FASHION

Why Linen is the Perfect Fabric for Your Transeasonal Wardrobe

Weave it in this Spring!

If we’ve learnt anything this Fashion Month, it’s that linen is back and it’s here to stay! From a-line sundresses to streamlined suits, designers just can’t seem to get enough of this age-old fabric..

Sported by the likes of Cleopatra and Audrey Hepburn, this fabric has been a go-to for centuries on end. Produced from the fibers of the flax plant, it is not only a fashion-forward choice, but its use also helps to minimize textile waste. 

Linen was a clear centerpiece of Rejina Pyo’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection. Her runway show featured a range of linen pieces, ranging from fluoro plaid suits to printed Bermuda shorts. Among this season’s other linen-loving designers were fashion moguls Tommy Hilfiger, Miuccia Prada and Gabriela Hearst.

See below what pieces we’ve got on our shopping lists this Spring…

From smart skirts to button-up frocks to chic blazers, these versatile linen pieces will take you from work to the weekend and beyond. It’s safe to say that these breezy boho fabrics are no longer reserved for scorching summer days!

Beige Linen Blazer and Pant Set

Bri wears JAG Blazer, $240, and Trousers, $150, jag.com.au; Sportsgirl Belt, $19.95, sportsgirl.com.au; The Way Bag, $49.99, theway.com.au

linen jacket

Sasha Linen Jacket, $240, available at jag.com.au

linen pant

Sasha Linen Pant, $150, available at jag.com.au

black bag

Sadie Cross Body Handbag Black Gold, $49.99, available at theway.com.au.

woven belt

Woven Tort O Ring Belt, $19.95, available at sportsgirl.com.au

navy linen dress

Bri wears Topshop Dress, $99.95, topshop.com; Peter Lang Earrings, $69.95, peterlang.com.au; Anni Lu Necklace, $215, at modesportif.com; Primavera Bracelets, $89 (set of two), at theiconic.com.au; Rubi Bag, $29.99, at cottonon.com/au.

dress navy

Midi Dress with Buttons, $69.95, available at zara.com.au.

earrings gold

Mira Earrings, $69.95, available at peterlang.com.au

necklace

Constance Necklace – Gold, $215, available at fillystable.com.au.

seashell bracelet

Seashell Bracelet, $79, available at theiconic.com.au

Woven Circle Bag

Rubi Summer Love Woven Circle Bag, $29.99, available at cottonon.com/au

lady in navy blouse khaki skirt

Bri wears Witchery Top, $129,95, witchery.com.au; Veronika Maine Skirt, $229, veronikamaine.com.au; Mimco Shoes, $149, mimco.com.au; Sportsgirl Necklace, $19.95, sportsgirl.com.au; Reliquia Ring, $189, reliquiajewellery.com.

navy blouse

Xander Long Sleeve Shirt in True Navy, $90, available at theiconic.com.au

khaki linen skirt

Texture Button Midi Skirt, $229, available at veronikamaine.com.au.

animal print sandals

Panama Slides, $149, available at mimco.com.au.

gold necklace

Gold Chain and Coin Necklace Pack, $19.95, available at sportsgirl.com.au

gold ring

Kira Ring, $189, available at reliquiajewellery.com.

stripe linen set

Bri wears Country Road Top, $199, and Skirt $229, countryroad.com.au; Billini Shoes, $79.95, billini.com; COS Bag, $225, cosstores.com/au.

frayed blouse

Frayed Blouse, $199, available at countryroad.com.au

striped midi skirt

Frayed Midi Skirt, $229, available at countryroad.com.au

sandal

Makura Black Stripe Sandal, $79.95, available at billini.com.

straw tote

Positive Energy 24L Large Straw Tote Bag, $69.99, available at roxyaustralia.com.au

This story initially appeared in the October 2019 issue of Marie Claire magazine.

Photography by Bowen Arico. Styled by Monica Russell. Hair by Kyye/Work Agency Using Oribe. Make-up by Samantha P/Vivien’s Using Charlotte Tilbury.

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