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Wise fashion investments

10 iconic investment pieces you'd be wise to splash some cash on

Belvedere Leather Jacket (© All Saints)
  • Belvedere Leather Jacket (© All Saints)
  • Fitted V-neck Dress (© Reiss)
  • Montana Medium Flap Over Shoulder Bag (© Jane Shilton)
  • Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer (© The Optic Shop)
  • Shilo Shoe (© LK Bennett)
  • Fluted Hem Trench Coat (© John Lewis)
  • Paige Denim Hidden Hills McKinley Bootcut Jeans (© Coggles)
  • Cashmere Breton Jumper (© John Lewis)
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As every clued-up fashionista knows, classic, impeccably-crafted basics form the foundation of a stylish wardrobe. And, splurging on a premium piece makes sound financial sense long-term. That perfect pair of jeans or timeless trench that you'll rock day in, day out will probably end up costing mere pennies-per-wear - offering better value-for-money than any fast fashion impulse buy.

Get savvy with your spending as we reveal 10 iconic investment picks you'd be wise to splash some cash on.

The leather biker
Like fine cheeses and Gary Barlow, some things actually improve with age: cue the quintessential motorcycle jacket. The ultimate rock chic essential, a decent biker should see you through a lifetime of festivals and fun nights-out - the leather will get more supple over the years, and any wear and tear will only add to the jacket's edgy appeal.

Style-savvy buy: you really can't go wrong with this beauty from the high street's go-to store for quality leather jackets: All Saints. Crafted from butter-soft yet hard-wearing Italian goatskin, it's an exquisite take on the traditional asymmetric biker.

Get investing: Belvedere Leather Jacket, £250 at All Saints

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