Florals, Bum Bags And Bold Colour: What To Wear This Summer

Key trends from David Jones' Summer '18 fashion launch.

The fictional Miranda Priestly might roll her eyes but yes, florals are a go for spring, at least according to the swanky David Jones Spring/Summer '18 launch that took place on August 8.

Australia's style set turned out to watch international models Karolina Kurkova and Anwar Hadid, along with DJs face Jessica Gomes, strut their stuff in next season's hottest looks.

Stand-out trends were bold head-to-toe colour, check prints and the return on the infamous '80s accessory: the bum bag.

What would Ms. Priestly think?

Florals, for spring ...
Kate Sylvester stuck with a classic print for spring, and we love it. Image: Getty.
Power suiting
It's was all about the '80s power suit for Bec & Bridge. Image: Getty.
Olive what she's having
Bianca Spender kept it fresh with olive tones. Image: Getty.
Clever clash
Kate Sylvester wasn't afraid to go the clash. Image: Getty.
Sk8er Boi
Anwar Hadid rocked a street-inspired look by Diesel. Image: Getty.
The LRD (that's the Little Red Dress)
Dion Lee reinvents the LBD but in a bold red. Image: Getty.
Itsy-bitsy teeny-weenie green bikini
Bec & Bridge kept it brief with their two piece swim set. Image: Getty.
Plaid's no fad
Macgraw proved the staying power of the classic plaid print. Image: Getty.
Fringe benefits
Romance Was Born combined rich colour with long, lush fringing. Image: Getty.
Prints on top
A paisley print tee by Calibre. Image: Getty.
The return of the bum bag
Balenciaga is bringing back the bum bag with a little help from Jessica Gomes. Image: Getty.
Check, please
Scanlan Theodore went for statement-making head-to-toe check. Image: Getty.
New romantic
Zimmermann upped the romance-factor with delicate florals and sweeping hemlines. Image: Getty.
Sun-safe
The Rocks Push made sure to stay fashionable and sun-safe with a long-sleeved one-piece. Image: Getty.
Lingerie looks
Ginger and Smart looked to the boudoir for inspiration for their slinky, lacy looks. Image: Getty.
Kimono-inspired
Camilla took us on a journey to Japan. Image: Getty.

Feature image: Getty.

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