July Style: Bright Summer Colours

On Brooklyn (left): Rebecca Taylor silk sundress, $375 from Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew.com; Fluevog Farrah wedges, $349, fluevog.com; Pucci silk scarf, $195 from Holt Renfrew, holtrenfrew​.com; Myka blue crystal stud earrings, $69 from Jeweliette Jewelle

On Julian: Ben Sherman button-up polo, $98, bensherman.com; Gant plaid shorts, $198 from Harry Rosen, harryrosen.com; swim shoes, $175 from Harry Rosen, harryrosen.com; Lancier Dita limited edition sunglasses, $949 from Bruce Eyewear, bruceeyewear.com; Ro

On Brooklyn: Anna Kosturova Lattice Maillot, $184, annakosturova.com; DKNY V-neck button through silk blouse with ruffled placket, $210, dkny.com; Fluevog Prepare clog, $285, fluevog​.com; Oliver Goldsmith Koko sunglasses, $469 from Bruce Eyewear, bruce


Summer is a chance to escape the hectic workaday pace we set the rest of the year, but just because the sun is shining it doesn’t mean there isn’t work to be done. The focus merely changes from the boardroom to the backyard. It can be a tough row to hoe, but an injection of colour can go a long way toward making your seasonal chores more enjoyable.