Fashion: Party pieces

Make sure you're right on time for the party of the millennium by combining elements from the past with fashion statements of the moment. A handful of vintage sequins here, some glitter prints and tiger stripes there, and add ruffles, diamante and a corsage for the full glorious effect

Captions: Left: frill dress, pounds 800, from Virginia, 98 Portland Road, London W11, 0171 727 9908; feather and velvet rose corsage, pounds 60, from V V Rouleaux, 54 Sloane Square, London SW1, 0171 730 3125.

Middle: red dress, pounds 270, by Marni, from Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London SW1, 0171 584 0011; diamante earrings, pounds 78, by Butler & Wilson, 189 Fulham Road, London SW3, 0171 352 3045.

Right: black and gold rose dress, pounds 1,189, by Clements Ribeiro, black beaded scarf, pounds 155, by Dries Van Noten, both from Liberty, Regent Street, London W1, 0171 734 1234

Tank top, pounds 78, by Sportmax, from Selfridges, Oxford Street, London W1, 0171 629 1234; sequin cape, pounds 800, from Virginia, as before; raffia skirt with net underskirt, pounds 358; diamante collar, pounds 175, both from Butler & Wilson, as before

HAIR: ARASHI FOR STEVEN CAREY AT S MANAGEMENT

MAKE-UP: HELEN WALSH USING ORIGINS AT S MANAGEMENT

MODELS: JESS AT SELECT; SARAH AT ASSASSIN; ERIKA AT PROFILE

FLOWERS BY WILD AT HEART, 9A LEDBURY ROAD, LONDON W11, 0171 727 3095

PHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNA STEVENSON

STYLING BY HOLLY WOOD

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