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Zara People – street style meets retail

Zara People, if you haven’t checked it out, is one of the best things to happen online retail since Asos. Zara has basically taken all of the things that have made it such a roaring success – you know, cool, …

Fri, Nov 9, 2012, 11:30

   

Zara People, if you haven’t checked it out, is one of the best things to happen online retail since Asos. Zara has basically taken all of the things that have made it such a roaring success – you know, cool, trend-led pieces churned out at a rate of knots and sold out even faster – and dressed up a load of street-style stars, making everything look even more covetable.

And who doesn’t love a dog?! The whole People series of photographs is shoppable, too – so when you scroll through the Tumblr-esque layout you can click through the photographs and on to the items themselves. If the pieces are sold out or not in store any more, there’s no click option (which, believe me, can be fairly heart-wrenching). It sucks, too, that there’s no hair’n'make-up option – and, furthermore, that dog is not for sale. Woe.

I tried on these green trousers in Zara in London a few weeks back, but to no avail. Zara really hates me one minute, and loves me the next, which is tough to take – like dating someone who blows hot and cold. One minute it’s love, the next you’re just good friends …