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GLOBAL LUXE

The message for summer is clear: go global. From the Hawaiian tropics to Africa’s Great Plains, it’s time to give your wardrobe the wanderlust treatment, says Charlene Barton

MODERN AZTEC: GO BOLD IN MONOCHROME

How to give a classic colour palette some punch? Look to Calvin Klein, Emilio Pucci and Diane von Furstenberg for inspiration. These designers have proved that a sharp touch of Aztec appeal can lend any look an exotic edge – even black and white

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MIX AND MATCH
Try experimenting with layers and clashing prints. Anything goes...

IN THE BAG
Limited Edition Satchel
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TAKE IT TO THE MAXI
Master the haute-hippie look in one fell swoop with this statement maxi dress

CLUB TROPICANA: SHAKE UP YOUR LOOK WITH SUMMER’S FRESH COCKTAIL OF PRINTS

If you love colour, this is the trend for you. The catwalk designers served up the season’s freshest florals – from botanical hibiscus blooms to palm prints, carnations and sun-drenched lilies – with a tropical twist. Take your pick

 

CAUSE A STIR
Take slick shades, add a pretty Oriental-inspired dress and garnish with a red lip – et voilà: day-to-night perfection

GO KIMONO
Indigo Collection floral cover-up
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HAWAIIAN TROPIC
Make a smooth beach-to-bar transition with tropical prints and statement accessories

SAHARAN SPIRIT: SWAY TO AN AFRICAN BEAT IN SULTRY DESERT COLOURS

Whether you’re bronzed and sun-kissed or pale and interesting, earthy desert hues complement every skin tone. Wear them with this season’s loose silhouettes for a grown-up sophistication that feels effortless

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WILD AT HEART
This leopard-print bag will spice up even the tamest of looks

FIND YOUR SHADE
Be it khaki or sandy beige, neutrals are a timeless choice for every wardrobe

Photography: Eric Frideen / Styling: Niki Brodie / Hair: Asashi at Caren / Make-up: Adam de Cruz / Models: Gara and Sofia at Storm

ALL WHITE
If you’re channelling top-to-toe white, add this statement scarf for a flash of intrigue

FLASH YOUR METAL
M&S Collection statement necklace
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THINK TEXTURE

Be adventurous with layering. This beautiful jacquard cover-up is a must

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