As summer arrives, our wardrobes breathe a collective sigh of relief. Heavy fabrics and stiff tailoring make way for loose linens, crisp cottons and unstructured silhouettes. It’s all about dressing minimally and staying cool. On the beach, robe up in terry towelling twin-sets by Lucy Folk, Venroy, Double Rainbouu and Terry. One-piece swimsuits in earthy tones, such as those by Matteau, are replacing barely-there bikinis, and the reinvented “rashie” (we love those by Australian labels Hakea and Vege Threads) is the ultimate day-to-night top. Pair either with elegant basics to take your swimwear into the evening. Armed with a pair of strappy Grecian sandals, a floppy bucket hat, a woven beach basket and some fine, solid gold jewellery, you’re ready to segue from the sand to the city. – Amanda Valmorbida, fashion editor

Assistant: Ilona Savcenko
Model: Maddy Dixon
HMU artist: Wayne Chick / Hart & Co
Stylist: Carlos Mangubat / Hart & Co
Garments and accessories courtesy of Matteau, Lucy Folk and Købn

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