Trend of the week: National pride


The spring/summer 13 catwalks resembled an Emerald City with Gucci, Stella McCartney and Michael Kors flying the Kelly green flag.

Max Mara and Ralph Lauren opted for shades of tangy lime and deep forest, while spearmint proved a refreshing alternative for the gal who prefers pastels.


Brave it head-to-toe with a slick rave mid-parting for a clean look.

Mix green and animal print like green animal print like London’s street style posse.

Too much? Anchor green with a neutral like black – ideal as a ‘between seasons’ segue.

Use colour to accent your favourite body part. Great pedicure?

Try some green sandals.


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