Trust Me, I'm an Editor—Here Are 20 Things I Want to Buy in 2020

Emma Spedding

Working at Who What Wear UK requires spending a lot of time browsing new-in sections, meaning our personal shopping lists are rather extensive. I'm a relatively safe dresser and avoid anything too loud or likely to date, so I tend to favour classic tailoring, pretty midi dresses and blouses worn with jeans.

So what's caught my eye for the New Year? It might still be freezing outside, but after already writing numerous stories on spring 2020 style, I'm starting to think of shorts, T-shirts and linen separates. But I'm also eyeing up some more practical items for January too, such as a printed cardigan from Zara, a pair of square toe boots from Reformation and a zesty knit from Arket.

I couldn't possibly buy all the jackets and tops I'm saving to wish lists, so as they say, sharing is caring. Keep scrolling to shop the 20 pieces I want to buy this month.

My December Wish List:

Zara Cardigan (£30)

No-one will believe this is from Zara.

Maison Cleo Agnes Tie-Detailed Silk-Dupioni Blouse (£175)

I'd wear this with high-waisted, straight-leg jeans.

Uterque Tweed Trim Shirt (£89)

The collar will make all your crew neck jumpers look extra special.

IRO Malcolm Oversized Belted Tweed Jacket (£519)

IRO is a new favourite brand of mine.

Reformation Evelyn Boot (£295)

Simple, but so good.

Wandler Georgia Leather Shoulder Bag (£590)

Wandler is a Who What Wear favourite.

Ganni Striped Fair Isle Wool-Blend Cardigan (£200)

Our columnist Monikh has this jumper, so of course I want it.

Roxanne Assoulin Hip-Hop But Not Gold-Tone and Swarovski Crystal Clip Earrings (£125)

So fun.

Albus Lumen Point-Collar Terry Cotton-Blend Polo Shirt (£159)

This polo comes in so many colours.

LVIR Pleated linen and cotton-blend piqué shorts (£195)

Short suits are going to be key items for spring 2020.

LVIR Linen and Cotton-Blend Piqué Blazer (£350)

& Other Stories Oversized V-Neck Ribbed Sweater (£65)

& Other Stories does the best knitwear.

Ciao Lucia Ezio Cotton Top (£270)

A new brand to note.

Gucci Gucci 1955 Horsebit Shoulder Bag (£1580)

The latest member of the Gucci family.

Albus Lumen Manus oversized linen blazer (£395)

I love the boxy shape.

Ganni Multicoloured Printed Scrunchie (£20)

A small update to any outfit.

Topshop Black Tote Bag (£29)

Yes Topshop.

Arket Scoop-Neck Knitted Sweater (£69)

Such a gorgeous green.

Nanushka Blaine Pleated Vegan Leather Top (£516)

Nanushka does the best vegan leather.

Ganni Ribbed Wool-Blend Beanie (£75)

This comes in so many other colours.

Last Month's Picks

Zara Knit Hoodie (£26)

The perfect set for in-between Christmas and New Year.

Zara Knitted Jogging Bottom (£26)

Arket Recycled Cashmere Socks (£25)

Can you tell I plan on hibernating more than partying this month?

Per Una Checked Overcoat (£69)

Perfect for countryside walks.

Khaite Molly Ribbed Cashmere Sweater (£1230)

The most luxurious jumper I've ever set my eyes on.

Arket Leather Trousers (£250)

You can't beat leather trousers when it's cold.

The Row Zip-Front Leather Ankle Boots (£1125)

Zoe Kravtiz owns these.

Topshop Brown Borg Lined Jacket (£69)

Perfect for weekends in the country.

& Other Stories Belted Puff Shoulder Blouse (£65)

Perfect for the festive season with a pair of jeans.

Zara Double Breasted Coat (£119)

Good work Zara.

Nanushka Eria Cropped Faux Pearl-Embellished Cable-Knit Sweater (£315)

I love the mini pearl at the zip.

Massimo Dutti Flat Boots with Buckle (£179)

To wear with skinny jeans.

Acne Kelanie Ribbed Wool-Blend Sweater (£370)

I've been thinking about this jumper all autumn.

Aeyde Aurora Leather Loafers (£195)

So chic.

Ghost Alexis Jacket (£265)

The perfect Christmas Day outfit.

Ghost Eden Trouser (£195)

Arket Down Puffer Trench Coat (£250)

So I can wear a duvet out of the house.

Desmond and Dempsey Soleia Printed Cotton-Voile Pyjama Set (£165)

PJs are always high on my December shopping list.

Uterque Leather Coat (£430)

A leather trench you'll treasure forever.

Rave Review Lola Single-Breasted Upcycled-Blanket Wool Coat (£1565)

This coat is way our of my price range, but it doesn't stop me admiring it from a far.

Arket Fitted Open-Neck Jumper (£89)

The collar detail makes this look extra special.

Uterque Leather Shirt with Pearl Buttons (£290)

Uterque is my go-to for unusual pieces on the high street.

Ghost Anais Dress (£149)

I'd wear this with knee-high boots and a camel coat.

Jacquemus Bahia Knotted Twill Shirt (£430)

Pair with jeans and a simple strappy sandal.

Paco Rabanne 1969 Chainmail Shoulder Bag (£945)

The ultimate party bag.

Autograph Leather Cropped Straight Trousers (£199)

I've seen these in real life, and the quality is amazing.

& Other Stories Iridescent Shell Button Satin Blouse (£55)

The perfect blouse for Christmas Day.

Ami Double-Breasted Virgin Wool-Blend Coat (£775)

The dream camel coat.

Rejina Pyo Colette Draped Mohair-Blend Sweater (£495)

This Rejina Pyo jumper comes in lots of colours.

Arket Checked Scarf (£59)

The cosiest scarf I've spotted this winter.

Topshop Black Leopard Organza Blouse With Bow Detail (£29)

The black version of this blouse sold out almost instantly.

Aeyde Lidia Glossed Croc-Effect-Leather Ankle Boots (£365)

I am a big fan of Aeyde boots.

Ganni Pussy-Bow Polka-Dot Georgette Blouse (£120)

A classic wear-with-anything blouse.

Arket Cinched-Waist Wool Hopsack Blazer (£150)

I'm missing a classic black blazer from my wardrobe.

H&M Cable-Knit Jumper (£35)

Just because it's winter doesn't mean I'm going to stop wearing colour.

& Other Stories Square Neck Jacquard Top (£65)

The perfect party top.

Zara Dress with Tie Detail (£100)

I love the bow detail. 

Prada Lace-Up Boots (£645)

These Prada boots are things of beauty.

& Other Stories Soft Wool Blend Turtleneck Sweater (£75)

Because everyone needs a cosy jumper.

Bernadette Printed Velvet Midi Dress (£760)

A beautiful party dress.

Whistles Fur Collar Coat (£339)

Winter coats don't have to be boring.

Frankie Shop PVC jacket (£385)

Perfect for this in-between weather.

& Other Stories Chunky Leather Lace-Up Boots (£165)

The perfect ankle boots.

Staud Sofia Ruched Satin Midi Dress (£245)

Party season is coming—and I'd like to be wearing this.

Palones Kimmi Deconstructed Trench (£185)

I have been thinking about this trench coat for weeks.

Elleme Brown Bazoi Shearling Wool Tote Bag (£405)

I'm so into the fluff. 

Arket Half-Zip Satin Top (£59)

I love this khaki green colour.

Max Mara Teddy coat (£1970)

A girl can dream.

Racil Brown Houndstooth Padded Headband (£95)

This will go with most of my autumn outfits.

Laura Lombardi Presa Gold-Tone Necklace (£160)

I'm into the trend for chunky chain necklaces.

Kitri Holly Green Tailored Jacket (£165)

You can't beat a well-fitting trouser suit.

Kitri Agnes Green Tailored Trousers (£125)

Arket Pile Moleskin Coat (£225)

A cosy weekend coat.

Weekday Becca Wool Mockneck (£45)

An autumn classic.

Rejina Pyo Nane Brown Canvas Check Top Handle Bag (£295)

Monikh made me do it. 

Marks and Spencer Collection Leather High-Cut Ballerina Pumps (£35)

I already own these in beige. 

Missoma x Lucy Williams Gold Hoops (£89)

The perfect gold hoops.

Loewe Cushion Medium Textured-Leather Tote (£1550)

So buttery soft.

Next up, see our guide to the key trends for spring/summer 2019.

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