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The trans-season jacket Not heard of Melbourne-based brand Rocky Rafaela yet? Time to add it to your fashion chat repertoire. This leather vest with printed ponyskin is a dream for cooler spring nights, festivals, anything. And while it does come in other bright hues, our pick is this citrus yellow, the biggest hue of the recent European summer season.
Rocky Rafaela, balancai vest in citrus, $799. SHOP NOW
THE all-occasion denim skirt Every woman’s summer wardrobe deserves a versatile denim skirt. This one by London-based Portuguese design duo Marta Marquis and Paulo Almeida, the creatives behind Marques’Almeida, is frayed enough to suit trainers or slides for the day, but perfectly cut with a ruffled wrap for stiletto sandals when night falls too.
Marques’Almeida, mini wrap denim skirt $395 at Sylebop. SHOP NOW
The everyday bag This new-look satchel by Australian label Oroton ticks all the handbag must-haves right now. Structured cross-body shape: tick. Gold-tone hard metal handle: tick again. Snake-print leather in on-trend radiant red (I’ve you’ve not already spied the tidal wave of red accessories heading our way this season, get ready): still ticking. This limited edition style is set to sell out fast.
Oroton, Empire Limited Edition Medium Satchel, $1495. SHOP NOW
The foho twin-set Continuing on from last year explosion of authentic-looking Ukrainian peasant dresses, this season we’ll see a more ’80s twist to the ‘faux bohemian’ look. Either of these ikat-print, pure cotton pieces would look great individually paired with denim, but put are a laid-back fashion lover’s dream.
Seed, Frill Trim Top, $120. SHOP NOW
Seed, Ikat Jacquard skirt, $100. SHOP NOW
The designer slide Partial as we are to Birkenstocks on a weekend, sometimes a social affair calls for something with a little more luxe polish. These Fendi Fussbett slip-ons from the Spring/Summer 2017 collection sport the brand’s current signature face badges with lashed eye and are equal parts fun, high fashion and fierce.
Fendi, Fussbett Sandals, $1170. SHOP NOW
The rose gold sunglasses Grazia market editor-at-large and all-around resort style queen Pia Muehlenbeck says it best: “I love wearing these in the summer when laying poolside, working on my tan.” The Internet superstar and sportswear designer has co-created a range of shades with affordable brand ROC Eyewear, including this oversized Yas Queen style.
ROC x Pia, Yas Queen sunglasses, $50. SHOP NOW
The printed pant Stand out for all the right reasons in these all-silk pants by Italian house Emilio Pucci sold at Parlour X, which are a lesson in the right printmaking a classic straight-legged shape look outrageously modern. Florals for spring? Groundbreaking.
Emilio Pucci Verbania Print Pants, $895 at Parlour X. SHOP NOW
The minimalist necklace We’ve long been fans of Australian brand Emilia Rossi. All pieces are hand-made and distinctly feminine with a cool street edge. While one of the more simple designs in the current collection, this dainty gold-dipped bar necklace is one of the most wearable. Layer underneath other chain necklaces or keep it simple by wearing alone.
Emilia Rossi, gold dipped bar necklace, $119. SHOP NOW
The see-through sandal It’s unfortunate that the elder Kardashians’ have a penchant for clear plastic heels. Far from being tacky, they’re a great go-to for summer soirees given they literally work with almost any outfit. These with 9.5cm high heels are fast fashion at a magnetic price.
Sportsgirl, Crystal clear block heel, $80. SHOP NOW
The party top It seems everything Australian designer to the stars Rebecca Vallance touches turns to gold right now, and never more literally than with this new season flared sleeve top, woven with metallic leopard foil lace. Wear over micro-shorts if you dare or cropped flares for a more formal look.
Rebecca Vallance, Mireya Flared Sleeve Top, $449. SHOP NOW