For anyone who considers themselves (or at least aims to be) a smart shopper, cost per wear is a key consideration when making new purchases. Especially when it comes to investing in statement pieces, you want to ensure the new addition to your wardrobe is going to be more than a one hit wonder!
Check out how to work one bold blazer from Topshop and create four different looks to take it from casual daywear into glamorous evening wear. With polka dots being a key print to invest in this season, here’s how to ensure this piece stays on high rotation in your closet now!


Dress It Down

Rock a clashing striped knit with jeans and sneakers for a cool, casual look. Pops of red add interest and the chic bag and baker boy cap keep things looking polished.

Dress it down
Cath Kidson Sweater €85, H&M Jeans €39.99, Penneys sunglasses €3, Miu Miu clutch €890, River Island hat €25, Oasis trainers €30


So Frenchy So Chic

French girls have effortless dressing mastered, so pull on your beret and embrace your inner Parisienne! A classic smart casual look is kept fresh with modern, on-trend touches such as the sculptural shoes and slimline sunglasses.

French Chic Dot
Hit The Spot
New Look t-shirt €12, Elvi skirt €52, River Island sunglasses €25, House of Fraser bag €45, Lost Ink at LIttlewoods shoes €58

Pair matching trousers with pops of yellow for a fashion week worthy ensemble. The white sunglasses add a sixties touch whilst the belt bag and yellow accessories keep this look firmly in the now.

Hit the Spot
Topshop trousers €68, Miss Selfridge bag €21, H&M earrings €14.99, River Island sunglasses €16, Topshop shoes €70
Pastel Power

Pastel shades paired with fresh white accessories are gorgeous for spring and a great way to ease into wearing colour. If the weather permits, drape the blazer over your shoulders to really show off the ruffle detail on this Tibi dress!

Pastel Power
Tibi dress €615, V by Very shoes €36, Accessorize sunglasses €14, Next earrings €10, M&S bag €89


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