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.

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!


Or Is the trench your item of choice?


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.

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]