Get your summer wardrobe sorted with these five new looks
There is a danger in over-contextualising fashion. Short skirts? Must be the economy. Pink? Yep, seventh-wave feminism. That said, it is calming wrapping yourself in a bland colour when the country is in political turmoil, and beige was seen at the expected (Burberry, Max Mara) and unexpected (Tibi, Kenzo) shows this season. It works best worn tonally; halfway between the palette at Tom Ford, which was very Bath Oliver biscuit, and Calvin Klein, as worn head-to-toe by Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy.