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

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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

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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

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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