The unlikely trend to come out of Pretty Woman (and no it’s not THAT dress)

When you think of the fashion in Pretty Woman, you think of that two-tone bodycon dress Vivian wears to pick up Edward right? Or perhaps the brown polka dot one she dons for the polo?

However iconic those two are, they’re not the inspiration for the latest micro trend to hit us. Instead, cast your mind back to one of the last outfits she wears, when she gives her old roommate money to help her out. She’s wearing a coral suit with bermuda shorts. Slightly oversized, but oh-so-chic.

And the trend is back in a big way, definitely making dressing for work in summer much easier.

First seen last year at Saint Laurent, Balmain and Off-White, shorts teamed with blazers then trickled down to the high street with the likes of Zara, French Connection and Mango serving up great styles.

Over on Instagram, influencers like Hannah Crosskey, Ivana Kordik and Pernille Teisbaek have all put their own stamp on the trend.

sleepwalking through life.. 😌☁️ suit: @wconcept

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Work it🐭 #mangogirls #mango @mango

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Team your suit with a white t-shirt for an easy win, or with a floaty floral blouse for an eccentric 70s spin. For a look that’s so right now, add an ugly sandal.

Shop my edit of the best short suits below.

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