If you suddenly found yourself emerging a from the underground metro at Oxford Circus, you’d be greeted by a flurry of stylish Londoners. Stop for a minute to people watch and I’m certain you’d be able to pick out a handful of the popular fashion items in all of the U.K. That’s because there’s actually a short list of summer fashion basics quickly taking over the city from Kensington to Shoreditch.
London is such an epicenter for amazing street style, so we took to our favorite Instagram accounts to uncover what the city’s fashion set is wearing now. Ultimately, we uncovered five hero items that are carving out important spots in the closets of the city’s coolest. These are the London summer fashion basics like floaty dresses and go-anywhere sandals that are trending hard across the pond (though I have a feeling it won’t be long before they infiltrate the States, too).
Keep reading to discover and shop each of the warm-weather closet staples Londoners are all wearing now.
Speaking of fashion basics, here are five easy ways to dress a little better if you love jeans and tees.