Styled by ZO BROWN
Photographs by BECKY SMALL
Photographer assisted by Rebecca Hassett.
Make up by Sharon Willmore using A la Carte.
Hair by Giuseppe at Windle using Bumble & Bumble 0171 497 2393.
Modelled by Indre. Thanks to Katinka.
Black zip sport jacket (sizes 38-46), pounds 229, Emporio Armani, 191 Brompton Rd, London SW3 (tel: 0171 823 8818). Grey skirt (sizes s-l), pounds 58, APC, 40 Ledbury Road, London, W11 (tel: 0171 229 4933).
GIORGIO ARMANI: "Our Easy Pieces range comprises staples that a woman can buy all year around - essentials that can be mixed and matched with the new items of the season. The silhouettes are clean and simple, the fabrics and colours are basic."
Black godet dress (sizes 8-16), pounds 610, Ben de Lisi, 40 Lister Street, London SW1 (tel: 0171 730 2994).
BEN DE LISI "The reason I always have this dress in my collection is basically because it sells extremely well. It is ageless understated glamour. I have a saying you don't quit the dress until the dress quits you."
Black cotton shirt (sizes s-l), pounds 55 Agnes B, 58-62 Heath Street, Hampstead, London, NW3 (tel: 0171 225 3608). Grey fleck trousers (sizes 8-14), pounds 195, Streness, Harrods, London SW1 (tel: 0171 287 6767).
AGNES B "There are some pieces, like this shirt, that I always do. They are simple clothes that can be easily mixed together with newer pieces and fabrics every season. The intention is not to impose a trend, but to give everyone the opportunity to dress in a way that flatters them, and to use the clothes the way that they want to."
Grey flannel jacket, pounds 335, trousers (sizes 8-14), pounds 160, Bella Freud, Tendenza, 8 South Molton Street, London, W1 (tel: 0171 684 0234).
BELLA FREUD "When you get a good cut in a jacket it's something that you don't throw away. I may change a detail such as buttons or collar shape but I keep the silhouette the same. I"ve always loved trousers suits and this is an integral part of my collection."
Cream cashmere jumper (sizes s-l), pounds 239, olive wool trousers (sizes 6-16), pounds 199, both Nicole Farhi, 158 New Bond St, London W1, (tel: 0171 499 8368). Monogrammed mac (sizes s-xl), pounds 720, Louis Vuitton, 17-18 New Bond Street, London, W1, (tel: 0171 399 4050).
MARC JACOBS FOR LOUIS VUITTON "This Louis Vuitton raincoat is a classic piece that has become one of our best-sellers. It plays with the famous monogram and transcends the seasons."
Grey sleeveless jersey top (sizes 8-14), pounds 55, Base Elements, Harrods, Knightsbridge, London (tel: 0171 287 6767). Grey wool smoking trousers (sizes s-l), pounds 109, Joseph, 26 Sloane Street, London, SW1. 81 King Street, Manchester (tel: 0171 590 6200).
JOSEPH ETTEDGUI "Smoking trousers are my best-selling style. Everybody knows these trousers are designed by `Joseph' and this autumn I have decided to produce them in nearly all the chosen fabrics."Reuse content