31 Perfect Looks To Copy This January

For many, beyond a haze from drinking a little too much champagne, the start of a new year is seen as a time to declutter, to cut back, and to trim the excess — wardrobe included.

2017 saw many-a fashion trends come and go, with some we skipped out on, some we invested in, and some we wish we hadn't. But before you toss the pieces you swear you'll never wear again, we're giving them one more chance. Because if there's anything the New Year truly brings, it's a fresh perspective — and it turns out that ubiquitous checked blazer or puffer jacket might still have some life in it.

So while the outfits we've rounded up are offering up new inspiration for the year ahead, they're also showing you it is possible to get a little more creative with the items you already own. Remember: some trends are worth buying, and some are worth reinventing. And we can't think of a better resolution than creating the perfect balance of the two.

Click through to find the sartorial inspiration getting us through the January blues.

Photo via @alwaysjudging.
If you've a penchant for monochrome, venture slightly outside your comfort zone by opting for a versatile piece, like a layerable turtleneck, in a bolder hue.

Courrèges top, Piankov jacket, Acne Studios shoes, Louis Vuitton bag, Céline sunglasses.
Socks are underrated, but they're also the easiest (and cheapest) way to make cropped trousers work for winter.

Céline jacket, Balenciaga shoes.
We're donning an oversized monogrammed scarf quicker than you can say 'Lenny Kravtiz'. This rust colour will carry over to spring nicely, too.

Scarf, Acne Studios, Coat, Studio Nicholson, beanie, COS, boots, Joseph.
Photo via @asos_paloma.
The trench coat is ruling winter (and we have a feeling it'll rule spring, too). Time to invest.

ASOS coat.
Photo via @gracefvictory.
Berets dominated Instagram in 2017, and we have no reason to believe the trend is slowing down.

Monki top, ASOS shoes, Missguided hat, Ray-Ban sunglasses.
Buy a basket bag last year? Here's proof it works for cold weather, too.

Tory Burch trousers and coat.
Photo via @carodaur.
If you wore party pants on New Year's Eve, remix the look by swapping out your silky blouse for a slightly oversized knit. Keep the statement earrings in rotation, though.
Ladylike pointed flats? Miniature bag? Statement earrings? Ballooned sleeves? Layering under an oversized coat for now, and enjoy in the sunshine come spring.
Photo via @ciaracherise.
Our number one winter accessory? A chunky scarf that feels just like your duvet.

Topshop bottoms, Zara coat, Le Specs sunglasses, Off-White scarf.
Photo via @double3xposure.
Winter whites are very much a thing. How crisp and clean does this outfit look?

Céline top, By Far shoes.
Photo via @emilisindlev.
Socks and heels will keep your feet warm and looking fancy.
Photo via @halemur.
J.W. Anderson made the half-zip a thing, and this just might be the year we embrace it.

Rachel Comey top, Creatures of Comfort coat, Maryam Nassir Zadeh shoes, Illesteva sunglasses.
Photo via @handinfire.
Did you buy this under-£1 handbag back in the day? Pull it out from your summer storage and style with a sweatshirt and fuzzy coat.

Weekday sweatshirt, Common Leisure coat, Petar Petrov shoes, Staud bag, Balenciaga hat.
Duster jackets over dresses aren't going anywhere this spring - plus, dark denim will rule this season.

Denim coat, Acne Studios
Photo via @latelyivebeenme.
Forget the airplane connotations associated with a tracksuit and instead look to Bella Hadid for styling inspiration.
Who said wrapping up meant muted colours? Orange on tangerine on sunset will brighten up your January.
Photo via @lottaliinalove.
There's that checked blazer we were talking about. It's still as relevant as ever.
Photo via @maria_bernad.
Really, who doesn't love a chunky knit to beat the January blues?

H&M top.
Off-the-shoulder shirting meets the checked dress? Just add your puffa.

Dress, Anna October, earrings, Celine, and shoes Giannico.
Photo via @mariaalia.
A lesson in wearing red from head-to-toe.

H&M coat.
Photo via @meganadelaide.
A classic tweed blazer never goes out of style, especially when paired with jeans and a white tee.

Sunspel top, Re/Done bottoms, The Kooples jacket, Prada shoes.
Photo via @pandorasykes.
Everyone needs a statement coat. Don't be afraid to invest in one, either. You'll be wearing it through the end of March, at least.

Free People coat.
Photo via @meganellaby.
Allow a jumpsuit to make your morning that much easier.
Photo via @priscillaono.
A power suit demands a power pose.

Simply Be suit.
Photo via @samimiro.
Could The North Face be the next early-aughts favourite to make a comeback? With the temperatures outside, we hope so.

The North Face coat.
Photo via @slipintostyle.
Never forget that leopard is a neutral.

ASOS bottoms, Nanushka coat.
Photo via @stephaniebroek.
Sweatpants, but make it fashion.

Samsøe & Samsøe top.
Photo via @tinaleung.
In 2018, when it comes to your earrings, it's go big or go home.

Proenza Schouler top, Balenciaga bottoms, Hogan coat, Alessandra Rich earrings.
Cozy up in a Fair Isle knit. It's a classic.
A Breton stripe and navy pea coat is a failsafe, whether in winter or spring.

Shoes, Jigsaw, jeans, Topshop, coat, GAP

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