Polly Coleman

Fashion Editor

21 April Essentials

As we transition into spring, April can be a tricky month to figure out what to wear. The weather can be unpredictable, with warm, sunny days followed by chilly, rainy ones. It’s important to have a versatile wardrobe that can adapt to these changing conditions. Overleaf, I focus on new gilets hitting the shops but here, are some lovely new items from local stores to inspire you with what to wear in April.

MELA LONDON Navy Floral Short Sleeve Maxi Dress, £45, House of Fraser

Black Mixed Floral Puff Sleeve Split Midi Dress, £33.99, & Stone Straw Effect Cross Body Bag, £19.99, both New Look

SS23 Trench Coat, £199.99, H&M at Chantry Place

Axel Square Toe Apron Block Heel White Leather Ankle Boots, £105, Office at Chantry Place

Kiki Saddle Khaki
Green Crossbody Bag,
£49.50, Oliver Bonas

Forceful Navy Lace Up Trainers, £42.99, Office

Stripe Cotton Button-Back Jumper,
£89, The White Company

Tommy Hilfiger Poppy Crossover Handbag,
£79.99, Sole Trader

Tasha Denim Jacket,
£59, FatFace

Daisy Flower Stud Earrings, £55, Pandora

Birth Flower Pendant
Silver Necklace, £19,
Lisa Angel at Chantry Place

Pink and yellow geometric dangles,
available in other colour combinations, £17.50

Barbour Littlebury Quilted Longline
Gilet, £179, John Lewis

The North Face Black Diablo Down Gilet,
£235, NEXT

Barbour International Santa Rosa Gilet,
£159, John Lewis

Brown Tie Waist Gilet,
£70, River Island

Chatham Gilet,
£99.95, Joules

Mint Velvet Navy
Chevron Belted Gilet, £139, John Lewis

Mink Long Hooded Gilet, £54.99, New Look

Urban Bliss Stone Teddy Long Gilet, £40, New Look

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