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Shop the post: the sensible sale edit



Aime Leon Dore aw21

UPDATED: Some pieces are sold out, others have an extra 20% off…

Let’s face it, January is good for only one thing and that is the sales. I’m a very boring strategic sale shopper and use it to zero in on elevated wardrobe staples that will last. For me right now, that’s knitwear, outerwear and work wear.

Quite a few items I’ve featured on recent shopping posts are now on sale as well as perennial DRG favourites, including the Lemaire trench*, Rue de Verneuil totes* and Gabriela Hearst Merion boots*.

On the work wear front, I’ve heard that people are shopping for tailoring again, mostly in a jeans-and-blazer capacity, which doesn’t surprise me a bit. Throughout the pandemic that’s been my go-to and I’m currently on the hunt for both a boxy blazer and some straight leg jeans. These Paco Rabanne jeans* are promising. I can also report that the Jigsaw trousers I was eyeing in November were a great buy and are now 50% off here*. For knitwear, there’s a ton of Jil Sander* on sale that is never going to date, or if that’s still out of your budget then Joseph* is equally reliable.

I’m still obsessed with all thing gorpcore and at this point I don’t think we can have enough down jackets, utility-luxe capes, hiking boots and Nike gear* – thankfully there are ample supplies in the sale.

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WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Aime Leon Dore AW21
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Snow Peak New Balance London

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MAHARISHI DOES GORPCORE
Maharishi gorpcore eco utility fashion
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