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From retro florals to tailored khaki: the five trends you need to liven up your dress sense this season

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It’s a brave new world out there. As fashion takes a leap into a flurry of trends, we’ve picked the five that will give new-season edge to your wardrobe in an instant

Fashion: Lucy Reber

Main image: Chloé s/s 2017

  • Retro floral revival

    Big, bold and from a bygone era, if it doesn’t remind you of your granny’s wallpaper, don’t wear it

    Image: Chloe

  • Retro floral revival

    Shirt, £32, Oasis (oasis-stores.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Shirting influences everything, from neat collars on dresses to smart pinstripe fabrics

    Image: Céline

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Shirt, £170, Ba&Sh (ba-sh.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Skirt, £38, River Island (riverisland.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Shirt, £24.99, New Look (newlook.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Shoes, £440, No 21 (net-a-porter.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Bangle, £99, Swarovski (swarovski.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Dress, £190, Bimba Y Lola (bimbaylola.com)

  • Crisp cotton rules

    Shoes, £475, Sergio Rossi (sergiorossi.com)

  • Sport goes glam

    Athleisure reaches high voltage with body-con cuts, ruched detailing and high-shine metallics

    Image: Fendi

  • Sport goes glam

    Boots, £110, Aldo (aldoshoes.com)

  • Sport goes glam

    Crop top, £29, Guess Activewear (guess.eu)

  • Sport goes glam

    Dress, £49, Topshop (topshop.com)

  • Sport goes glam

    Sliders, £365, Boss (hugoboss.com)

  • Sport goes glam

    Top, £32, Next (next.co.uk)

  • Sport goes glam

    Trousers, £80, Pepe Jeans (pepejeans.com)

  • Sport goes glam

    Bag, £29.50, Marks & Spencer (marksandspencer.com)

  • Khaki marches on...

    ...But the new wave is neatly tailored – team with sandy tones for a grown-up vibe

    Image: Hermès

  • Khaki marches on

    Shoes, £335, Russell & Bromley (russellandbromley.co.uk)

  • Cocktail hour drama

    Lamé, ruffles and metallic fabrics abound here. Give a nod with a dramatically oversized earring

    Image: Saint Laurent

  • Cocktail hour drama

    Blouse, £270, Dodo Bar Or

  • Cocktail hour drama

    Shoes, £445, Stella McCartney (stellamccartney.com)

  • Cocktail hour drama

    Belt, £60, Reiss (reiss.com)

  • Cocktail hour drama

    Shirt, £90, Ganni (ganni.com)

  • Cocktail hour drama

    Skirt, £170, Maje (maje.com)