Dainty debutante


Adore the delicate aristocratic look? Shea Rasol shows you how to style it into your modest wardrobe.

Ombre goddess

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Zacoo women’s folding sleeve office blazer | $18 | amazon.com
Ombre maxi dress | $548 | tedbaker.com
Forever New Jennie ruffle scarf | $30 | forevernew.com.au
Charles & Keith classic clutch | $59 | charleskeith.com
Shaun Leane gold vermeil cherry blossom bracelet | $633 | harrods.com
Giuseppe Zanotti sandals | $695 | giuseppezanottidesign.com

Define sophisticated maturity with a subtle ombre sheen. The soft combination of mint and lime green on a satin finish fabric is enhanced with a matching chained bag. Complete the look with a dainty bracelet with pearl detailing – perfect for balls and event launches.

Floral queen

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Red Valentino floral print blouse | $584 | farfetch.com
Shell pink voile maxi skirt | $28 | newlook.com
Forever 21 undone pleated infinity scarf | $8.80 | forever21.com
Nastasya metal cat-eye sunglasses | $380 | neimanmarcus.com
Ted Baker women’s multi colour metal bow mini bowler leather bag | $328 | psyche.co.uk
Bottega Veneta leather pumps with bow | $474 | mytheresa.com

There’s nothing more feminine than a pussy bow blouse. Pick a floral piece and pair with a flowy voile semi-pleated maxi skirt. Whether you leave the top out or tuck it in, go for a pair of bow pumps in a soft yet contrasting colour. Finish off with cat-eye sunnies for a touch of sass.

Shining diva

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Alexander McQueen crochet knit peplum cardigan | $2651 | brownsfashion.com
Reiss Olivia waffle texture trousers | $230 | reiss.com
River Island Paige paisley scarf | $25 | theiconic.com.au
Lauren Conrad flower ring | $9.60 | kohls.com
Charlotte Olympia shell shocked gold-tone clutch | $2,268 | matchesfashion.com
Givenchy mirrored-leather sandals in rose gold | $750 | net-a-porter.com

Even if you’re feeling bold and outrageous, stick to simple metallic fashion items for a soft glamourous look. Go for ivory coloured tops and bottoms, and go creative with the scarves and accessories. A square satin scarf with classic prints matches the subdued colour of the outfit, while the metallic thin-strap heels and golden clutch brings out the golden touches on the scarf.

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