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Sophisticated denim in Milan

With denim growing in sophistication to extend beyond the purely casual, the line of what’s sophisticated and what’s cool blurs in the best of ways. A pair of denim dungarees paired with white plimsole sneakers and a minimalist clutch makes for the kind of outfit you can wear to a wide variety of occasions.

A rare kind of bird: in Milan

A pastel pink feather-trimmed skirt might seem like the sort of thing you’d reserve for cocktail parties or ballet costumes, but it certainly need not be pigeon-holed (pun intended) into anything so fancy. Throw on a black blazer, sunglasses, and a pair of Balenciaga’s buckle boots, and your asymmetric feather skirt gets a whole new edge.

Quirky chic: Candela Novembre

I’m not sure how to describe the strange tasselled adornments on Candela Novembre’s vest, but – to my overactive imagination at least – they could equally be googly round eyes curtained by thick cartoon lashes, or black anemones waving their tendrils curiously across a white sea. It’s a top I’d venture to say is downright strange, yet Novembre’s elegant frame, mesh-panelled skirt and dainty black…

Candy stripes & sweetness: in Milan

Chevron candy stripes, mary-jane heels and a tie-up cropped shirt – in combination – run the risk of being saccharine. Add in a studded clutch and tough aviator sunglasses, however, and the sweetness is counteracted by just enough spice.

The perfect slip: Patricia Manfield

Here’s a reality that may or may not be unfortunate, depending on your point of view (and your figure type). The delicate, bias-cut, silky slip dress is ethereally phenomenal on the right frame. Yes, it looks best when it skims hip bones and dips across serrated shoulder blades, and for those of us not blessed with those things we just have to accept that it…

The itty bitty mini: in Milan

One of those truths: if all else fails, one way to get attention is to raise one’s hemline a little. And then raise it some more. This itty bitty mini was photographed in Milan.

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