10 designer buys that are worth the investment

Splashing the cash? Here's what we'd pick this week...

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Whether you're looking for a treat or you're a regular cash-splasher, dropping a lot of ££s on a single item is never not daunting - particularly when it's a wardrobe update considering this new world of fast fashion.

What will break in a month? What will you hate in a year? What will everyone else hate before then?

Thanks to the savvy designers at some of the world's most prestigious fashion houses, there are a number of pieces right now that have both the quality and the staying power. Here's our favourite investment buys.

1. The day sandal

Buy it now, £325,

2. The high-end shell suit

Buy it now, £805,

3. The oversized straw hat

Buy it now, £353,

4. The summer checked coat

Buy it now, £2,490,

5. The two-tone mule

Buy it now, £650,

6. The sherbert dress

Buy it now, £830,

7. The summer jean

Buy it now, £355,

8. The shoulder bag

Buy it now, £1,175,

9. The ruffled trench

Buy it now, £1,995,

10. The linen jumpsuit

Buy it now, £690,