With summer in full swing, it's garden party season - and it's the perfect excuse for a luxe celebration. Think Pimms, parasols and fabulous outfits that shout sun-soaking fun...

Attending a summer do really enables you to show off your style and experiment with different colours and accessories. Whether you’re a dress or a jumpsuit girl, adding some fab, summery accessories can turn a plain outfit into a showstopper in no time. Check out these top tips on how to perfect the summer garden party look…

Statement earrings

If you’re opting for a subtle summer dress, then why not take full advantage of the chance to show of your style and pair it with some stand out statement earrings. With bright accessories oh-so on trend at the moment, there’s no better time to pull out something bold. We’re loving fringed earrings right now – they’re sure to make your entire outfit pop.

Printed clutch bag

A classic clutch bag is a party must-have. Why not add a little drama by going for one with a wild print or bright and bold colours. These do all the talking and can take an outfit from plain to party in seconds.

Pendant necklace

Pendants are really popular at the moment, and the perfect finishing touch for a summer do. Why not opt for some nature inspired pendants? Veritas Gifts offer a beautifully crafted bee pendant in either sterling silver or gold within their spring/summer collection.

Floral inspired hair clips

Not a fan of fascinators? Then why not bring some real summer inspiration to your outfit by adding real flowers. Incorporate a bloom into a hippy braid hairstyle – this will look super summery and perfectly pretty.

Layered bangles

Try some plain silver bangles layered up your forearm to give you a bit of a Boho vibe. Or if you’d prefer not to jingle your way through the party, opt for one feature bangle and wear it will pride.

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