#1: A matching co-ord

 

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Summer is all about easy, effortless looks, and nothing can be simpler than a matching co-ord set that you can throw on in a jiffy. Keep the summer vibe going by sticking to bright colours, such as a cheerful coral shade. Pair with comfortable, flat sandals, a cross body bag, and you’re good to go.

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Polyester crop top, $59.90, Zara

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Polyester skirt, $99.90, Zara

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Rag & Bone leather sandals, €345 (approx. S$551), www.mytheresa.com

#2: The denim short

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It’s not summer if denim shorts are not featured somewhere. This versatile staple can be dressed in many different ways, but an easy and stylish way is to pair with a statement t-shirt. Finish off with some killer shoes – anything works really, but how about some heeled boots to elongate the legs?

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Dolce & Gabbana cotton t-shirt, US$395 (approx. S$527), www.modaoperandi.com

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Denim shorts, $54.95, H&M

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Sock boots, $89.90, Topshop

#3: An evening look

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Wondering how to dress up for a more formal evening event in the summer? An elegant dress will never fail, but keep it summery and light by opting for thinner materials such as chiffon. Use standout accessories, such as an eye-catching bag and glitter boots, to turn up the volume.

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Polyester dress, $59.90, Mango

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Givenchy Infinity leather shoulder bag, US$1,932 (approx. S$2,578), www.net-a-porter.com

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Ash leather boots, $164, www.farfetch.com

#4: Play with colours

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It’s summertime, so pack away all your dark blacks, navys and greys – it’s time to embrace colours. If you can’t be bothered trying to match endless different shades, opt for a multi-coloured shirt and simply wear it with white jeans, easy sandals and a metallic bucket bag.

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Asceno silk shirt dress, €375 (S$599), www.mytheresa.com

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Cotton-blend jeans, $69.90, Zara

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Pu clutch bag, $46.90, Topshop

#5: Cropped everything

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You’ve worked super hard for that beach bod, and it’s time to show it. Summer is the perfect time – and excuse – to don cropped tops, and they are versatile enough to go well with many things. If you’d like to keep it a bit more modest, opt for a high-waisted bottom that’ll flatter your figure perfectly.

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Polyester-blend crop top, $24.95, H&M

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Joseph silk skirt, US$745 (S$994), www.modaoperandi.com

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Calvin Klein 205W39NYC leather, satin and plexi sandals, €595 (S$951), www.mytheresa.com

#6: Dress and sneakers

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This classic combination has withstood the test of time, and will not go out of style anytime soon. Simply dig out your tried and trusted summer frock, and wear with your favourite sneakers – et voila. Bonus point: this outfit will keep you comfy all day.

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Alexa Chung polyester dress, $555, www.farfetch.com

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Canvas sneakers, $109.90, Converse

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Givenchy Infinity Mini leather shoulder bag, US$1,857 (approx. S$2,478), www.net-a-porter.com

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