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Give your wardrobe a splash of summer with fruity prints

When life gives you lemons ... then you wear them. Katie Wright selects the juiciest seasonal buys

Linen midi dress, £30 (was £40), M&Co
Linen midi dress, £30 (was £40), M&Co
Fringe statement earrings, £10, Accessorize
Blouse, £39, trousers, £35, bag, £25, Damart
Straw floppy hat, £17.50 (was £25), Laura Ashley
Bandeau dress, £41.25 (was £55), Oasis
Diana skirt, £85, Anonyme
Embroidered crinkle blouse, £22, Roman

The shops are bursting with gorgeous citrus prints right now - you can make a bold lemon dress the star of a summer outfit, adding a straw bag and espadrilles for a chic, Fifties-inspired look.

Many of these zesty designs have a retro vibe to them, but if you want to take the trend and give it a modern edge, try a lemon motif skirt paired with an oversized tee and sporty sandals.

Or if floaty frocks aren't your thing, a printed shirt and cargo pants is a more relaxed way to try the trend.

Heading off on holiday? A cute co-ord set is perfect for city sightseeing when teamed with white trainers, or dressed up for dinner with heeled sandals and a clutch bag.

Because most lemon print fabrics are either black or white, keep shoes and accessories neutral, or go for yellow to match the fruity hue.

Alternatively, citrus-themed accessories are ideal for adding a splash of colour to an outfit - think tasselled earrings and lemon slice bags.

There's so much style to be squeezed out of these summery pieces. Here's our pick of the lemon crop...

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