dressing down

Fashion: Dressing as though you have made no effort at all is as fine an art as dressing up. All you need is an underslip that doubles as a dress, a sleeveless top and a beat-up army jacket. Just pick and mix. Photographs by Max Doyle
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Lightly padded khaki cotton army jacket, pounds 299, by Martin Margiela, rubberised lace top, pounds 75, by Helmut Lang, both from Liberty, Regent Street, London W1; A-line skirt, pounds 200, by Clements Ribeiro, from Space NK, 41 Earlham St, Thomas Neal Centre, London WC2 and Tokio, 309 Brompton Road, London SW3.

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Cotton boucle top, part of suit costing pounds 995, by Missoni, from Browns, South Molton Street, London W1; low-waisted chocolate brown linen skirt, pounds 129, by Paul Smith Women, 40 Floral Street, London WC2 and The Changing Room, 8 High Street, Tunbridge Wells; 1960's Timex watch, pounds 60, from Steinberg and Tolkein, 193 King's Road, London SW3.

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Sky blue cotton interlock vest, pounds 14, by Jigsaw, 126-127 New Bond Street, London W1; green rose print skirt overlaid in cream lace, pounds 320,by Anna Molinari, 11 Old Bond Street, London W1, call 0171 493 4872; purple bracelet with diamante, pounds 80, by Steinberg and Tolkein, as before; shoes, stylist's own.

All prices quoted are pre-sale Stylist Emma Sanchez

Make-up Hina Dohi at Streeters

Hair Giovanni Di Stefano at Bladerunners