Fashion: Thirties something

Art Deco, the great modernist movement of the Twenties and Thirties, was used in architecture, interiors, furniture, art and clothes. And it is still revitalising contemporary fashion. Hussein Chalayan uses sharp lines to enhance the silhouette, while Martine Sitbon covers her clothes with stark diamond shapes. Photographs by Noelle Hoeppe
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Black Art Deco print top, pounds 150, and gold transparent skirt, pounds 200, by Hussein Chalayan. Available at Jones, 15 Floral Street, London WC2; Browns, 23-27 South Molton Street, London, W1; Selfridges, Oxford Street, London W1; Hervia, The Royal Exchange, Manchester, and Square, 3-4 The Corridor, Bath

Midnight-blue jersey sateen cowl-neck top, pounds 95, by Whistles, available from Whistles, 12 St Christopher's Place, London W1 and branches nationwide, and Brown Thomas, 88-95 Grafton Street, Dublin; navy pinstriped trousers, pounds 155, by Vivienne Westwood, Red Label, from Vivienne Westwood, 43 Conduit Street, London W1 and 2a St Mary's Street, Manchester; plum patent-leather, square-toed shoes, pounds 110, by Charles Jourdan, 39-43 Brompton Street, London, SW3

Slashed, long gold tunic,pounds 195, by Ghost, from Liberty, Regent Street, London W1, Flannels, 3 Brazil Street, Manchester, and Corniche,

2 Jaffrey Street, Edinburgh; black hotpants by Knickerbox, branches nationwide; black, patent court shoe with ankle strap, pounds 275, to order from Jimmy Choo, 0171 249 2082

Black shirt, pounds 230, and beige felt tanktop with art deco print, pounds 206, both by Martine Sitbon from Liberty, 214-220 Regent Street,W1;

black crepe tapered trousers, pounds 338, by Pearce Fionda, available at Harrods, Brompton Road, London SW3

Styling assisting: Jill Wanless

Make-up: Nelson Sepulveda for Nina Ricci

Model: Theo at Take 2 Management

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