Fashion: Cross-season style staples

By Michiko Hylands

Some stylish staples in your wardrobe are always ready to wear.
Some stylish staples in your wardrobe are always ready to wear.

Because we can have 'four seasons in one day', it's often tricky to know what to wear. Thankfully, some stylish staples in your wardrobe are always ready, whatever the weather...

Denim

The Name of the Game Cape in ivory $450
Eyes Closed bra $150
Mighty Sword denim maxi skirt $220
All from Sass & Bide

Nothing beats denim for its perennial style appeal. For a more casual look wear the skirt with a chambray blue shirt for a double denim effect.

Sweatshirt

Gato sweatshirt $230
One Orbit glasses $369
Cera shirt $395
Illusionary pants $2600
Salvador loafers $415
All from Karen Walker

Add extra quirk factor with fun accessories. A cross-body bag and new-season sunnies will complete the look.

Jumpsuit

Monks Garden pantsuit $379
Shimmey earrings $59
Spliced Trainer in rose gold $229
(Shoes available in April)
All from Gorman

This flower-power inspired one piece suits all figures. If you're petite, swap the flats for some groovy 70s style platform heels.

Blazer

Military blazer $299
Knit Detail pants $199
Dark Elbow Sleeve Crew Top $44.90
Alissa Perspex heels $199
Multi Metal earrings $44.90
All from Witchery

Create a sultry makeup look with a bold red lip and a strongly contoured cheek.

Trench

Rhia Military trench in stone grey $219.90
Kinsey wide-cuff shirt $119.90
Riley jeans $109.90
Tassel loafer $99.90
All from Decjuba

Tie your hair back in a relaxed chignon for an office-friendly look appropriate for more corporate environments.

Leather Jacket

Boyfriend biker jacket $1099
Moth Bite tee $109
Both from Stolen Girlfriends Club

Team this jacket over your fave evening gown for true rock 'n' roll glamour.

Bomber Jacket

Long Train Running skirt $499
Quilty Pleasure jacket $699
Both from Trelise Cooper

Go retro with this fun bomber jacket. It looks just as great with a pair of faded denim jeans and "too cool for school" trainers.

Beauty bar

Sukin Ultra Hydrating Body Oil 100ml $29
Estee Lauder Double Wear Cushion Stick foundation $69
Elizabeth Arden White Tea Eau de Toilette Spray 100ml $99
Mor Marshmallow Hand & Body Milk $40
Essano Micellar Facial Wipes $8.99
Ultraceuticals Ultra Brightening Moisturiser Cream 50ml $168

For him

H&M chambray shirt $40
Country Road Woollen baseball cap in navy $64.90
Le Specs Caliente sunglasses $79.95
Adidas Originals Gazelle shoes $150
Kiehl's Nourishing Beard Grooming Oil $65
Dermalogica Daily Clean Scrub $54

- Spy.co.nz

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