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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 23 May, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 23 May, 2010, 12:00am



Either in gold or bronze - or just pick a fabric with a sheen for a cool summer look.


This lightweight fabric looks like denim but is much lighter and more comfortable. We're sold.

The traveller look

Incorporate subtle prints and pieces with an ethnic vibe - if you're mistaken for a backpacker, you've got it all wrong.


This fabric is cool yet nonchalant - if it's good enough for Chanel ...


Denim shoes

Taking the 1980s look way too far.

Socks worn with heels

Miuccia Prada may advocate it but we don't.

Peg-leg trousers

We're still trying to find a redeeming quality in them.

The new 'trendy' tracksuit bottoms

We declared them cool until we tried them on.