WORLD 27 Litchfield Street, London WC2,

tel 0171 379 5588

Ethnic treasures crowd this tiny boutique. The fashion cognoscenti come for unique pieces like Anita Pallenberg's Barbarella T-shirts, Malcolm McLaren samples and hip

labels Door Dog and World.

AGENT PROVOCATEUR 6

Broadwick Street, London W1, tel 0171 439 0229

A heady cocktail of marabou-trim slippers,

delicate chiffon slips and feathered tiaras. A boudoir atmosphere pervades, with Dali's sinuous Mae West lips sofa and grand swags of

velvet enclosing the

changing rooms. Devotees include Madonna, Naomi Campbell and Jerry Hall.

SHOP 4 Brewer Street, London W1, tel 0171 437 1259

Hip New York labels Tocca, X Girl, Hysteric Glamour and Sophia Coppola's Milk Fed attract girls who want to have fun. Shop could reel off a list of supermodels, It girls and rock chicks who pop in for their Tocca but name-

dropping is not their style.

DANIEL POOLE/ROX 49 Old Compton Street, London W1,

tel 0171 287 0666

Combined clothes shop and hairdresser. Cigarettes are smoked, wine is sipped and gossip is exchanged over a browse round Poole's

cutting-edge club wear.

POP BOUTIQUE 6 Monmouth Street, London WC2,

tel 0171 497 5262

Students flock here for

Fifties, Sixties and Seventies fashions. Vintage hipsters could have easily stepped off the catwalk at McQueen and the psychedelic print shirts could pass for this season's Prada.

KOH SAMUI 65 Monmouth Street, London WC2,

tel 0171 240 4280

Owners Paul Sexton and

Talita Zoe are champions of British design talent, selling innovative, ground-breaking and unique pieces. Names Koh Samui supported and still stock include Fabio

Piras, Clements Ribeiro and Abe Hamilton.

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