The biggest non-colour of spring/summer, buy white and it should last you until autumn comes. You can wear it pretty much anyway you want to, but these picks combine trends for a spring update double whammy.

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Slouchy white trousers will perfect your nautical outfit, River Island do a linen pair for £29.99. The classic white shirt is a wardrobe staple and another top tip for spring, wear it big a la MacCartney’s Shirt dress or team Gap’s white shirt ($38) with a Topshop Cummerbund for an instant catwalk copy. Don't believe me? Check out the Giambattista Valli model below!

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Or Is the trench your item of choice?

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Then Dorothy Perkins have reduced this short sleeved Mac to £20 down from £40, making it perfect for those ‘will I need a coat?’ days.

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Girls prone to turning pristine white to dirty white before it’s even off the hanger (that’s me, I swear I don’t know how it happens) should choose white accessories for longer lasting whiteness. Step carefully in Faith’s Marc Jacobs inspired white moccasins for £30, or perhaps you will keep this Luella Diana bag clean when you remember you forked out $995 for it. [Charlotte Howells]