The best way to convince yourself that spring is here is to wear something bright and breezy. It worked for young British designer Matthew Williamson who stunned the fashion world with his tiny collection of clothes in fuchsia pink, turquoise and acid orange. Forget black and chocolate and find yourself a shade that well and truly clashes with your eyes. Styling by Sophia Neophitou. Photographs by Desmond Muckian Opposite Candy pink playsuit, pounds 473, by Owen Gaster, available from Pellicano, 63 South Molton Street, London W1, Selfridges, Oxford Street, London W1, enquiries 01825 732 489; jade green high heels, from pounds 250, by Gianni Versace, 34-36 Old Bond Street, London W1, enquiries 0171-499 1862 Left Orange swimdress, pounds 145, by Liza Bruce, 9 Pont Street, London SW1, enquiries 0171-235 8423 Below Lime strapless swimsuit, pounds 145, by Liza Bruce, as before; red devore velvet skirt, pounds 670, by Martine Sitbon, available from Pellicano, as before

Right Lime green top with grey wool embroidered detail, pounds 380, by Gianni Versace, as before

Left Electric blue top, pounds 130, and matching skirt, pounds 170, both by Ann Demeulemeester, available from Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London W1

Right Fuchsia pink silk skirt with orange frill, pounds 219, by Matthew Williamson, available from Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London W1, A La Mode, 36 Hans Crescent, London SW1, Joseph, 77 Fulham Road, London SW3, enquiries 0171-253 4200; orange shoes, pounds 260, by Manolo Blahnik for Antonio Berardi, 49 Old Church Street, London SW3, enquiries 0171-352 3863

Stylist's assistant Holly Davies Hair Philippe Baligan for Guy Kremer Make-up Cynthia Baligan Model Elisa at Select