Fashion: Flights of fancy

Inspired by the adornments available in haberdashers - ribbons, mirrors, tapestry, fabric paints - these clothes may suggest DIY, but the effect is purely professional. Styling by Sophia Neophitou. Photographs by Robert Allen

Above Sheer dress with ribbon detail, pounds 349, and T-shirt dress, pounds 99, both by Kostas Markudas, from Liberty, 214-220 Regent Street, London W1, enquiries 0171-734 1234; shoes, pounds 109, by Freelance, 253 King's Road, London SW3, enquiries 0171-351 4038 Left Tapestry top, to order, by Alexander McQueen, enquiries 0171-278 4333; leather skirt with mirror detail, pounds 650, by Prada, 43-45 Sloane Street, London SW1, enquiries 0171-235 0008, Harvey Nichols, 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, enquiries 0113 204 8888

Above Tapestry dress, to order, by Alexander McQueen, as before; shoes, pounds 61, by Camper, 39 Floral Street, London WC2, enquiries 0171-379 8678

Right Leather painted trousers, pounds 3,800, jacket, pounds 5,300, both by Antonio Berardi, from Liberty, 214-220 Regent Street, London W1, enquiries 0171- 734 1234, Koh Samui, 65 Monmouth Street, London WC2, enquiries 0171-240 4280

Photographer's assistant John Booth

Make-up HB at The Worx for Aveda

Hair Jennie Roberts at Public for L'Oreal

Model Madeleine at Select

Shot at The James English Studio, enquiries 0171-256 1067

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