What to wear to Le Diner en Blanc

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Sunday, 19 February 2017, 2:41PM

One of summer's hottest events, the dining phenomenon Le Diner en Blanc, returns to Auckland next month. The French-inspired outdoor dinner party is a glamorous, fashionable affair where the dress code is head-to-toe white.

Pull it off by choosing sophisticated ensembles that create high impact. Think softly tailored pantsuits, feminine skirts and chic dresses.

From left: Psalms lace bell sleeve crop $280 Blessed Reign maxi skirt $629 Both from Rochelle Goodrick Rock the bohemian vibe and add a garland of white flowers in your hair.

Sofia top $409 Sofia pant $449 Both from Harman Grubisa The plunging V neckline of this stylish two-piece universally flatters.

Camilla and Marc Farrow lace dress $959 Add a rock and roll edge, breaking up ladylike lace with a fierce metallic clutch and chunky rings.

From left: Marnie bustier in ivory $250 Sylvie tulle skirt in ivory $295 All from Natalie Chan Channel ballerina chic by coiling your hair in a soft bun, keeping a few tendrils loose to frame your face.

Shona Joy Venus cocktail maxi dress $399 Lack of Colour Goldlink fedora $129 Mode Collective twisted strap sandal $189 All from Superette A tailored white jacket draped over the shoulders adds a luxe touch.

Daphne dress $499.99 XX necklace in silver $149.99 Slick heel in nude $399.99 All from Moochi Show off some skin in an elegant slip dress. Add a shimmer product to your moisturiser for extra sparkle.

Trish Peng Eva dress from $2550 Keep the makeup fresh with a luminous, dewy complexion while a high voltage lip creates drama.

Beauty bar

GHD Platinum $360 Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Mask $147 Marc Jacobs Daisy 50ml EDT $138 Tom Ford Lipfoil lipstick in Venus Rising $86 Pony a la Blanc by Dry & Tea $45: This is one of four bespoke hairstyles Dry & Tea have designed especially for Diner en Blanc.

Accessories box

Olga Berg Melia evening bag $89 Love and Object Ivette earrings $230 Mi Piaci Stardust sandal in white $160 Silk & Steel Botanic Lace ring in rose gold $155 Natalie Chan Charmed headband in ivory $350