Next - our secret Spring shopping destination
Next (yes, Next) are my secret find for Spring. Granted, there's a lot of sifting to be done, bypassing rails (or pages) of workwear and jersey casuals to find the good stuff, but there are a few gems. Take the dress in the middle, for instance, a bit of a reworking of All Saints' bestselling puffy pinafore-style dress from last season. Double-breasted, ruffle collared and pinstriped, it's only £48...
If your look is more monochrome, then there are two very different takes on monochrome available too. For the more sophisticated option, the £55 floral print bow detail dress is fab, and would be great for a Spring wedding with a feather fascinator.
But most unexpected for me is the flamingo print mini dress for £40. Very young, cute and kitsch, this is crying out to be worn with bright tights and heart-shaped sunglasses!