The Inbetweeners: Transeasonal Trends to Wear Now

These TRANSEASONAL PIECES bridge the gap between spring and early summer …

Sophisticated suits

A cropped-leg trouser suit looks modern and polished

Mustard yellow cross-stitch one-button tweed jacket, €99; matching mustard yellow cross-stitch tweed wide-leg cropped trousers, €59; sea shell print scarf, €29; white leather slingback shoes, €89; all at & Other Stories. Silver Organic lucite earrings, Alexis Bittar, €299, at Loulerie, 14b Chatham Street, Dublin 2 and Arnotts. Chocolate brown leather handbag with woven shoulder strap, Abro, €359.95, at Paula Rowan, 31 Westbury Mall, Dublin 2.

Trophy Denim

Upgrade everyday denim with luxe embellishment

Blue denim shirt with embellished shoulder detail, €470; grey, black and blue plaid wide-leg trousers with yellow side stripe, €645; both No 21 at Samui, 17 Drawbridge Street, Cork. Yellow fine-gauge long-sleeve T-shirt, Marco Polo, €44.95, at Arnotts. Purple Knife Bow satin mules, Balenciaga, €550, at Brown Thomas. Pink gold Master Collection L26318703 watch with brown alligator strap, €5,790; www.Longines.com.

Fine-gauge knits

A lightweight knit two-piece looks just as good with tights as bare legs

Camel cropped knit sweater, €34; matching camel knit skirt, €49; both at Marks & Spencer. Orange leather shoes, €89, at & Other Stories. Marbled Furrow earrings, €160, at Beautiful South, Rathmines, Dublin 6.

Oversized blazers

Layering is key to transeasonal dressing, warm up a summer midi dress with a long-line blazer

Blue Moyne linen/cashmere-blend blazer, €465, at Magee 1866, 21-22 South Anne Street, Dublin 2. Tan leather belt, Isabel Marant, €95, at Costume, Castlemarket, Dublin 2. Floral-print chiffon dress, €89; nude sunglasses, €19; both at & Other Stories. Nude lurex sock, Falke, €17, at Arnotts. White leather sneakers, Selected Femme, €89,95, at Arboretum, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow. Stainless steel Master Collection L27934713 watch with grey alligator strap, €1,790; www.Longines.com.

Sunshine shades

Use colour to signal the season ahead

Orange Lily wool sweater, €595; pink Piper kick-flare stretch trousers, €595; both at Louise Kennedy, 56 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. Octagonal Baby Factor earrings, €160, at Beautiful South, Swan Centre, Rathmines, Dublin 6.

Extra-special sweaters

Slip on a beautiful cocktail sweater that will work now and well into the summer

Blush hand-crochet asymmetrical sweater, Colin Burke, €895, to order, at cb.colinburke@gmail.com. Tobacco print silk trousers, Masscob, €290, at Beautiful South, Rathmines, Dublin 6. Diamond Eternity 8mm earring, €2,175; gold clicker 8mm earring, €135; gold clicker 5mm earrings, €120 each; diamond Trillion charm, €215; gold clicker 9.5mm earring, €140; all Maria Tash, at Brown Thomas. Gold Butterfly open ring, €119; rose gold Love Lock ring, €59; both Pandora, 35 Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Ankle-length skirts

A cotton ankle-length skirt looks elegant when paired with a crisp shirt and flat mules

Black cotton skirt, €115; black and white gingham shirt, €175; both Humility; pearl hair clips, Glitz N’ Pieces, €10 each; all at Arnotts. Blue stripe satin mules, Lab, €103; www.zalando.ie.

Photographed by Veronika Faustmann. Assisted by Adrian Wotjas

Styled by Cathy O’Connor. Assisted by Sarah Clarke

Make-up by Leonard Daly

Hair by Brown Sugar

Photographed at Studio 10, 10 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2.

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