Spring/Summer 2018 is shaping up to be a celebration of femininity, festive fun and glamour. Here are five key trends we can’t wait to wear:

Pretty as a Picture Pastels & Flirty Florals

Delicious sherbetty pastels are back – pink, apricot, lemon, mint green and luscious lavender. Plain or elegantly incorporated into the perennial favourite – the floral - worn in its feminine, floaty glory it’s a palette that will work for most complexions. My tip: lavender will be BIG.

Lilac pastel wardrobe

Left to right: Alice McCall $220, Miss Shop $69.95, Olivia Burton $169, Witchery $119.95, H&M $19.99

aqua pastel wardrobe

Left to right: Elliatt $269.95, Ecua Andino $132, Converse $80, Giuseppe Zanotti $405, Mimco $179

pink pastel wardrobe

Left to right: Country Road $279, Ecua Andino $132, H&M $44.99, Seafolly $79.95, Country Road $59.95, Lacoste $199.95

24 Hour Sequins

Let your sequins see the light of day! No longer to be relegated to ‘after five’, sequins for daywear is ‘a thing’ this season. Team sequins with denim and casual sneakers to dress down or under a tailored jacket for a dressier feel. Dip your toe in the water with sequined accessories if you’re unsure about making a grand sparkling statement. Go on, just do it!

sequins all day all night

All items from ASOS


Continuing the feminine story, waistlines defined by cinching, high-waisted pants, shorts and skirts work wonders for creating the illusion of longer looking pins. Wide leg or tapered leg are merely a personal preference – go with what works for your body shape.

high waist trousers

Left to right: Forever New $99.99, Country Road $89.95, Forever New $89.99

Primary Colour Blocking

This one takes us back to Kylie Minogue in the “Put Your Hand On Your Heart” film clip. Primary colours of cobalt blue, radiant red and vibrant banana yellow are popping up in stores. Colour blocking and wearing pieces in these shades together will be bang on trend and perfect for the party season.

olour blocking primary colour wardrobe red yellow blue mondrian

Left to right: Vestire $189.95, Marc Jacobs $629, Cotton On $19.95, Cooper $149, Boohoo $45

Ruby Red Slippers

If you’ve hit the shops recently in search for shoes, you might have noticed red shoes are representing! Whether it’s a street-smart sneaker, suede moccasin, Euro-chic mule, patent pump or strappy stiletto, red is making the statement when worn back with classic black, navy, white and neutrals. Add a red lip and you’ve got ‘super-chic’ nailed!

red shoe collection

Left to right: Armani Jeans $159, Guess $149.95, Novo $79.95, Novo $79.95, Gianvito Rosso $420


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