10 fruity prints to spice up your life

We may be post the initial pineapple trend explosion, but there’s really no better way to give your wardrobe’s immune system a healthy boost than nature’s original eye candy. Yes - getting your five a day is as fashionable as ever. Here’s the best of the bunch.

 

 


1. Lemon squeezy

Mint Velvet Lemon Stripe Knit

 

A single motif might be all you need, like this cuter-than-cute lemon print. Stitched onto a lightweight knit, it adds a joyful twist to a transitional staple and pops of on-trend yellow to a simple stripe. A layer to love now, and later in the season.


Mint Velvet, Lemon Stripe Knit, £69

 


2. Cherry bomb

Polo Ralph Lauren Clare Short Sleeve Casual Dress

 

For a fruity update that doesn’t feel totally tropical, try swapping summer florals for this cherry print. It adds a playful, almost kitsch twist to this flattering fit-and-flare shape – the perfect dress to see you through those last garden parties of the season.


Polo Ralph Lauren, Clare Dress, £199

 


3. Citrus hit

PS by Paul Smith Tailored Fit Embroidered Lemon Shirt

 

When life gives you lemons, embroider them onto a beautiful 100% cotton shirt - that’s PS by Paul Smith’s ethos, anyway. More fun that florals and more of a statement than the ubiquitous stripe, it’s this season’s answer to the botanical print shirt.


PS by Paul Smith, Embroidered Lemon Shirt, £150

 


4. Tray service

Sunnylife Watermelon Round Drinks Tray

 

Watermelon was fashion’s favourite fruit last year, and with that colour-pop contrast of gorgeous green and red, we can see why. Serve up tropical twists on mojitos or margaritas on this summer party centrepiece.


Sunnylife, Watermelon Round Drinks Tray, £16

 


5. Scarf ace

Kate Spade New York Pineapple Sequin Stripe Oblong Scarf

 

Jaunty stripes, pom poms, sequinned pineapples – this sunshine-ready scarf truly has it all. In a airy silk and cotton mix, it’s light enough for even the loveliest of summer days. Pair with a plain white tee and leave the rest of the accessories at home.


Kate Spade New York, Pineapple Sequin Stripe Scarf, £88

 


6. Lemon-aid

Sunnylife Tote Bag

 

The humble citrus fruit gives this tote bag a punchy graphic update - and don’t miss the pun-tastic reminder to relax on the reverse. And as it turns out, lemon yellow and chalky pink are a colour combo made in heaven. Psst - there’s a watermelon version, too.


Sunnylife, Tote Bag, £19

 


7. Tropical trio

Mint Velvet Ivory Pineapple Sequined Tee

 

Unconvinced by the boldest hues that nature has to offer? Then make it mono. This pop art-style print provides the perfect alternative to your plain white tee this summer - and for fuss-phobics, those sequins are about as subtle as it gets.


Mint Velvet, Ivory Pineapple Sequined Tee, £45

 


8. Drinking buddy

Sunnylife Grapefruit Sipper

 

We were already firmly in the pro-reusable water bottle camp, but this summery sipper has sealed the deal. Complete with screw-on cap, impressive 600ml capacity and all-important curly straw, it’s also eminently giftable.


Sunnylife, Grapefruit Sipper, £13

 


9. A slice of paradise

Therapy Watermelon Travel Box

 

Whilst the UK has felt like our very own tropical ‘paradise’ this summer, there’s nothing like getting away to truly tropical climes. Take this fun travel set with you – you’re sure to spot that watermelon luggage tag on the carousel.


Therapy, Watermelon Travel Box, £18

 


10. Poolside cool

Dune Longbeach Pineapple Pool Slider Shoes

 

Jazzy bejewelled pineapples on poolside attire? We certainly can’t think of any reason why not. Just don’t brave these beauties on the beach – sand, sea and fluffiness don’t mix.


Dune, Longbeach Pineapple Sliders, £65