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Get the Look: your how-to guide

01.05.2014

CHARLENE BARTON

M&S.com womenswear editor

FROM WEDDINGS TO GARDEN PARTIES, summer’s exciting diary of events means you’ll need to dress the part. Find your favourite style in our all-occasion edit. Think bold florals, garden-party prints and fresh white frocks.

FLORAL TRIBUTE

Whether you’re toasting the happy couple or channelling Audrey Hepburn at Ladies’ Day, claim your moment in the sun with summer’s perennial favourite: the floral print.

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GO SUBTLE WITH LACE

If you prefer a demure approach, opt for a delicate lace design.

EMBRACE PASTELS

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PARE BACK ACCESSORIES

How to do florals the modern way? Rein in the embellishment – less is more.

HOLD ON TIGHT

M&S Collection Clutch
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BE PICTURE PERFECT

Finish your look with tousled waves and rouge lips to ensure you’re camera-ready.

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GARDEN PARTY

Be it an alfresco picnic or a chance to showcase your best serve on court, a ‘garden attire’ dress code can spark an array of wardrobe possibilities. Allow us to inspire you.

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SPORTING SPIRIT

An all-white ensemble guarantees a sartorial
win. Add a visor to match.

FIND YOUR TROPHY PIECE (RIGHT)

A compact, cross-body bag will keep your essentials stylishly in check.

MASTER THE DRESS CODE (FAR RIGHT)

A classic tea dress is ideal for looking chic without feeling over styled.

THINK PREPPY

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WHITE OUT

Nothing says summer in the city quite like this season’s whites. The ultimate opponent for the LBD, think fresh, modern and brilliantly bright.

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LAYER TONE ON TONE

Complete the look with a matching
white cover-up for cool,
contemporary appeal.

Photos: Eric Frideen / Stylist: Niki Brodie / Hair: Jonathon Malone / Make-up: Adam de Cruz / Models: Evelina / Storm & Tanya R / Select

PLAY WITH LENGTHS

Midi hems are the perfect choice
for formal occasions. Wear them
with strappy sandals.

CINCH THE WAIST

Cut to figure-flattering perfection, this waist-cinching dress is both elegant and ladylike.

FLASH YOUR METAL

M&S Collection Necklace
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SHINE BRIGHT

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DRESSES TO IMPRESS

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