We road test the most stylish bargain buys

With the first signs of summer on the horizon, it’s time for a wardrobe update.

Luckily for you, the latest drop from the Now Collection in association with Apricot has landed.  

Whether you need to perk up your office outfits, sort out your suitcase essentials or spice up your night-out wardrobe – we’ve hand-picked the perfect pieces.

Kate Lloyd, Beth Shearing and Anna Duff from the Now web team tried out their favourite looks.

Kate fell head-over-heels for the Lace Side Panels Dress, £26, and the Zip Pocket Dress, £39.

‘The blue zip dress is such a fun bold colour,’ Kate says.

‘And the LBD really shows off your curves.’

A big fan of the comfy T-shirts, £17, Anna dressed them up with the Cropped Zip Jacket, £39, and Zip Shorts, £26, and made the look office appropriate with the Peplum Pencil Skirt, £22.

‘These smarter pieces will take me from my desk to the dancefloor,’ she says.

‘I love the zip detail.’

thinks the Lace Skater Dress, £44, will see her though the warmer months.

‘I can totally see myself wearing this for garden parties, barbecues, cocktails and for work when it’s really hot,’ says Beth.

Plus there are even more pieces to choose from – view the whole Now Collection here.

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