With fashion week only a few months away, it’s time to start thinking about your spring and summer wardrobe. What better way to work on your new seasonal look than to take inspiration from the catwalk. Fashion week, or rather fashion month, will give you all you need to look fabulous.

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What to wear?

New Yorker Style

You may think New Yorkers only wear black but that fashion trend has been kicked to the curb. If you want to dress like a new Yorker, think refined, clean-cut and polished. Statement pieces give you a little more NY street cred. Whether it’s a hot red neck bandana with a crisp white blouse or your favourite Nike sneakers with a killer mini, you wear it with confidence and New York is yours for the taking. The only thing left to complete your New York style is a healthy green juice or steaming hot coffee in hand.

The London Look

As spring and summer hits, big jackets and cosy winter knits are put aside to make way for a fun new wardrobe. Oversized denim jackets paired with floral dresses or blazers paired with a cheeky crop, a blouse, checked trousers or block coloured callouts are hot trends. Finding a way to combine grunge, chic and quirky looks are key.

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Milan Fashionista

Fashion sportswear, pastels, statement shoes and a shout out the British royals have taken over the Milan fashion world. No matter what, Italian fashion is well put together for every occasion… even a trip to the grocery store is done in style. A statement handbag and pair of heels are a brilliant way to top off the perfect look.

Parisienne Chic

Parisians have always been known for their impeccable style. To blend in with the French don’t try to do too much. The basic rules of being French: clean lines, simple colours, understated jewellery and as far as make up goes, natural is best but a smoky eye or red lip is très chic. Simple and cool, is the French way.

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When?

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer | September 6th – 14th, 2018*

London Fashion Week Spring/Summer |September 14th – 18th, 2018*

Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer | September 19th – 25th, 2018*

Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer | September 25th – October 3rd, 2018

At this stage, Paris is the only city to have officially confirmed dates for fashion week. However, it’s easy enough to work out when New York, London and Milan will kick off their own fashion week based on the Paris dates. With that in mind, a little retail therapy is just what the doctor ordered. So, get shopping and book fashion week in your favourite city now.