Fashion: Haute Bohemia
Aside from The Independent, Annalisa Barbieri writes for the Economist's Intelligent Life magazine, and the New Statesman. A former contributing editor of the Independent on Sunday and fishing correspondent of the Independent, she is also patron of Rights of Women
Sunday 16 August 1998
Photographs by Peter Warren assisted by Simon Leigh Styled by Zoe Brown assisted by Natasha Hayman Hair by Gemma Forrester at Forresters Make up by Karl Berndsen Modelled by Olivia Inge
Main picture, opposite page: Velvet dress (sizes 8-16), pounds 424, Helen David English Eccentrics, Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1. Enquiries/Mail Order: 0171 730 1234. Embroidered gilet, pounds 700 made to order, Helen David English Eccentrics as before. Choker, from a selection by Agatha, 4 South Molton St, London W1. Enquiries: 0171 495 2779
This page, clockwise from top: Gold velvet kimono (one size), pounds 650, Paul Smith, Westbourne House, 122 Kensington Park Road, London W11. Enquiries/Mail Order: 0171 379 7133. Plum sheer tulip dress (sizes 8-14), pounds 460, Abe Hamilton, Koh Samui, 65-69 Monmouth Street, London,WC2. Nicholas Edlington, 8 William Street, Windsor. Enquiries: 0171 637 1450. Yellow paste choker, pounds 178, Butler & Wilson, 20 South Molton Street, London W1. Enquiries/Mail Order: 0171 409 2955
Long red boiled wool coat, just seen (sizes 10-16), pounds 325, Scapa, Palmer, 771 Fulham Road, London SW6. Enquiries: 0171 637 1450. Red sleeveless knit top (sizes s-l), pounds 150, Dries van Noten, Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London W1. Enquiries: 0171 491 7833. Navy double-layered embroided skirt (sizes 8-14), pounds 354, Clements Ribeiro, Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London W1. Enquiries: 0171 409 7719
Velvet patchwork coat (sizes s,m,l), pounds 2,730, Etro, 14 Old Bond Street, London W1. Enquiries: 0171 495 5767. Magenta knit top (sizes 1-4), pounds 165, Dosa, Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London W1. Enquiries: 0171 491 7833. Silver/grey silk trousers (sizes s,m,l), pounds 355, Etro as before.
COVER PICTURE: Long red boiled wool coat, as before. Red sleeveless knit top, as before
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