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Friday’s Fast Fashion Picks


By Marie Kelly
08th Apr 2016
Friday’s Fast Fashion Picks

It’s the weekend, and after five days of toil and trouble, you deserve a little pick-me-up. Here’s our top high street buys – yours for less than the price of a decent bottle of wine.

With its three-quarter-length sleeves, this brushed cotton jersey top is great for layering, so perfect for wearing during the current spell of schizophrenic weather.

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Cotton jersey top, €12 at cosstores.com (on sale now)

A little bit of embellishment can transform a simple white shirt or classic blazer, making it uniquely yours. This pretty flower brooch taps into spring’s feminine new mood. Two trend boxes ticked for the price of one.

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Peony flower brooch, €10 at Accessorize

A tunic dress over trousers is one of the cool new styling codes for spring. Try the trend with this organic cotton dress from Zara.

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Organic cotton patterned dress, €9.95 at Zara (on sale now)

Flats are the news heels for spring summer. We love these cross-strap sandals. They’re a touch utilitarian but the raspberry pink and white colourway’softens them just enough. They’ll look great with low-slung khaki pants.

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Oyster Cross Vamp strap sandals, €12 at office.co.uk (on sale now)

Drop earrings accessorised models from Marni to Maison Margiela this season. These minimalist earrings are very?on-trend with their pink stone embellishment.

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Pink stone sterling silver earrings, €16 at The Design Loft

Shoulders are the new erogenous zones and a “cut-out” style?top is the most on-trend way to showcase them. This ribbed sweater from River Island would look terrific with a pair of paper bag waist trousers.

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Beige knitted ribbed cold-shoulder top, €12 at River Island (on sale now)

?This floral-motif T-shirt will pretty-up distressed denims, or add a little utility chic to this season’s must-have slip dress.

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Jersey top with print motif, €9.99 at H&M

Stripes always look chic in summer, but they’re especially in vogue this summer. This fitted skater-style dress will work for day and night. Pair with brogues for the office and an ankle-strap heel for evening.

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Striped skater skirt, €15 at Oasis (on sale now)