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WEAR IT YOUR WAY
SUMMER-READY STYLE

As the world starts to open up again, we’re raring to ditch the joggers. Here’s how the M&S Insiders are styling their looks for warmer days

The khaki jumpsuit

Chances are most jumpsuits have been firmly abandoned at the back of our wardrobes for the past year – but now this cute khaki number is just what we need to strut back out into society again. “I love how practical but on-trend it is,” says M&S Insider Robyn, seen here wearing a belted khaki jumpsuit. “I paired it with white leather trainers to make the look more casual.”

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OUR TOP JUMPSUITS

khaki button-up jumpsuit
Button up this utility jumpsuit
£49.50
Black crepe wrap jumpsuit
A figure-flattering wrap-style jumpsuit
£49.50
Phase Eight white denim jumpsuit
An eye-catching jumpsuit from Phase Eight
£99
Beige button-up jumpsuit
Got a khaki jumpsuit? Try beige
£49.50

The floral skirt

She may live in Edinburgh, but M&S Insider Nicola has still been able to crack out the summer-ready gear. As she says, “You just know it’s going to be a good day when it’s sunny and you can skip the coat, for a change.” In Nicola’s case, that means this gorgeous printed skirt, which looks great with a white T-shirt or cream cardigan, but will easily transform for winter with a black roll neck and boots.

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OUR FAVE PRINTED SKIRTS

Floral midi skirt
A skirt with real flower power
£25
Leopard-print midi skirt
Go wild with a leopard-print skirt
£39
Red and blue printed Hobbs midi skirt
This A-line Hobbs skirt is a winner
£99
Gingham midi skirt
Get on board with the gingham trend
£29.50

The belted blazer

Always one to come up with original styling ideas, M&S Insider Dominique has us convinced that a longline blazer and a pair of jazzy leggings is the outfit we need right now. The “amazing linen blazer” is great for summer – made of natural, lightweight fabric, so you won’t overheat. Dominique describes the leggings as a “real showstopper”, adding, “I can’t wait to get dressed up, but I’m not yet ready to let go of my comfy leggings!”

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OUR HOT LIGHTWEIGHT BLAZERS

Relaxed belted linen blazer
A belted blazer gives you shape
£69
Oatmeal ruche-sleeved blazer
A ruched-sleeved jacket for easy-going style
£45
Pink linen belted blazer
A bright pink take on the linen jacket
£89
Buff jersey blazer
Jersey blazer, available in three colours
£59

The polka-dot dress

If there’s one fashion moment we’re most looking forward to this summer, it’s being able to dust off all our favourite dresses (and perhaps even treat ourselves to a couple of new ones – we’ve had a tough time, after all!). Here, M&S Insider Sophie wears her polka-dot, angel-sleeved dress with a versatile camouflage jacket – an easy way to try the mixed-print trend.

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OUR MUST-HAVE MIDI DRESSES

Pink polka-dot dress
Wear a pretty dress with a tougher jacket
£39.50
White cotton midi dress
A white dress is a summer must
£49.50
Puff-sleeved polka-dot midi dress
We love this puff-sleeved midi dress
£39.50
Sleeveless high-neck printed midi dress
For high summer, try a sleeveless midi
£39.50

Words: Sophie Hines

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