Overwhelmed by the thought of clashing colours? Then don’t! A versatile maxi dress cast in bold blue is your shortcut to a winning shade game. The universally flattering hue is unexpected on its own, but for a little more oomph, simply style with sunny heels and a rainbow-flecked bag.
DRESS H&M viscose and polyester blend, $169; 1800 828 002 EARRINGS Bottega Veneta lapis and gold-plated silver, approx $1,158; at matchesfashion.com CUFF Sylvia Toledano gold-plated metal and pearl, approx $375; at matchesfashion.com BAG DLYP leather, $609; dlypstudios.com HEELS Caverley leather, $209; caverleyshoes.com.au
A fluorescent leopard print blouse dials up the drama for a night on the town, and is reminiscent of Romy and Michele’s high school days when paired with white leather booties. Keep the ‘80s references evenly keeled by adding sleek black cigarette pants and jewellery that sparkles in the light (but doesn’t glow in the dark).
TOP Scanlan Theodore silk, $350; scanlantheodore.com PANTS Camilla and Marc crepe, $599; camillaandmarc.com EARRINGS ASOS glass and metal, $28; asos.com/au WATCH Jaeger-LeCoultre stainless steel and leather, $7,650; at netaporter.com BAG Charles & Keith embellished microsuede, $103; charleskeith.com BOOTS Steve Madden leather, $259; stevemadden.com.au
Photographed by John Rintoul. Styled by Lucy Wood.
This article originally appeared in the March 2020 issue of InStyle.