People Say I Have Impeccable Taste—Here Are 15 New Yet Classic Pieces I Love Now

Each February my excitement for fashion reaches new heights. Between living in Paris, new season collections and fashion weeks spanning Haute Couture in Paris to Copenhagen, we’ve been dealt many a look—from Daniel Roseberry's inspired runway to Alaïa's mille-feuille-inspired frocks and Nordic shows characterised by refinement and functionality. There are many fashion-forward, yet wearable concepts for the seasons ahead. Think plenty of frothy dresses, column maxi skirts and metallic lacquered accessories.

Now, both designer and high street names have started to release tantalising iterations that even I, as a person who hardly shops am finding hard to resist. Although I’m still bundled in layers aplenty, the time for elevated styles is on the periphery and I intend on adding a little flavour to my pre-existing collection. All whilst keeping my forever investments mantra in mind, of course.

Fashion season mostly piqued my interest in directional styles and although I’m not a person who leans towards trends, many of the styles on offer this year are circular pieces that I already own or that will slot seamlessly into my collection and remain relevant for my style. Take the maxi, for example. I much prefer longer hemlines, so I’m looking forward to transitioning sweeping styles from winter through to summer. I’m also taken by profound accessories and the role said accessories can play with classic outfits. They’re also a useful and not to mention a cost-effective way to assimilate with the trend forecast if you so wish.

I’ve hunted far and wide and spotted some truly special pieces. Keep scrolling to see my shopping edit for February. From a Scandi brand that's new on my radar, to premium passing high-street denim.

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Avalon Afriyie is a freelance writer and storyteller based in London. She specialises in sustainable fashion, health and the narratives of marginalised communities. She has a background in fashion show production and styling, having previously worked on The Clothes Show and with the Lyst Group. Since graduating in 2013 with a BA (Hons) in English and contemporary media, she’s worked as a feature writer for an independent publication and a contributor for Quill’s creator network. She now marries her passion for words and style, writing for some of the most esteemed fashion and lifestyle publications, Who What Wear UK and Stylist. Avalon also provides copywriting services, creative consultancy, and visual media for independent businesses, including travel guides, interviews, press releases and blog posts. Her work has been featured on Lush, Contiki, Youswim and Ohne. She spends her days writing to her heart’s content for business and pleasure, shooting on film and dreaming of residing a stone’s throw away from the ocean with her love and a pup (clad in a sweeping frock, of course). She’s currently penning ideas for a book of personal essays and free verse poetry on love, life and the stages in between.