Zara’s Summer Sale Is Officially On—Here’s Our Edit of What’s Worth Buying

June 24, 2021 at 10:29AM

Zara is known for having two major sales—summer and Boxing Day. The latter is always pretty clear when it starts but the former, well, that can be a little trickier. Good news then, as the Zara summer sale has officially started. We always advise caution when it comes to shopping during this time of year, so you’ll find a few tips and tricks for shopping the Zara sale below. 

Firstly, have a look through your wardrobe and have a think about what you need and what works with your current pieces. Then, when browsing on the site, add pieces you love, by all means, but before you check out, it’s worth thinking about how much wear you’ll get out of them. A good rule is to know if you’ll wear it 30 times or more, which is a great way to ensure you’re shopping as mindfully and sustainably as you can. 

Who What Wear editor-in-chief, Hannah Almassi, wearing Zara trousers

And if you want more pointers, we have an insider who gave us some valuable tips on how to shop the Zara sale in the UK so expertly that you’ll be guaranteed to get there first (and find the pieces you’ve been eyeing up all season). 

Our intel is that you should go for the things that’ll be the most popular first. So opt for the higher-priced goods that will sell out quickly (e.g., cashmere, handbags, shoes and coats). “Other pieces like shirts are likely to still be around for the second markdown,” recommends our insider. Also remember to research trends before buying for the upcoming season so you can see what will last.

“Customers will always ask, ‘Will you be getting more stuff like this?’ Honestly, the staff will have no idea what the rest of the season will look like,” our Zara source tells us. “Yes, there are key trends, but since Zara designs, creates and produces items and has them distributed within just a few weeks, there is no way you can predict what’s coming in. Managers will only know what’s coming in when they do the order for next week’s stock.” The message here? Don’t rely on something going into the sale.

Right, got all that? Keep going to see the pieces we’ve selected from this year’s Zara summer sale…

Introducing your new favourite accessory.

How very chic.

A WFH staple.

Oh so pretty.

Trust me when I say this trend won’t be disappearing any time soon.

The colour is so sophisticated, 

This wrap dress style has become a modern classic.

The bigger the collar the better.

This looks so expensive.

Practical and chic.

So into the floral print.


French girls love these kind of flattering shirt dresses.

Just add jeans and boots.

We’ll never fall out of love with jumpsuits.

Great for layering under jeans and skirts alike.

The kind of easy statement you’ll actually get lots of wear out of.

The kind of statement piece any wardrobe should welcome.

Party dressing seems silly now, but you’ll be thankful for this little dress in festive seasons to come.

Your new power blouse for Zoom calls.

Forget brollies, rain hats are the way to go.

A very subtle piece that will last for years.

Just in case you are really backing this footwear trend, here’s another fantastic option.

A very chic tote.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has recently been updated.

Next up, the biggest autumn/winter 2021 fashion trends to know. 

Author Adrianna Barrionuevo | Whowhatwear
Selected by CWC

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