SUMMER PARTIES

With your Christmas break done and dusted, pool parties, wedding’s, and the polo await. If you’re getting social style director Louise Hilsz helps you find the perfect outfit for any special occasion.

POOL PARTY

Gorman Fruit  Bowl pantsuit, $229.

Gorman Fruit Bowl pantsuit, $229.

A glam poolside party requires the right look. Not too dressy, but cool enough to make a statement. Our pick is this colorful fruit-inspired print preferably in a pantsuit from Australian label Gorman. We love the mix of vibrant colours that scream party.

Liam Bailey pantsuit, $299. Zimmerman Bowie strapless jumpsuit, $495. Tuesday Label Naomi jumpsuit, $239. Diane Von Furstenburg Floral-print strapless cotton-blend jumpsuit, $380.

Beauty

Team a colourful outfit with cool green and add a touch of metallic shimmer. When showing off some skin make sure your tan looks believable, and your lips are tinted with a sheer, luscious-looking gloss.

ST Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse, $60.Kenzo World Intense EDP Spray 30ml, $120. Lancôme Eye Shadow Palette Holiday Collection, $130. Shiseido UV Lip Color Splash SPF42 in Miami Pink, $36.


WEDDING GUEST

Paris Georgia   Coco dress, $515.

Paris Georgia Coco dress, $515.

Heading to a wedding this summer? This season full-length dresses are on trend, and it’s all about a refined silhouette. Our pick is this powder blue dress from New Zealand fashion brand Paris Georgia. We love the square neckline and dreamy pastel hue. Style it with statement earrings and a colourful clutch.

Maggie Marilyn Get ‘Em Girl dress, $755. Albus Lumen Hermosa detachable-skirt silk dress, $855. Georgia Alice Delilah dress, $749. Maria Lucia Hohan Ruffled bias-cut crepe dress, $685.

Beauty

Pink is a universally flattering shade on any skin colouring and just the touch of colour you need for that special occasion. Aim for a soft rose or subtle peach and drench your body in a heady floral scent.

TOO FACED Better Than Sex and Diamonds Mascara, $36. Gucci Bloom EDP for Her, 50ml, $143. Clinique Lid Pop in Petal Pop, $42. Benefit 'Chacha Tint' Lip & Cheek Stain, $57.


POLO

Zambesi    Tole  top $395, and  Ballet  skirt, $845.

Zambesi Tole top $395, and Ballet skirt, $845.

If you're attending the polo this summer, the shade to be seen in is white and a pale neutral. Show off that summer (St Tropez tan) glow. Our pick a top and skirt combo from Zambesi. The delicate fabric with embroidered detail - swoon - we're in love.

Haus of Song Tyra pant, $249. Osman Draped asymmetric satin top, $770. Isabel Marant Telicia dress from Workshop, $769. Rhode Resort Sienna fishtail cotton midi skirt, $355.

Beauty

Stick to a palette of bronze and gold when wearing white or neutral shades. Highlight the high points of the face with illuminators, and buff on a shimmer bronzer, in a soft gold with a hint of pink.

TOO FACED Multi-Use Diamond Fire Highlighter, $54. Hugo Boss The Scent Private Accord for Her EDP, from $131. ST Tropez Luxe Dry Oil, $60. Max Factor Miracle Glow Pro Illuminator, $31.