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SPRING’S BUILDING BLOCKS

Discover the three hard-working pieces that will serve up endless styling solutions and ensure you’re on trend this season.

THE CROPPED TROUSERS: CHOOSE A SHOT OF COLOUR OR SHARP BLACK.

The spring/summer 2014 catwalks were full of exciting shades which, when adapted to real life, are surprisingly easy to wear. A jolt of bright yellow looks great with monochrome or white, while black trousers, cropped at the ankle, are never out of fashion.

PLAYFUL SHADES

Keep your vivid colours in
check by teaming with
fresh neutrals.

BACK IN BLACK
Always elegant, always versatile – head-to-toe black delivers maximum impact.

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MIX AND MATCH
For a new approach to spring, try prints and stripes up top to draw attention there.

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From strong tones to safe classics, trousers cropped at the ankle feel feminine.

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THE CRISP WHITE SHIRT: THE STYLE CLASSIC IS MAKING A COMEBACK AND NOW TAKES CENTRE STAGE.

The humble white shirt has been promoted and is a spring wardrobe essential. Giving your look an instantly effortless feel, the shirt works with smart tailoring for the office, is chic dressed down with jeans, and can even provide an elegant alternative for evening.

COLOUR BLOCK

Make a bold statement by adding bright contrasts to your outfit.

DRAMATIC DETAILS
Switch your look from day to night with notice-me accessories.

DOUBLE ACT
Monochrome is still on trend for spring. A white shirt feels modern with a standout black skirt.

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A white shirt speaks of cool, contemporary style for spring.
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THE LIGHTWEIGHT TRENCH: THE BETWEEN-SEASONS COAT HAS NEW APPEAL.

Take your cues from the catwalk designers’ pared-back style direction and revisit the classic trench. Experiment with silhouettes to keep it current: the effortless ease of a loose-fit style or a sharper, more fitted version will provide a great alternative to the winter coat or parka.

LOW-KEY CASUAL
Relax your look and play
with proportions by trying
looser shapes.

 

 

WORKING WONDER
A narrow, structured fit says you mean business and feels office-ready.

EASY CHIC
Go for a relaxed feel by teaming an oversized cover-up with jeans.

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Revisit the classic trench and see how it works for now.
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