YES YOU CAN: Wear summer’s painterly prints

YOU’s fashion director Shelly Vella shows you how to style art-school inspired printed clothing this summer

This season’s trend for art-school inspired prints – from bristling brushstrokes to watercolour effects and clever collage – is the perfect way to brighten up your wardrobe. Simply team bold hues with neutral tops or bottoms and add in pops of brightness with accessories. Even this colour-phobe is smitten.

Experiment with soft watercolour florals and artful splashes, as seen at Jason Wu
Wow in an abstract co-ord – just keep accessories simple. Blouse, £79.99, and trousers, £79.99, ZARA
Take your cue from Roland Mouret with bright brush strokes and graphic jewellery

Try a colour-wash print