1. Jeans – Boyfriend cropped distressed wash blue jeans. I’m …

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1. Jeans – Boyfriend cropped distressed wash blue jeans. I’m wearing Marc by Marc Jacobs Jessie at the moment and I love them so, I’d probably trawl the sales to find another pair. Black skinny Jeans, Lot78 brand, hate to sound boring but its because they keep their colour. 2 Activewear – When did gym stuff get designer? I’d replace my 10 year old boring gym pants/tops with the funky Stella McCartney in a flash. 3. Tees – classic and long-sleeved crew neck tees in white/black and another colour from Petit Bateau. They get softer and better every time they’re washed. 4. Navy cropped cigarette trousers. Mine are from Mary Portas, UK made and cut beautifully. I don’t think there is a version in her collection this year, so these would be the hardest item to replace. Raoul usually have beautifully tailored trousers, so I might start there. 5. Silk shirt. I wear Tucker but I don’t fancy the prints this year, so I’d replace with a Hermoine de Paula silk vest, If money was no object then it would be the Belstaff silk blouse, but I can’t even afford one in the sale, even at 70% off, so, yeah, time to move on..6. A mini kilt – I know, weird, but I love them. 7. Dresses – Jersey Twist short sleeved from Helmut Lang. Particularly partial to the oxide print. Silk summer dress, my current one is from Draw in Light and quite short, so I might go all Issa and maxi for a change. 8. Finally a grey short sleeved cashmere crew-neck jumper from Gap, because I’m British and programmed to believe that the current glorious weather is not set to last!

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