7 Zara Outfits That'll Earn You Instant Compliments

Maxine Eggenberger
·3-min read

On a recent Zoom call with my friends, we found ourselves discussing our most recent purchases. With spring officially kickstarting on March 20th, it seems we've all indulged in a spot of new-season retail therapy in the hope that we'll be able to wear said items to see one another very soon. Now, it's worth noting that all of my friends have different looks—some subscribe to minimal aesthetics, while others are all about ruffles and frills. Me? I'm somewhere in the middle. But what I found most interesting was the fact that, with polar-opposite styles, every single one of my friends had bought fresh pieces from one brand in particular: Zara.

How is it that Zara can create tiered, floral print dresses with oversized, pounced collars, then produce the sleekest blazer and trouser set, and, somehow, they both feel distinctly on-brand? We're not sure. But this broad appeal is what makes Zara so impossible to resist—you're always guaranteed to find something you love there.

Just like my friends and I, some of my favourite influencers have also been treating themselves to some new-season Zara wares, forming some of the best outfits I've seen on the 'gram in a long while. Some are preppy, some are pretty, and some are pared-back, but all of them are brilliant. Scroll below to see the Zara outfits that have caught my eye this year, then shop the items you need to re-create them.

JESSICA SKYE

Striped knitwear is having a moment right now, and we think it looks its coolest when paired with black leather. Miraculously, Jessica's Zara knit is still in stock, but we guarantee it won't be for long.

Shop the look:

Zara Stripe Zip Sweater (£30)

Zara Faux Leather Straight-Leg Trousers (£28)

Zara Soft Crossbody Bag (£30)

LOLLI LEWIS

Though double denim outfits never go out of style, they are back in a big way for spring 2021. Follow Lolli's lead by investing in a pair of wide-leg jeans, which will bring the look bang up to date.

Shop the look:

Zara Denim Shirt with Pocket (£30)

Zara Wide-Leg Jeans (£30)

Zara Slingback Shoes with Pointed Toe (£20)

CLAIRE WAKEMAN

Claire is taking her loungewear game up a notch with this cute Zara tank and short set. Just add chunky socks and your favourite hoodie.

Shop the look:

Zara Ribbed Vest (£20)

Zara Contrast Shorts (£12)

Zara Rustic Socks with Stripe (£10)

AÏDA SANÉ

Aïda's neutral colour palette always looks expensive. Although her Zara trousers are now out of stock, there are plenty of pieces currently online that'll allow you to re-create her outfit.

Shop the look:

Zara Long Ribbed Coat (£50)

Zara Basic Top (£6)

Zara Baggy Paperbag Trousers (£28)

Zara Quilted Shouder Bag with Chain (£30)

HANNAH LEWIS

Hannah has the ability to make all of her ensembles look chic. Her secret? To size up her outerwear. Case in point: This Zara coat.

Shop the look:

Zara Oversized Coat with Wool (£60)

Zara Wide-Leg Jeans (£30)

Zara Basic Knit Sweater (£15)

Zara Leather Platform Trainers (£50)

LAURA HUNTER

When we first clocked Laura's dress, we assumed it was designer. But low and behold, it's actually Zara—and it's still in stock.

Shop the look:

Zara Floral Dress (£50)

Zara Knitted Waistcoat (£26)

Zara Flat Leather Criss-Cross Sandals (£28)

MARIANNE SMYTH

Marianne has the sleekest collection of wardrobe staples around. Her Zara vest looks incredibly tucked into high-waist ecru jeans.

Shop the look:

Zara Halterneck T-Shirt (£10)

Zara Straight Jeans (£30)

Zara Thin Strap Sandals (£56)

Next Up: 4 Colours Zara Is Backing In A Big Way for Spring

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