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Web extra: Care of weekend clothes

Weekend wear should be comfortable, easy and versatile.

Follow these tips to get the most out of your casual pieces.

1.Take a moment to read the washing instructions prior to purchasing your casual wear to ensure they can be machine washed and tumble dried – that way you will always have them ready to go once your chill-out time rolls around.

2.Cotton t-shirts and pants usually shrink about 5% on their first launder, so make sure you try before you buy, and if in doubt, opt for a size up.

3.Nothing beats the comfort of stretch leggings, but they’re not always flattering. For pear shapes, try a yoga pant that hangs loosely from the knee down and a long top. This will balance the hips for flattering results.

4.Keep weekend dress simple by sticking to a natural colour palette of black, white, grey and tan. Add colour with a bright canvas tote or knit scarf.

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