*Your amount has been credited*, is perhaps the most exciting messages to receive on your phone. With summer here, treating yourself to a couple of high-street buys on payday goes a long way especially for the next few months.

From embroidered jeans, raffia sandals to statement jewellery, the options are endless to make you have a completely new wardrobe without breaking the bank.

If you’re in need of guide of what to purchase, see our editor-approved tips on what to keep in mind before you purchase.

Select light colours

The best colour palette for the warmer weather will always feature light colours over dark. Spring and Summer are the months where ultra-feminine light blues, pinks and pastels can be utilised to achieve a contrast


Be It a hat, statement jewellery or a pop satchel, the options are countless. Even a straw hat in white or beige with a contrast band, will instantly finish and elevate your look.

Invest in classics

The best seasonal fashion tip is to create a capsule wardrobe – this can be repeated throughout the year in each season. Creating a summer wardrobe capsule should be a thoughtful curation of your body’s most suited cuts and silhouettes. This will mean that you will consciously want to wear our outfits again and again – making them great investments.

Work around colour pop

An elegant way to soften your outfit in summer is colour pop with prints. Colour popping has emerged as one of the stand out trends in recent years, and for good reason – a splash of colour will make your outfit look more thought after and defined.

So, whether you’re planning a getaway with your friends or simply want to invest in some of the latest classics, we’re here to help.

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