You don't need to be a fashion expert to spot the pieces that will sell out first in Zara. Namely because it's probably the pieces you're already most drawn-to. When Zara launched its now iconic polka dot midi dress, I could tell merely by the number of people I saw pick it up and drape it over their arm in the space of the three minutes I was in store that it was going to go—fast. The same goes for the cardigan and crop-top two-piece that looks just like the one Katie Holmes wore; I bought it on the gut instinct it would sell-out faster than cut-price Jimmy Choos. Once again, I was proven right.
And now, as we are poised to enter 2020, there's already so much new-in Zara goodness to be had. So much so, I decided to do a little experiment. I asked some of my fashion friends to tell me which Zara buys they thought would sell out first. And you know what? I think they're pretty on the money with their predictions.
From the coolest trousers on the planet to the outerwear trend that keeps gaining momentum, keep scrolling to see and shop the 2020 Zara shopping lists of those in the know.
JESSICA SKYE: TAILORING
"Anyone who knows me knows I'm obsessed with tailoring, and I always find the best suiting in Zara. I'll be mixing and matching my blazers and trousers to create unique looks right through until spring."
Jessica's Key Buy:
Zara Buttoned Blazer (£90)
Zara Palazzo Trousers (£30)
Zara Wool-Blend Blazer (£80)
Zara Loose-Fitting Trousers (£20)
ALEXIS FOREMAN: LEATHER TROUSERS
"I hardly ever wear jeans; instead I look to different trousers that make for a more directional look. Zara has so many pairs of leather trousers this season; I'll take mine straight-legged."
Alexis' Key Buy:
Zara Leather Trouser (£129)
Zara Leather Trousers (£149)
Zara Faux Leather Jogging Trouser (£30)
Zara Faux Leather Trousers (£13)
STYLE IDEALIST'S KARINA: PUFFER JACKETS
"In 2020 I intend on making more of an effort to mix fashion with functionality; think more outdoorsy walks but keeping it cute. So the first thing on my list has to be a puffer jacket. I've avoided the trend for long enough, but Zara's new styles have convinced me to give it a go."
Karina's Key Buy:
Zara Oversized Puffer Jacket (£60)
Zara Hooded Puffer Jacket (£80)
Zara Puffer Jacket with Belt (£119)
Zara Puffer Jacket with Pockets (£90)
SARAH FERGUSON: OVERSIZED DRESSES
"Zara has created dresses that have the air of Cecilie Bahnsen but on a budget. These dresses are perfect for wearing year-round. Feminine and ideal for all those summer weddings on the horizon, they also loan themselves for winter, too. Pair with chunky boots for a real style juxtaposition."
Sarah's Key Buy:
Zara Combined Volumised Dress (£50)
Zara Voluminous Dress (£30)
Zara Voluminous Oversized Jacquard Dress (£30)
Zara Midi Dress with Metallic Spots (£50)
SYMPHONY OF SILK'S LORNA: REFINED CASUALWEAR
"Now that we're heading into a New Year its time to think about some pieces that can take me into spring and that can also be worn different ways. The faux leather top can be worn with jeans and it also works well with double leather."
Lorna's Key Buy:
Zara Faux Leather Shirt (£26)
Zara Soft-Touch Sweater (£26)
Zara Faux Leather Leggings (£20)
Zara Belted Coat (£159)
BUBBLY AQUARIUS' RACHAEL: ORGANZA DRESSES
"If it's organza and puff-sleeved, I find it impossible to resist. Zara has plenty of dresses that fit these requirements, so I know exactly what I'll be spending all of my Christmas money on."
Rachael's Key Buy:
Zara Organza Dress (£30)
Zara Volumised Organza Dress (£20)
Zara Organza Sleeve Dress (£30)
Zara Printed Organza Dress (£30)
Next up, the biggest spring/summer 2020 fashion trends you need to know.
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