The Best Affordable
Finds From My Favourite Stores
Cream, white, whiskey shades or camel… there’s no denying that a neutral colour palette is one of the easiest to wear no matter what the season. It’s so gentle and calming. The magazines are always packed full of beautiful neutral pieces and even our favourite influencers are dressed head to toe in the shades.
My neutral clothes somehow always feel more luxe and they require way less effort to put together versus, say, animal print or brights. Neutrals go great with denim and as a busy mum that’s normally found wearing jeans at the nursery gate, right now I’m all about the easy, quickly-pulled-together looks.
On the whole, I do prefer a well rounded mix of luxury and high street neutrals. I’m finding that this season especially, H&M have managed to tread that line between high street and looking luxury really well whilst keeping everything super affordable. They have some amazing new bits in muted tones, just in time for the changing seasons!
That’s not to say I don’t also love the more premium brands like Raey, Chanel and Saint Laurent. Those brands are great all the year round for those bigger investments and mixed with high street gems can keep your wardrobe looking updated and super fresh..
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**I am currently 5 months pregnant but the items featured in this post are all main sizing (not maternity).
I initially bought this H&M dress in black back in the early Summer and more recently upsized in the cream version for Summer/Autumn. I love the shape and it’s great for accommodating my growing baby bump too! It’s versatile so the cooler months I’ll be styling it with some knee boots and a blazer rather than my Castañer espadrilles.
There’s a lot of peace to be found in a neutral wardrobe and they’ve definitely become reliable wardrobe staples. I have a Balmain white logo t-shirt that’s always thrown over jeans and my cream blazer is usually hanging by the door ready for me to put on if I’m popping out.
I love neutral colours ranging from brown-hued buffs to creamy off-whites, alongside muted variations of grey, pale blue, olive green, orange, and yellow. So, feeling inspired by my love of subtle hues, I’ve put together an edit on the best high street neutrals to buy right now. To shop simply click on an item: