WWW Editors Share Their #1 Fashion Buy of 2019

Now that the end of the year is a few short weeks away, we've already made tons of predictions about what will be trending in 2020, so we thought we'd take a moment to reflect on what defined our style in 2019. In the past year, our editors tried dozens of new brands, did a lot of shopping, and donated a fair amount from their closets, too. It's safe to say that as a group we tried hundreds of new fashion items since January began, so with all this collective shopping expertise under our belts, I was curious to find out what items went on to become our number one buys of the whole year.

As trend-minded editors, the below lineup naturally includes a few of the year's heavy hitters, but you'll also be delighted to find a few investment-type pieces that will remain in our closets even when 2019 becomes a distant memory. From the leather dress that earns Kat so many compliments to Anna's "boring" but very valuable trousers, keep reading for our favorite fashion buys of 2019 and see how we're styling them.

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"I really love these J Brand jeans. For me, it's easy to keep relying on the same cropped blue jeans I wear all the time, but I think full-length, wide-leg jeans make me feel so much more put together and stylish without trying very hard. I've worn them with flat boots, heeled boots, and block-heel sandals, and they look good with all of these styles (and more). I wore them over thermal leggings in Copenhagen last winter, but during warmer months I wear them to the office with a band tee. Admittedly, I'm kind of self-conscious about my hips, so I usually pair high-waisted jeans with some kind of longline blazer or jacket. "

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Next up, the eight jewelry trends our editors are over (and what they're wearing instead).

Editor

Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.