London Style: The Skinny on Black and White and Shades of Grey

March 18, 2008 • Fashion



Cream and navy striped blazer, £79, Zara (020-7534 9500); black coated
skinny jeans, £45, Ware Denim (0870 1228813). Styling: Clare Lazaro


Ivory jacket with black lapels, £395, Aquascutum (0800 282922); black zip-front trousers, £130, McQ (020-7608 9100)


Sleeveless cotton pintuck shirt, £150, and printed tie, £65, both K by Karl Lagerfeld at Harrods (020-7730 1234) 


Charcoal linen jacket with mint trim, £595, Paul Smith (020-7379 7133)


Tailoring on the Rag and Bone catwalk. Picture by Chris MooreChloe_cuff

Enamel cuff, £362, Chloe


Portofino jewelled clutch bag, £30, Accessorize (0870 4129000)

Maybe it all started with Twiggy, but thanks to Kate Moss, Kiera Knightley and other slender British bombshells the skinny look is usually in some way synonymous with the "London look." And the London Times reveals this spring is no different: the more slender the look the more you’ll be stylin. For those of us who can’t put down the peeps? Take a peek at the bangle and the bag. One size fits all.

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