When it comes to prints, opt for a bold graphic design — stripes or Aztec patterns in contrasting colours will easily pass as designer.
Switch the cheap belt that comes with trousers or a dress with a quality option.
Never wear too many colours at once — instead, choose a bold statement shade like red or green and then pair with cream or grey for an elegant edge.
Simple details can instantly make an outfit look more modern. Team your sweater with an embellished shirt, letting the collar and cuffs peep out.
Items like this Breton top and leather skirt will never date.
Layering different textures will look sophisticated. There are plenty of soft layers on the High Street that will look just as luxurious as cashmere.