A chic, expensive-looking outfit that’s still comfortable and doesn’t require a lot of effort is surely the holy grail of getting dressed. If only those kinds of confidence-boosting outfits jumped out at us effortlessly every morning. Getting the perfect balance of all these things is not always simple, though, especially for the upcoming transitional season of spring when the weather can be so unpredictable. But, we’ve got good news: Because we love to make your lives easier, and take our job as a reliable source of wardrobe inspiration very seriously, we’ve scrolled and scrolled through our favourite fashion girls’ feeds and found 11 perfect expensive-looking spring outfits that are super easy to copy.
The best thing about them? They’re all made up of simple pieces you probably already have in your wardrobe. We’re talking classics like shirting, relaxed tailoring and chic knits— that once added to a look, transform it into a really elevated outfit. Of course, the way the items are styled together also helps make them look expensive too. So, we’d recommend scrolling down to see the polished outfit formulas some of the most stylish women we know are wearing for spring; and if you’re missing any of the key items we’ve added links below for you to shop as well.
Key Clothing Piece: A knitted co-ord can be the secret weapon of any good spring wardrobe since it always feels put-together. This kermit green Mango version is top of every fashion person's list this season. The comfort of the co-ord is elevated even more by pairing it with knee-high boots.
This knit feels more expensive because it's not super cropped.
We're predicting this set will sell out soon.
A spring knee-high boot.
Key Clothing Piece: A cream coat is perfect for those chillier spring days when you want to feel warm but not wintery. Wear it with tonal pieces underneath like white jeans (another spring staple) and you've got yourself a very chic but easy look.
H&M does some of the most expensive-looking wool coats on the high street.
Your search for the perfect white T-shirt is over.
Our favourite & Other Stories jeans shape in creamy ecru.
Key Clothing Piece: A shacket is the ultimate transitional wardrobe piece to see you through spring. Like a blazer, wearing it open over even the most casual pieces streamlines the whole outfit. For early spring, wear it with a roll neck for extra style points (and warmth).
This colour feels really premium.
The best roll-neck around.
An easy length to pair with trainers, boots or loafer.
Key Clothing Piece: We're all familiar with the power of a great knitted dress; but this comfy, easy-to-wear piece really comes into its own in spring. It's such a polished item, you can even just wear it with your favourite neutral trainers and it still looks so expensive.
Another Ganni hit.
Wear these with everything.
Add some sparkle.
Key Clothing Piece: The mini skirt has returned with full force and can play a surprisingly versatile role in your spring wardrobe. Wear it with a blazer and knee-high boots in the evening or opt for an oversized button down shirt to balance out the proportions for a polished day look.
Reformation does such good mini skirts.
The ideal shade of blue.
Mary-janes are the only heel fashion people want to wear this year.
Key Clothing Piece: It goes without saying that wearing top to toe neutral shades is a sure fire way to look like you can afford a regular dry cleaning bill. But a pair of really good cream tailored trousers will do that job whatever you wear them with.
If you told us these were designer we'd probably believe you.
Such good value for something that looks so expensive.
Wear this without a shirt underneath as well.
Key Clothing Piece: There's something about a crisp blue shirt that feels so expensive. All you need to do is pair it with your favourite classic blue denim and you've got a simple but effective outfit. We particularly love this striped shirt and flares variation that feels very French.
VB loves a good quality shirt.
We love the seventies vibe of these.
The perfect boots to go with blue jeans.
Key Clothing Piece: Wide-leg trousers are the ultimate comfy but smart wardrobe item to make you feel put-together. Tucking in a ribbed cardigan is unexpected but couldn't be more perfect for spring.
Navy is such a chic colour.
The perfect cardigan for wearing as a top.
Replace the trouser's belt with this one for two different looks.
Key Clothing Piece: You know it's spring when you can just wear your blazers without a coat. Get more wear out of wintery, tweed styles by wearing them over a pretty midi dress.
You'll get so much wear out of a blazer like this.
We're obsessed with this yellowy orange shade.
A great everday heel height.
Key Clothing Piece: Finding the perfect denim jumpsuit is something your spring wardrobe will thank you for. Adding loafers rather than trainers and throwing a chic knit over your shoulders, like Abi has done here, makes this casual piece feel more expensive.
We're really impressed with this find.
Such good value.
A classic pair.
Up next, the 9 most expensive-looking pieces on the high street this week