Summer Breeze

We find the best of summer clothes

red cotton wrap top
  • pictures David Merewether
  • styling Cherry Whytock
  • model Hayley

red cotton wrap top by Noa Noa, £29.95 from Lilac Room of Hastings, tel 01424 444414; cream camisole top by Noa Noa, £10 from Lilac Room as before; striped red and taupe cotton bag by Jo Edwards, £11.99 from Spice of Cranbrook, tel 01580 714156; cowboy print skirt with net trim by Angels and Violets, £65 from Lilac Room as before; trug, £14.95 from Fenwick of T Wells, tel 01892 516716; bird cage, £50 from Fenwick of T Wells as before; bird stylist's own.

pink straw hat with flower trim

pink straw hat with flower trim by Kiss Me Hats, £40 from Lilac Room of Hastings, tel 01424 444414; pink spotted shift top by Out of Xile, £109 from Village Life of Goudhurst, tel 01580 213550; pink linen skirt by Out of Xile, £105 from Village Life as before; round black bistro table (under rug), £39.95 from Hoopers of T Wells, tel 01892 530222 (matching chairs available); Irish green plaid woollen rug (used as tablecloth), £59.95 from Hoopers as before; pale green 'fresh apples' bucket, £22 from Mia Home of Tenterden, tel 01580 766769; faux geraniums in metal pots, £11.95 each from Hoopers as before.

turquoise crumpled silk top

turquoise crumpled silk top by Sula, £85 from Out of the Blue of Langton Green, tel 01892 862080; gold and turquoise linen wrap (over shoulder) by Amet & Ladoue, £45 from Out of the Blue as before; multi-striped bag with leather hand and trim by Ceannis, £59.95 from Out of the Blue as before; gold silk tiered skirt, £135 from Out of the Blue as before; brown beaded sandals, £12.99 from Spice of Cranbrook, tel 01892 714156; cream terracotta pot, £34 from Out of the Blue as before; woven trug-shaped basket, £9.95 from Fenwick of T Wells, tel 01892 516716; small terracotta pot with shell detail, £16.50 from Mia Home as before; round picnic basket, £42 from Out of the Blue as before.

wide-brimmed white straw hat

wide-brimmed white straw hat by Noa Noa, £20 from Lilac Room of Hastings, tel 01424 444414; basket with pink trim by Quintessential, £29 from Spice of Cranbrook, tel 01580 714156; lilac silk sequined top with soft green print by Sundar, £120 by appointment from Jackie D, tel 01892 864432 or 07872 966427; white linen skirt by Out of Xile, £98 from Village Life of Goudhurst, tel 01580 213550; gold wedge shoes, £24.99 from Spice as before; blue spot cool bag, £11.95 from Kensal & Gretel of Tenterden, tel 01580 762835; rose printed bat and ball set, £5.95 from Kensal & Gretel as before; violet cardigan by Out of Xile, £69 from Village Life as before; white linen skirt by Out of Xile, £98 from Village Life as before, gold wedge shoes, £24.99 from Spice as before; pink striped hammock, £12.95 from Kensal & Gretel as before; hammock stand, £24.95 from Kensal & Gretel as before.

pale turquoise print dress

wide-brimmed white straw hat by Noa Noa, £20 from Lilac Room of Hastings, tel 01424 444414; pale turquoise print dress by Noa Noa, £65 from Lilac Room as before; gold wedge shoes, £24.99 from Spice of Cranbrook, tel 01580 714156; pale green folding metal table, £68.15 (inc VAT), from A Bone Engineering of Frittenden, tel 01580 852588; acrylic coloured wine glasses, £8.50 for set of four from Kensal & Gretel of Tenterden, tel 01580 762835; pale green folding metal chair, £146 (inc VAT), from A Bone Engineering as before; pale turquoise throw by Samuel Home (over chair back), £39 from Fenwick of T Wells, tel 01892 516716; embroidered cushion by Au Maison, £24.95 from Fenwick as before; flat mint cushion by Home Art, £12.95 from Fenwick as before; gold beaded shoulder bag, £12.99 from Spice as before; carnival picnic basket by Optima, £39.95 from Fenwick of T Wells.

green short-sleeved silk top with cream print and sequin trim

straw hat with wide brim and white embroidered flowers by Mint, £24 from Spice of Cranbrook, tel 01580 714156; green short-sleeved silk top with cream print and sequin trim by Sundar, £105 by appointment from Jackie D, tel 01892 864432 or 07872 966427; white linen trousers by Out of Xile, £89 from Village Life of Goudhurst, tel 01580 213550; basket with raffia flowers by Quintessential, £18 from Spice as before.