The Influencers Who Always Find Expensive-Looking High-Street Pieces

Maxine Eggenberger
·4-min read

Finding the best pieces on the high-street is hard work, even for editors whose job it is to do so. With so many websites and new-in sections to cover, it takes dedication and, quite literally, an entire team to ensure we don't miss an incredible new drop or a soon-to-be bestseller as we scroll. Another method we use to ensure we see every high-street piece going? Instagram. There's a handful of influencers who we religiously follow solely for their loyalty to the high-street (something we have in common), and we thought it was high time we shared them with you.

Whether it's uncovering the sleekest minimal items from Arket, spotlighting expensive-looking wardrobe essentials from H&M, or unearthing the next cult buy from & Other Stories, these influencers are an extension of our in-house affordable fashion-loving army. Scroll below to see the high-street fashion influencers who always unearth the best pieces and then shop their impressive looks.

AÏDA SANÉ

Aïda wears an Arket blazer and Veja trainers.

Style Notes: With the ability to make even the most frugal high-street pieces look premium, French style aficionado Aïda is a must-follow.

Aïda wears an Oasis knitted vest and skinny jeans.

Shop Aïda's look:

Arket Oversized Wool Hopsack Blazer (£135)

Veja V-10 Trainers (£110)

Oasis Cosy Rib Tank (£39)

Reiss Ember Cream Slim Fit Trousers (£125)

& Other Stories Pointed Leather Sock Boots (£135)

H&M+ Shaping Skinny Jeans (£40)

JESSICA SKYE

Jessica wears a H&M trench coat, Warehouse baseball cap, and Adidas trainers.

Style Notes: Known for her muted colour palette, former PR girl Jessica has effectively created our dream high-street capsule wardrobe.

Jessica wears a Warehouse dress and Dune boots.

Shop Jessica's look:

Warehouse Satin Dress With Cut Outs (£47)

River Island RI Studio Longline Trench Coat (£100)

Arket Crew-Neck T-Shirt (£15)

Dune Palms Boots (£150)

H&M Seamless Leggings (£18)

Adidas Falcon Trainers (£90)

KARINA MARRIOTT

Karina wears a COS suit.

Style Notes: If you want your Instagram feed to bring you joy, look no further than Karina. Her cheery high-street outfits coupled with her bubbly personality make for the ultimate feel-good follow.

Karina wears a Mango blouse, Jigsaw cardigan, and & Other Stories trousers.

Shop Karina's Look:

COS Oversized Double-Breasted Blazer (£150)

COS Tapered Trousers (£89)

Weekday Mija Hoop Earrings (£8)

Monki Ribbed Knit Cardigan (£30)

Mango Openwork Ruched Blouse (£50)

& Other Stories Flared High Waist Trousers (£85)

MARIANNE SMYTH

Marianne wears a Zara jumper and jeans, and Birkenstock sandals.

Style Notes: Every time we find ourselves on Marianne's beautifully curated page, we find our fingers tentatively hovering over the screen as we tap to find out the brands she's wearing. More often than not, we're very surprised to find they're high-street.

Marianne wears a Hush cardigan and jeans.

Shop Marianne's look:

Zara Striped Knit Sweater (£30)

Arket Short Trench Coat (£135)

Birkenstock Arizona Sandals (£60)

Hush Willow Cardigan (£79)

COS Mini Leather Shoulder Bag (£99)

Hush Rowan Flared Jeans (£79)

ENI ILORI

Eni wears a Sister Jane blouse.

Style Notes: With a penchant for ladylike pieces which always have an elegant payoff, Eni proves the high-street is so much more than a slave to the trends with her array of timeless-looking finds.

Eni wears a Native Youth dress from ASOS.

Shop Eni's look:

Sister Jane Topspot Scallop Blouse (£59)

Mint Velvet Helena Camel Shoulder Bag (£139)

& Other Stories Favourite Cut Cropped (£65)

Native Youth Knitted Cable Dress (£45)

Mango Square-Toe Ankle Boots (£36)

& Other Stories Twisted Pendant Earrings (£27)

NICOLE OCRAN

Nicole wears a Warehouse dress and Monki boots.

Style Notes: What we love most about Nicole is her fashion fearlessness. No colour is to bright, no print to busy, no silhouette too statement; she inspires us to be more daring with our wares on the daily.

Nicole wears a Warehouse top.

Shop Nicole's look:

Warehouse Shirred Waist And Cuff Midi Dress (£42)

Next Detachable Denim Frill Collar (£14)

H&M Oversized Shirt Jacket (£30)

Warehouse Funnel Neck Top (£12)

Levi's Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans (£95)

Whistles Dahlia Leather Lace Up Ankle Boots (£159)

Next Up: This Is My Secret to Finding Expensive-Looking Pieces on the High Street

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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