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DESIGNERS may dictate trends for the fashion season ahead, but often it's celebrities who set the style agenda. Take Kate Moss and our won't-goaway obsession with waistcoats, Sienna Miller getting a-head in natty bowler hats, and Agyness Deyn stepping out in Dr Martens boots.

But forget the celebrity stylist and designer labels, you can get their looks at a snip of the price. We take a peek at how fashionistas have dressed this summer...


TV Presenter Alexa Chung describes her wardrobe as "granny meets sailor". She mixes vintage pieces with designer classics and adds a quirky hat, belt or pair of shoes. Key details include retro style top or short dress, slouchy cardigan, shoulder bag and flat pumps.

Get the look Next lace front cardigan, pounds 28, Red Herring polka dot slingbacks, pounds 12 at Debenhams, New Look harlequin print blouse, pounds 25, Beyond Retro vintage straw hat, pounds 12


Mischa Barton loves red carpet glamour, but when she's off duty boho glam is her style. The actress loves her print dresses and adds hippy bling with embellished accessories like hippy headbands, beaded belts, bangles and fringe boots.

Get the look Red Herring Special Edition tribal print maxi dress, pounds 60 at Debenhams, ASOS Across body fabric bag, pounds 18, Dorothy Perkins hooded poncho, pounds 28, Accessorize jewelled catwalk cuff, pounds 9


Supermodel Agyness Deyn loves the 80s vibe, being snapped recently in tartan prints, bleached denim and shock neon. Follow her style with a prom dress, tartan shirt, neon jacket, bleached denim jeans, flat brogue style shoes or Converse boots.

Get the look Hobbs pointed flat gold shoes, pounds 129, New Look paint splash prom dress, pounds 45, Freemans tartan ruffle blouse, pounds 35, Topshop glitter heart sunglasses, pounds 15.


Nobody works neutrals like Hollywood starlet Kate Hudson. To prevent her classic chic look verging on bland, she adds accessories like a headturning scarf.

Team white trousers, tailored jacket, striped dress, tan shoes and bag with print neck scarf.

Get the look Freemans striped dress, pounds 32, Internacionale blue and white scarf, pounds 5, Monsoon KT tan sandal, pounds 60, J by Jasper Conran frill tan bag, pounds 120.


Pixie Geldof is fast overtaking big sister Peaches in the style stakes. Pixie has found her fashion niche with lashings of leather and little dresses - jacket, slogan rock tee or dress, studded belt and biker boots.

Get the look Dorothy Perkins biker jacket, pounds 100, Beyond Retro tattoo print dress, pounds 28, Dr Martens patent boots, pounds 60 at ASOS, Primark studded corset belt, pounds 3.


Freemans striped dress, pounds 32; Dorothy Perkins leather biker jacket, pounds 100; New Look paint splash prom dress, pounds 45; Model Kate Moss has started a craze for waistcoats
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Aug 16, 2008
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