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From ladylike flounce and frills to tougher studs and edgy florals mix-and-match summer’s key details for the perfect day look. This versatile dress will take you from casual weekend looks to holidays to summer events with a clever switch of your accessories. Use your bag to spice things up with a floral print. Natalie x
1. Hobbs dress £159, 2. Topshop jacket £225, 3. River Island bag now £20, 4. Castañer heels £115.

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Coats? Tick. Jumpers? Tick. Sparkly ankle boots? Why not! Boost your cosy and casual looks with a bit of festive footwear sparkle. There’s plenty of choice, whether you opt for one of those fabulous on-trend glittery lurex boots or something sparkly and embellished or this edgier gold studded pair. Keep separates paired back and simple but go for bold when it comes to your cover-ups. Natalie x

1.Topshop hat £12, 2. Hobbs coat £269, 3.Warehouse jumper £35, 4. J Brand jeans £243, 5. Topshop boots £39

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That summery atmosphere is filtering into the air, we’ve got the Chelsea Flower Show in full swing, an upcoming long weekend and a bit of sunshine. What better way to soak up this mood than in a bright coloured dress that channels all the glamour of The Talented Mr Ripley with it’s waist-cinching tie detail and romantic full skirt. It’s the perfect dress-up or dress-down number. Natalie x

 1. Fendi sunglasses £285, 2. J.Crew Kayu™ bag £95, 3. J. Crew heels £148, 4. Hobbs dress £129, 5. Zara earrings £12.99, 6. Karen Millen bag £120, 7. Aldo sandals £75.

 

QUESTION: I have a wedding in 3 weeks time and am finding it hard to get something to wear. I still want to look young and a bit trendy but everything I see sort of looks the same.

ANSWER: As the wedding season is now in full swing, here at Dressipi HQ we get lots of questions from people panicking about what on earth they are going to wear. The best thing for you to do is to start with a fabulous figure-flattering versatile dress and add a layer of cool accessories to give you that young and trendy feel.

1. Hobbs Invitation dress, £59: – This maxi dress is the perfect template. YOu can accessorise it to make it look girlie and feminine or you can go for a cool and hip feel – whatever your mood dictates:

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2. Dune gladiator sandals £125: The best way to keep an outfit looking young and on trend right now is to add some metallics in to the mix. Some gorgeous silver heels or a metallic/embellished bag will complete your outfit and look stunning. Go for something with a modern edge –  like these gladiator style sandals – to keep things feeling young and trendy. These will also look fabulous with a jeans and blazer combination.

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3. H&M statement necklace £7.99: – Jewellery is always a great way to glam up your look. You can pick up some fun inexpensive pieces like this style from H&M which gives a clash of colour to your look.

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4. ASOS patterned clutch £24.50: Use your accessories to give any look a fun fashion update. This clutch from ASOS adds a fabulous patterned catwalk touch to any outfit:

garment-10079805. Mango biker style jacket £59.99:  A biker style jacket may have a casual feel to it but this crisp cool cotton in a sharp white is the perfect ‘dress-me-up’ piece. As far as cover ups go for weddings this jacket will keep you looking stylish and trendy. It’s always good to look for pieces that will multi-task so that you don’t end up over spending come the wedding season and you get the most out of your purchases and existing wardrobe.

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It’s cold. It’s raining. It’s grey. But those little denim chambray shorts from Reiss’s 1971 range are really quite cute. And those animal print cigarette pants at Hobbs are perfect for an office wardrobe update and what about all that fresh summer tweed at Jaeger which will work a wedding look to perfection? Yes we are looking at next season’s offerings as we dodge the weather to attend the spring/summer 2013 press days, so here’s a photo-fashion roll call so far: