Referential though their collections may be, somehow Dolce & Gabbana just seem to understand summer in a way that no other fashion designer does. Perhaps growing up in the Sicilian sunshine gave the design duo an innate understanding of how summer feels; a little carefree, a little sexy, a little sensual. The sensation of the sun on your skin that makes you want to drink in all of every single day from dawn to dusk, hoping that you can somehow make the summer last forever.

This season the collection referenced the Spanish influence on the sun-kissed Italian island, with lace, flamenco-inspired pieces and a sexy red, black and white colour palette. From flirty polka dots and romantic florals to playful gingham and – of course – a little leopard, Dolce & Gabbana have most definitely nailed prints for Spring/Summer 2015. Add in glamorous embellished accents, plus elegant jewels and accessories and you’ve got a seriously covetable, crave-worthy collection. No doubt, these are items to invest in, but it’s going to be a long, hot summer don’t you know…

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Rose-Embellished Multi-Strap Sandals

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Polka-Dot Bandeau Bikini

Leopard-Print Cat Eye Acetate Mirrored Sunglasses

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Majolica-Print Cotton-Poplin Dress

Rose-Brocade Embellished Sandals

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Leopard-print swimsuit

Striped leather-trim pouch

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Vichy Gingham Dress

Embellished Floral-Brocade Shoulder Bag

Polka-Dot Embroidered Tulle Dress

Dolce Gabbana Net A Porter

Gold-Plated Crystal Clip Earrings

Majolica-Print Brocade Shorts

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Oversized Square-Framed Sunglasses

Striped Cotton-Poplin Cover-Up

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Polka-Dot Print Crepe Dress

Embellished Brocade Sandals

Wisteria-Print Swimsuit

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Printed Silk Top

Small Leopard-Print Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag