Whoever is responsible for coining the phrase “Orange is the new black” was onto something good, not only for the title of a female prison-inspired comedy series but true as well in describing one of summer ‘17’s best-loved colours.

We should have seen it coming. With the steady rise of fiery hues including canary yellow and flaming red, it was only a matter of time until orange rose to top to steal the show.

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Hair trends, athleisure fashion, and swimwear are all basking in the glory and fierceness of orange right now.

So pick your next look in orange from our flaming selection that we can hardly say no to.

The tracksuit

Werk it, Missy Elliott style in an early ‘00’s inspired orange two piece without compromising on your style or comfort. Make it your go-to attire for long flights or just a leisurely day.

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The oversized T-shirt

Options are what we want and where better to get them than from this kind of piece. Sport your tee as a dress one day and as the top essential for a traditional t-shirt and jeans ensemble.

Team your dress shirt with a next level combination of socks and sneakers and voila, you’re instantly winning at athleisure-ing!

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Style with this orange pair of Nike kicks, R2249

While keeping it simple yet playful, add a midi pleated skirt or a short playsuit to your collection.

Shop this high-waist skirt, R770 from Spree

Or this playsuit, R429 at H&M

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Trendy hair

#Hairgoals this summer are made of braids in orange fibre. Changing your hair colour? Well, do it best in orange.

The swimsuit

One pieces are totally better in this colour.

Get this lace-up cozzie from Superbalist, R549

The maxi

Conquer any blistering day in a free-flowing, brightly coloured dress that dances in the breeze. 

Treat yo self to this linen maxi from Zara

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