Update your wardrobe with the hottest transitional fashion buys on the high street, including Warehouse, Topshop and more. These are the fashion pieces you shouldn’t be without.
Parkas are going to be big fashion news in 2014, but guess what? They’re actually pretty practical. Tackle that transeasonal period with the Ted Baker Electric Daydream Coat that’s actually more spring-ready than you could wish for.
Mohair jumpers were our style staple in 2013, and we don’t expect that to change much. Freshen yours up with zest of kiwi in this River Island Dimaond Stitch Jumper to make sure you can wear it way into spring.
Boyfriend jeans have to be the best transeasonal fashion trend we can think of. Rolled up at the ankle, the Topshop Moto Hidden Rip And Repair Jeans flash a little flesh to keep you cool throughout the year.
Jumpsuits are perfect for in between seasons styling. They work well for evening and the day, leaving the shoulders bare for warm evenings or layering if you need to cover up.
The Zara Printed Top with its sheer fabric makes it a perfect layering piece for winter, though it’s light enough to wear all spring long.
Bomber jackets are big news for SS14, though the focus is on girlie colour palettes and feminine florals to take the edge off this tomboy trend. Wear them when winter starts to turn to spring.
Sheer maxis make for a subtle way to step up your skirt lengths this season. Without opting for the mini straight away, you can tease a shorter style without the shock.
Wear the Topshop Tall V Front Back Vest as the perfect layering item all year. Wear it under garms earlier in the year and style it as a cute top for spring.
Take your favourite previous season style piece and chop the bottom off. Like skirtsa lengths, our favourite up top separates become crops this season to make them lighter alternatives for spring.
Midi skirts are the essential transitional style item. Not maxi and not quite mini, this length is perfect for those in between days.
We feel head over low heels for these Asos Secret Garden new season shoes. Wear them with winter’s dark-coloured jeans until you can team them with festive dress and shorts.
Light scarves will help you transition into the new season in style. We take plaids through to SS14, though the palette gets whiter and the fabric feather-light to allow you to layer without it being too suffocating.
The Oasis Zebra Print Skirt combines a spring skirt style with a winter colour palette to create the perfect transitional style piece. Bring monochrome into spring with this fashion-savvy separate.
Cami strap dresses were old last season styling essential, though they’re also effective for spring when we can whip off the blazers and coats. This cami dress is going to be a new season essential.
Worn with muted tones, the River Island Mirrored Flower Stud Earrings help you to step into spring with the simple addition of accessories. You can start wearing these cute accessories straight away.
The H&M Shirt Dress, worn the floor is easily a winter style that can worn through until spring. Maxi dresses are an ideal transitional trend because they’re covered up but also loose fitting.
Style your cut out ankle boots and sandals with these adorable ankle socks that allow you to step into your spring styles ahead of time.
We’re aiding the trainer epidemic with skater slip ons. This pre-spring alternative keeps your feet covered, unlike pumps, but also a little more exposed than ankle boots.
For the ultimate juxtaposition of prints, the River Island Black Floral Tartan Print Spliced Smock Dress is pure transeasonal genius. We love.
Jumpsuits receive a spring update with this pastel-hued number. The colour makes it ready for day or night.
Freshen up your wardrobe with a bright yellow skirt. Team it with a dark denim shirt for grey days.
An oversized jumper in light shades will see you right through until spring so you can transfer to a new season easily.
Feline prints are big news for 2014. We’re more than a little bit in love with the F&F Photographic Cat Socks, perfect for teaming with new season shoes.
You can wear a PVC skirt at any time of year. Clash it with soft fabrics earlier in the year and light sweaters in winter to master the task of transitional layering.
The & Other Stories Frilly Trousers are a softer alternative to the tough tailoring of winter. With a light, silky finish, these pre-season trousers are good for making the transition between seasons.
Cut out shoes are the ultimate transitional trend. We’re not quite ready to ditch our previous season obsession with ankle boots, so simply make them cut outs and you’re onto a winner for spring/summer.
Capes transition very effectively between seasons. A perfect alternative to a coat, this style staple is great for all-year-round chic styling.
Blazers are always wardrobe go-tos. But, substitute your usual black or charcoal hues for pastel pinks and you’ve got a cover up that’s wearable for sunnier seasons.
Matalan’s Daisy Print Jumper is a real nod to spring even though its sold in a soft, wintery texture. Make sure your wardrobe is spring-ready, even if the weather isn’t.
Take a summer dress and wear it in an autumnal plaid print, like the Mango Lace Applique Check Dress, to create a transitional style piece that’s not taking any sides in war of seasons.
Blazer are a year-round style essential. Wear this longline Mango Blazer as an alternative to heavy coats when it’s just not warm enough (and you’re not brave) enough to try the outfit without.
This cute handbag will keep you stylish in all seasons. The fun colour palette suits spring but also brightens up a winter palette just in time for the weather to catch up.
Watch out for tropical prints in the upcoming style season, they’re going to be hot property. We need an exotic print to get us ready for the heat (or mild warmth).
A loose-fitting midi dress is something you can wear right from Christmas to mid year. In a cotton fabric you’ll keep covered up with long sleeves but feel closer to summer dressing instantly.
Choose your overcoat well with a style piece that is practical and transeasonal. This chic style piece is light but it can be wrapped around for extra warmth on colder days.
We’ve had our eye on the M&S Autograph Floral Trousers since the SS14 collection dropped. With a matched crop, these tailored beauties are a new season must-have.
With a longer skirt and a T-shirt underlayer, this G21 Midi Pinafore Dress looks ready to transition between seasons without much need for extra layers.
Monochrome is transitioning into spring, and, in a chic and short oversized style you can wear this as a winter or a spring garment.
Make your cropped sweater a really gorgeous indigo colour that’s easy to weave into last season’s wardrobe and a fabulous introduction to new season styling.
Naturally, plaid prints are darker. That’s why when we heard that the grunge look will still be a hit for spring, we started stock piling the print again.
This pinny is a perfect style piece for transitioning through the seasons. Wear it with long tops and short Tees alike.
The beauty of Cos, is that the styles are so gorgeous and simple that they move with you through the seasons. Bulk buy their new season styles to keep you fashion-savvy all year.
Lightly coloured coats give a much-needed nod to spring by freshening up the palette. Forget your black and charcoal collection, enter the pastels.
This clutch is a fashion essential, perfect for all year round styling. From night to day, this style classic just won’t change with the seasons.
With a light pastel blue and floaty fabric this spring skirt will get you through from winter (teamed with thick knits) to spring (teamed with white Tees).
Add a pop of colour to your post-winter wardrobe with the Miss Selfridge Leather Satchel. You can coordinate with the whole colour kaleidoscope come spring.
This Autograph crop top was made to match to the accompanying trousers in the collection. Combine a deep navy blue with softly-coloured florals for a spring-inspired style item that’s fine to wear until winter.
Plaid prints are filtering through to the next season. Wears yours with light blues and whites to make sure it’s fresh enough for the new season.
Bomber jackets are topping our new seaosn wish lists. Wear yours in pink to make sure it’s summer ready as well as warm enough to wear now.
Culottes are a seriously cool transitional style piece. Not short-shorts and not a regular skirt, these fashion essentials can be worn from now until the end of summer.