WATCH: What To Wear… To Brunch

Got a brunch date but don't know where to start with your #ootd? We've got it covered…

Are you familiar with the thousands of avocado snaps that crop up on social media feeds at the weekend? If not, it’s probably because you’re too busy papping your own poached eggs/green smoothie/syrup-drenched waffles. Welcome to the world of brunch, which is fast becoming the most important event of the week. For your wardrobe, that is. Hordes of celebs and Insta-famous figures have cultivated the very specific new trend of brunch dressing, which involves carefully curated outfits that look as though you haven’t even tried. Think effortless, but also completely polished.

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Confused? Let us explain. It’s all about investing in statement pieces that are smart/casual enough to work in your everyday wardrobe. Frayed hem jeans, double-breasted blazers, metallic flats, button-down midis, Breton tops… All will provide you with the perfect, Instagram-worthy brunch look. It’s not just the style set doing it, either. According to a recent survey, over 47% of us brunch on weekends, while Pinterest has entire boards dedicated to ‘Brunch Outfits’. We’ve done the hard work for you and put together the dream brunch capsule wardrobe complete with a video to boot, inspired by our fave brunchers who put the bae in bagel…

Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba on her way to brunch

Girly with a twist. Look for midi dresses, cult kicks and glossy accessories.

Sunglasses: River Island, £16 Bracelets: Dorothy Perkins, £8.50 Trainers: Superga, £50

Dress: Marks & Spencer, £99 Jacket: Topshop, £55



Fine jewellery, cropped jeans, sharp flats and a strong injection of print are all you need to nail this uniform

Top: Maison Scotch at John Lewis, £59.95 Jeans: Zara, £29.99 Shoes: Office, £55

Belt: Moschino, £155 Shoes: ASOS, £22 Necklace: Z for Accessorize, £15

Shirt: Topshop, £59 Bag: Zara, £29.99

Rosie Fortescue

Rosie Fortescue post brunch

Who said brunch couldn’t be glam? Think high-octane add-ons and statement separates

Shoes: Office, £65 Sunglasses: Quay at ASOS, £35 Bag: Fiorelli, £55

Top: Realisation, £107 Hat: Gap, £19.95 Trousers: Matalan, £16