The SS 2012 shows were some of the most glaringly bright and fun weve seen for a few years, and for that we thank the designers.
The seventies are back and with them comes long dresses. Maxi dresses are still very much a must (hurrah!), preferably with a thigh-slit skirt for total authenticity, and colours that are so bold youd almost expect them to go out without you.
So see which beauties we've picked for you in our guide to Spring 2012 fashion...
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