Affordable price points and sophisticated style is a lust-after combo that's hard to come by but Zara always seems to pull it out the bag.
Back with their new autumn/winter13 drop the high street store gives us a reminder of why they should be your go to guru for between-season statements.
Their new collection eases us into realms of winter layering with effortless autumnal embroidery, cable knit couture, chic sheath skirts and front row tailoring.
Catering for the cold coffee-in-hands days the fashion zeitgeist squeezes in some classic below freezing buys. We've got our eye on the red riding hood coat.
Zara's new Studio pieces fit the bill for understated style with a high end twist cue the haute high collars, designer-esque diner jackets, funnel necks and a pinstripe vs tartan fash-off.
Seriously, avoid the online lookbook until payday if you know what's best for you.
Not one to leave their accessories to the last minute, Zara has invested some serious style time in their bags and boots too. Think puddle-proof ankle boots, party-approved crested courts and embroidered clutches.
Show the boys how to work a winter wardrobe - tomboy tailoring just got girly.
Check out Zara's autumn/winter 2013 must-haves:
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