The American clothing label will swing open the doors of its first European flagship store on London’s Recent Street later this year.

You can get ahead of the fashion curve by emulating the J.Crew aesthetic now by following our five step how-to guide.

Tell us, are you excited J.Crew is coming kinda near, close by?

Rethink everything you know about practical everyday bags because soon enough you’ll be hankering after a bejewelled oversize clutch like the navy number in this shot. Totes anything to actually carry your stuff around in as there’s no shoulder strap but we never said fashion was easy.

Next season you won’t want to be without a chunky necklace because it will come in handy for dressing up buttoned-up blouses. One, two… congrats! That’s the androgyny trend nailed.

A pair of black pumps are a great foil to busy patterned trousers. What’s that? No they’re not dull - they’re classic.

Want to know how to accessorise your print mash up? Why with ear candy of course. And the bigger and shinier the better.

Baseball caps can look ladylike. Look, see, proof. It defies logic but for some unknown reason this combo of leopard print hat, check scarf and floral skirt looks good.