Our pick of the statement trends for Summer 2018

By Anna Gibbs 

Looking for some inspiration to spice up those holiday Instagram outfit posts? We’ve chosen our favourite bold style updates for you, from eyeliner to retro-inspired sports luxe. Wear them individually as statement pieces or all together during these warmer months to inject some excitement into your wardrobe.


Going Round the Block





Block colours are back. If you aren’t already wearing primary colours on your face, wear them on your body… or do both (plus turn up that saturation on your Instagram edits).

Photograph: @topshop via Instagram






Be Bright Eyed

If you’ve ever wished you could find make-up in the same array of colours as your colouring pencils then you’re in luck. Crayola now have a make-up range with asos!

Photographs: @crayola.beauty via Instagram



Paper Bag Trousers



Forget the same old, same old ‘jeans and a nice top’- now it’s all about the quirky trousers (nice top still recommended though)


Illustration: Anna Gibbs inspired by @zara on Instagram



Check Mate

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean heritage prints need be left behind. This is rainy Britain, after all, a fact that Burberry fortunately never forgets.




Photographs: Both Thurstan Redding for @Burberry via Instagram





Suit Up for Summer

Modern suiting isn’t going anywhere- simply swap heavier fabrics for lighter ones during the sunnier months. If you manage to come across a blazer with matching high-waisted shorts (or dogs in a North London chip shop), you’re laughing.









Photographs: Harry Styles photographed by Glen Luchford via @Gucci on Instagram, Dario Catellani via @josephfashion on Instagram 



Chunky ‘Dad’ Trainers

Forget heels – the new way to give yourself extra height is through extra chunky trainers. Bonus points if you pair them with classic tailoring.




Illustration: Anna Gibbs inspired by @filauk on Instagram

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