Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Time of Transitional Pieces

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Time of Transitional Pieces

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Byline: joanne watkinson

SO WHAT'S new? Lots! If we were blessed with some mild spring weather we might even be able to wear some of it, but busting out bare legs when there is a strong chance of frost kills the summer vibe.

There are a few bits you can buy for this awkward time of year when winter clothes feel tired but summer clothes aren't weather appropriate.

"Transitional pieces" to give them their official fashion name.

My favourite is the humble trainer. But this isn't the one you wear to the gym or the one you wear when you're dressed like you're going to the gym but not (the gym liar - I'm guilty of doing this occasionally for the school run, it's non iron, comfy and little to no thought is required).

No, this trainer is purpose built for daytime wear, the simpler the better.

This trainer, even in white, is so shoe-like it works with smart trousers, leather, round toe, and chunky with no sporty references or obvious branding, it's the shoe for this time of Limited bomber, PSand Spencer year. …

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