i the stylist Loves..Co-ords

Co-ords. Twin sets. Matchy-matcheys. Whatever you want to call them, the joy of a co-ordinated top and bottom set should not just be reserved for pyjamas, fancy underwear  and tracksuits. No siree. These days there is a co-ord for every occasion.  Not suits. They are in a bracket of their own.  But complimentary separates that make a big impact when worn together to create a singular ‘I got this’ look but that can also hold their own when required.

Double-denim, pyjama-chic, sports-luxe; sartorial situations that were once taboo are now at the cutting edge. Here are a few of our favourites…


1. Cow print denim

Cow print jacket, £55.00 River Island riverisland.com

Cow print skinny jeans, £42.00 River Island riverisland.com

2. Oriental kimono pyjama set

Cream oriental print kimono robe, £28.00 River Island riverisland.com

Black oriental print cami £16.00 River Island riverisland.com

Cream oriental print palazzo pyjama trousers, £20.00 River Island riverisland.com

3. Green printed kimono set

Printed kimono, £69.99 Zara zara.com

Printed loose fit pyjama bottoms, £39.99 Zara zara.com

4.Green palazzo set

Cross over blouse in green £29.99 Zara zara.com

Palazzo trousers in green £29.99 Zara zara.com

5. Ruffles set

Navy flowing jacket with ruffled sleeves £29.99 Zara zara.com

High waist contrasting frill trousers, £29.99 Zara zara.com

6. Pink denim

Oversized pink denim jacket, £49.99 Zara zara.com

Ripped mid rise jeans, £29.99 Zara zara.com

7. Pink lace midi co-ord set

Boutique Aria lace full midi skirt co-ord set £35.00 BOOHOO BOUTIQUE at boohoo.com

8. Bandeau and flares set

Lisa long-line bandeau and flare co-ord set (shown here in grey, also available in black) £18.00 boohoo boohoo.com

9. Jacquard set

Premium floral jacquard bardot top, £35.00 Miss Selfridge missselfridge.com

Premium floral jacquard skirt, £110.00 Miss Selfridge missselfridge.com

10. Yellow floral

Yellow floral bardot top, £35.00 Miss Selfridge missselfridge.com

Yellow floral full skirt, £45.00 Miss Selfridge missselfridge.com

11. Performance sportswear

Enter the Dragon print performance bra £59.00 The Upside at matchesfashion.com

Enter the Dragon print performance leggings £82.00 The Upside at matchesfashion.com

Enter the Dragon print paddle-suit £170.00 The Upside at matchesfashion.com

12. Carven floral

Floral print cotton voile shirt, £115.00 CARVEN at theoutnet.com

Floral print cotton voile mini skirt, £100.00 CARVEN at theoutnet.com


Tie knot front top, £29.00 Topshop topshop.com

Frill hem trousers, £39.00 Topshop topshop.com

14. Made in Britain – TS bold stripes

Sandwashed silk stripe top, £75.00 BOUTIQUE at topshop.com

Sandwash silk stripe skirt, £120.00 BOUTIQUE at topshop.com

15. Space Age

Bow metallic blouse, £59.99 Mango mango.com

Sash metallic trousers, £69.99 Mango mango.com

16. Flowy floral

Flowy floral shirt £35.99 Mango mango.com

Flowy floral trousers £35.99 Mango mango.com

17. Oversized floral

Betty oversized tunic £265.00, ALICE & OLIVIA at harrods.com

Athena maxi skirt £335.00, ALICE & OLIVIA at harrods.com

18. Super League

Rose print dress, £1,750.00 DOLCE & GABBANA at harrods.com

Rose print silk pyjama trousers, £995.00 DOLCE & GABBANA at harrods.com

19. Sports Luxe

Silk velvet camisole, £55.00 BOUTIQUE at topshop.com

Silk velvet joggers, £110.00 BOUTIQUE at topshop.com

20.Pink gingham

Fuchsia gingham top £25.99 Zara zara.com

Fuchsia gingham skirt £25.99 Zara zara.com

Post Author: Victoria Ellis

Victoria Ellis
Stylist, writer, mother, chameleon and lover of life’s simple pleasures. If you can’t find me I’m probably in the bath. Currently loving new Deciem skincare collection The Ordinary and I can’t live without my Nike Airs and my Rimmel Dark Brown eyebrow pencil.

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