Fashion Stylist: Janine Metcalfe  |  Photos by Jeffrey Bosdet

Take your fashion cue from country life this summer in textures, colours and patterns inspired by everything from weathered red barns to bales of blonde hay. Whether you choose denim, summer cashmere or gaucho-style culottes, it’s the perfect time to revel in rural chic.


BIG SKY … Just Female shorts ($165), First Rite tank ($185), Brixton Tiller hat ($110), Not Too Niche necklace, all from Still Life; Brave leather belt ($95) and rings on right hand ($45 to $189) from Bernstein & Gold; MiskWill bracelet and rings on left hand (, $120 to $140).


TWEED CHIC … Black Orchid jeans ($295) and Aztec cape ($86) from Amelia Lee Boutique; Civilian blouse ($60) and Ness tweed vest ($139) from Out of Ireland; NINO Designs clustered necklace (, $225); MiskWill turquoise necklace and rings (, $120 to $140).


TASSLE OVERALL … Cheap Monday overalls (Reunion Boutique, $115); Part Two fringe blouse (Bagheera Boutique, $139); neck scarf (Still Life, $48); Vandica straw hat (Roberta’s Hats, $40); leather shoulder bag (Jovee Handcrafted, $209); Aigle gumboots (Head Over Heels, $209); MiskWill bracelet and statement stone rings (, $120 to $140).


DENIM DAYS … French Connection dress (Amelia Lee Boutique, $278); Levi’s jean jacket (Reunion Boutique, $98); Scala hat (Roberta’s Hats, $70); straw bag (Jovee Handcrafted, $129); Aigle ankle gumboots (Head Over Heels, $155); MiskWill rings (, $120 to $140).


SUMMER CASHMERE … Cherish maxi dress (Folk, $89); Colour mix fringe cardigan (Black Goat Cashmere, $925); Scala cowboy hat (Roberta’s Hats, $70); Aigle ankle gumboots (Head Over Heels, $155); Forest & Waves woven blanket (Amelia Lee Boutique, $125); MiskWill bracelet and statement stone rings (, $120 to $140).


Cashmere poncho (Black Goat Cashmere, $735)