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sheer bliss

Stay cool this summer in form-flattering chiffon. British designer Maria Grachvogel has artfully draped this most delicate of fabrics into dresses that reveal without revealing all

Opposite, main picture: navy blue chiffon tunic with satin yoke, pounds 195, by Maria Grachvogel, at Liberty, Regent Street, London W1 (stockists: 0171 581 8180)

Inset: navy blue chiffon sheer tunic, pounds 179, by Maria Grachvogel, as before

This page: navy blue chiffon strappy dress (double layer), pounds 609, by Maria Grachvogel, at Pellicano, 63 South Molton Street, London W1