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Image / Style / Fashion

Green queens: 18 forest-hued pieces to have your followers green with envy


by Erin Lindsay
14th Aug 2020
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Going gaga over green? From olive to sage, we’re stocking up on our greens for the summer


When everything else is closed or restricted, getting out into nature is one of our favourite ways to relax and recharge – oh, and to get some style inspiration. The lush green fields and forests of Ireland have been our view for many weeks now, and as a result, greenery is making its way into our SS20 sartorial mood boards.

Whether it’s Kelly green gingham, a trusty sage green shirt, subdued khaki or loud neon prints, we’re not sure why, but we’re loving green these days. Green, depending on the hue, can be a little bit controversial – there is many a fashionista amongst us who wouldn’t touch it with a barge pole, believing green to be universally unflattering. It must be said, there are a lot of green things that aren’t exactly associated with being sexy or attractive (we’re sure you can figure them out).

But I disagree that green should be banished to the back of the wardrobe. Finding the shade for you is key. If you’re pale, stay away from yellow-undertones in green, and go for a deep emerald or forest shade. Paired with a red lip, it’s a showstopper. If your skin is darker, you can dare to opt for brighter, more acidic-toned greens, that will bounce off your skin tone radiantly.

Whichever green you choose, make sure to have fun with it. Here are some of my favourite pieces I’ve spotted so far.

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Lisa Marie Fernandez Erica ruffled tiered organic linen-blend gauze midi dress, €860 at Net-a-Porter

 

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Daisy Street vintage blazer with detailed buttons co-ord, €44.23 from ASOS

 

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Square Neck Puff Sleeve Midi Dress, €89 from & Other Stories

 

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Mao collar linen shirt, €39.99 from Mango

 

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Alpaca Wool Blend Jumper, €89 from Arket

 

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Moncler Genius+ 4 Simone Rocha Coronilla hooded appliquéd embroidered tulle trench coat, €2,700 from Net-a-Porter

 

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What What Wear Cali toe thong flat sandals in green leather, €117.51 from ASOS

 

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Padded Shoulder Tank Top, €19 from & Other Stories 

 

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Oversized flowing blazer, €49.95 from Zara

 

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Karlee Coat, €100 from Weekday

 

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Moncler Genius+ 8 Richard Quinn Charlie crystal-embellished floral-print glossed-cotton trench coat, €1,950 from Net-a-Porter

 

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Topshop dropped waist midi dress in lime, €53.92 from ASOS

 

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Topstitched Wool Blend Jacket, €149 from & Other Stories

 

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Printed shirt dress, €49.95 from Zara

 

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Alpaca & Merino Cardigan, €89 from Arket

 

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Puff Sleeve Wool Blend Cardigan, €69 from & Other Stories

 

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ASOS DESIGN Learn quilted mary jane ballet flats in green, €27.65 from ASOS

 

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Yoko Blazer, €60 from Weekday

Featured image: Karoline Dall (@karodall), Binta (@tabine) and Jessie Bush (@wethepeoplestyle) on Instagram


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