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Juice factor

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Among the rainbow of warm tones in the McQueen resort collection, this citrusy orange on a coat of tweed and taffeta made the boldest statement.

Alexander McQueen jacket, necklace, shoes, all prices on request through alexandermcqueen.com.

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Blonde ambition

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Yellow is a traditional colour for the Nina Ricci brand, but there’s nothing expected about the unique bell silhouette of its off-the-shoulder top.

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Nina Ricci blouse, US$1,590, trousers, US$850 through ninaricci.com.

A new leaf

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The fronds featured on Johanna Ortiz’s rust maxi dress mix the wild spirit of botanical prints with the whimsical look of Art Nouveau.

Johanna Ortiz dress, $2,325 through modaoperandi.com. Valentino shoes, $860 at Nordstrom (nordstrom.com). Ora-C earrings, $180 through ora-c.com. Tights, $60 at Wolford (wolfordshop.net).

Giant leap

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A verdant green amps up this Greta Constantine gown with its dramatic, parachute-like form.

Greta Constantine dress, $3,795 through gretaconstantine.com. Biko necklace with pearl pendant, $135 through ilovebiko.com. Chain link necklace, $722 at St. John (stjohnknits.com). Ora-C earrings, $170 through ora-c.com.

See red

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The unique open weave of this St. John dress highlights how the label is pushing knitwear beyond classic sweaters and twin sets.

Dress, $3,205.17 at St. John (stjohnknits.com). Sandals, $1,200, necklace, $860 at Hermès (hermes.com). Tights, $60 at Wolford (wolfordshop.net).

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Fine feather

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Each season, Londoner Richard Quinn reinvents fusty British florals as contemporary pieces via unexpected combinations of pattern and texture.

Richard Quinn dress, price on request through richardquinn.london.

New neutral

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The ubiquitous balloon sleeve gets a fresh cut on Beaufille’s blouse in a chartreuse shade.

Beaufille blouse, $440, skirt, $395 through beaufille.com. Shoes, $925 at Chanel (chanel.com). Scarves, $455 to $500 at Hermès (hermes.com).


Styling by Nadia Pizzimenti. Makeup and hair by Nate Matthew for Dior Makeup/P1M.ca. Model: Tia Yao at Plutino Models. Photo assistant: Derek O’Donnell.

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