Jess Clarke wears Elle + Riley Kellie cashmere cardigan. Photo: Olivia Kirkpatrick

Elle + Riley’s latest collection is here to show us how to wear cashmere all summer long

Our love for cashmere knows no bounds, and you best believe we’ll be maintaining the obsession even through the summer months with Elle + Riley’s new Resort 21 collection. An ode to cultivating a feeling of escapism on our very own doorstep, the new release centres on soft, neutral tones to be worn around the home or the beach house, embracing everyday elegance no matter where you are.

Thanks to its naturally temperature-regulating properties, cashmere is a beautiful fabric to wear all year round, keeping the body warm in the winter months yet cool and comfortable during warmer weather.

Left: Petra polo; Right: Lottie cashmere cardigan, cashmere high-waisted briefs. Images: Olivia Kirkpatrick

Elle + Riley’s Lottie cashmere cardigan, with its oversized take on a Breton stripe, is the perfect piece to throw on over a swimsuit in the evening or on cooler days, and is crafted from yarn spun by Italian luxury house Loro Piana, making it an even more covetable piece. The Petra polo‘s cashmere-blend fabric is even lighter, for effortless daytime wear.

We can see the short-sleeved Izzy polo pairing beautifully with some crisp cream denim, and the cashmere high-waisted briefs are just the thing we want to be spending a lazy day lounging around the house in. With new men’s styles also added to the fold — most of which are unisex, too — Elle + Riley’s latest collection stays true to its sophisticated sensibility, making sure we’ll all be the most well-dressed in the room (or on the beach) no matter where we’re spending the summer.


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