Friday, 20 April 2012

Flying the flag

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is one of the year’s biggest events… so what to wear?

Written by Beth Dadswell

If you’re planning a Jubilee-themed street or garden party this summer, you’ll be pleased to hear that the high street is brimming with suitably patriotic pieces for you to wear.

Stick to a palette of red, white and blue, and limit the Union Jack flag to accessories – unless you want to recreate Geri Halliwell’s infamous Brits outfit, that is…

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Jubilee fashion

Above clockwise from left:

Chino linen trousers, £55, by Esprit: 0871-351 9982,

Jack scarf, £89, by Jigsaw: 020-8392 5603,

Striped Estelle skirt, £49.95, by Joules: 0845-250 7170,

Limited-edition Queen’s Diamond Jubilee slippers, £189, by Pretty Ballerinas: 020-7493 3957,

Jubilee fashion

Above clockwise from top left:

Cutwork-front jacket, £180, by Nougat: 020-7323 2222,

Polka-dot, blanketstitch scarf, £35, by Boden: 0844- 873 0000,

Cadiz dress, £139, by Ganni at Plümo: 020-8889 9945,

Crown-print cardigan, £14, by George: 0800-952 3003,

Patent Henrietta pumps, £115, by French Sole: 01189- 888800,

 Jubilee fashion

Above clockwise from top left:

Bunting necklace, £29, by Tatty Devine,

Guards skirt, £35, by Cath Kidston: 0845-026 2440,

Canvas-strap perforated bag, £32, by Topshop:

Organic cotton sailor shirt, £29.95, by Seasalt: 01326-640075,

Striped crochet sweater, £38, by Next: 0844-844 8000,


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