Fashion: Hit the beach, baby
Clothes under pounds 40, fit for a heatwave
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 08 August 1999
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Lilac tunic (sizes 8-16), pounds 34.99, Oasis, 292 Regent Street, London W1 (tel: 01865 881986).
Pink vest (sizes s-l), pounds 30, French Connection, 249 Regent Street, London W1. 14-16 St Ann Street, Manchester (tel: 0171 399 7200). Purple silk sarong (one size), pounds 150, Clarissa Hulse (mail order: 0171 375 1456).
Palm print T-shirt (sizes s-l), pounds 35, Giant, Selfridges, Oxford Street, London W1. Giant, 131 Buchanan Street, Glasgow (tel: 0171 255 3007). Denim shorts (sizes 8-14), pounds 35, Miss Sixty, 39 Neal Street, London WC2 (tel: 0171 700 6470). Sun visor, pounds 32, Diesel, 43 Earlham Street, London WC2 (tel: 0171 833 2255).
Pink print top (sizes s-l), pounds 40, Diesel, 43 Earlham Street, London WC2 (tel: 0171 833 2255).
Khaki drawstring top (sizes 6-16), pounds 16.99, Soft Grey, La Redoute (mail order/enquiries: 0500 777 777). White cheesecloth drawstring trousers (sizes 8-14), pounds 22.50, code: 0945 (mail order: 0171 737 7557).
The Independent on Sunday team stayed at the Grand Lido Negril, on the west coast of Jamaica. The resort is set on a two-mile crescent of white sand in 22 acres of grounds. For further information on all inclusive holidays call SuperClubs on 01749 677200.
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