Fashion: A lust for lightness after winter layers

By Jess Scurr at

Are you poised between Britain’s star designer fashion names and the great British high street? While we all enjoy looking and feeling fabulous that doesn’t always mean harming your credit card. The high street is gearing up for Spring/Summer19 trends to hit the stores with many brands like Next, Topshop and Dorothy Perkins showcasing the meadow florals trend. When spring comes consumers lust for lightness after a winter of layering and pretty dresses in floral meadow prints sits at the centre of this ultra- feminine spring trend.
If you prefer a stylish yet simple piece that takes your wardrobe back to a more everyday look, brands like Debenhams and Marks and Spencer are offering a refined style with the concept of less is more couldn’t be more appropriate as these brands are offering key simple styles to add to your collection.

Oxfordshire boasts an array of shopping centres to update your wardrobe from Oxfords’ Westgate centre to Bicester village where you will find high end brands at discounted prices. With still a bit of chill in the air last season’s trends will be at a hugely discounted price ready for the new season to hit the stores, therefore don’t hold back in grabbing a trendy piece to add to your collection at a good price.

We’ve taken to the high street to source our top trends that will set your spring wardrobe ready without breaking the bank.

This floral asymmetrical midi dress from Topshop at £55 is definitely a stand out statement piece. This is an all-round look that can be dressed up with a pair of Topshop Nimble white backless sandals, £56, or dressed down with a pair of Chelsea boots for a more casual style.

Another statement piece this time by Dorothy Perkins. This blue floral maxi dress at £48,is a must have addition to any spring wardrobe especially if you want comfort and style all in one. Put together with a pair of white Wallis flat sandals, £22.

This Blue Printed Next jumpsuit, £50, is perfect for a spring wedding styled up with a pair of heels and a statement necklace, £20, from Laura Ashley to create a sophisticated yet stylish outfit that’s a bit different from the usual wedding attire.

All of these pieces are taken from high street brands found in Oxfordshire. Style doesn’t have to cost a fortune, trends will run the same from high end to high street therefore an outfit is what you make it not the label or price tag.