Rainbow Connection: 8 Must-Have Items for a Summer Wardrobe

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A special ShopBAZAAR collective of eight quintessential spring staples that will bring you in and out wardrobes, closets and holiday suitcases with fashion finesse. Tailored especially for style makers and taste keepers of the new season.

#1. The Denim

Stella McCartney’s Spring ’16 collection is colourful, feminine and has a sporty spirit. Hero pieces from the runway include the paintbox-bright dresses and sleeveless suiting. For a casual spring fix, flared denims fair perfectly.

Stella McCartney Jeans

Stella McCartney, Net-a-Porter, RM2381.10

#2. The Blouse

Building on the bold, retro-inspired vision, Alessandro Michele presented lace midi dresses and embroidered skirts on Gucci’s Spring ’16 runway. A dressy rendition of the white shirt staple takes full form in this dressy pussy-bow blouse.


Gucci, Net-a-Porter, RM5553.90

#3. The Two Piece Swimwear

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American-born designer Lisa Marie Fernandez’s eponymous brand has a global cult following. Innovative fabrications set her label apart – bikinis and swimsuits come in denim, velvet and neoprene, and destination wear is cut from the finest Italian and Japanese cottons and linens.

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Lisa Marie Fernandez, Net-a-Porter, RM1828.60

#4. The Gladiator Sandal

Handcrafted in Greece, MABU by Maria BK’s one-of-a-kind leather designs are embellished with colourful tassels, beading and embroidery, putting a playful spin on bohemian footwear. Add a statement finish to any look – we especially love the lace-up pompom sandals.

MABU BY Maria BK, Net-a-Porter, RM798

#5. The Maxi Stripe Dress

Missoni continues to deliver exquisite collections with inimitable Italian flair. This vertical floor-sweeping striped maxi is an immaculate holiday statement fit for any Spring vacation.


Missoni, Net-a-Porter, RM7891.70

#6. The Designer ‘IT’ Bag

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Inspired by vintage postcards and handcrafted souvenirs, Dolce & Gabbana’s ‘Italia is Love’ Spring ’16 collection takes us on a nostalgic and glamorous tour.

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Dolce and Gabbana, Net-a-Porter, RM12354.80

#7. The Casual Jumpsuit

Mara Hoffman’s plunging jumpsuit is crafted from airy voile printed with a vertical pattern. Made to perfection for a languid spring evening.

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Mara Hoffman, Net-a-Porter, RM1375.40

#8. The Mid Drift 

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Alice + Olivia, Net-a-Porter, RM1227.10

Alice + Olivia’s ‘Tracee’ top is crafted from feminine and playful plissé-georgette. This poppy-red halterneck has a crossed bodice and twisted racerback to frame and flatter your shoulders.