Everything you need to get through summer


Everything you need to get through summer

Stay on trend without breaking the bank, says ELLE's Fashion Editor, Nidhi Jacob

By Nidhi Jacob  April 14th, 2016

03 SLIDERS fenotesmarch

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.

03 SLIDERS TIE DYE

Altuzarra

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.

03 SLIDERS LONG EARRINGS

Prada

LONG EARRINGS

The hottest jewellery trick right now is the powerful swish of the shoulder-grazing earring, thanks to Prada.

03 SLIDERS pouch bag

Louis Vuitton, Céline

POUCH BAG

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.

03 SLIDERS Leather jacket

Faux leather jacket, Rs 3,490, Zara

LEATHER JACKET

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.

03 SLIDERS mules

Leather mules, Rs 4,750, Vanilla Moon

MULES

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.

03 SLIDERS FRILLS

Georgette maxi, Rs 6,435, Asos.com

FRILLS

Wearing ruffles this season is a work of passion. Red hot, sensuously curved and perfectly swished to break out into some amateur Flamenco.

03 SLIDERS PERIOD PIECE

Erdem

PERIOD PIECE

Take your pick from prim and proper collars, bustly skirts and blooming sleeves to indulge in a little Victorian romance.

03 SLIDERS LOUD LOGO

Milan Street Style

LOUD LOGO

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.

03 SLIDERS HOODIE

Paris Street Style

HOODIE

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.

03 SLIDERS Bra tops

Faux leather bra top, Rs 2,290, Mango

BRA TOP

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.

Imaxtree.com/Vincenzo Grillo (Street style), Alessandro Lucioni (Runway), Davide Gallizio (Backstage), Manasi Sawant (Nidhi Jacob)

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