Style Mistress

Topshop blazer

Perfect April cover-up

If you’re a bit tight on cash and are looking to update your wardrobe without a complete overhaul, buy yourself a neutral blazer, a pretty scarf and a good quality brown or cream handbag. Add in a couple of summery tops, team with your favourite jeans, and you’re set. Topshop Ruched Sleeve Blazer €91

pink ruffle top

Grown-up pretty

Grown up pretty, this dusky pink ruffle top will dress up jeans instantly. And looks a lot more expensive than its  €47.50 price tag.

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Instant spring update

M&S do surprisingly great little bags. Excellent quality, bang-on trend, but always with a touch of elegance. Time to ditch the black bag and invest in a cream number like this to ‘springify’ your wardrobe. This cream chain handle bag is a bargain at €35.

highstreet gems

Highstreet gems

This is a great trench from Top Shop. Neat and smart looking, with the touch of edge with zips and brass studs, it’s the perfect spring coat to throw over little dresses and denimns. (€122 )