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Summertime style

As the long, lazy days stretch ahead and the season reaches its peak, stay cool and give your wardrobe an injection of relaxed summer style, says William Oliver

CALIFORNIA DREAMING: LAID-BACK LA COOL

When it comes to effortless poolside-inspired
dressing, look to America’s West Coast. Follow
Prada and Dries Van Noten and mix bold
Hawaiian prints with relaxed tops and T-shirts
for an uncomplicated summer look

 

FRESH LOOK
Opt for faded colours to get an
instant dose of vintage style

HAT TRICK
North Coast trilby
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GO HAWAIIAN
Retro floral prints are a major trend this
season – layer a short-sleeved shirt
over a T-shirt to simplify the look

COLLEGE DAYS: PERFECT PREPPY LAYERS

Whether it’s the Ivy League or Oxbridge, make like
Kenzo and APC this season and be inspired by
university style. Mix sportswear – think rugby shirts
and cricket jumpers – with tailored trousers or shorts
to get the look spot on

EARN YOUR STRIPES
Classic with a twist, this rugby shirt will
give your outfit an instant injection of
collegiate cool

COVER UP
North Coast hooded sweatshirt
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KEEP IT CLASSIC
Layer a cricket sweater over a shirt and matching shorts
for a considered finish on cooler days

CITY CASUAL: RELAXED, REFINED STYLE

Whether you’re staying at home or adding a city
break to your summer schedule, keep it simple and
sophisticated with a mix of tailoring and looser-fit
basics. Let Louis Vuitton and AMI’s summer
collections be your guide

 

LAYER UP
Mix tailoring with layered T-shirts and shirts for a
contemporary look that will take you from day to
evening with ease

Photography: Cameron McNee at One Represents / Styling: Dan Blake at One Represents / Grooming: Kota at Caren / Models: David Rosenberg at Select, Donny Lewis at Storm

SOFT TOUCH
A textured piece, such as a
cotton-knit sweater or chambray
shirt, gives a simple look a
refined, tactile twist

IN THE BAG
North Coast leather holdall
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TRUE BLUE

Combine different shades of
the same colour to keep
your outfit consistent

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