Fashion: The outline of beauty

Shapes of all kinds are catered for with the latest silhouettes, from cinched-in waists to floaty elegance

Weekend Maxmara grey wool dress, €240, Arnotts

Getting ready in a hurry? You'll never go wrong with a dress, and the silhouettes for the new season are geared to suit all shapes, with Alaia offering cinched-in waists in crochet styles, while floaty elegance is key at Essential Antwerp and Munthe. Whatever your taste, a statement dress is always a smart choice.