Channel the spirit of the Blitz with a modern take on classic 1940s hourglass silhouettes. Shoulders are exaggerated, waistlines nipped and hemlines hover respectably around the knee.
Crêpe coat, £1,550, by Miu Miu. Laser-cut leather shoes, £635, and leather bag, £1,280, both by Fendi. Pearl necklace, £343, by Maison Martin Margiela.
Fendi, 20-22 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7838 6288; www.fendi.com). Maison Martin Margiela, 22 Bruton Street, London W1 (020-7629 2692; www.maisonmartinmargiela.com). Miu Miu, 150 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7409 0900; www.miumiu.com).
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