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07.04.2014

CHARLENE BARTON

M&S.com womenswear editor

ALLOW US TO inspire your wanderlust with our edit of this season’s key swimwear trends. From spots and stripes to bohemian prints, we’ve made beach dressing a breeze, says Charlene Barton.

THE FINE LINE

A classic choice, and with good reason – stripes have timeless holiday appeal. Be it the St Tropez-inspired Breton or sporty geometric styles, find the right cut for you and the rest is simple.

TRY A ONE-PIECE

A chic alternative to the bikini, full-body swimsuits are making waves this summer.

HOLD THE LINE

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EXPERIMENT WITH COLOUR

Step away from traditional nautical hues and opt instead for this standout green design.

LAYER JEWELLERY

Can’t choose just one necklace? Double up for true poolside glamour.

ADD INTEREST

Put the luxe in sports luxe with this beautiful, bead-embellished bandeau bikini.

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ON THE DOT

Calling to mind the beachside glamour of the 50s and 60s, give your holiday wardrobe a retro-inspired spin with summer’s most playful
print: the polka dot.

SKIRT THE ISSUE

Flattering and feminine, this pretty skirted swimsuit is a great way to cover up in style.

MIX AND MATCH

Invest in coordinating pieces so you can mix up your look depending on your mood.

TAKE SHADE

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BOHEMIAN LUXE

Embrace your inner free spirit with summer’s vibrant boho style, a trend that was destined for sandy shores and exotic climes. Make eclectic prints, tribal jewellery and lace kaftans your essentials.

EMBRACE PRINT

The great thing about
snake print? It never goes
out of fashion. Wear it
head to toe for a bold
finish.

Photos: Eric Frideen / Stylist: Niki Brodie / Hair:Kevin Epstein /
Make-up:Robyn Nissen / Models:Marlena / Storm, Myrthe / Vision

LACE UP

This white-lace kaftan is perfect for
taking you from sun-lounger to beach
bar in style.

PLAY WITH ACCESSORIES

Draped around the neck or worn as a chic headpiece, a lightweight scarf is brilliantly versatile for the beach.

STRIKE GOLD

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MAKE A STATEMENT

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