Stick to the shadows as the sun emerges, keeping your cool with textural layers and dark wit 

Brits spend nine month of the years fetishising summer and the other three pretending to enjoy it. From the first measly trickle of vitamin D in April to the moment we admit that the September breeze is, in fact, a freezing wind, we all but abandon our sartorial senses, scooping up LA-wannabe frocks in toothache pastels like children in a sweet (sweat) shop.

Thankfully, this season’s penchant for dark florals, contrasting textures and arty prints allows us to hold onto our style throughout the never-quite-sunny-enough months. Accents of wool and leather warm up casually tied silk. Graphic eyes contrast with sexy pre-bedraggled hair. Clashing layers turn the evening’s slip-of-a-dress into workday armour.

Fashion, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change – and the wisdom to make them look great.

1a Jade Max

Coat DSQUARED2, Top Versace, Jewelry Bernard Delettrez

2a Jade Max

3a Jade Max

Max: Jumper Kenzo, Trousers Unity, Shirt Lanvin
Jade: Jumper as skirt Topshop, Belt Bernard Delettrez, Shoes vintage, Jumper DSQUARED2, Earrings Bernard Delettrez

5a Jade Max

Max: Shirt Lanvin, Jumper Missoni
Jade: Jumper as scarf Club Monaco, Jumper DSQUARED2, Crown vintage, Earrings Bernard Delettrez

6a Jade Max

Dress Tommy Hilfiger, Coat Lie Sang Bong, Shoes vintage, Earrings Bernard Delettrez

9a Jade Max

Trousers Versace, Top Dirk Bikkembergs

13a Jade Max

Top Club Monaco, Hat DSQUARED2, Earrings Bernard Delettrez

14a Jade Max

Top Club Monaco, Hat & Skirt DSQUARED2, Shoes Elie Saab, Earrings Bernard Delettrez

15a Jade Max

Skirt Lie Sang Bong, Shoes Vintage, Jewellery Bernard Delettrez, Top DSQUARED2

16a Jade Max

Jewellery Bernard Delettrez, Top DSQUARED2, Hat Cesar Perin

17a Jade Max

Shirt Pinko, Dress Jean Paul Gaultier, Earrings Bernard Delettrez, Shoes Elie Saab

18a Jade Max

Shirt Pinko, Dress Jean Paul Gaultier, Earrings Bernard Delettrez, Shoes Elie Saab

Photographer: Anders Brogaard
Stylist: Adele Cany
Make up: Ossiel Ramos
Models: Jade Rogers and Max Rendell with Unsigned Management

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