Break The Rules With The Coolest Summer Fashion Looks

Tie-dye tee and a cocktail dress? Why not! Be unapologetically fabulous this summer


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LA DEFENSE

Comfort is king. Pound the pavement in a sporty jacket with a pair of silky cargo trousers. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at this chic combination.

Adidas by Stella McCartney jacket $360. Ruby trousers $249. Saint Laurent handbag, $3195, from David Jones Wellington. Ray Ban sunglasses, $188, from Sunglass Hut. Apple iPhone XS $1899

THE BLOCK

Don’t be bashful with block brights; teamed with ubiquitous summer white, it’s an elegant way to look fresh and ready to go.

Juliette Hogan jumper $349 and jumpsuit $579. Kate Sylvester scarf $129. Deadly Ponies bag $395. Mi Piaci sandals $240.

CHA CHA SLIDE

Who would have guessed that tie-dye and feathers make such happy bedfellows? Party season is just around the corner, so take note.

Caitlin Crisp dress $795. Natalia Peri glass earrings $449. Mi Piaci heels $260. Vintage Stussy T-shirt and skateboard stylist’s own.

LE BON TON

Turn race-wear and garden party attire on its head with a little panache. Add a summer fur with a classic polka-dot print and you’re in for a rollicking good time.

Ruby dress $369. Harman Grubisa Tibetan lambswool stole $589. Natalia Peri glass earrings $449. Natalie Chan straw boater $395.

OUTSIDE THE LINES

A mid-length skirt suit is an elegant way to explore summer workwear — even better with a graphic stripe like this stand-out Kate Sylvester set.

Kate Sylvester belted jacket, $649, and skirt $399. Gregory shirt $299. Le Specs Luxe sunglasses $69. Natalia Peri earrings $250. Kathryn Wilson heels $269.

LUST FOR LIFE

Wallace Rose top $410. Bess silk scarf $240. Penny Sage skirt $340. Chloe handbag $3095, from David Jones Wellington.

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