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High Street Pay Day Picks

One of our favourite blogs to write about, high street pay day picks!  Do you also love shopping but hate the damage it does to your bank balance then it’s time to think creatively. It doesn’t have to be an investment piece; the high street offers fabulous fashion forward street style trends that will help you navigate stylishly through into autumn.

Cue payday spend, fast forward your fashion remix the new season collections are arriving in stores and on line. Catwalk trends have been transformed by high street brands the likes of Cos, Zara, Mango and Top Shop and whilst the Middle East is still looking to get their first Uniqlo and &Other Stories stores, there is no need to miss out with their easy shop on line.

Fashionistas, the high street brands have nailed their AW16 look book. Whether you are looking for lace, florals, frills, go to work wear wardrobe staples, throw on dresses, jeans which are just getting cooler and cooler by the month or a little sparkly number here’s StyleMeDivine’s pay day top picks destined to give you bang for your buck and your closet a reboot.


Off the shoulder

ASOS cold shoulder


Adopting ruffles and adding longer sleeves has reworked the summer season’s biggest trend and by replacing pretty pastels with vibrant colors makes this look versatile enough to see you well through the cooler months.

*image ASOS

Pleated skirt

Zara Metallic Skirt

Where we saw tulle tutu skirts in abundance this summer, fashion stores are awash with midi length pleated metallics. This trend works so well for the evening, however runaway interpretations mean you can achieve an on trend and functional day look when worn with an oversized shirt and loafers.

*image ZARA

Embellished bombers


The summer season staple that has been re-invented in all shapes and guises, ornate, statement colors and unique detailing is making this a stand out style.   It’s a great lightweight alternative to the leather jacket, look for one with fun embroidery on the back or cute detailing on the front.

*image Ted Baker


F21 Jeans

Ripped hem styles and distressed jeans have been doing for the rounds for the last few seasons. Flares and boot cuts are a returning  trend along with the high waisted seeing resurgence as a perfect pairing to cropped tops. If you haven’t invested in a pair of boyfriends then time to add in a pair now or if you are looking for a more streamlined look then opt for a girlfriend pair.

*image FOREVER21

The Turtle Neck

River Island  

All hail the return of the turtle neck, celebrities are embracing this seasons trend, its’ one that they are been caught on camera wearing and one that you can wear for any occasion, weekend chill outs to spectacular dinner dates. Great for layering, this look is built for a comfort fit but can still achieve a stylish silhouette. Take your style up a notch, picked a cropped knit and pair with the high rise denim and some eye-catching accessories. If a knit fabric doesn’t work for you then why not incorporate this look as a high neck blouse as a statement pair trousers.

*image River Island 

Block Heel Ballerinas


Undoubtedly the lust have shoe of the season, a ballerina with a heel, one that you can wear from dusk to dawn. Super comfortable and flattering this modern take on the flat gives an updated look and is a great contrast for some of the more boyish styles. The ultimate in comfort and stylish enough to go with everything you own, what’s not to love you may just want more than one pair.


Ankle Boot

sam edelman

A best friend and one, which can be found in all shapes, sizes, color and heel heights, is the ankle book. Whether you want them just for weekend wear to pair with your favorite frayed jeans, style for the office with cropped flared trousers, team with the season midi skirt or toughen up a feminine dress this will be your go to closet essential your seasonal go to bootie.

*Image Sam Edelman Velvet Boot

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