FASHION / The view from here: On the following pages are the kind of clothes our designers do best. Clothes that convey the spirit of British fashion. Clothes that add romance and wit and class to the season

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Michele Paradise wears Philip Treacy

Large crin hat, to order from Philip Treacy, 071-259 9605; dressing-gown coat, pounds 2,010, by Sonja Nuttall, from Pellicano, 63 South Molton Street, W1; Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, SW1; pearl pin, pounds 58, from Butler & Wilson, 20 South Molton Street, W1; 189 Fulham Road, SW3

Naomi Campbell wears John Galliano

Long black bias-cut dress with flower, pounds 1020, by John Galliano, from Joseph, 77 Fulham Road, SW3; Harrods, Knightsbridge, SW1; Liberty, Regent Street, W1; Jones, 15 Floral Street, WC2; A La Mode, 36 Hans Cresent, SW1. Black strappy shoes, pounds 245, by Manolo Blahnik, from Manolo Blahnik, 49 Old Church Street, SW3

Make-up by Estee Lauder: Equaliser Oil-Free Hydrogel for the skin, pounds 20; Two-in-One eyeliner/browcolour, pounds 16.50; Compact Disc eyeshadows, pounds 7.50 each; More Than Mascara, pounds 12.50. Instant Sun Duotone Bronzer, pounds 16.50; Blushings Natural Cheek-colour, pounds 16.50; Double Colour Everlasting Lipstick, pounds 11.50

Karen Ferrari wears Rifat Ozbek

Black velvet bustier, pounds 303, by Rifat Ozbek, from Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, SW1; Liberty, Regent Street, W1; Corniche, Edinburgh; Julie Fitzmaurice, Harrogate. Black silk taffeta puffball skirt, pounds 1,215, by Rifat Ozbek from Harvey Nichols and Liberty as before

Make-up by Boots No 7: Moisture Cover Make-up in Beige Silk; Translucent Loose Powder; Honey Country Blush; Black Pure Touch Mascara; Rainstorm Colourize Powder Shadow Duo; Ultra Fashionline Eye Pencil; Precious Pink Superlasting Lipcolour; Softly Pink Fineline Lip Shaper

Rosemary Furguson and friends wear Paul Smith

All clothes from Paul Smith: men's from Paul Smith, 44 Floral Street, WC2 and 10 Byard Lane, Nottingham; Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, SW1; Smith & Westwood, Liverpool; Autograph, Birmingham; and Marcus Price, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; women's from 40 Floral Street, WC2. All shoes by Oliver Sweeney, from Harvey Nichols, The Natural Shoe Store, 325 King's Road, SW3 and Princes Square, Glasgow; Way-In, Harrods, SW1. Left to right: Joe, navy wool suit, pounds 560, shirt, pounds 85, brogues, pounds 119. Rosemary, black wool jacket, pounds 379, white double-cuff shirt, pounds 169, black trousers, pounds 149, all by Paul Smith Women; brogues, pounds 119. Gary, black suit, pounds 600, shirt, pounds 85, grey pin-stripe waistcoat, pounds 140; brogues, pounds 119. Jason, black wool frock coat, pounds 370, matching trousers, pounds 125, shirt, pounds 85, waistcoat, pounds 125, shoes, pounds 109

Make-up by Kanebo: Bio Magic Eye Colours BE-69, BE-70, and BR-71 and Existing Bio Magic Eye Colour BE-36, pounds 6.95 each; Existing Bio cheek colour BC-17, pounds 7.75; Bio Lasting Lipstick LL-84 pounds 19.99

Sophie Upton wears John Rocha

Rust mohair roll-neck sweater, pounds 123, brown sheepskin cropped jacket, pounds 513, rust chiffon long skirt, pounds 205, and tree-print skirt, pounds 413, all by John Rocha, from Liberty, Regent Street, W1; Joseph, 16 Sloane Street, SW1; Whistles, St Christopher's Place, W1; Pilot, Leicester; Xile, Edinburgh; Richmond Classics, Bournemouth. John Rocha clothes are also available from The Kingshill Mail Order Catalogue, tel 0494-890 555.

Make-up by Clinique: Soft Cream Soft Finish Make-up, pounds 15.50 and Transparency 3 Blended Face Powder, pounds 16; Peachy Soft Cheek Base, pounds 10; Totally Neutral Soft Pressed Eye Shadow Duo, pounds 12; Sable Quick Eyes, pounds 9.50; Naturally Brown Naturally Glossy Mascara, pounds 9.50; Wheat Brow Shaper, pounds 9; Almost Kissed Almost Lipstick, pounds 8; Natural Tawny Lip Pencil, pounds 7.50

Michelle Behennah wears Vivienne Westwood

Pink angora/jersey small guitar jacket, pounds 550, pink angora/jersey bummy skirt, pounds 350, pink angora/jersey nut corset, pounds 220, and elevated platform shoes, pounds 180, by Vivienne Westwood, 6 Davies Street, W1; Hervia, 1st Floor, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Make-up by Boots No 7: Beige Silk Sheer Touch Make-up Mousse; Translucent Loose Powder; Sugar Plum Country Blush; Coco Silk Brow Definer; Pewter Colourize Powder Shadow; Brownish-black Ultra-Lash Mascara; Plum Beautiful Luscious Lip Colour; Softly Plum Fine-Line Lip-Shaper

Susie Bick wears Antony Price

Red lace Josephine dress, to order, by Antony Price (071-582 7970); A La Mode, 36 Hans Crescent, London SW1

Make-up by Max Factor: Balancing Act Foundation, pounds 4.99; Charade Powder, pounds 3.59; Brush on Satin Blusher, pounds 3.99. High Definition Eyeshadow Duo in Teal/Seamist, pounds 3.99; Black Kohl Pencil, pounds 2.79 2000 Calorie Mascara, pounds 3.99. See Through Rouge Moisture Rich Lipstick, pounds 3.99

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