Wear the rainbow (and find gold)
The weather’s been pants, but we’re giving Joseph and his technicolour dream coat a run for his money with the best rainbow brights. Prepare to be dazzled.
work of art
Belgian brand Essentiel Antwerp is a label dedicated to making bold statements but on super-flattering shapes. Go full throttle Joseph in this arty rainbow stripe shift dress, available from Hertfordshire boutique The Women’s Society.
£135 (was £216)
Earn your summer stripes with this gorgeous rainbow basket bag from Berkshire’s Gift Pop boutique. Woven in India, it’s made of cotton with gold thread t catch the last of the sunshine.
That’s a wrap
If you prefer muted tones, this gorgeous 100% cotton midi dress from Barcelona brand Designers Society is perfect for nailing the rainbow trend (plus vertical lines are super-flattering). Available from Muddy fave, the Taunton and Topsham-based boutique Allotment, online or in store.
this is love
Be still our beating hearts. A slogan tee from Chinti & Parker and, the pot of gold at the end of this rainbow? It’s on sale – a whopping 60% off.
If you’re colour shy, a statement earring can go a long way. Accessorize nails it with these cool raffia hoops – and they’re an absolute bargain.
£4 (was £8)
can you kick it?
The white trainer is a staple of the fash pack. These Keds are fresh twist on a classic with rainbow stripe platform sole, available from Jax Jeans.
No need to buy a new bag, just swap the straps. Breathe new life into your old faithful courtesy of Gift Pop. Choose from animal and graphic prints to these bold stripes.
Seersucker is summer’s favourite fabric and this balloon sleeve smock top from cult brand Ganni is a winner. The sleeves can be worn up or off the shoulder, plus it has nifty inside loops to attach your bra straps – clever! Available from luxe Hants department store The Hambledon.
full to the brim
Hey shady lady, keep your brim wide and the sun our of your eyes with this colourful raffia hat from Oliver Bonas. It also gives your lockdown locks all the coverage it needs until you can get back in the salon.
£8 (was £29.50)
put a ring on it
From reality TV star to jewellery designer. Made In Chelsea’s Rosie Fortescue’s costume bling has the look of the real thing without the price tag. We likey a lot.
Holidays on hold? Grab your back garden bathers. This staycay swimsuit is designed by fashion blogger Sincerely Jules and surf specialists Billabong. It has a stylish square neckline and luscious open back.
The accessory du jour. Once only ever seen on Chinese tourists and Michael Jackson, we’re all wearing face masks now. Be bold in this Kurt Geiger rainbow stripe. Matching shoes, bag and purse available.
Stop traffic on your morning run with these funky workout leggings from K Deer, available from Essex’s My Violet Hill boutique. Flat seams, snug fit and a four-way stretch fabric all help to tuck in your wobbly bits.