Trend of the Week: Summer Greens - Embrace the salad days of summer

Trend of the Week: Summer Greens - Embrace the salad days of summer
A model walks the runway at the Emporio Armani show during the Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 on September 19, 2019in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Weather update: this summer is set to be fresh and cool with shades of pistachio, mint, dried basil and sage. More saturated than white and creams; more grown-up than pretty pastels; consider these summer greens a stylish way of getting your five- a-day.

Linen blazer, €59.95; linen Bermuda short, €29.95, Zara
Linen blazer, €59.95; linen Bermuda short, €29.95, Zara

THE EDIT:

Navigate warm-weather dressing with these cool shades.

Linen blazer, & Other Stories, €99
Linen blazer, & Other Stories, €99

Voluminous ruffle mini dress, & Other Stories, €79
Voluminous ruffle mini dress, & Other Stories, €79

Poplin blouse with ruffle trims, Zara, €39.95
Poplin blouse with ruffle trims, Zara, €39.95

Albus Lumen cotton-blend jersey maxi dress, Net-a-Porter, €300
Albus Lumen cotton-blend jersey maxi dress, Net-a-Porter, €300

‘Maddy’ crossbody bag, ME+EM, £350; approx. €393.53
‘Maddy’ crossbody bag, ME+EM, £350; approx. €393.53

Valet ‘Molly’ marbled resin earrings, Net-a-Porter, €128.55
Valet ‘Molly’ marbled resin earrings, Net-a-Porter, €128.55

Lattice design bag, Mango, €29.99
Lattice design bag, Mango, €29.99

Geometric sunglasses, Mango, €19.99
Geometric sunglasses, Mango, €19.99

Asos Design bodysuit, Asos, €52.54
Asos Design bodysuit, Asos, €52.54

STYLE NOTES:

BREAK IT UP: Break up a head-to-toe palette with crisp white or considered greige like Giorgio Armani.

DIVIDE AND CONQUER: Pistachio short suits are a hot Instagram commodity. Wear the shorts now with a tie-waisted shirt and pair the blazer with warm coffee colours for post-lockdown work attire.

LIGHTEN AND BRIGHTEN: Make cool tones extra fun with this season’s puff sleeves and ruffle silhouettes.

DIP IN: Trying it on for size? Opt for low commitment pieces like a pair of sunglasses or a handbag.

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