Trend Spotlight: ideas to inspire
Romanticism ran through the spring/summer collections. Enter a palette of pearlescent hues, shimmering metallics and delicate attention to detail, says Charlene Barton.
Be it luxe tailoring for the modern urbanite – think power suits, city shorts (below right) and figure-hugging pencil skirts – or softer, feminine silhouettes to entice the romantic within – cue Chloé (below, far left) and Lacoste – strip your palette back to basics to master summer’s minimalist mood.
Autograph Stone Necklace
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Forget Mr Darcy – when it comes to seeking true love this summer, there’s a new story to be told. Pay attention to detail with shimmering metallics, intricate embellishment and whimsical organza and lace.
This metallic brocade bomber proves that pretty can still have an edge.
An obvious choice, and with good reason. Florals are synonymous with hazy summer days, and this season’s offering makes no exception. From ditsy prints to blossom motifs, designers have cultivated a delightful bunch to suit every penchant.
ON THE CATWALK
Look to Dolce & Gabbana’s (left) appliquéd blooms and Christopher Kane’s flower-power motifs for inspiration.
Photos: Eric Frideen Stylist: Niki Brodie Hair: Dayaruci @ One Represents
Make up: Adam de Cruz Models: Thea & Cindy @ Models 1
FIT AND FLARE
From garden events to cocktail parties, this pretty little number will see you through in style.
Limited Edition Floral Shift Dress