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I Went Street Style–Spotting in London, and These 16 Outfits Wowed Me

·3-min read

After spending the first few months of 2021 in a nationwide lockdown, house-bound with very little reason to dress up, I'd forgive you for thinking you never wanted to see a pair of leggings again. And if so, you're not alone.

As we slowly emerge from our collective hibernation and restrictions begin to ease across the country, there seems to be a renewed sense of enthusiasm that comes with getting dressed. Whether it be popping out for a quick coffee with a friend or venturing to your local park, Brits are finding reasons to dress up.

Proving exactly this sentiment, last month, photographer Michaela Efford and I ventured to East London's Broadway Market (a hot spot for fashion lovers, if you don't already know that) in search of some stylish individuals to photograph. On our way, we serendipitously came across familiar influencers, models-off-duty, fashion designers and other creatives, all of whom were strolling through their local shopping strip with style to boot.

From vintage leather jackets to spring-ready floral dresses and Converse high-tops by the dozen, keep scrolling to see what women are really wearing in London right now.

Arket Heavy-Weight T-Shirt (£35)

Carhartt Re-Worked Carhartt Detroit Jacket (£120)

Weekday Rowe Extra High Straight Jeans (£40)

Claudie Pierlot Leather Jacket (£180)

Burberry Lapwing Checked Stretch-Cotton Shirt (£290)

Comme des Garçons Play x Converse High-top trainers (£130)

& Other Stories Alpaca Blend Knit Sweater ($62)

Zara Oversized Blazer (£50)

Chanel Loafers (£667)

Nobody's Child Pink and Blue Floral Felicia Frill Midi Dress (£45)

Loewe Gate Small Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag (£1700)

Monki Oversized Denim Jacket (£45)

Arket Oversized Wool Hopsack Blazer (£135)

Arket Tailored Wool Trousers (£89)

Chloé Chloé C Mini Suede-Trimmed Leather Shoulder Bag (£1080)

Zara Oversize Check Coat (£119)

Ganni Leopard-Print Recycled-Shell Cross-Body Bag (£95)

New Balance 373 Trainers in Off White Suede (£65)

Reclaimed Vintage Inspired Oversized Leather Biker Jacket (£150)

Arket Relaxed Striped Poplin Shirt (£55)

Converse Chuck Taylor Move Platform Hi Trainers in White (£70)

(Di)vision Split Bomber Jacket Silver/Black (£281)

Levi's Loose Straight Leg Jean in Midwash Blue (£100)

Ray-Ban Hexagon-Frame Gold-Tone Sunglasses (£125)

Monki Red and White Gingham (£30)

Mango Pocketed Cotton Jacket (£50)

A.P.C. Leather Demi-Lune Bag (£365)

H&M Twill Jacket (£20)

Collusion X005 90s Straight Leg Jeans in Black Acid Wash (£20)

Dr. Martens Vegan Blaire Chunky Sandals in Black (£89)

Stella McCartney The Falabella Square-Frame Acetate and Gold-Tone Sunglasses (£280)

M&S Collection Cotton Camo High Neck Utility Jacket (£40)

Gucci Horsebit 1955 shoulder bag (£1750)

Topshop Belted Maxi Faux Leather Trench Coat in Ivory (£90)

Reebok Classic Leather Trainers in White (£65)

Mango Cat-Eye Sunglasses (£18)

Barbeline Jardin De Fleur Silk Crepe de Chine Shirt in Multi (£150)

Dr. Martens Blaire Leather Strap Sandals (£89)

Louis Vuitton Leather Handbag (£550)

Gucci Rectangular Sunglasses (£250)

COS Oversized Double Breasted Blazer (£150)

Weekday Voyage Pu Trousers (£23)

Ganni Text-Print Organic Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt (£75)

ASOS Design Washed 90s Linen Suit in Stripe (£62)

Etsy Vintage 1970's Real Suede Leather Jacket (£48)

& Other Stories Relaxed Alpaca Blend Bobble Neck Sweater ($99)

Mango High-Waist Palazzo Trousers (£36)

Next up, the biggest spring/summer 2021 trends you need to know.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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