The 9 New-In Pieces I’m Adding to My Wishlist This Week

June 14, 2021 at 06:00AM

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 Vero Moda’s perfect summer dress to a picnic-ready Arket tote. Scroll down to shop the buys on my wish list this week. You know what to do.

The scallop trim on this midi dress makes it look so premium IMO.

This eye-popping shade of lime is so ’80s, in the best way possible. 

Just the hands-free tote I need for the summer season.

This would look so nice over a colour-pop swimsuit. 

The shorts sets just keep on coming, and I’m 100% here for it.

I love the high-waisted fit of these original ’70s jeans.

A classic sandal I rarely take off when the mercury rises.

Do I need another tasseled jacket? Of course I do.

A classic wardrobe staple with a stylish twist (literally).

Monki’s sunglasses are so good this year.

This retro-inspired print is seriously on-point. Well one Mango.

This is the most flattering denim fit, in my opinion. 

A new dress brand to take note of for 2021. 

Add to denim or dresses for ’90s summer styling. 

When COS ventures into print, it’s worth paying attention. 


The dream gold chunky necklace, from Bottega Veneta, of course.

The checkerboard obsession shows no sigh of slowing down.

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

I’ll wear these with my summer minis for evenings out.

PSA: This is a cool new brand to know for 2021.

A jewellery staple to add to anything in your wardrobe.

The most perfect pair of vintage trousers. 

For those who get bored by summer florals.

I’ve seen so many fashion editors in this belt.

Denim shorts are suddenly looking so much more appealing.

A statement-making mini with a budget-friendly price point.

Ugh, just so chic.

My perfect bag for summer 2021. 

I can’t resist a ’70s patterned shirt. 

So into white-framed sunnies right now. 

I’m loving Reformation’s ’90s-inspired separates this season.

Zara has really pulled it out of the bag with this look.

Two of our editors already have this on their wishlist. 

A bit of suede patchwork for when the weather ain’t so summery. 

Gingham, for summer? Yes please. 

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.

Yep, I am still a fringe trim addict.

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

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

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

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

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

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Author Joy Montgomery | Whowhatwear
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