Fashion: Labour of love - style hits for a long weekend

By Michiko Hylands

Shift into relaxed mode this Labour Weekend with off-duty looks made for lazy days.
These looks were made for lazy days.
These looks were made for lazy days.

From left:

Liann Bellis Ethnic dress $320

A floral dress is a go-to number for spring. Add bright lips, a sun hat, plus your favourite sunnies and you're ready for drinks by the pool.

Lolly Bags off-the-shoulder top $99.90
Karli cotton shorts in summer white $34.90
Casual laceless sneakers $89.90
All from French Connection

Before you wear shorts, prep your legs with a great exfoliating scrub. Then for instant results, try a wash-off tanning product.

Staple & Cloth Nix dress in peach print $229

The soft pink tones of this dress flatters olive-toned complexions.

From left:
Katie Battersby New Romantic dress in oyster $250
Available November 1

Play up the accessories here with chunky geometric bangles and try the mismatched earring trend.

FV off-the-shoulder top $109.90
Linen Blend Rah Rah skirt $119.90
Williams woven bag $109.90
Taylor Knot Gladiator bag $119.90
All from Seed Heritage

Take this look from the beach to date night by teaming with a cross-body bag and tan wedges. A delicate, long necklace lends a pretty, feminine touch.

Link Playsuit in cognac $319.99
Hi Top Kicks in black $349.99
Both from Moochi

This long-sleeved jumpsuit suits most body shapes so make it your own. Define the waist while adding a retro flavour with a unique vintage belt.

Stripe off-the-shoulder dress $199
Loretta sandals $109
Both from Country Road

For tousled beachy waves, a texturising sea salt spray is the key to getting hair looking perfectly "undone".

Beauty bar

Bondi Sands Summer Bronze Instant Wash Off Tan $20
The Body Shop Down to Earth 8 Shade palette $64.95
Clinique Superbalanced Silk Makeup $65
Herbivore Citrine Neroli Body oil from Father Rabbit $110
Mor Basil Grape Essential Body Polish $25
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel $30

For him

Lewis Fredericks Gabi sunglasses from Workshop $529
Witchery Cedar Knit Jumper in blue $129.90
Barkers Galloway Leather sneakers in burgundy $180
I Love Ugly Archibald watch in silver from Superette $259
Kiehl's Age Defender Eye Repair 15ml $80
Compagnie de Provence Grooming for Men After-Shave Gel from Citta Design $49.90

- Spy.co.nz

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