High street hits: 15 of the best buys on the virtual rails right now, starting from £10

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

Asymmetric Midi Dress, £89.99, Zara

Dressing up to stay in on a Friday night is made easy in this elegant but comfortable piece from Zara.

Gathered Lyocell Dress, £99, Arket

Brighten your daily walk with this floral fancy from high st hit Arket. Its easy to wear but instantly creates a finished look

Gathered One-Sleeve Blouse, £59, Arket

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!


Cotton Belted Utility Jacket, £59, Marks & Spencer

A grown-up take on a casual jacket. Pair with dresses, shorts or jeans this summer – this one goes with everything!

Canvas Lace Up Flatform Ankle Boots, £29.50, Marks & Spencer

Enjoy these boots for your lockdown walks and then take them into festival season when the time comes.

Puff Sleeve Cut Out Midi Dress, £59.99, Warehouse

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.

VISION Buttermilk Slip On Mules, £32.40 (was £36), Topshop

The thonged heel is the absolute go to style this summer – these Topshop options in a chic palette are the perfect go to.

Recycled Polyester Draped Dress, £79, Cos

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.

Black Zip Front Denim Playsuit, £25.99, New Look

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!

Textured Weave Maxi Dress, £39.99, H&M

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.

Puff Sleeve Linen Midi Dress, £95, & Other Stories

The perfect pretty prairie dress! & Other Stories give you a beautiful shaped dress that will last you year after year.

Annie One Shoulder Singlet, £10, Weekday

An updated version of the basic strap top that instantly elevates any basic outfit.

Kin Leap Sandals, £45, John Lewis & Partners

Practical but fashionable these sandals from Kin at John Lewis are ideal for walks now and holidays to come.

Khaki Cargo Military Trouser, £74.25, Whistles

The ultimate comfortable trouser to wear when working from home.

High Neck Rib Tank, £65, Jigsaw

A simple knitted top paired with white jeans gives you a finished elegant look whilst feeling comfortable.

Feature by Sophie Dearden