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CURRENT TRENDS Spring is traditionally the month when fashion comes over all ﬂirty and this is season is no exception. e dress. Soft, feminine Right now it's all about the fabrics in pretty pastels by day and rich jewel hues and tribal prints by night. Go for vintage-inspired pieces eces with a modern twist – and don't be afraid to embrace mbrace your girlie side! Rufﬂes and frills are everywhere, where, even classic rock and body con looks are softening oftening up a little. Florals make a return but are pared ed back this time around. Stick to a subtle print, a warm arm wash of colour, and you can't go wrong. It doesn't matter if you're going to coffee with the girls, hitting the road for or a weekend away or heading out to see a gig, Azuki has you covered.
Malice Maxi in Lime, $109.95.
Packing for a weekend away is a ďŹ ne art. What you need are versatile pieces that are effortlessly stylish. Pastels, greys and soft jersey fabrics take you from daytime picnic in the park to evening dinner and drinks. The adventurous can take a walk on the wild side in long ďŹ‚owing maxi dresses or a vibrant ethnic print. It's time to ditch the suitcase, because the only thing you're packing is a toothbrush and some serious sartorial punch. Just throw it all into a bag and hit the road. Jagged Dress in Grey Marl, $89.95.
Malice Dress in Lime, $99.95. Lust Tunic Dress in Lilac, $89.95.
Wrath Dress in Olive, $109.95.
Maze Dress in Bright Blue, $89.95.
Play it cool in an airy A-line dress or send hearts and pulses racing in a body con mini. Block colours in rich hues make a statement, but the real focus is cut and detail. Asymmetrical silhouettes, rufďŹ‚ed necklines and a hint of metal keep things interesting while textured panels channel a '60s vibe. Head to the bar, grab a drink and enjoy the show. Mimic Dress in Olive, $119.95.
Guilty Maxi in Denim Blue, $99.95.
Chamber Dress in Poppy, $89.95.
Envy Top in Haze, $69.95. Blame Dress in Denim Blue, $109.95.
Whether you're the lone intellectual hunkered down with a Moleskin and an espresso or gossiping with friends over a huge iced mocha, keep it light and breezy in these girlie pieces. Simple designs in soft, feminine fabrics are great for a casual catch up, while rufﬂes and subtle ﬂorals add a ﬂutter of ladylike appeal. Grab a buddy, head to the markets and pick up some vintage treasures before settling down for a late lunch and coffee in the afternoon sun.
Justice Tunic in Yellow Grey, $89.95.
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Published on Sep 14, 2010
Spring is traditionally the month when fashion comes over all flirty and this season is no exception. Right now it's all about the dress. S...