Erase all retro visions of a mini-you wearing crazy patterned Lycra (thanks, Mum) and start afresh with legging shorts: the nowest thing you need in your wardrobe. As of SS14, summer’s hero item comes in a versatile block colour (no zany prints here), plus they're equal parts cool and practical. Wear yours on their own with with an oversized T-shirt or as a layering tool under minis, denim cut-offs and pretty tea dresses to give them a bit of an edge. We’re digging the styles with lace trim as a way to update last year's denim cut-offs.

More wardrobe refreshes wanted? Try a shiny, pleated skirt.