Let the Sunshine Into Your Wardrobe

05/03/2014 16:40 GMT | Updated 05/05/2014 10:59 BST

I love cold, winter weather but these never ending grey skies are getting me down.

Yellow is one of those cheery colours that just makes everything a bit better and brighter. Associated with optimism, happiness and sunshine, it's a great pop colour to wear right now. Pair a yellow top, jacket, shoes or accessories with grey, navy or black as you transition from your winter wardrobe into lighter spring and summery shades. Or for a bolder look, try mixing different shades of yellow - like a buttercup jumper with lemon jeans - or adding some cobalt or coral into the mix.

Cos has some amazing primary coloured pieces at great High Street prices if you're looking for uplifting fashion options, whilst almost every beauty brand has a yellow nail polish in their latest collections, from soft lemon sherbets and zingy neons, through to clear lego shades.

Here are my picks for hot yellow pieces out now...


1 Spot print crop top by George at ASDA, £8; 2 Next Flared Skirt, £30 from; 3 Belstaff Longstone Quilted Jacket, £426.01, 4 Carven Loose Fit Shift Dress, £327.04, 5 Dolce & Gabbana Floral Print Cardigan, £770, and 6 Carven Sleeveless Double Layer Dress, £492.78, all from


1 Kate Sheridan Lemon Yellow Leather Popper Rucksack, £260, from; 2 Katy & June yellow pattern ball pen, £3.95, and 3 Marc by Marc Jacobs rubber spaghetti bracelet, £25, both from Selfridges; 4 Yellow Pineapple Forever earrings, £45, by Jennifer Loiselle at Boticca from; 5 Urbanears Humlan headphones in Citrus, £39, from; 6 Belt by Slink Boutique, £109, from; 7 MCM Flower backpack, £725, and 8 Adidas ADH6174 unisex sports watch, £55, both from; 9 Peep Toe yellow socks by Lazy Oaf, £7 from; 10 Classic Volt Yellow Backpack by mi-pac, £19.99 from Route One; 11 Cambridge Satchel Company yellow 11" classic satchel, £99 from; 12 Saffy Clutch bag by John Lewis Collection, £29 from; 13 Jaeger leather card holder, £20 from; 14 Kate Sheridan Lemon Yellow Boy Belt, £65 from; 15 LF Markey Leather Tool Bag in Yellow, £55 from; 16 Sunflower hair elastics (pack of 2), £3.50 from


1 Estelle & Third Lip Balm in Natural, £16 from; 2 Organic Glam nail polish, £10 from; 3 Smooth Sphere Lemon Drop SPF15 lip balm by Eos, £7 from;4 Burberry Beauty nail polish, £15 from Harrods; 5 Obessive Compulsive Cosmetics loose colour concentrate, £9.00 from Selfridges; 6 Leighton Denny expert nail colour in Passport to Shine, £11 from; 7 Soleil des Iles vanilla body balm, £12 from; 8 Ciate Big Yellow Taxi Paint Pot, £9 from Selfridges; 9 Illamasqua nail polish in Optimist, £14.50 from; 10 Shu Uemura Yellow Quartz lashes, £16 from; 11 Models Own Kabuki brush, £11, from; 12 OPI nail lacquer in I Just Cope-acabana, £11.95 from; 13 Face Stockholm lip treatment - Vitamin C, £20 (currently on offer for £16), from; 14 Illamasqua powder eyeshadow in Hype, £15.50 from Selfridges; 15 Superdry Nail Buff and Shine Block, £3.00, from;16 Deborah Lippmann Creme nail polish in Build Me Up Buttercup, £16 from; 17 Japanese Exfoliating Towels, Yellow Bath Towel, £3.50 from; 18 Nails Inc Classic Coloured Nail Polish in Carnaby Street, £11 from Selfridges; 19 Seche highly pigmented nail lacquer in Perfectly Poised, £9.95, from


1 adidas Originals Amberlight Shoes (D65847), £70 from; 2 Ochre High Front Two Part Shoes, £30 from; 3 MM6 leather hi-top trainers, £260, 4 Giuseppe Zanotti Chain trainer leather high tops, £715, 5 Hunter 'Selfridges Yellow' wellington boots (Exclusive), £120, and 6 Acne Pistol short ankle boots, £380, all from Selfridges; 7 Saucony Originals Jazz Original in Yellow & Blue, £55 from; 8 Carvela Glacier heels, £100 from; 9 Charlotte Olympia Kitty velvet slippers (Exclusive), £495, from


1 Smiley Face Jumper in merino wool, £270, & 3 Rock + Roll Sequin Jumper, £300, both by Markus Lupfer available from; 2 Shourouk Apolonia necklace, £670, 4 See by Chloe Colour Blocked Tunic, £390, and 5 Christopher Kane Crepe Biker Jacket (Exclusive), £999, all from Harrods. 6 Silk Back Jumper, £39 from Cos available in store and from