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COCKTAIL SHORTS ANYONE?

How to wear spring’s hottest must-have item: SHORTS!

TREND ALERT
Short shorts are back in all cuts and colours this season

Cocktail Shorts

It is official! Spring has arrived, bringing with it a hot new closet staple: cocktail shorts. Arriving in an array of colours, geometric shapes and fabrics, learn how to dress them up or down for any occasion. Emma Lyle

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Cocktail Shorts

9 TO 5 Turn to Rag and Bone for inspiration on how to make shorts work for summer office hours. Their version looks clean and effortlessly polished when paired with a matching blazer. For a feminine touch, add a silk scarf around the neck in a bold colour. TIP Choose pumps in a natural shade to keep the look grounded and refined for work.

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Cocktail Shorts

TRANSITIONAL The perfect day-to-night look is created by the sophisticated designer Ashley Isham. A classic knee length version in delicate white pairs perfectly with a matching white blazer. TIP To transition this look into night, cinch a patent leather belt around the waist and slip on open toe pumps in silver, gold or sunshine yellow.

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WEEKEND GETAWAY This season, Versace turned out the the ultimate jet-set look with bright pink and tangerine orange on the runway. For a fun weekend getaway, pick up a pair of equally vibrant shorts and wear with matching strappy high-heeled sandals. Or, for a more contemporary look, pair with gladiator flats. TIP To keep the outfit flourishing and lively, wear a loose fitting cotton blouse in another bold colour.

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GROUNDED Not a short shorts kind of gal ? Pair loose, flowing shorts in a solid colour with matching socks and contrasting flats to create a stylish, yet conservative look. TIP Keep your makeup soft and choose to focus the pinkness of spring on your lips like Alexander Wang.

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Cocktail Shorts

PICNIC IN THE PARK The new cocktails are perfect for a fun day in the park. Wear a silk pair with a tailored cut and pair with a slim cut blazer in soft pastel. TIP To add zest to the ensemble, slip on a pair of patent leather ankle boots, as shown by PPQ.

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EDGY For a stylish, mod look, find a pair of shorts in a solid colour and give them an edge with a graphic print top and sky high platform stilettos. Be bold and take your flirty spring fashion wardrobe in another direction.

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