The summer’s most prominent shade, found on shirts, shoes, jackets and chinos at Lanvin, Hermès, Zegna and Asos, is big, bold mustard.
Brighter than Meaux, yellower than Dijon and not quite as fluorescent as American, the condiment of reference is good old-fashioned Colman’s.
Here’s our pick of the most wearable hints of mustard and how to spread them into your wardrobe. It’s easier than you think.
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The Bomber (above)
Mustard cotton bomber jacket £1,450, by Louis Vuitton. Wear it with: Navy cotton trousers, £125, by Aquascutum
Mustard cotton denim trousers £32, by Topman. Wear them with: Navy fine corduroy blazer, £985, by Gucci
Mustard cotton seersucker shorts £410, by Hermes. Wear them with: Navy long-sleeved polo shirt, £64, by Sunspel