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Yep, I Just Uncovered 43 Epic Finds From the Shopbop Sale

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Shopbop’s event of the season sale has officially arrived, everyone. If you’re anything like me, you’ll prioritize a stop over to the site to stock your wardrobe with outfits for the spring and summer months ahead. Nearly every brand on the site is included in the sale, which means you can scoop up all of the key trends and designer finds of the moment for less than you would normally spend. Using the promotion code EVENT19 from April 10 to April 12, orders under $500 are 20% off, and orders of $500 or more are 25% off.

Since this is one of the biggest sales of the season, pieces always sell out fast. So, if you want to skip time hunting down items to add to your cart, I’ve done the work for you and am bringing them to you all in one place. Ahead, I’m highlighting 43 epic finds that are too good to pass up. There’s something or everyone, whether you’re in the market for the big trends for spring like tie-dye and floss heels, you’re stocking up on closet basics, or you’re getting an early start on your wedding guest look. Scroll down to see my edit, organized by price beginning with pieces over $1000 and then affordable finds under $100 at the end. I’ve calculated each piece with the minimum discount you’ll get, but you could save even more depending on what you order.

An iconic piece from an iconic brand.
Western continues to be one of the big trends carried over from last season.
A cool, modern take on the trouser.
The cool-girl cocktail dress.
Fringe is definitely having a moment.
Puffy sleeves done in the most romantic way.
Jacquemus can do no wrong.
Floss heels are the It shoe of the season.
The utility trend goes pink.
Now this is statement jewelry.
By Far gained acclaim for its shoes, but its bags are just as epic.
Shoes that double as jewelry.
Mark my words, leather Bermuda shorts are about to be everywhere.
Our editor in chief wears her Hayward bag with everything.
I can’t decide which detail on this top I love most.
Meet the perfect shoe for spring. Thanks, Tibi.
I plan to wear this jacket exactly as pictured here.
Get an early start on your wedding guest look.
The bag I want for my future summer vacation.
To wear with dresses or jeans.
A cool take on the slip skirt.
I own these boots and wear them with everything.
Layer an oversize blazer on top.
Speaking of oversize blazers, how good is this one?
Nanushka is the cult designer every cool girl owns.
Our market editor owns this skirt and packed it for a trip to Italy.
Our kind of floral print.
Kat Collings wore a similar version of this belt in Paris, and I’ve been obsessed with it ever since.
The perfect yellow shade.
Fell in love with this dress at first sight.
I’m pretty sure every Who What Wear editor owns these jeans—including myself.
Another Who What Wear editor favorite—proof here.
Very into this top.
I’ve had my eye on jewelry designers Brinker & Eliza since last year. Their pieces are so beautiful.
Here’s another pair of pants you can find in my closet.
A sleek take on the classic Dr. Martens boot.
This looks way more expensive than $64.
Hello, tie-dye.
I’m so here for upsized denim.
The perfect spring earrings.
You can buy the matching bottoms, or wear this on its own underneath a blazer like I plan on doing.
More pearl jewelry in 2019.

Next, the 13 pieces I’m wearing on repeat right now.

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Shop 23 of This Week's Best New Arrivals

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It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our weekly installment of new arrivals. For today’s roundup, I’ve searched high and low to find the best in designer and fast-fashion pieces—all of which just hit stores—so that you can be the first of your friends to wear them. After all, if you’re going to buy something, why not beat everyone else to it?

From summer tops to dresses for parties, brunch, and everything in between, there was a lot to love this week (not to mention something for every style type and price point). Now you just have to narrow down your favorites and make room in your closet—sorry! So what are you waiting for? Shop my picks of the week below and don’t forget to check back next Wednesday for another batch of fresh fashion finds.

This will become your favorite summer top, mark my words.

Leave it to Urban to make the perfect affordable floral top.

Just the right amount of sheerness and sparkle.

Never underestimate the power of a good ribbed tank.

Fruit prints are having a major moment.

Whether it’s with a pair of shorts or a satin skirt, this top is your brunch outfit solution.

Of-the-moment tie-dye is too good to pass up at this price.

You need this top and a vacation to wear it on.

Can Ganni do any wrong?

Did you know Anine Bing makes amazing bags, too?

The bag everyone will be Instagramming very soon.

The cage detail really has me intrigued.

I couldn’t settle on just one color.

Not your average wedding guest look, but it should be.

If a dress makes you feel like you’re in the French countryside, do you have to buy it?

The rainbow dress for the edgier girls.

Your summer LWD.

A throw-on-and-go dress for your rushed mornings.

Can you tell I’m here for party dresses?

Yes, you do need another white dress in your wardrobe. It’s summer, remember?

I don’t typically wear pants that aren’t jeans, but these are really speaking to me.

Your new non-basic work pants. 

Would this roundup really be complete without a strappy sandal?

Want more? Shop last week’s new arrivals.

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This Miami Fashion Girl's Look Is Screenshot-Worthy (and Under $100)

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When I daydream about Miami style, I get excited: I immediately think bright colors (and even brighter whites), bold prints, and evening-ready looks that seem synonymous with both the tropical climate and electric vibe of the city. That being said, I actually find it even more exciting to discover someone who stays totally true to their unique personal style, no matter their location. Take Miami local and fashion girl Bianka Walker, for example. “I’d say I’m more a New Yorker soul stuck in Miami,” Walker tells me. “I’m not a dress-and-heels type of girl. I’m all about sneakers and platforms.”

Originally from Ecuador, Bianka has lived in Miami on and off since she was 16, and she feels at home in the city thanks to its large Latina community and gorgeous weather. When I noted that her personal style differs from her fellow locals, she conceded that the city definitely has a style that everyone follows, and she sometimes feels the pressure to conform.

Ultimately, though, she feels that it’s important to stay true to herself when creating an outfit. So what does a Miami girl with an NYC soul (and a knack for affordable finds) want you to buy this summer, you ask? For starters, this perfect straw bag and these platform dad sneakers, both of which she scored at Walmart. Scroll to shop her entire look, see her favorite summer trends, and discover the one touristy spot in Miami she actually enjoys.

What’s your summer vibe in one word?

Sneakers.

What are the top trends for summer you’re looking forward to trying?

I’m looking forward to including bright colors in my outfits. Usually I wear nudes and blacks, but I’m ready to go out of my comfort zone this summer. I also want to try mixing textures more, like I did with the straw bag and jeans here.

Tell us a bit about the outfit…

This outfit screams my name. I love the black denim (especially the detailing), and the hat and shoes are such cute accessories. Plus the jacket. Fringe and metallics are two trends we’ll see a lot of this season, and what better way to display that than in this jacket? The top is super simple but cute, and while the shoes were originally a little crazy for my taste, I wanted to get out of my comfort zone. I chose this outfit because these pieces feel versatile enough to pair with other looks in my closet as well.

Do you believe in mixing high and low fashion?

Yes, I’m a big fan of mixing high and low! I think it’s the perfect combo. I tend to splurge most on staples like purses and shoes.

Name the one tourist destination that’s actually worth seeing in Miami.

Calle 8! Love the vibes, and the food is amazing. It’s the perfect mix of Miami and Cuba.

Next, 8 Basics That Deliver, No Matter Where in the World You Live



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The Affordable Cult Brands That Will Be All Over Your Instagram Feeds in 2019

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The word “affordable” is one I’m always wary of using within my fashion writing, as one person’s bargain is always going to be another person’s splurge. The pieces I’m about to talk about below certainly aren’t cheap, however, unlike many of the brands on Net-a-Porter and MatchesFashion, they are potentially accessible to those of us who normally shop at Zara and Topshop

The contemporary market is one which has been growing significantly over the past two years. Back in 2017, I wrote about how brands like Ganni, Rixo, Staud and Réalisation are fighting to make your wardrobes brighter, better and more affordable. Instead of diffusion lines that mimic the aesthetic of a bigger design house at a lower price point, this new breed of labels are independent selling direct to consumer, with their own instantly identifiable design. Over the past two years, most of the cult buys that we have written about at Who What Wear are by these designers and priced around the $200-$350 mark.

This direct-to-consumer contemporary bracket is one that’s still hugely growing, and these are no longer just small Instagram-led businesses but a key priority for leading luxury retailers. In fact, buyers now scout for brands by scrolling. Net-a-Porter this summer is launching seven brands that were previously only direct-to-consumer, taking niche brands to a global audience. Keep scrolling to shop the new affordable cult brands that we at Who What Wear are championing in 2019.

Faithfull the Brand was founded in Bali in 2012, but this year, it has gone from an under-the-radar beach brand to a mainstay on our Instagram feeds. It specializes in holiday clothing with a zesty color palette and playful prints, but the dresses look just as good in your city as they do in Positano.

Kalda was founded three years ago by London College of Fashion graduate Kata Alda, however, this year it has really cranked its business up a notch, launching its own e-commerce site. These shoes are as comfortable as they are Instagrammable. 

The Frankie Shop has tiny stores in Le Marais and New York, however, this boutique is widening its reach this year, as it just launched on Net-a-Porter. This brand is getting a lot of love from power influencers and street style stars—the pleated skirts and boxy blazers are particularly popular.

Influencers are often responsible for items reaching cult status, and the Line by K was created by fashion blogger Karla Deras. This is another new name to Net-a-Porter, and it sold 500 items in its first week on the site. The lime-green slip skirt has been particularly popular with the Instagram crowd.

Rotate was launched by Danish fashion influencers Thora Valdimars and Jeanette Madsen last year and creates beautiful ’80s-inspired dresses, with bold colors and Dynasty-worthy shoulder pads.

Art Dealer is one of Net-a-Porter’s new direct-to-consumer brands that launched this year. It creates elegant co-ords for grown-ups and consist of printed blouses and matching pencil skirts. As the name would suggest, this brand creates beautiful prints with a nostalgic vintage feel. 

Sandals brand Studio Amelia only launched this year, but it made its debut on Net-a-Porter. Quite the entrance…

Next up, see our guide to the key trends for spring/summer 2019.

This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK.

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