I'm a Fashion Editor and Stylist—This Is My Ultimate High-Street Find of 2021

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Being a fashion editor and stylist, I have always been a bit eclectic in my style, loving a bit of maximalism one minute and minimalism the next. I suppose it's a bit of a rite of passage from my fashion college days when we all competed to be as fashion-forward as possible. As I am an ageism fighter, it's so important to me to feel seen, and fashion allows me to express myself and allow my inner chameleon to shine bright. That's why I love a classic piece that can be worn multiple ways, such as this simple yet versatile satin skirt. I can be really creative one minute and then more subdued the next, and a satin skirt will go with anything and can be dressed up or down, looking equally as good with heels as it does with a chunky knit and trainers. It's definitely my most-worn item of 2021.

THE SKIRT:

Arket Washed Satin Skirt (£59)

A simple white tee and a black blazer work perfectly with a satin skirt. Worn to work or a lunch date with friends, the satin skirt gives the outfit a touch of glam without going overboard. I've teamed it with my Prada loafers to elevate an otherwise classic look.

Arket Heavy-Weight T-Shirt (£35)

H&M Oversized Linen-Blend Jacket (£35)

Prada Triangle Logo Plaque Loafers (£750)

A simple black vest and a satin skirt give a simple elegance that's perfect for a date night or evening out with friends. Add statement jewellery to take it up a notch, or keep it understated with a simple bag like this classic Chanel flap bag.

COS Boat-Neck Vest (£19)

Chanel Small Classic Handbag (£5410)

& Other Stories Chunky Strap Heeled Leather Sandals (£85)

Cashmere and satin, could it be any more luxurious? When it's cold outside, it's the cosiest combo. Wear the jumper tucked in with similar-toned boots and a bag for an effortless look.

Uniqlo 100% Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper (£50)

Fuchsia Shaw Brown Baby Quilted Tote Bag (£35)

Sezane Phoenix Boots (£225)

A cool blue linen shirt is a must in the summer and looks great with a satin skirt. I've added plain white sneakers and a bumbag worn crossbody for an easy-to-wear "day at the shops" vibe.

H&M Linen-Blend Shirt (£20)

A.P.C. Lucille Tape Logo Waist Bag (£129)

Grenson Sneaker 1 (£210)

Here's where my maximalism turns up a notch. What better way to make a statement than with a big, chunky custom-made knit! The satin skirt makes the oversized chunkiness of the knit less overpowering, and I've added a dainty yellow bag to add a feminine touch.

& Other Stories Voluminous Turtleneck Knit Jumper (£85)

JW Pei Gabbi Bag (£79)

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70 Canvas High-Top Sneakers (£70)

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