Want, Need, Love: Essential Style For May

?May style can be truly magic as?IMAGE Staff writer Olivia Keating discovers with her top sartorial picks.?

Bold And Beautiful

Inspired by the fragility of the ecological system, Rick Owens? SS17 Walrus collection combines abstract shapes and brittle fabrics to distort the female form. Everything from cropped jackets to fog coats and wide-leg trousers is given a fashion-forward spin and hand-tinted in yellow, mauve, black and light grey. Available to shop in Les Jumelles, Galway.



As seen at Toga, Chanel and Louis Vuitton, a'standout check is sure to raise your sartorial game.

Style Savvy

A statement earring is your smartest buy this season. What's even better? These 24kt gold-plated studs with a chandelier drop, €478 at Harvey Nichols, are detachable - the perfect desk-to-dinner choice.



Dressing just got a whole lot easier, thanks to Malene Birger. Known for her timeless aesthetic inspired by life and art, she will release new brand A?Journey this month with commercial director Malene Majlund. Think super-soft cashmere, relaxed tailoring and sleek separates,?ideal for layering. Prices start from €140 and are available in the Bluefig, Utopia and Muse Boutiques.

This article originally appeared in the May issue of IMAGE magazine, on shelves nationwide now.?

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