The 50 Best womenswear
If you wait till the sun's out, you'll miss all the best of the spring/summer clothes. Eliisa Makin chooses the best pieces to buy now, wear later
1. Opening Ceremony
The contrasting tie on these honeycomb sandals makes them great for creating the illusion of longer legs. Quirky yet wearable, they look brilliant with cut-off shorts or jeans.
How much: £325
Grown up "statement" T-shirt tops are everywhere and this is a gorgeous mountain print design. It looks great worn slouchy and oversizedwith silk trousers and wedge heels.
How much: £195
Get in on the global traveler trend with this brilliant African-inspired print skirt. Great for elongating your silhouette, this would look gorgeous with a solid coloured tank top.
How much: £22
4. River Island
Statement wedge sandals are a fun way to update your summer wardrobe. I particularly like this very reasonably priced pair from River Island's Design Forum range by Julian J Smith.
How much: £55
The panther detail on either side of these Givenchy sunglasses makes them rather fiercesome. So much so that the terrifying
has been spotted wearing a pair!
How much: £350
Bold, playful tropical prints look great with a pointed heel and simple vest, although the brave could opt for the matching jacket or a clashing print for a high-fashion look.
How much: £115
The bomber jacket has had a revival this year. Go for the full wild look with this head-turning, scarf print number. Looks great over a buttoned-up shirt and black pencil trousers.
How much: £48
A swishy metallic skirt is this season's surprise hit. Try this gold version from Topshop with a buttoned-up blouse, oversized necklace and pointed heels for a kooky ladylike look.
How much: £38
Everyone loves a ballet pump. This is a really fun leopard print pair with bold neon green ribbons. Wear them to add an element of surprise to a simple outfit.
How much: £219
Michael Kors' beautifully elegant shoulder bag is practically a work of art. Wear it with any outfit, although it looks particularly stunning with this season's pastel pink.
How much: £995
A turquoise, slim cigarette pant is an easy way to update your look. Wear in place of black trousers to add colour to work outfits. Would look great with Acne's peplum top (12).
How much: £89
This elegant teal peplum top adds class to any outfit. Wear it with a Fifties-style knee length skirt or loose peg trousers to keep the look modern. Works well with busy prints.
How much: £300
Jaeger's collection gets better each season. This structured pastel mini looks great worn with a printed silk T-shirt and chunky ankle boots.
How much: £180
Leather trousers have a reputation for being difficult, however this luxurious khaki pair are extremely wearable. They look great with an unstructured top. The slight stretch gives a great fit.
How much: £1,020
Add a splash of colour to a neutral outfit with this bold and beautiful extra-large clutch bag. Perfect for the summer, and delightfully spacious. ...