Irish Tatler

Fashion: what to wear when the sun shines this summer

With comfort a priority, the beauty of this summer’s style lies in its ease

As events begin to fill weekends and ‘out of office’ automatic replies are switched on, here’s what you need to create the perfect summer wardrobe

Ask any fashion aficionado to name the must-have item for the season and you might expect an answer in line with the recent trend for showmanship. A name-check for Versace’s sky-high platforms, say, or Proenza Schouler’s brightly coloured fringed dresses.

But the actual answer might surprise in its lowkeyness. Not polarising or budget-blowing, it’s a piece so versatile that it appeases even the toughest critics, and the chances are you might already own one.

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