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Picnic Party Looks to Get You in the Mood for Spring

Picnic chic is this season's updated answer to classic spring florals

Although the temperature outside may not be totally on board, spring is here and we’re ready to inject some fresh looks into our wardrobes. This season some of the coolest new pieces have us dreaming of sunshine, lollipops and rainbows (anyone else?) and are taking inspiration from an unexpected source: the humble picnic.

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It seems like everywhere we turn, gingham appears to be the pattern of choice and woven straw bags are the latest must-haves. The simple basket bag is a staple on the arms of countless Parisian women, so if you’re looking to add a little French-girl flair to your wardrobe, this whimsical style is one to watch out for.

Whether you’re heading to an actual picnic or not, a fresh gingham print is sure to make a statement when paired with a straw basket bag. And with options available at every price point, it’s easy to find the perfect piece for any budget that suits your personal style. Rainbow-coloured straw? Check. Pompoms? Check. Fringe? You got it.

To get you into the spirit we’ve rounded up some of the best picnic-inspired pieces – all of which are available in stores now. Click through the gallery below and let us know if you’re into the picnic-chic trend.

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