Susannah Frankel

Susannah Frankel is Fashion Editor at The Independent.

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Ready To Wear: There's nothing much that's stealthy about a slogan T-shirt

Fashion is attention seeking.

Susannah Frankel: 'When I pack my winter wardrobe away, military precision is called for'

Ever since my mother reached into the pocket of a cashmere dressing gown and found it to be replete with tiny, wriggling, soon-to-be moths I have been neurotic about these apparently innocuous creatures. There have been fatalities: a fine-gauge Lanvin cardigan with crystal buttons was unceremoniously consumed by them; a Rick Owens scarf was so woolly they had their fill without too obvious a fall-out: I dry-cleaned and still wear it.

Ready To Wear: These hats are so lovely they could quite turn your head

The season is almost upon us and all those interested in hats – and there's no better time of year to celebrate their flamboyancy, of course – might like to pay a visit to the genteel city of Bath for inspiration.

Ready To Wear: Borrowing your mother's clothes is a very hard habit to kick

Is it acceptable for a grown woman to wear her mother's clothes?

1. Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo: £13.50, L'Occitane, available nationwide - Angelica, lavender, geranium, ylang ylang and orange combine in a lightly foaming shampoo.

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Susannah Frankel: 'The Air is so light that I can fit it in my handbag and even stand up straight'

Can a laptop ever be fashionable? With that in mind, I tell the man responsible for my technical support that I want to buy an 11-inch MacBook Air and he goes into uncharacteristically chauvinistic over-drive. "I suppose you like it because it's small – because it's the size and weight of a magazine, of a powder compact? It's not make-up, you know. It's too expensive."

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<p>Stylist: <b>Gemma Hayward</b></p>
<p>Hair: <b>Gow Tanaka</b> using Paul Mitchell</p>
<p>Make-up: <b>Adam de Cruz</b> using Shu Uemura</p>
<p>Stylist's assistant: <b>Emma Akbarelan</b></p>
<p>Photographer;s assistants: <b>Rokas Darulis, Andy Picton</b></p>
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Photographer: Rhys Frampton

Stylist: Gemma Hayward

Hair: Gow Tanaka using Paul Mitchell

Make-up: Adam de Cruz using Shu Uemura

Stylist's assistant: Emma Akbarelan

Photographer;s assistants: Rokas Darulis, Andy Picton

With huge thanks to netflights.com

Shot on location at The Surfcomber Hotel, Miami surfcomber.com

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Junya Watanabe: A delicate subject

He is not the only designer to use lace this spring – but his modern take defies expectations, says Susannah Frankel

Ready to Wear: Some people are natural fashion plates – but the rest of us are not

Victoria Beckham was once rarely seen without a baseball cap jammed on
Louis Vuitton's Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2012 show

Joys of spring: Susannah Frankel welcomes a season of feminine fashion

This spring reawakens childhood dreams, with princess silhouettes, a soft palette and dainty embroidery covering the most delicate fabrics.

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