Get your hands on linen jackets, dresses and jumpsuits to stay on-trend this season
Breathable and light, linen is possibly the best fabric to turn to, to keep the heat in check over the summer months. Labels such as Atsu, Brock Collection and Jaquemus have given the fabric an edgy twist with sexy gowns, fitted tops and strapless jumpsuits. Read on to know more.
Taking inspiration from the Mediterranean, and ’50s’ style, Gül Hürgel crafts this cool blue midi dress, which is ideal for the summer. The draped sailor neckline and cinched-in waist is what makes this one extra special. Rs 65,650 approximately on netaporter.com
This navy wrap blouse from Mango looks deceptively simple but is crafted to precision. Apart from the colour, what we love is the bow fastening and the collar. Wear with fitted trousers or over a white camisole. Rs 3,590. At Orion Mall, Rajajinagar. Details: 22682155
That’s a wrap
Marrying quirk with expert craftsmanship is designer Swati Vijayvargie with this maxi wrap dress from her latest collection. The dress features embroidered elephant motifs on the left and otomi (Mexican embroidery technique) prints on the right. Rs 20,400. At Cinnamon, Gangadhar Chetty Road.
From Brock Collection comes this strapless top called The Teresa. The stark white fabric paired with the luxuriously crafted ruffles at the chest make this an all-out winner. The blouse has an internal bustier to ensure it’s fitted to perfection. Wear with cool blue denims for a breezy lunch or with black trousers for a dinner date. Rs 1, 23, 610 approximately on fwrd.com
Edgy and glamourous, this jumpsuit from Jacquemus is sure to add some oomph to your summer wardrobe. Using menswear pinstripes as inspiration, the designer has created a knockout piece that boasts a fitted waist, pleated bodice and an exaggerated wide-leg silhouette. Rs 57,800 approximately on lyst.com
Atsu brings glamour and sophistication with this calf-length linen dress. The deep V-neck makes it super sexy and the monochromatic box pleats add to its appeal. Wear with statement black stilettos, we say. Rs 24,650. At Collage, Wood Street. Details: 25566819
This cheerful tangerine work jacket from Brass Tacks is sure to keep you looking sharp in the boardroom. Structured at the shoulders and flexible at the bust and waist, this one is a great way to add colour to your formal wear wardrobe. Rs 5,790. At 12th Main, Indira Nagar. Details: 40958201