45 Epic Spring Outfit Ideas That Work in Real Life
This is basically a love letter to you, our gorgeous, stylish readers. As usual, our phones are ringing off the hook with new images you’ve tagged us in on Instagram using the hashtag #WentOutLikeThis, and we thought it was high time to give a little attention back to our superfans. So from now on, each month, we’ll add our favourite snaps you’ve tagged with @whowhatwear.uk to this gallery. Side note: Should you not be following us already, what are you waiting for? Here are our favourite looks from recent weeks—so scroll through to see if you’ve made the cut, and check out some savvy style tips and shopping ideas along the way.
Style Notes: Layering your new summer dress under a long jacket is a spring outfit idea we can’t wait to try.
Style Notes: Knitted co-ords paired with lighter layers are the perfect pieces for the early days of spring.
Style Notes: Izzy has brought back last summer’s hit dress with a 2019 trend update by layering a neon green roll neck underneath.
Style Notes: Binta pairs her H&M and Zara green separates together to create a suit. Another reason we’re still loving green this season.
Style Notes: We have a feeling we will see a lot more pleated skirts this season. We love how Amira has paired her cream one with a bright pink checked blazer.
Style Notes: Keep wearing your favourite winter-outfit formula, but try swapping some dark pieces for brights.
Style Notes: Classic pieces—like a checked blazer and jeans—can be worn year after year and remain timeless.
Style Notes: We love this bright blue monochromatic look, and Mimi takes it one step further by breaking it up with snakeskin boots.
Style Notes: Chelsea snapped up a new cult Rixo dress and wears it with a pearl bag and matching coat.
Style Notes: With its combination of sharp tailoring and fashion-forward accessories, this is a look we want to copy for work immediately.
Style Notes: We’re seeing a lot of yellow around at the moment, and we love how Ven’s Wife Style has used the hue to create a polished tonal outfit.
Style Notes: Slip Into Style is making us want to wear red tiger print for our next black tie ‘do.
Style Notes: There are so many good accessories in this street style shot. A black headband, snakeskin boots and blue mini bag are being added to our wish list, stat.
Style Notes: Sometimes, just a simple floral midi dress is all you need to create an impact. A pair of Mary Jane heels also never goes amiss…
Style Notes: Do you remember this sellout Zara faux-leather coat? Clearly, it was a good investment, as Joana Staygold is still wearing it to this day.
Style Notes: We’re still going all weak at the knees for tonal outfits, and this white-on-white one is particularly effective, thanks to Enis‘s choice of contrasting textures.
Style Notes: Yet another reason to love M.92‘s winning floral smock dress. It looks so good with a statement red tote.
Style Notes: The slip skirt is still getting plenty of love from people on Instagram at the moment and Nicole creates a chic mash-up with her slip skirt and sweater pairing.
Style Notes: We’ve seen quite a few influencers donning this Rotate metallic midi dress, but Ellie from Slip Into Style is up there in the who-wore-it-best stakes. Pink socks and gold shoes are an excellent addition.
Style Notes: Cult high-street dress alert: We’re singing songs of love to this new-in Finery midi, which, we reckon, would flatter all body types.
Style Notes: If you’re looking for a simple winter ensemble that’s easy to re-create, then this formula from Joana Staygold is for you. The balance of straight leg jeans, fitted roll-neck and oversized blazer is so on-point.
Style Notes: Tonal outfits are still going strong this year, but for 2019, pink is the colour of choice. Rosa styles her Topshop slip skirt to perfection with a baggy bobbly knit and colour-clash shoes.
Style Notes: If you thought checked dresses were left behind in the summer months, then you’d be wrong. Monikh Dale sets the standard in this Zara midi, which she styles with nude boots and her super-cosy Saks Potts coat.
Style Notes: There’s nothing more chic than white-on-white, with a dash of tan. We’ll be copying this minimalist look next time we encounter a smart-casual dress code.
Style Notes: We’re getting plenty of throwback vibes from Sophie Bradbury-Cox’s ’70s-inspired outfit. We particularly like the pairing of brown animal print and powder blue knit.
Style Notes: It might look simple, but the devil is in the detail in Habba Heimisdottir’s cold weather-ready outfit. Two takeaways: Belted coats are very cool, and we think knitted dresses are making a comeback this year. You heard it here first.
Style Notes: We love how Eni has styled the summer dress of 2018 with a simple bandeau and Dior heels.
Style Notes: Elif’s commitment to the yellow trend pairs perfectly with the neutral tones of her Mango bag and white jeans.
Style Notes: Sara must have read our 15-second styling guide because we love how she’s used a scarf instead of a belt.
Style Notes: We love how Daisy mixes her vintage Laura Ashley waistcoat with her H&M slip skirt. Extra points for colour coordinating her shoes and accessories.
Style Notes: Is there anything more aughties than wearing a bandana as a top? It’s the perfect heat wave summer outfit.
Style Notes: Alexa’s minimalistic style is the perfect answer to summer office fashion. She keeps the look simple and uses her accessories to style up her outfit.
Style Notes: Swapping shorts for a skirt puts together this look, and we are here for it.
Style Notes: Wearing all white is the perfect idea for summer styling. Haafsah’s trending pieces—her Oh Hey Girl blouse and basket bag—are simply timeless.
Style Notes: Grece’s take on double denim is another reason we love her style. Her strong accessories game brings this look to the top.
Style Notes: Karina knows how to wear a blazer. Not only has she layered it over a midi, but she perfectly mixes checks and florals.