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    ALYX GORMAN

    Fashion Editor at The Vine (thevine.com.au)

    Australian style has a lot in common with the local dialect: casual, confident and colourful. Experts at dressing for the transeasonal weather, layering chic and easy pieces is key in this climate, as is harnessing the power a statement necklace, armfuls of bangles and rings on every finger. Perhaps the most emblematic moment in Down Under dressing came not from a native, but a visitor with a knack for our mode. In 1965, British model Jean Shrimpton arrived at the Melbourne Cup Race’s wearing a headline-making thigh-skimming mini-dress sans gloves, hat and stockings – shocking! That’s the essence of Australian style: don’t wear much, look good doing it, and always turn heads.

    ALYX GORMAN

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    White men's shirt

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    As flexible as cut-offs, a white man's shirt functions as a top, jacket, sun block, picnic blanket and a modesty screen all rolled into one. The Swiss army knife of the wardrobe.


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    Denim cut-offs

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    Jean shorts are such an integral part of the Australian wardrobe, whether worn at night with heels, or pulled over swimmers during the day.


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    Layering knit

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    Good Australian style means knowing how to layer, so a loose knit jumper or cardigan that can be worn on its own or under a jacket is essential.


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    Lightweight blazer

    $109.85

    At least one smart, tailored jacket in a cotton, linen or silk should be in every Australian girls wardrobe.


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    Pretty flip flops

    $25.35

    A pair of elegant flip flops – or thongs – are a must, because they keep a bit of decorum in place post beach or pedicure.


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    Wide brim hat

    $25.35

    Raised on a mantra of 'slip (on a shirt), slop (on sunscreen) and slap (on a hat)' a big dramatic sunhat is a final touch for any daytime outfit.


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    Great big sunnies

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    We need giant-sized shades to combat the sunshine, so have fun with them.


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    Itsy bitsy bikini

    $143.65

    Whether you're a beach bunny or more of a pool lounger, a bikini is a staple of Australian style. Choose animal prints this season.


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    Block-coloured dress

    $109.85

    Quintessentially Australian because it screams 'look at me' without requiring that much effort


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