It’s been a long time since we had to suit up and do the long commute to work, but somehow we’ve ended up missing it. Maybe not the part where we have our faces pressed up against a strangers back on the tube (never again, we hope), but wearing cute suits is a long, distant memory we can’t wait to rediscover.
We’re not talking about black fitted trousers and white shirts with no personality. This summer we’re longing for colourful and chic bermuda short suits, Clueless-style sets and printed co-ords – and the high street has delivered.
Offering an easy way to ease us back into getting our pasty legs out this summer, Zara, Arket, H&M and & Other Stories are just some of the high street names that have tackled the trend in 2021.
If you’re struggling to imagine ditching your sweatpants, we hear you. Thank God then that these styles offer comfort and style in bucketloads. Loose-fitting bermuda shorts are replacing cycling shorts this summer, while for those brave enough, 90s-style micro minis are one of this year’s biggest trends.
Gingham Blazer, £59.99, Zara – buy now
Gingham Check Shorts, £29.99, Zara – buy now
Fitted Blazer, £150, Cos – buy now
Bermuda Shorts, £69, Cos – buy now
Houndstooth Blazer, £59.99, Zara – buy now
Buttoned Bermuda Shorts, £27.99, Zara – buy now
Leather Blazer, £225, Uterqüe – buy now
Leather Bermuda Shorts, £225, Uterqüe – buy now
Oversized Cotton-Hemp Blazer, £135, Arket – buy now
Dressed Cotton-Hemp Shorts, £55, Arket – buy now
Sleeveless Jacket, £34.99, H&M – buy now
Tailored Bermuda Shorts, £17.99, H&M – buy now
Short-sleeved Tweed Jacket, £279, Maje – buy now
Tweed Style Shorts, £219, Maje – buy now
Double Breasted Blazer, £40, Monki – buy now
A-Line Mini Skirt, £20, Monki – buy now
Navy Cropped Linen Blazer, £40.95, NA-KD – buy now
Overlap Linen Skirt, £40.95, NA-KD – buy now
Short Sleeve Check Blazer, £45.99, Stradivarius – buy now
90’s Check Skirt, £19.99, Stradivarius – buy now
Single Button Patch Pocket Jacket, £135, & Other Stories – buy now
Wool Blend Mini Pencil Skirt, £55, & Other Stories – buy now
Bubblegum Tweed Frayed Jacket, £98, Sister Jane – buy now
Bubblegum Tweed Mini Skirt, £59, Sister Jane – buy now
Tweed Jacket With Denim Contrasts, £329, Maje – buy now
Tweed Skirt With Denim Contrasts, £219, Maje – buy now
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