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The ‘It’ dress

In January, film of the year La La Land finally hit the screens and Emma Stone made a lasting impact on the fashion industry. John Lewis reported a spike in searches for yellow dresses following the film’s release. John Lewis, £15

From Princess Charlotte's cardigan to fidget spinners, what we've been buying this year

High street giant John Lewis has released the company’s annual retail report and it’s a telling way to uncover what the public has been busy buying this year.

Thanks to the rise in social media‘s influence, everything from bookshelves to water bottles have experienced a sharp increase in popularity. Look no further than the #shelfie or series of the year Love Island, when pinpointing the blame.

Take a look back at what we’ve been spending our hard-earned money on this year in the gallery above.

How many purchases are you guilty of?

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