MEET THE IN BETWEENERS
It’s time to greet the new season with six key pieces that will see you through those awkward rain/shine, sunny/cloudy days. Carolyn Asome reports
s a lesson in dressing for spring, the front row of a fashion show has not traditionally offered much in the way of practical inspiration for us going about our daily lives. Or it hasn’t until now.
Obviously, I’m not referring to Anna Dello Russo-style excess or the ‘look at me’ get-up of a rising popstrel, but rather how fashion types put themselves together during that tricky period that in fashion-ese is called ‘ transitional’ dressing. In other words, what to wear when it’s still too nippy for bare legs, but you’d very much like shake off the shackles of woolly black tights. We’re often made to feel as though we should be planning our wardrobes for the season ahead. But, really, who does that? Far better to dress for the here and now. Buying when something catches your eye and you know you’ll be able to wear it the next day is the sign of a successful shop. Read on for our pick of the items that will spruce up your March wardrobe…
Below left Dress, £255, Topshop Unique (topshop. com). Right Top, £39, and skirt, £49, both Warehouse (warehouse.co.uk)