20 Zara Outfits That Will Earn You Instant Compliments

It's no secret that you cruise over to Zara on the regular to scoop up those forward yet affordable must-haves to fill out your wardrobe. We're right there with you. We actually also turn to the mega-retailer for unique styling inspiration. Because really, it's not just those cool jeans or that sleek pair of booties that catch our eyes but how the Zara model is wearing said items.

In fact, we've been inspired to test out these unique looks IRL, which in turn earned us sartorial compliments from our crew. So with that, we're showcasing 20 must-try Zara outfits below featuring interesting styling tricks, and we shopped out the hero piece in each look as well.

A monochromatic ensemble will always turn heads.

Work in a more creative office setting? Pair a knit skirt with an oversized white shirt and slouchy turtleneck for easy sophistication.

It's all about this vest season. Nab all the compliments by mixing a knit iteration with a puff-sleeved blouse.

Amp up leggings by tucking in a gorgeous balloon-sleeve blouse.

Button up a cropped cardigan with super-cropped pants and knee-high boots for a forward night-out ensemble.

A chunky cardigan teamed with a leather skirt brings texture to a statement-making look.

Try ankle boots instead of your standard heels with a suit for an interesting and modern vibe.

A button-down shirt layered underneath a casual knit is cool and polished with loose trousers.

Try a blazer as a top with straight-leg pants for something a bit different.

You can't beat a one-and-done jumpsuit in an eye-catching hue to stand out.

Give your standard LBD a break in favor of a vest with a long-sleeved shirt layered underneath, complete with knee-high boots.

A slouchy sweater feels unexpected (and cool) with baggy jeans.

You'll turn heads by opting for a layered ensemble in similar hues.

You can't beat the power of a bold dress with knee-high boots for serious impact.

An all-black ensemble is especially interesting when you incorporate different textures.

While simple, this blouse-and-denim combo is actually quite forward with the high-waisted, wide-leg jeans and tie blouse.

While a blouse and midi skirt works flawlessly on its own, the addition of an extra-long cardigan takes the polished look to the next level.

Tucking a polo into leather pants is retro yet modern.

Half tuck a hoodie into straight jeans for an elevated casual look.

Leather Bermudas are all the rage—especially with puff-sleeved tops.

Next, check out the top trends you can find at Zara.

This story was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.