River Island for grown ups

River Island is aimed at a younger market than me. 

This season though they have a cracker collection. They have interpreted the tricky trends of the season into a lot of wearable pieces. 

I went “window shopping” online at River Island today. There are quite a few things that I would buy. My favourites below.

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This mustard jacket has great detailing and a good sized collar:

   

A really nice, flattering LBD:
  

A classy nod to the mixed pattern trend in a grown up bag shape:

    

I do like this version of the white vest trend. The buckle detail and deep neckline really make it work for me.
  

Long tanks are a wardrobe staple for me, thanks to my wide shoulders and solid middle.

  
  

The 70’s are back! This denim skirt is a flattering nod to the trend.

  

This handbag would work well with a 70s look.
  

It’s worth having at least one pair of shoes in the “flesh coloured” neighbourhood – pink or brown or cream. Sometimes it looks weird to have shoes in dark or eye catching colours, especially in summer.

  
 
Money saved by not buying these is over $600.