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Flirting with the floral fashions

WHEN searching for summer staples for the children this summer, Zara is a one-stop-shop for an on-trend holiday wardrobe writes Cathrina Hulse.

WHEN searching for summer staples for the children this summer, Zara is a one-stop-shop for an on-trend holiday wardrobe writes Cathrina Hulse.

Fashion is flirting with florals this year, and this is evident in the pretty prints Zara has created for girls. From A-line dresses and t-shirts with ruffle detail through to statement headbands, the collection comprises summery shades of pink and white, and metallic accessories add a touch of glamour.

Zara has also subtly incorporated this trend into a selection of the boys' items with navy floral embroidery on the cuffs of a classic white shirt ensuring that all members of the family will be blooming stylish this summer.

Another key trend is safari - think neutral, khaki outfits in natural fibres. A box jacket with oversized

buttons and a matching skirt bring this style instantly up to date for girls, while a simple cotton t-shirt and white trousers paired with a nautically-inspired zip up top and coordinating belt make this fashion accessible for boys too.

Summer is synonymous with weddings, but when seeking outfits for

the entire family, fear not; Zara's collection will stop them shrugging out of their suits before they even make it to the church. A pin-striped cotton shirt in blue and white coupled with white shorts with detailed dark stitching will keep children cool and comfortable without compromising on style.

And while these show-stopping items are ideal for special occasions, the designers at Zara understand the need for value for money, classic day-to-day basics for every child too. This is the inspiration behind the kidswear t-shirts and vests which are available in a wide range of citrus colours and jeans which come in a variety of styles including skinny, baggy and wide-leg.

Zara is based in Touchwood which houses some of the best UK and international brands, designer retailers and independent boutique style stores. For further information visit www.touchwoodsolihull.co.uk or telephone 0121 709 6900.

 

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