BA­SICS

THE ES­SEN­TIAL Sum­mer’s as­sort­ment of sharp, ES­SEN­TIAL styles in Mi­cro­modal and Mi­cro­jer­sey puts func­tion back into fash­ion.

Paula Style - - Destination -

HE MAGIC IS IN THE FAB­RIC is the reign­ing mantra of all the ES­SEN­TIAL styles. The fab­ric is easy care, crease and pill free and colour fast, mak­ing them the per­fect part­ners for women who travel, or those who like to avoid clothes that are high main­te­nance. The fab­rics were cre­ated by two mills in Italy who have mas­tered the bal­ance of Ly­cra and knit for­ma­tions. For ex­am­ple, Mi­cro­modal ab­sorbs more mois­ture from the body than cot­ton, mak­ing it ideal for cli­mates where cool­ness is para­mount. With this in mind it is also the per­fect fab­ric for the woman who was not born yes­ter­day. Mi­cro­jer­sey is a bul­let proof fab­ric that never creases, shrinks or re­quires iron­ing. Both are ideal for women who em­brace EASE in their per­sonal style.

Key rules to fol­low: RULE ONE:

Trend is not im­por­tant. You must dress in clothes you love. RULE TWO: Don’t let old and out­dated ways of dress­ing dic­tate the way you dress now. Be cre­ative as you grow older to avoid look­ing ma­tron like. When in doubt, get ad­vice from ex­pe­ri­enced cloth­ing re­tail­ers.

RULE THREE: When in doubt about your abil­ity to put clothes and ac­ces­sories to­gether, re­mem­ber this; YOUR STYLE WILL EVOLVE if you truly study women on the street and the styling pho­tographed cre­atively in mag­a­zines. When you see some­thing you like, tear the page out and work it out. Beau­ti­ful looks are not over thought or com­pli­cated. Usu­ally they are un­der styled and quite sim­ple like a choker on a deep v neck­line or a ro­man san­dal with a soft as air chif­fon maxi skirt. Or it may be a pretty flo­ral skirt with a denim jacket and di­a­mond brooch.

RULE FOUR: We all suit dif­fer­ent things. Your style will be dif­fer­ent than your best friend’s so be in­flu­enced by women who are sim­i­lar to you. Some­times it may be an ac­tress or per­son­al­ity who may be an in­spi­ra­tion to you, or it may be a store that puts cloth­ing to­gether in a way you ad­mire. SLIM FIT AND EASY FIT

These are the two fits in Es­sen­tial tops in Mi­cro­modal. The long sin­glet on the left is Slim Fit and thus snug on the body, Easy Fit styles (see right) skim the body. Sim­i­lar in style but not quite the same fit; eg a Slim Fit MEDIUM and an Easy Fit SMALL.

Draw­string Bag 6418 in Ital­ian Leather. Easy Fit Cap Sleeve Top 4789 and Sin­glet Dress 4330 both in Mi­cro­modal, Capri Leg­ging 3891 in Mi­cro­jer­sey. Duo Buckle Nar­row Belt 6309 in Leather. Slim Fit Sin­glet 9301 and Loose Fit Sin­glet 2837, both in Mi­cro­modal, Capri Leg­ging 3891 in Mi­cro­jer­sey. Leather Me­d­ina Flat 6388.

Slim Leg Slouch Pant 3546R LF Sin­glet 9802 Hook and Loop Belt 2362 Leg­ging 3000R LF Sin­glet 9802 Hook and Oval Belt 2173 Capri Leg­ging 2112 Side Split Long Sin­glet 2828 Nar­row Leg Pant 3722 EF Sin­glet 1259 Hook and Ring Belt 4839 Capri Leg­ging 2112 Side Split Long Sin­glet 2828 ¾ Sleeve Pock­eted Long Cardi­gan 3330 Hook and Oval Belt 2173

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