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In Full Bloom
With the weather hovering in that grey area (literally) of muggy spring warmth and that chilly residual winter breeze, now's a better time than ever to trot out lighter versions of some tried-and-true silhouette classics in of-the-moment colours and fabrications. Think traditional garden floral prints married with city-chic colour blocking, acid-trip brights and delicately opulent inspirations hailing from the far eastern orient. While designers of the haute stuff frequently churn out elaborately in-your-face toppers, we have the deities of high street fashion to bow down to for similar versions that won't break the bank. Throwing one over your usual 9-to-5 uniform is easy peasy; it's taking it off upon arrival at the workplace that'll be the problem.
Asos floral printed coat, $139, asos.com.
In her weekly series, Michelle Yu snaps up her favourite pieces fit for your evolving work wardrobe. Push the limits (and break the rules!) when it comes to your office attire. Check back every Thursday for her latest style finds.