Free as a bird: Blazer, £34.99,; shirt, £50,Design By,; shorts, £17.99,; Racy sunglasses £277, by Oliver Peoples, from Adam Simmonds, 020 7813 1234; mini plastic backpack, £25,; court shoes, £39.99, zara.c

From subtle florals to a touch of the tropics, the best way to spring into life this season is to welcome the natural world into your wardrobe.

Styling: Gemma Hayward

Photographs: Jackie Dixon

Model: Valerie at Select

Hari: Peter Lux at Frank using Kiehls

Make-up: Bethany Rich using MAC Cosmetics