Fashion Forward: Marks & Spencer unveils its new Summer 21 Collection

(Left) Floral Tie Front Midaxi Shirt Dress T42/4586 $104.9;
(Right) Printed Tie Front Midaxi Shirt Dress T42/4587 $104.9

Leading British retailer Marks & Spencer launches a new Summer 21 collection with wearable, stylish basics that underpin new shapes, styles, and prints that make for a fresh wardrobe update. The collection will see uplifting colour palettes to complement the change in season and are relaxed in tailoring in soft fabrics and summery hues to match the mood and will see slogan tees and denim staples to update your day-to-day seasonal style. With the same trusted value, M&S offers a curated collection of wardrobe must-haves for both women and menswear that champions day-to-day quality and style for every summer need.

For the ladies, M&S presents feminine dresses with fresh all-over prints in easy, wearable styles to be paired with footwear and accessories such as the Grecian strappy flats, colour flash trainers or relaxed sandals to keep looks fresh and comfortable.

From left: Pure Cotton Slogan Straight Fit T-Shirt (T41/4707 $17.90); Printed Midaxi Tiered Dress (T42/4580 $79.90); Linen Floral Tie Neck Mini Swing Dress (T52/6148 $94.90)

Key prints for the season will see perennial favourites in new guises, with tiered dresses and pretty tops outfitted with denim styles that include the boyfriend shorts and the perfect-for-summer slim cargo. The collection also encompasses a palette of soft pink, khaki and warm neutrals punctuated by pops of bold colour to complement the vibrant season with new wardrobe essentials redefined by relaxed t-shirts and sweats updated in fresh, juicy colours.

From left: Goodmove Double Layer Tee (T51/5140A $52.9), Goodmove Cotton Rich Zip Hoodie (T51/5233P $65.9), Goodmove Slogan Twist Side Relaxed Vest (T51/5174 $32.9)

Following the Spring collection, M&S introduces its Summer 21 Goodmove collection to champion a fun and energetic aesthetic. Styles span from innovative outerwear for those on the go to performance wear for those looking to enhance their workout. The seasonal edit introduces new styles that are underpinned by sustainable fabrications and innovative technology.

From left: Goodmove Printed Double Layer Vest Top (T51/5302P $45.9), Goodmove Go Train Printed, High Waisted Gym Leggings (T51/6284C $65.9), Goodmove Layered Shorts (T51/6534P $52.9)

The Goodmove collection features relaxed slogan vests, double-layered shorts, technical legging styles and versatile jacket options. The apparel infuses innovative, breathable fabrics that are quick drying and moisture-wicking with anti-chafe and zonal compression technology to enhance movement and comfort all day long. The range also showcases a contemporary colour palette of cool grey with vibrant pops of pink and blue, complemented by animal print designs that are perfect for dropping the kids off at school right through your afternoon HIIT class.

(Left) Linen Cotton Revere Shirt T25/2034 $65.9, Super Lightweight Chino Shorts T17/7720M $65.9; (Right) Floral Print Shirt T25/5123M $79.9, Chino Short T17/5581M $39.9

The M&S Summer 2021 Menswear collection offers versatile pieces that add a contemporary feel for a modernised wardrobe. The collection focuses on tonal dressing with complementary shades and relaxed fabrics, giving off a sense of effortless modern luxury. The pieces include cotton overshirts in floral prints and fine-knit polos with bold vertical-block stripes, paired seamlessly with chino shorts.

From left: Cotton Geometric Print Shirt (T25/4503A $79.90); Cotton Geometric Print Shirt (T25/4500A $79.90); Pure Cotton Palm Print Shirt (T25/1053M $65.9)

Denim staples can be found in various fits and vintage washes, paired with soft linen shirts, and worn with everything from trainers to sandals. The new take on smart looks sees tailoring refreshed for the season with comfortable jersey fabrics styled in relaxed, modern silhouettes. Smart workwear can also be integrated into the business wardrobe as we adapt to working between the office and home.

From left: Linen Hawaiian Shirt (T25/5213M $65.90); Slim Fit Japanese Selvedge Stretch Jeans (T17/1520S $129.90); Super Lightweight Chino Shorts (T17/7720M $65.90)
(Left) Floral Ditsy Print Shirred Top T74/2008B $32.9, Floral Ditsy Tiered Skirt T74 3121B $37.9; (Right) Dip Dye Rugby Shorts T88/1828V $21.9, Reversible Sequin Shark T-Shirt T88/1319I $19.9

M&S has created denim that is made to move in that kids will love. The kids wear range features pretty ditsy florals mixed with cool tie-dye pieces in a cheerful palette of fresh spearmint greens and washed blue with a pop that creates a fun, uplifting vibe. Other highlights include the lace collar denim dress, ditsy co-ordinated and wear-anyway white dress and the lightweight denim cover-ups suitable for the weather. Kids will also love the easy tie-dye hoodies, graphic t-shirts and eye-catching designs that provide casual daywear looks with a fresh take.

From left: Denim Playsuit (T74/1712B $52.90); Pure Cotton Tie Dye T-Shirt (T74/2192V $21.90); Organic Cotton Tie Dye Shorts (T74/3325V $21.90)

To finish the look, pair the outfits in bold and bright rainbow accessories that bring out the complete summer vibe, together with colourful jellies and easy sliders to be paired with fun sunglasses and bucket hats for a true celebration.

From left: Kids’ Pure Cotton Dinosaur Sun Hat (T72/3138J $19.90); Denim Embroidered Flower Shorts (T74/3126T $37.90); Pure Cotton Tiered Dress (T74/9714C $37.90)

More information about Marks and Spencers can be found on their website, Facebook and Instagram


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