THE INSIDER - THE SUMMER WARDROBE ACCORDING TO ROBERTA PECORARO

THE SUMMER WARDROBE ACCORDING TO ROBERTA PECORARO

Roberta Pecoraro, a Malina brand friend and a true Sydney beauty, ventured out to Shelly Beach in Manly to flaunt her effortless summer style. With her relaxed off-duty approach, Roberta carefully selected her favorite pieces from the High Summer 23 collection. Her picks included crisp white beach essentials and relaxed dresses, brilliantly contrasted with vibrant and sun-drenched pops of color.

Unveil Roberta's perfect summer guide in Sydney, featuring the best beaches and hidden gems, curated in the High Summer 23 collection, ideal for a day under the sun. The edit captured by the talented photographer Jacqueline Giltrow.

Words Vendela Lundberg
Fashion Editor

Photos Jacqueline Giltrow
Photographer

Alaine maxi dress  1Alaine maxi dress  2
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Alaine maxi dress

Open back knitted maxi dress

320 USD

Aleah bikini bottom  1Aleah bikini bottom  2
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Aleah bikini bottom

High waist bikini bottom

95 USD

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Jane midi skirt Multi 1Jane midi skirt Multi 2
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Jane midi skirt

High waist frill midi skirt

260 USD

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Disa mini kaftan

The High Summer 23 collection is inspired by the tropical destinations around the world. You are blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, which one is your favorite and why?

One of my favorite sunny destinations in Australia would have to be Castle Rock. It’s a little beach over the north side, where the water is crystal clear and the scenery transports you to somewhere in Europe. During summer holidays I always come here with my friends, enjoying the sun and the crystal water from a paddle board.

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Carmela maxi dress Multi 1Carmela maxi dress Multi 2
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Carmela maxi dress

Knitted halterneck maxi dress

240 USD

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Holly shorts Multi 1Holly shorts Multi 2
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Holly shorts

High waist printed shorts

220 USD

Linen blend

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Lauren swimsuit

Which pieces from the collection do you see yourself wear on a day on the beach?

I love the Lauren swimsuit in hues of pastel and tropical print. I would style it with the timeless Niki straw bag and a breezy mini dress when it's time for lunch.

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Handbags: Niki straw bag / Swimsuit: Lauren swimsuit

Carla swimsuit  1Carla swimsuit  2
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Carla swimsuit

Belted swimsuit

165 USD

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Lauren swimsuit Multi 1Lauren swimsuit Multi 2
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Lauren swimsuit

Printed drawstring swimsuit

165 USD

Recycled nylon

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Minella kaftan

What is a must in your beachwear wardrobe?

The colorful Isla kaftan has a given place in my beachwear wardrobe for this season. It is the perfect off-duty look on a hot summer day.

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Nikita maxi dress Multi 1Nikita maxi dress Multi 2
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Nikita maxi dress

Printed cut out maxi dress

365 USD

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Liv shirt Multi 1Liv shirt Multi 2
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Liv shirt

Short sleeve printed linen shirt

195 USD

Linen blend

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Nikita dress

It’s a hot summer day in Sydney and your work schedule is clear. Describe your perfect day - where would you eat/shop/play/visit.

My ideal day entails grabbing a coffee, a book, and heading to Seven Shillings Beach in a matching beach set. I'd take refreshing dips in the water and break for a green smoothie. For dinner I'd indulge in something fresh, like the famous Chop Chop salad from the shop and wine bar, perfectly paired with a chilled orange wine while dressed in the beautiful Nikita maxi dress.

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Handbags: Niki straw bag / Maxi dress: Nikita maxi dress

Gabrielle dress

During the warmer months, which items of clothing are your must-have summer essentials?

To complete my summer wardrobe, I'd choose an effortless dress as the Gabrielle mini dress that works for both the beach and evening gatherings, a pair of plateau espandrilles and bold sunglasses.

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Aleah bikini top

Tie-back bikini top

110 USD

Recycled polyester

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Beach wrap pareo Multi 1Beach wrap pareo Multi 2
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Beach wrap pareo

Cover up beach sarong

125 USD

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Cassia shorts  1Cassia shorts  2
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Cassia shorts

High waist knitted shorts

165 USD

Delia swimsuit Multi 1Delia swimsuit Multi 2
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Delia swimsuit

Printed cut out swimsuit

165 USD

Better choice

Recycled nylon

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Kelly

For someone visting Sydney for the first time, what are the places thats a must-see?

Bondi beach is always a popular destination and somewhere worth seeing. I’m lucky enough to see it everyday. I highly recommend exploring the harbor beaches as well, including Seven Shillings, Milk, and Lady Martins. For dining and drinks a visit to Potts point or Paddington is a must!

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Khloe mini dress White 1Khloe mini dress White 2
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Khloe mini dress

Embroided tassel mini dress

270 USD

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Wanda espadrilles

Plateau espadriles with tieable straps

175 USD

Nadine top Multi 1Nadine top Multi 2
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Nadine top

Peplum top with scallop hem

195 USD

Linen blend

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Apricot set

Which pieces from Malina's High Summer 23 collection do you see yourself wearing around Sydney this summer, and where to?

I love the matching apricot set. I can definitely see myself wearing the Scarlett maxi skit and Amalie top, out to a lovely lunch under the sun and then going out for a little dance.

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Amalie top

Pleated pouf sleeve crop top

195 USD

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Cordelia dress

When travelling, what piece is your most versatile that you always pack?

When I travel, you can always find a breathable yet stylish white maxi dress in my suit case. A dress like Cordelia, that can take you from city strolling during day to dancing during night.

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