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British super model Naomi Campbell presents a creation from the Spring 2014 collection by Diane Von Furstenberg (EPA)
British super model Naomi Campbell presents a creation from the Spring 2014 collection by Diane Von Furstenberg (EPA)
Model wears mesh panel swimsuit £39, silver visor £19, & Other Stories; stories.com; silver cuff £6, River Island; riverisland.com

Swimwear: In the swim

You don’t have to be a natural athlete to make the most of these sporty, and helpfully supportive styles, says Emma Akbareian

Model wears mesh panel swimsuit £39, silver visor £19, & Other Stories; stories.com; silver cuff £6, River Island; riverisland.com

In the swim: Stylish swimwear that has fashion and function well-covered

You don’t have to be a natural athlete to make the most of these sporty, and helpfully supportive styles, says Emma Akbareian

The bottom line: Underwear you won't be ashamed to hang out to dry

(From left to right) 1. Clara whispering briefs, £48, stellamccartney.com

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Hopes for Pace spark shares rise

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Criminal charges to be filed in Olympus scandal

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