Everything you need to get through summer
Stay on trend without breaking the bank, says ELLE's Fashion Editor, Nidhi Jacob
Jersey sweatshirt, Rs 6,999, Calvin Klein Jeans. Denim jeans, Rs 2,699, Levi’s. Suede mules, Rs 2,290, Zara. Canvas clutch, Rs 2,500, Cord
ELLE’s Fashion Editor, Nidhi Jacob shows you how to stay on trend this season without burning a hole in your pocket.
TIE & DYE
It is California calling all the way, with colourful oozy patterns. Far from louche, Altuzarra shows you how to make the beach-friendly tie-and-dye ladylike while Emilio Pucci doused it with sparkle.
The hottest jewellery trick right now is the powerful swish of the shoulder-grazing earring, thanks to Prada.
Louis Vuitton, Céline
Like the trendiest thing in food currently — free-form plating — get set for a mash-up of your handbag contents in one big roll-up clutch. To go, of course.
Faux leather jacket, Rs 3,490, Zara
Summer gets hardcore with a slew of garage-chic leather jackets making an appearance. Colour-blocked, candy pink (case in point: Louis Vuitton) and graffiti printed are the new variants to try.
Leather mules, Rs 4,750, Vanilla Moon
Backless footwear is the best reminder of why the ’90s had great taste in shoes. Flats, skinny stilettos or block heels — mules are the best way to channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw.
Georgette maxi, Rs 6,435, Asos.com
Wearing ruffles this season is a work of passion. Red hot, sensuously curved and perfectly swished to break out into some amateur Flamenco.
Take your pick from prim and proper collars, bustly skirts and blooming sleeves to indulge in a little Victorian romance.
Milan Street Style
Shouty brand talk goes from crass to cool thanks to Lanvin, Gucci and Moschino. But something about a household name — think Gap, Calvin Klein and Nike — instantly evokes nostalgia.
Paris Street Style
We’re adopting the teenage angst-ridden security blanket. Snag a classic version from your younger sibling and sport it with everything from bias-cut satin to roughed-up denim.
Faux leather bra top, Rs 2,290, Mango
Cheeky, but wearing a bra top over a T-shirt is phase one of entering a brave new world. For expert tips on how to be flawless, look up JW Anderson, Balenciaga and Dries Van Noten.
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