, including an embroidered peasant top, a pair of high-waist suede shorts, a YSL-inspired gypsy blouse, and a ruffled skirt. There are pieces inspired by the East, including a floral-print jumpsuit, a pair of floral-print pants, a silk kimono top, and a woven fan-shaped purse. Finally, you...

Last week I went to the high summer 2011 Matalan press day set in the roof garden at the amazing Soho Sanctum Hotel, and it was a gorgeous scene of jumpsuits, maxi dresses, bright swimwear, and a great selection of footwear and jewellery. I have to admit that the jewellery was the one thing...

The global lifestyle brand is getting ready to roll spring styles into stores so they called on Australian top model Jessica Hart to lend her charming smile for their upcoming 2011 spring/summer ad campaign. The casual campus meets downtown L.A. images from the 2011 spring/summer campaign...

The Topshop Spring/Summer 2011 collection is everything that Summer should be about – bright colours and bold patterns will put a spring in your step and you can even mix and match many of these styles to create your own unique look. This, of course, is just a preview of the collection...

High street retailer Next are one in a long line of stores to already be displaying their High Summer 2011 ranges and what a treat they have in store for you. Each item is energized with pops of colour from delicate sherberts to eye-popping brights. Their 'BEACH HUT' themed range is dedicated...

If this is a decade that you, too, feel drawn to, make sure you check out H&M's high summer 2011 collection. The line is teeming with vibrant colors, pretty prints, and interesting textures. Key pieces include a slouchy yellow dress, a violet kimono-style dress with bright yellow trim, a pair...

Another retailer to look to real people for their advertising campaign is New Look. Following on from Ultimo's 'real women' campaign, New Look have signed up 100 customers and staff to appear in their '100 Days of Summer' campaign which launches today. Those who feature in the ads range from...

Ok, here's the Jessica High Summer line-up - I'm still a fan of crackle top coats and they've got a black crackle to use over the top of these brights. I don't think there is a great deal of longevity left in the crackle fad however and any more will be just too late to the party. Unusually...

Topshop has launched its high summer 2012 collection, and as usual we heart every single piece in the range. This season the highstreet store has gone right back to the 80s and early 90s offering us faded denim jeans, mini patterned ra-ra skirts and oversized tees. There's also printed...

Only at JD label Brookhaven has also introduced sunglasses for the summer months, including mirrored aviators, wayfarers and visors. Other brands that feature in the lookbook include Fred Perry, Lacoste and Converse. Owners of the retailer, which has around 900 stores in the UK,...

 

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