NEVER A DULL MOMENT Up your weekend sartorial game: Give those regular polo tees a pass, and pull on one with an elaborate all-over abstract floral print instead. Cotton shirt, cotton trousers and cotton sweater (around shoulders), from Etro. Metal sunglasses, from Dior Homme.
LAWS OF NATURE She takes on the urban jungle in a scarlet dress with bold floral embroidery, while he stands out in it in a camouflage-style jacket that was not designed to blend into the background. (on her) Silk dress and gold-plated necklace, from Lanvin. Leather shoes, from Boss. (on him) Polyester jacket, cotton T-shirt and wool trousers, from Boss. Leather shoes, from Jimmy Choo.
STROKES OF GENIUS A classic streetwear print meets an ancient artistic technique in a right-now quilted jacket that combines a camouflage pattern with broad brushstrokes. Cotton jacket, silk shirt, wool trousers and leather shoes, from Louis Vuitton
SMOOTH MOVES Channel the decadence of silky loungewear with fluid separates tailored with just the right amount of slouchiness. (on her) Cotton dress, from Valentino. Leather shoes, from Boss. (on him) Wool jacket and matching trousers, from Giorgio Armani.
IN FULL BLOOM There’s no reason to be a wallflower when you can stand out in a floral suit – just one of the attentionhogging pieces from a collection filled with nature-centred motifs, printed or embroidered. (on him) Silk-blend jacket and matching trousers, and silk shirt, from Gucci. (on her) Leather shoes, from Jimmy Choo.
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVE Playing with the notion of China as seen through their Italian eyes, the designers at Dolce & Gabbana have created lavish, almost kitschy pieces such as this suit decked out in swooping dragons. Silk shirt and matching trousers, from Dolce & Gabbana.
NEW CHAPTER Once a military staple, the bomber jacket has been given yet another update this season. Rendered in silk and embroidered with flowers along the arms, this inky number is how a sophisticate would do sportswear. (on him) Silk jacket, poplin shirt, wool trousers and leather shoes, from Dior Homme. (on her) Silk dress and leather shoes, from Gucci.
FLOWER POWER This dress might take its cue from the kimono, but its bold colours and outsized floral prints anchor the traditional costume-inspired design in the now. Silk dress, from Dolce & Gabbana.