The 9 New-In Pieces I’m Bookmarking This Week

May 17, 2021 at 05:00AM

We created What to Buy Now to bring you a concise edit every Monday of the items we really love—from the high street, designer labels, vintage gems you can buy online and even charity-shop treasures. We’re constantly scanning the most stylish online stores so you can feel safe in the knowledge that you won’t miss a thing.

We know that your fashion requirements can vary massively from season to season, whether you’re looking for an immaculately tailored staple, an affordable sundress or the perfect pair of shoes. So not only will we cover all the bases, but as ardent believers in mindful consumption, we’ll make sure everything we include will look just as fresh in a year’s time as it does now.

Of course, we’ll also bring you those pieces that simply set your heart racing in a way that only fashion can. This week’s highlights include plenty of wardrobe gems: From Uterque’ perfect green summer dress to Arket’s editor-approved sandals. Scroll down to shop the buys on my wish list this week. You know what to do.

Yep, I couldn’t believe this wasn’t a designer dress when I first saw it. 

The perfect vintage jacket? I think so.

Arket has nailed the fisherman sandal trend with this chic platform iteration. 

I’ve tried this on IRL and can confirm it’s even better on. 

I’m living in dungarees while I wait for the weather to make up its mind. 

These joyful trousers are from Jessie Bush’s second drop with Kitri, which goes live today. 

Seriously, hurry up summer.

My dream wedding guest dress.

Paired with the matching midi skirt, this boxy crop top is too chic for words. 

Feel-good, flattering and fun. This is the best COS dress I’ve seen in a while. 

Wear this will high-waisted jeans or a denim midi skirt for full throwback vibes. 

This fab A-line skirt is currently sitting in my Etsy saved folder. 

Invest in a truly classic piece of designer jewellery. 

My checkerboard obsession isn’t going anywhere. 

Perfect for balmy Sunday afternoons in the park. Hurry up summer!

I’m not usually a skirt person, but this season’s denim midi is my one concession. 


I mean, this is one of the most joyful dresses on the high street right now. 

This is on all of our editors’ wishlists this season. 

Any 70s fashion-lovers need to see this Khaite blouse.

I’m adding these babies to my vintage sunglasses wishlist. 

I have these and get so many compliments whenever I wear them.

Weekday have really nailed summer style with this retro floral print. 

There’s something so chic about this off-the-shoulder midi. 

So extra in the best way possible. 

Very much needed for cooler spring days.

Arket takes the plunge with print and the results are even better than I’d hoped.  

I’m so into the ’90s vibes to this & Other Stories belted midi skirt. 

This is the coolest jumpsuit I’ve seen in a while.

The only earrings style I wear every day. 

This stylish vintage leather jacket is such a bargain. 

Weekday’s Stella tank top is sure to be a multi-tasking summer hero. Oh, and also it’s made from organic cotton.

I mean, I have nothing to wear this to, but it’s pretty to look at either way.

If I had to wear one pair of shoes for the rest of my life, if would have to be a loafer.

Issey Miyake’s Pleats Please pieces have truly timeless appeal.

Boyish is the sustainable denim brand that does the coolest jeans. I have these and would recommend sizing down if you want a less slouchy fit.

I live in boxy Breton tees and jeans in the summer.

I’m not a massive dress fanatic, but this pleated style might just change my mind. 

The grey-blue hue of this shorts co-ord instantly won me over.

Gucci vibes with a high street price point. The dream.

These will look fab with both muted shades of beige and pops of green.

This Sleeper set just makes me so happy.

I’m enjoying the simple, boxy cut of this vintage denim jacket. 

Monki are offering up such good graphic prints this season.

This is my favourite piece from & Other Stories’ amazing Rejina Pyo collaboration. 

Another throwback look to add to the ‘granny’ trend line-up. I’m here for it.

I can’t get enough of the shape of this simple shirt dress.

The sunglasses shape of the season.

Ok, I’m adding this to basket right now.

Style with a fitted mesh top, such as the above Nanushka style. 

The daisy motifs on this vintage dress are too cute.

A fab summer co-ord from a very cool sustainable fashion brand.

Yep, I am still a fringe trim addict.

This Mango mini looks so expensive IMO.

I’ve spotted this size-inclusive brand on Insta and these dunagrees are one of my faves.

I’m literally adding this to basket as we speak. 

I can’t believe these are from ASOS, they look so premium. 

I’m a sucker for a retro floral, and this Free People frock hits the spot.

For a bit of Sliding Doors styling in your spring capsule. 

Introducing: the sandal of the season. 

I mean, this is just the coolest designer dress I’ve seen all year. 

Another day, another fab denim cargo jacket from Whistles. 

Cecilie Bahnsen has another collab, and this time it’s with Spanish shoe brand Hereu.

Sustainable, affordable and so pretty. What’s not to love?

& Other Stories’ sellout blazer is back for another season, hooray!

The ‘granny’ chic crochet trend is all I want to wear this summer. 

Such a cool trouser silhouette from H&M.

I could totally imagine Gwynnie c.1995 in this bright green co-ord. 

Complete the look with the matching trousers. 

My favourite dungarees now come in patchwork. Help.

Add a unique finish to any outfit with some vintage sunnies.

The ultimate throw-on-and-go summer dress from COS.

Loving The Frankie Shop’s clever shorts co-ords.

This cut-out top will be a go-to when the mercury starts to rise.

Missoma stock so many time-tested jewellery pieces.

Can’t get enough of green.

The zig zag print on this Monki top will look so chic with high-waisted jeans. 

A trouser staple to keep you going into the summer months.

I just discovered this brand and I’m now obsessed with its vintage-inspired prints.

A Rejina Pyo classic for less.

This is the perfect dungaree silhouette IMO.

So simple yet so chic.

Add to wide leg jeans and retro sunnies this spring.

This is such a cool collab from COS, go check it out!

I’m increasingly drawn to graphic prints this season.

Loafer + daisy detailing. What more could you want?

I’m so into the ’80s vibe of this new designer brand.

Denim dresses are officially your spring/summer wardrobe hero.

The square neckline and check print makes this affordable jacket so stand-out.

The prettiest shade of sage.

I’m all about the clever layering this season, and this Gucci number is the dream buy. 

I am all over the ’80s polka dots and ruffled collar on this Uterque dress.

Arket’s cult slashed top is finally back in stock in this beautiful sage hue.

Cardigan-lovers take note: I’ve just found 2021’s best high street buy.

Next: Spring/Summer 2021 Trends: The Most Important Fashion Looks You Need to Know

Author Joy Montgomery | Whowhatwear
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