The current mix of sunshine and showers seems to be enriching more than just our gardens. Floral prints are bursting into life across fashion and homewares, with every horticultural variety from rare tropical specimens to rambling roses suddenly, colourfully in bloom. Welcome to the flower show…
After multiple seasons swathed in fabric, our legs are making a bid for freedom. The minidress is back, and giving the floor-skimming frock a stylish run for its money. Sunny in spirit and decked in delightfully splashy prints, these easy, breezy minis will steal your heart.
Fashion has gone green… and we’re not talking ‘eco-friendly’ (crucial though that concept may be). Instead we’re obsessing over verdant shades, from zesty limes and apple brights via delicate jades and dazzling emeralds to deeper, darker forest hues. As trends go, this one’s a grower!
In the mood to kick back? Discover Mira Mikati, the hot name in chill-out chic. This Beirut-based brand blends baggy, Gen-Z silhouettes with retro, Cali cool. Add cartoonish prints, saturated colours and embroidered doodles, and you have the ‘eternal summer’ spirit behind its cult collections.
“Packing for a weekend break used to be panic-inducing. But now, rather than filling a trunk for a two-day stay, I’ve learned to build a team of style staples that cover all sartorial bases. With my hard-working wardrobe sorted, I can focus on the important business of having fun.”
Holidays are a great relationship litmus test, and with luck that post-holiday glow will be partly romantic. So pack for a stylish getaway with equally winning wardrobes… after all, if you’re sartorially in sync, you can be pretty sure your personalities are well matched too. Next stop, honeymoon!
London plays host to Craft Week from May 9-15, and its timing is spot-on, with the style cognoscenti currently lusting over an artisanal aesthetic. Cue our creative curation: with quirky buys from the finest makers, it’ll transform your home into a handworked haven.
Long before global, artisanal cool was part of the fashion lexicon, Antik Batik was crafting its signature boho chic. Its globetrotting glamour continues today, with SS22’s love letter to the Sicilian isle of Lipari. All billowing boho dresses, quilted jackets and sun-drenched ’70s florals, sartorially speaking, that’s amore!
Whether you’re planning an outdoor feast or a chic indoor supper, there’s just one luscious trend to embrace: the technicolour table. You’ll find cutlery, ceramics and glassware in gleaming jewel tones, setting the scene for a brilliant occasion. Here’s hoping the conversation dazzles like the decor!
Make like a master mixologist and refine your cocktail-crafting skills in readiness for summer’s party season. Start by investing in elegant accoutrements – from stylish serveware and jewel-toned glasses to luxe liquor and a retro drinks trolly. Then pick your poison, and shake it up, baby…
As the sun starts to warm our weekends, we’re heroing alfresco entertaining with an edit of outdoor style. Sumptuous garden furnishings, a rainbow of dinnerware, old-school lawn games and a chic summer wardrobe promise to secure you the top spot as hostess with the mostest.
There’s a freewheeling vibe to SS22, from the breezy, do-it-all dress and artisanal tote to the ever-present shades and funky footwear. It’s a look that speaks pure Cali cool, promising that wherever you go this summer, style-wise you’ll be in the City of Angels.