The key pieces you need in your wardrobe now.

Words: Chloe de Ridder

A new season calls for a wardrobe refresh – here’s our roundup of the most stylish hero pieces, available at The Village now.

1. Stripes

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Stripes are a perennial favourite and are always a smart addition to your closet. Especially in summer, wearing a striped top or dress allows you to channel a cruise-chic vibe (whether or not you’re actually swanning around on a yacht – we can dream!). Sportscraft top, $169.99, and pants, $199.99

2. The off-shoulder top

One of the quintessential trends of the new season is off-shoulder styling. We love this easy-wearing chambray piece: it’s perfect teamed with crisp white shorts. Sussan, $99.95

3. The kaftanseason-3

No holiday wardrobe is complete without an elegant, breezy kaftan. Adrienne & The Misses Bonney St Ives, $299

4. Cool candlesseason-4

A beautiful scented candle is great for entertaining on balmy evenings. Bed Bath N’ Table Ecoya candle, $39.95

5. Treats for your handsget-the-look10

Keep your skin soft, supple and smelling sweet with a moisturising hand cream. Blue Illusion, $9.99

6. The scarfseason-6

A light scarf is a versatile essential that makes a simple layering piece, perfect for if it gets cooler in the evening.
Adrienne & The Misses Bonney St Ives, $139

7. Trans-seasonal knitwearseason-7

Meet your wardrobe’s new best friend: the fashionable pieces from label Visage. The range  of modern knitwear is known for its easy-wear and high-quality yarns, perfect for the jet setter or resort goer.  The Designer Edit Visage vest, $275, shirt, $269, and skirt, $249

8. The clutch

It wouldn’t be summer without some pop brights incorporated into your outfits. Add this lovely Paris Mode leather clutch to your collection to lift any look. Savan, $295

9. The summer sneakers

These Ara Lace Up sneakers perfectly toe the line between luxe and sporty chic. Hello, casual Friday. Leisures Shoe Boutique, $279.95

10. The statement accessoryseason-10

If you can only make a couple of updates to your look this spring / summer, opt to make a statement with a bold chunky necklace. Rodney Clark, $70

Want more? Find more new season fashion inspiration here