right now – regardless of your budget, there’s something to fall in love with below…
15 of the best buys on the high street right now, starting from £10
Dressing up to stay in on a Friday night is made easy in this elegant but comfortable piece from Zara.
Brighten your daily walk with this floral fancy from high st hit Arket. Its easy to wear but instantly creates a finished look
One shoulder is an instant hit this summer and this top will dress up any jeans for Sundays in the garden or one day, a pub garden!
A grown-up take on a casual jacket. Pair with dresses, shorts or jeans this summer – this one goes with everything!
Enjoy these boots for your lockdown walks and then take them into festival season when the time comes.
The detail in this dress make it a fantastic high street piece; puff sleeves, tie back and fantastic body and length. Wear with sandals or trainers casually and comfortably during lockdown and then amp up the accessories for dressier events.
The thonged heel is the absolute go to style this summer – these Topshop options in a chic palette are the perfect go to.
A beautiful, elegant dress with sophisticated detail – a golden find on the high street. This piece is worth snapping up now so you are ready to go when we’re eventually summer event ready.
Shop over sized and pair with sandals and sunglasses for an elevated undone look for a great price. Its practical and comfortable whilst living through lockdown and great for Summer!
This full dress can brighten up any room. Whether you need a pick me up in these challenging times or are prepping for a perspective holiday to keep your spirits high, this ruched detailed beauty is a great investment.
The perfect pretty prairie dress! & Other Stories give you a beautiful shaped dress that will last you year after year.
An updated version of the basic strap top that instantly elevates any basic outfit.
Practical but fashionable these sandals from Kin at John Lewis are ideal for walks now and holidays to come.
The ultimate comfortable trouser to wear when working from home.
A simple knitted top paired with white jeans gives you a finished elegant look whilst feeling comfortable.
Feature by Sophie Dearden