Style shrinks: Our experts analyse Grace Jones's dotty Cruella de Vil get-up

 

THE ACCESSORIES

Rebecca Gonsalves: Spot the difference between the fabulous Ms Jones and all the other glamorous sexagenarians.

Hugh Montgomery: The best Rollerball remake that's yet to happen.

THE COAT

Rebecca: Whether it's fur or faux, there's something of the Cruella de Vil about a pelt lined in scarlet silk.

Hugh: Fearsome – you could be garrotted by its swish alone.

THE BOOTS

Rebecca: Platform boots are rather fitting for an artist who sees all the world as her stage.

Hugh: The first shoes we have ever seen that make feet look like horse heads. And for that we can only applaud them.

THE BELT

Rebecca: Everyone knows Alaïa is a way-important designer, but one of his corset belts is still second best to Jones's hula-hoop.

Hugh: It's tough being Grace Jones's belt when there are so many eccentric accessories to compete with.

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