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<b>River Island</b><br/>
Still unsure about colour? Then maybe ease yourself into this trend with a bright orange canvas bag from River Island. <br/>

<b>Where</b> www.riverisland.com  <br/>

<b>How much</b>  £10.99

<b>River Island</b><br/> Still unsure about colour? Then maybe ease yourself into this trend with a bright orange canvas bag from River Island. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.riverisland.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £10.99

&lt;b&gt;River Island&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
Still unsure about colour? Then maybe ease yourself into this trend with a bright orange canvas bag from River Island. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.riverisland.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt;  £10.99

<b>River Island</b><br/> Still unsure about colour? Then maybe ease yourself into this trend with a bright orange canvas bag from River Island. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.riverisland.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £10.99

&lt;b&gt;Marks &amp; Spencer&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This is a really cute, striped bag from Marks &amp; Spencer. It looks very pricey in the flesh and would look great worn with a preppy white shirt and chinos or a block-coloured Seventies-inspired dress. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.marksandspencer.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £49

<b>Marks & Spencer</b><br/> This is a really cute, striped bag from Marks & Spencer. It looks very pricey in the flesh and would look great worn with a preppy white shirt and chinos or a block-coloured Seventies-inspired dress. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.marksandspencer.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £49

&lt;b&gt;Primark&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Slip a printed kimono jacket on over a plain vest, skinny jeans and heels and you have a really easy, and really special outfit. Perfect any time of the day, this particular version is a gobsmacking £20 bargain from Primark. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.primark.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £20

<b>Primark</b><br/> Slip a printed kimono jacket on over a plain vest, skinny jeans and heels and you have a really easy, and really special outfit. Perfect any time of the day, this particular version is a gobsmacking £20 bargain from Primark. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.primark.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £20

&lt;b&gt;Duck &amp; Cover&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Anoraks are proving to be a popular choice of outerwear this season and it's easy to see why. This take on the anorak from Duck &amp; Cover is light-weight and shower proof. And its bright yellow colour is reminiscent of the classic sou'wester. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.duck&amp;cover.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £75

<b>Duck & Cover</b><br/> Anoraks are proving to be a popular choice of outerwear this season and it's easy to see why. This take on the anorak from Duck & Cover is light-weight and shower proof. And its bright yellow colour is reminiscent of the classic sou'wester. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.duck&cover.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £75

&lt;b&gt;Lacoste&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Lacoste polo shirts are an enduring classic and they also make footwear that lasts. This red pair of canvas loafers with a leather trim also has a rubber sole. And the croc logo is discreetly stamped on the back of the heel. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.lacoste.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £47

<b>Lacoste</b><br/> Lacoste polo shirts are an enduring classic and they also make footwear that lasts. This red pair of canvas loafers with a leather trim also has a rubber sole. And the croc logo is discreetly stamped on the back of the heel. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.lacoste.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £47

&lt;b&gt;George at Asda&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

George at Asda has nailed this season's red lace Fifties dress at a very reasonable £20. Admittedly, it is unlikely to last forever, but it will certainly see you through a summer of parties. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; direct.asda.com/George &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £20

<b>George at Asda</b><br/> George at Asda has nailed this season's red lace Fifties dress at a very reasonable £20. Admittedly, it is unlikely to last forever, but it will certainly see you through a summer of parties. <br/> <b>Where</b> direct.asda.com/George <br/> <b>How much</b> £20

&lt;b&gt;PDA&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

PDA or Public Display of Affection is a premium-quality denim brand sold on the high street with prices from just £30. Try these beautifully cut, wide-leg boyfriend jeans with a boxy T-shirt and wedge sandals. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.dorothyperkins.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £50

<b>PDA</b><br/> PDA or Public Display of Affection is a premium-quality denim brand sold on the high street with prices from just £30. Try these beautifully cut, wide-leg boyfriend jeans with a boxy T-shirt and wedge sandals. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.dorothyperkins.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £50

&lt;b&gt;Gloverall&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Almost all types of duffle coats are a copy made from an original by Gloverall, so why not stick to the original. This cropped version with rope fastenings is perfect for the blustery British seaside. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.gloverall.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £200

<b>Gloverall</b><br/> Almost all types of duffle coats are a copy made from an original by Gloverall, so why not stick to the original. This cropped version with rope fastenings is perfect for the blustery British seaside. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.gloverall.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £200

&lt;b&gt;French Connection&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Bold stripes are a key look for the spring. We love this loosely just cut, layered design from French Connection. Just throw it on with some chunky brown wooden sandals for a super-easy summer outfit.&lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.frenchconnection.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £82

<b>French Connection</b><br/> Bold stripes are a key look for the spring. We love this loosely just cut, layered design from French Connection. Just throw it on with some chunky brown wooden sandals for a super-easy summer outfit.<br/> <b>Where</b> www.frenchconnection.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £82

&lt;b&gt;Banana Republic&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

A deck shoe is the ideal choice of footwear for summer and as the name suggests they are perfect for beach and sailing breaks. This pair are available in an array of colours but brown is always the best - and always worn without socks. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.bananarepublic.eu &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £79.50

<b>Banana Republic</b><br/> A deck shoe is the ideal choice of footwear for summer and as the name suggests they are perfect for beach and sailing breaks. This pair are available in an array of colours but brown is always the best - and always worn without socks. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.bananarepublic.eu <br/> <b>How much</b> £79.50

&lt;b&gt;New Look&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

We love this vintage shaped top by New Look. Its cartoon bright yellow colour beautifully updates the delicate fabric and classic design making it a really fresh summer look. It works especially well alongside soft pinks and peach colours. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.newlook.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much &lt;/b&gt;£18.99

<b>New Look</b><br/> We love this vintage shaped top by New Look. Its cartoon bright yellow colour beautifully updates the delicate fabric and classic design making it a really fresh summer look. It works especially well alongside soft pinks and peach colours. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.newlook.com <br/> <b>How much </b>£18.99

&lt;b&gt;Burton&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Chambray-inspired shirts are seemingly here to stay. And why not as they are the simplest thing to throw on at the weekend. This shirt from Burton has contrast stitching on the pockets for added detail. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.burton.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £28

<b>Burton</b><br/> Chambray-inspired shirts are seemingly here to stay. And why not as they are the simplest thing to throw on at the weekend. This shirt from Burton has contrast stitching on the pockets for added detail. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.burton.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £28

&lt;b&gt;Kipling&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Darling of the London fashion scene, Peter Pilotto has teamed up with rather more practically-minded Kipling to create a great range of affordable bags. We love this galactic design. A great way to add interest to a neutral outfit. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.kipling.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £82

<b>Kipling</b><br/> Darling of the London fashion scene, Peter Pilotto has teamed up with rather more practically-minded Kipling to create a great range of affordable bags. We love this galactic design. A great way to add interest to a neutral outfit. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.kipling.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £82

If you 're looking to stand out from the crowd with you T-shirts then Topman has everything you desire. This printed Navajo crew neck is a bargain and 100 per cent cotton. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.topman.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £12.99

If you 're looking to stand out from the crowd with you T-shirts then Topman has everything you desire. This printed Navajo crew neck is a bargain and 100 per cent cotton. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.topman.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £12.99

&lt;b&gt;Zara&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

The tuxedo-style blazer is still a wardrobe must-have. Zara has a great selection of brights and this neon-pink jacket looks great teamed with pale denim for a fun rock chick look. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.zara.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £69.99

<b>Zara</b><br/> The tuxedo-style blazer is still a wardrobe must-have. Zara has a great selection of brights and this neon-pink jacket looks great teamed with pale denim for a fun rock chick look. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.zara.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £69.99

&lt;b&gt;Jeff Banks for Debenhams&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Tailored shorts to the office don't really work but that doesn't mean they should be consigned to fashion exile. This pale blue pair by Jeff Banks for Debenhams are perfect for those smart casual weekend soirées. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.debenhams.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £35

<b>Jeff Banks for Debenhams</b><br/> Tailored shorts to the office don't really work but that doesn't mean they should be consigned to fashion exile. This pale blue pair by Jeff Banks for Debenhams are perfect for those smart casual weekend soirées. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.debenhams.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £35

&lt;b&gt;Topshop&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

The coloured chino is the easiest way to update your wardrobe. This zingy blue colour works particularly well with camel and fuchsia pink. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.topshop.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £36

<b>Topshop</b><br/> The coloured chino is the easiest way to update your wardrobe. This zingy blue colour works particularly well with camel and fuchsia pink. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.topshop.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £36

&lt;b&gt;Maine&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Harrington-style jackets are a great lightweight cover-up for summer and the pale blue colour of this one by Maine means that you can wear it with almost anything. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.debenhams.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £55

<b>Maine</b><br/> Harrington-style jackets are a great lightweight cover-up for summer and the pale blue colour of this one by Maine means that you can wear it with almost anything. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.debenhams.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £55

&lt;b&gt;Cos&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This canvas bag has a retro satchel feel to it with its tan leather fasteners and straps and it works for both office or at the weekend. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.cosstores.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £89

<b>Cos</b><br/> This canvas bag has a retro satchel feel to it with its tan leather fasteners and straps and it works for both office or at the weekend. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.cosstores.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £89

&lt;b&gt;Topshop&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

A floral bra top is, admittedly, not for everyone; however, for those young and slim enough to get away with it, this would make a great festival buy. Team it simply with high-waisted jeans. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.topshop.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £20

<b>Topshop</b><br/> A floral bra top is, admittedly, not for everyone; however, for those young and slim enough to get away with it, this would make a great festival buy. Team it simply with high-waisted jeans. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.topshop.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £20

&lt;b&gt;Baracuta&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

It's not only Baracuta's jackets that sell well. Its shirts are well made and popular too. This blue-and-red-check button-down collar would suit flat-fronted narrow chinos. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.baracuta-g9.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £65

<b>Baracuta</b><br/> It's not only Baracuta's jackets that sell well. Its shirts are well made and popular too. This blue-and-red-check button-down collar would suit flat-fronted narrow chinos. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.baracuta-g9.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £65

&lt;b&gt;St George by Duffer&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

With the baseball jacket revival in full swing opt for its natural companion - the gingham shirt ? to complete the look. This fun red version is available at Debenhams from St George by Duffer. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.debenhams.co.uk  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much &lt;/b&gt; £38

<b>St George by Duffer</b><br/> With the baseball jacket revival in full swing opt for its natural companion - the gingham shirt ? to complete the look. This fun red version is available at Debenhams from St George by Duffer. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.debenhams.co.uk <br/> <b>How much </b> £38

&lt;b&gt;J Shoes&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

A good pair of jazz shoes are hard to beat. J Shoes' well-priced (and hardy) versions are our particular favourite. Try teaming its white-on-white design with brightly coloured trousers and a grey top for a simple and easy-to-wear summer look. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.jshoes.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £80

<b>J Shoes</b><br/> A good pair of jazz shoes are hard to beat. J Shoes' well-priced (and hardy) versions are our particular favourite. Try teaming its white-on-white design with brightly coloured trousers and a grey top for a simple and easy-to-wear summer look. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.jshoes.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £80

&lt;b&gt;Burton&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

A subtle twist on the traditional blue-and-cream-stripe combo is this red-stripe T-shirt from Burton. It has a low scoop neck and would look suitable underneath a belted mac. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.burton.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £12

<b>Burton</b><br/> A subtle twist on the traditional blue-and-cream-stripe combo is this red-stripe T-shirt from Burton. It has a low scoop neck and would look suitable underneath a belted mac. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.burton.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £12

&lt;b&gt;Pyrus&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

From a Las Vegas Elvis to a super-chic Bianca Jagger, there are a million ways to style a white blazer. Those not prone to spillages could try the white-on-white trend and try this Pyrus number with a slouchy white shirt and skinny white jeans. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; 020-7434 4322 &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £108

<b>Pyrus</b><br/> From a Las Vegas Elvis to a super-chic Bianca Jagger, there are a million ways to style a white blazer. Those not prone to spillages could try the white-on-white trend and try this Pyrus number with a slouchy white shirt and skinny white jeans. <br/> <b>Where</b> 020-7434 4322 <br/> <b>How much</b> £108

&lt;b&gt;Gap&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Coloured denim seems to be as popular as ever but it doesn't necessarily fit all tastes but give this pink pair from Gap a chance. Worn with a relaxed white shirt you'll evoke Fifties Americana cool. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.gap.eu  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £24.99

<b>Gap</b><br/> Coloured denim seems to be as popular as ever but it doesn't necessarily fit all tastes but give this pink pair from Gap a chance. Worn with a relaxed white shirt you'll evoke Fifties Americana cool. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.gap.eu <br/> <b>How much</b> £24.99

&lt;b&gt;Primark&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

The elegantly name 'Palazzo pant' is the trouser the moment. Once you get acclimatised to their volume, they really are a delight to wear. Keep your top half simple and you can afford to opt for bold and bonkers prints. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.primark.co.uk  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £14

<b>Primark</b><br/> The elegantly name 'Palazzo pant' is the trouser the moment. Once you get acclimatised to their volume, they really are a delight to wear. Keep your top half simple and you can afford to opt for bold and bonkers prints. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.primark.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £14

&lt;b&gt;Gap&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Belted macs are a sound investment for summer - especially a British one as rain clouds are never far away. This double-breasted mac is best worn with a relaxed coloured T-shirt and your favourite pair of jeans. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.gap.eu &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £79.95

<b>Gap</b><br/> Belted macs are a sound investment for summer - especially a British one as rain clouds are never far away. This double-breasted mac is best worn with a relaxed coloured T-shirt and your favourite pair of jeans. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.gap.eu <br/> <b>How much</b> £79.95

&lt;b&gt;House of Fraser&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Florals are a staple on the high street this spring. We're taken by this layered, digital printed version. With such a strong look, there isn't much need for accessorising. Team with some flat sandals and a bangle for luck. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.houseoffraser.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £150

<b>House of Fraser</b><br/> Florals are a staple on the high street this spring. We're taken by this layered, digital printed version. With such a strong look, there isn't much need for accessorising. Team with some flat sandals and a bangle for luck. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.houseoffraser.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £150

&lt;b&gt;Topshop &lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Antoni and Alison have joined forces with Uniqlo to create a range of shouty T-shirts. Paired with your trusty skinny jeans and a blazer, the 'Work Very Hard' design is particularly good for groggy Monday mornings. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.uniqlo.co.uk  &lt;br/&gt;
&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £12.99

<b>Topshop </b><br/> Antoni and Alison have joined forces with Uniqlo to create a range of shouty T-shirts. Paired with your trusty skinny jeans and a blazer, the 'Work Very Hard' design is particularly good for groggy Monday mornings. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.uniqlo.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £12.99

&lt;b&gt;Nudie&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

As well as designer denim, Nudie's collection also includes casual clothing. This blue and white linen shirt looks great withwashed chino shorts for a relaxed nautical vibe. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.liberty.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £73

<b>Nudie</b><br/> As well as designer denim, Nudie's collection also includes casual clothing. This blue and white linen shirt looks great withwashed chino shorts for a relaxed nautical vibe. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.liberty.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £73

&lt;b&gt;New Look&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

These orange wedges would look great with ankle socks and a pleated midi skirt for a quirky look. They also make the perfect partner to this season's wide-leg Seventies jeans. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.newlook.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £29.99

<b>New Look</b><br/> These orange wedges would look great with ankle socks and a pleated midi skirt for a quirky look. They also make the perfect partner to this season's wide-leg Seventies jeans. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.newlook.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £29.99

&lt;b&gt;Mango&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

There's no getting away from stripes this summer and who would want to? Try this long sleeved navy stripe T from Mango for a relaxed ensemble. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.hebymango.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £39.90

<b>Mango</b><br/> There's no getting away from stripes this summer and who would want to? Try this long sleeved navy stripe T from Mango for a relaxed ensemble. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.hebymango.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £39.90

&lt;b&gt;Cos&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

A classic blue parka is always worth investing in. This hooded design is perfect for cooler summer days and works a treat over a printed dress and brogues à la Alexa Chung. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.cosstores.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £129

<b>Cos</b><br/> A classic blue parka is always worth investing in. This hooded design is perfect for cooler summer days and works a treat over a printed dress and brogues à la Alexa Chung. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.cosstores.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £129

&lt;b&gt;Banana Republic&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Shorts are an essential part of your holiday wardrobe and this pair is an easy way to introduce plaid into your sartorial repertoire. Very casual, these are best worn with a classic white T. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt;  www.bananarepublic.eu &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £39.50

<b>Banana Republic</b><br/> Shorts are an essential part of your holiday wardrobe and this pair is an easy way to introduce plaid into your sartorial repertoire. Very casual, these are best worn with a classic white T. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.bananarepublic.eu <br/> <b>How much</b> £39.50

&lt;b&gt;Urban Outfitters&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Finely pleated, just over-the-knee skirts are actually far easier to wear than it may first appear. Try a slouchy fine knit sweater or cardigan with a brightly coloured skinny belt over the waist for a sophisticated summer work outfit. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; urbanoutfitters.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £42

<b>Urban Outfitters</b><br/> Finely pleated, just over-the-knee skirts are actually far easier to wear than it may first appear. Try a slouchy fine knit sweater or cardigan with a brightly coloured skinny belt over the waist for a sophisticated summer work outfit. <br/> <b>Where</b> urbanoutfitters.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £42

&lt;b&gt;River Island&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Fifties-inspired baseball jackets are a firm fixture on the summer calendar but if images of a satin embroidered number à la Happy Days spring to mind then fear not. Pared-down monochrome is at hand to save the day as this jacket from River Island shows. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.riverisland.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £54.99

<b>River Island</b><br/> Fifties-inspired baseball jackets are a firm fixture on the summer calendar but if images of a satin embroidered number à la Happy Days spring to mind then fear not. Pared-down monochrome is at hand to save the day as this jacket from River Island shows. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.riverisland.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £54.99

&lt;b&gt;Primark&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This is a great dress from Primark. It is also the perfect example of how to wear the tricky mid-length skirt. Just drop the plastic belt in favour of something a little more organic and you have a supremely easy, elegant modern look. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.primark.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £15

<b>Primark</b><br/> This is a great dress from Primark. It is also the perfect example of how to wear the tricky mid-length skirt. Just drop the plastic belt in favour of something a little more organic and you have a supremely easy, elegant modern look. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.primark.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £15

&lt;b&gt;ASOS&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Seersucker is the ideal fabric for summer shorts. Because the threads bunch together the fabric is held away from the skin helping heat escape. Buy these online from Asos in the hope that we 're in for a long, hot summer. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.asos.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £30

<b>ASOS</b><br/> Seersucker is the ideal fabric for summer shorts. Because the threads bunch together the fabric is held away from the skin helping heat escape. Buy these online from Asos in the hope that we 're in for a long, hot summer. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.asos.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £30

&lt;b&gt;Whistles&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This very lady-like design is regally named the 'Kate' blouse. And it wouldn't look out of place in either Kate Moss's or Middleton's wardrobe. Rock it up by teaming it with skinny jeans or flares. Or go demure with a lady-like a-line or midi skirt. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.whistles.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £125

<b>Whistles</b><br/> This very lady-like design is regally named the 'Kate' blouse. And it wouldn't look out of place in either Kate Moss's or Middleton's wardrobe. Rock it up by teaming it with skinny jeans or flares. Or go demure with a lady-like a-line or midi skirt. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.whistles.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £125

&lt;b&gt;Cos&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

If you're a minimalist at heart and like your colours neutral whatever the weather, then you'll love this tab-sleeved pocket shirt from Cos. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.cosstores.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £35

<b>Cos</b><br/> If you're a minimalist at heart and like your colours neutral whatever the weather, then you'll love this tab-sleeved pocket shirt from Cos. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.cosstores.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £35

&lt;b&gt;White Stuff&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

A simple and classic design, this beautifully soft leather bag by White Stuff is great value for money. Not only it is spacious enough to carry anything from a laptop to overnight supplies, it will only improve with age. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.whitestuff.com &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £82

<b>White Stuff</b><br/> A simple and classic design, this beautifully soft leather bag by White Stuff is great value for money. Not only it is spacious enough to carry anything from a laptop to overnight supplies, it will only improve with age. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.whitestuff.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £82

&lt;b&gt;ASOS&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

If stripes start to affect your eyes then ASOS has the answer with this half-blocked and striped long-sleeved top from the internet one-stop shop. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt;www.asos.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £20

<b>ASOS</b><br/> If stripes start to affect your eyes then ASOS has the answer with this half-blocked and striped long-sleeved top from the internet one-stop shop. <br/> <b>Where </b>www.asos.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £20

&lt;b&gt;H! for Debenhams&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This is a great duffel jacket by London scenester Henry Holland's diffusion line H! for Debenhams. The perfect number for slipping over jeans or narrow trousers. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.debenhams.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much &lt;/b&gt;£49

<b>H! for Debenhams</b><br/> This is a great duffel jacket by London scenester Henry Holland's diffusion line H! for Debenhams. The perfect number for slipping over jeans or narrow trousers. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.debenhams.co.uk <br/> <b>How much </b>£49

&lt;b&gt;ASOS&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Bright yellow is probably one of the most difficult colours to wear in the rainbow spectrum but these washed-out yellow chinos from ASOS make it easy. Tone them down with a grey lightweight sweater. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.asos.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt;  £30

<b>ASOS</b><br/> Bright yellow is probably one of the most difficult colours to wear in the rainbow spectrum but these washed-out yellow chinos from ASOS make it easy. Tone them down with a grey lightweight sweater. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.asos.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £30

&lt;b&gt;Fenwick&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Casual and classy, the a-line denim skirt is a real wardrobe staple. Wear it with a printed blouse and heels for a retro look or opt for a vest and wooden clogs for a holiday feel. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.fenwick.co.uk  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £99  &lt;br/&gt;

<b>Fenwick</b><br/> Casual and classy, the a-line denim skirt is a real wardrobe staple. Wear it with a printed blouse and heels for a retro look or opt for a vest and wooden clogs for a holiday feel. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.fenwick.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £99 <br/>

&lt;b&gt;Nudie&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

One of the summer's easiest trends to adopt is colour. Wear this coral-striped T-shirt from Nudie with jeans. Or if you?re feeling bold enough then colour-block with green or blue shorts. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.liberty.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £57

<b>Nudie</b><br/> One of the summer's easiest trends to adopt is colour. Wear this coral-striped T-shirt from Nudie with jeans. Or if you?re feeling bold enough then colour-block with green or blue shorts. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.liberty.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £57

&lt;b&gt;Kookai&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This is a very slick day dress and great for the office. Keep the look fresh and team it with other brights, maybe, and emerald green jacket or bright blue wedges for a clean modern look. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.kookai.co.uk &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £69

<b>Kookai</b><br/> This is a very slick day dress and great for the office. Keep the look fresh and team it with other brights, maybe, and emerald green jacket or bright blue wedges for a clean modern look. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.kookai.co.uk <br/> <b>How much</b> £69

&lt;b&gt;Superga&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

Essential footwear for your summer kit should be a well made pair of white plimsolls. Get a pair from Superga - a time-honoured classic. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where &lt;/b&gt; www.superga.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £50

<b>Superga</b><br/> Essential footwear for your summer kit should be a well made pair of white plimsolls. Get a pair from Superga - a time-honoured classic. <br/> <b>Where </b> www.superga.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £50

&lt;b&gt;Zara&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;

This silk number from Zara is luxurious to the touch, and works just as well tucked into a pair of high-waisted peg trousers as worn loosely over a pair of skinny jeans. &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;Where&lt;/b&gt; www.zara.com  &lt;br/&gt;

&lt;b&gt;How much&lt;/b&gt; £29.99

<b>Zara</b><br/> This silk number from Zara is luxurious to the touch, and works just as well tucked into a pair of high-waisted peg trousers as worn loosely over a pair of skinny jeans. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.zara.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £29.99

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<b>River Island</b><br/> Still unsure about colour? Then maybe ease yourself into this trend with a bright orange canvas bag from River Island. <br/> <b>Where</b> www.riverisland.com <br/> <b>How much</b> £10.99

From Gap and New Look to Lacoste and Duck, Lee Holmes and Eliisa Maikin find brilliant buys for spring and summer – at prices that won’t bust your budget

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Source: Independent



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