Pick yourself up from the winter woes with a fresh update for your wardrobe. Pastels, brights or a simple accessory - there's something for everyone in our high street edit
The weather is miserable, you can’t remember the last time you woke up and it was light outside, and the festive season feels like months ago. No wonder you’re suffering from the winter blues! We can’t do much about the weather (sorry), but we can help you pick yourself up from those January blues. It’s as easy as giving your wardrobe a fresh update, with clothes that are still winter-appropriate but are cheerful and fun.
Ready to brighten up your life? It might not be time for denim jackets, sandals and summer dresses quite yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t inject a bit of colour and freshness into your winter wardrobe. Spring fashion pieces are already showing up all over the high street and are the perfect way to get out of your winter style rut. The key to upgrading your wardrobe is picking pieces that can handle whatever the weather throws at you. Whether it’s long sleeved dresses, warm but light jackets or clever tops that look fabulous with layers.
From pretty pastel to bold colour, and animal print to floral, these fashion fixes are sure to brighten up your dreary January. So make those resolutions, get ready for a great year and look fabulous with our picks of super Spring fashion.
Shift dresses are about as on-trend as you can get, and this gorgeous bright-tomato frock from Topshop will ensure you look flattered and fabulous. The bright, yet reddish hue means this dress will be perfect over tights while it’s still cold, but also a great summery dress as it starts to heat up.
Animal print is coming back in full force, and what better way to
embrace this spring/summer trend than with a pair of comfy, stylish
loafers. This super shoe is available at Office, and is perfect
for everyday, work or play.
Dream of springtime while you stay nice and warm in this Zara coat. The pretty pinky shade will actually go with more than you think; team with black, white, burgundy, navy or even khaki green for a cool January look.
Small bags will be the ‘thing’ next Spring, so get ahead of the trend with this adorable blue cross-body bag from Accessorize. The pastel shade makes this bag a little bit different, and will really liven a darker get-up.
Blingy jewellery is always a firm Spring favourite, and these copycat precious stone studs from H&M will definitely add some sparkle to any outfit.
Black and white is super on-trend – but it doesn’t have to be boring. We are loving the delicate print on this asymmetric top from Mint Velvet. Wear with any colour jeans for an elegant daytime look.
Pleats, flowers and pink – could you get more feminine? Each of these things are going to be big next Spring, so you will stay ahead of the trends with this stunning skirt from Miss Selfridge. The midi length and large pleats are also extremely flattering, making your waist look smaller – so it’s a no-brainer.
Add some glitz and glam to a basic look with a killer statement necklace. These pink gems from Kate Spade would look great over a grey cashmere jumper or with a black cocktail dress for a flirty, feminine look.
Vertical stripes and draped blouses are each extremely flattering, so put them both together and you have a winner in this ASOS top. The peachy hues and lightweight material have us dreaming of Spring, but you can layer up with a dark camel coat to keep the look wintery.
Give your hands some TLC in the cold January air with this cute pair of gloves from Ted Baker. The plum-toned leather will add some colour to a dark coat and boots.
January doesn’t need to be all doom and gloom – brighten up your life and look forward to the year ahead with this electric blue dress from Mango.