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YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST STYLE SPY

This week: sunglasses go bold, London’s latest must-visit restaurants, and a spotlight on Pre-AW17’s trend for neutral colour.

Words by Alice Jeffery.

statement sunglasses

When choosing a pair of statement shades this summer, look for coloured mirror lenses and oversized shapes. Prada Eyewear, Gucci and Stella McCartney are The Style Report’s top picks.

The Hot 5

1. WEAR RAEY SOCKS

Take cues from the runways at Gucci, Miu Miu and Prada and add socks to your look. Raey’s metallic-gold pair lend a hint of eclectic glamour to the everyday.

RAEY Metallic ribbed-knit socks
2. ENJOY YOUR LIFE! IN BERLIN

Don’t miss Juergen Teller’s latest exhibition at Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. Enjoy Your Life! merges old and new works from the renowned photographer. Until 3 July 2017; bundeskunsthalle.de 

3. DISCOVER LONDON’S LATEST HOTSPOTS

The City of London has experienced a culinary revival of late, with an influx of openings including Soho House’s latest outpost The Ned (thened.com), a hotel and private members’ club in partnership with Sydell Group, Coya (coyarestaurant.com) and Blacklock City (theblacklock.com/city) all within the square mile.

4. TRY STOCKHOLM’S NEW FLAVOUR

Fusing Swedish ingredients and Japanese flavours, Tak (tak.se) brings a new wave of Nordic cuisine to Stockholm’s Brunkebergstorg Square. Sip well-crafted cocktails on the terrace, try sashimi, tartare and oysters in the Raw Bar or whet your appetite with head-chef Frida Ronge’s bold menu in the main restaurant.

5. SHOP AQUAZZURA FOR DE GOURNAY

Aquazzura has collaborated with French wallpaper experts de Gournay to create an exclusive collection of shoes for MATCHESFASHION.COM. Add an elevated touch to your look with these embroidered slides.

AQUAZZURA Aquazzura for de Gournay embroidered slides

SPOTLIGHT ON…
ALIGHIERI

Inspired by Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, London-based jewellery label Alighieri advocates the perfectness of imperfections. With their heirloom-like qualities, each piece is sculpted from wax and cast in 24kt gold-plated bronze.

trend watch

FRESH FOUNDATIONS

Let palette-cleansing dresses and separates form the foundations of your Pre-AW17 wardrobe. Labels to note for their pared-back elegance include Raey, Ryan Roche, Elizabeth and James and Lemaire.

PHOTOGRAPHS: JOUKE BOS

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