Retro Chic

From the roaring twenties to the flirty thirties, dress to impress in this season's retro chic

navy and white feather hairpiece, white camisole top, navy cardigan with polka dot trim, navy and white polka dot chiffon skirt, navy peep-toe slingback shoes with bow, navy clutch bag
  • pictures David Merewether
  • styling Cherry Whytock
  • model Hayley

navy and white feather hairpiece, £129 from Elizabeth Rose of Tenterden and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 763815 and 01892 553690; white camisole top by Joseph Ribkoff, £75 from Elizabeth Rose as before; navy cardigan with polka dot trim by Gerry Weber, £65 from Elizabeth Rose as before; navy and white polka dot chiffon skirt by Gerry Weber, £59 from Elizabeth Rose as before; navy peep-toe slingback shoes with bow by Lisa Kay, £189 from Elizabeth Rose as before; navy clutch bag (can also be used with silver handle) with bow by Lisa Kay, £79 from Elizabeth Rose as before

printed fine silk scarf, printed silk jersey dress, turquoise and pearl bead necklace, turquoise snakeskin sandals

printed fine silk scarf by Sarah Arnett, £135 from Niche of Rye, tel 01797 227175; printed silk jersey dress by Sarah Arnett, £380 from Niche as before; turquoise and pearl bead necklace, £80 from Niche as before; turquoise snakeskin sandals by Rebecca Sanver, £100 from Siete of Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 712525 and 01892 518934.

diamante flower hairband, navy petticoat dress with drop waist and diamante trim, with matching scarf, dark navy velvet peep-toe slingback shoes

diamanté flower hairband, £39.99 from The Italian Wardrobe of Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 514143; navy petticoat dress with drop waist and diamanté trim, with matching scarf £165 from The Italian Wardrobe as before; dark navy velvet peep-toe slingback shoes by Rebecca Sanver, £100 from Siete of Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 712525 and 01892 518934.

printed fine silk scarf, printed silk jersey dress, turquoise and pearl bead necklace, turquoise snakeskin sandals

printed fine silk scarf by Sarah Arnett, £135 from Niche of Rye, tel 01797 227175; printed silk jersey dress by Sarah Arnett, £380 from Niche as before; turquoise and pearl bead necklace, £80 from Niche as before; turquoise snakeskin sandals by Rebecca Sanver, £100 from Siete of Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 712525 and 01892 518934.

cream trilby hat with diamante buckle trim, fine knit short-sleeved knitted top with tie waist and chiffon detail, cream wool silk jacket with black and cream trim, wide-legged self-stripe black trousers, cream and gold peep-toe slingback shoes, vintage sunglasses stylist's own

cream trilby hat with diamanté buckle trim by Whiteley, £79 from Hoopers of Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 530222; fine knit short-sleeved knitted top with tie waist and chiffon detail by Marella, £99 from Hoopers as before; cream wool silk jacket with black and cream trim by Marella, £215 from Hoopers as before; wide-legged self-stripe black trousers by Marella, £97 from Hoopers as before; cream and gold peep-toe slingback shoes by K & S, £110 from Siete of Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 712525 and 01892 518934; vintage sunglasses stylist's own.

pink and bronze necklace, deep peach crinkled cotton dress, cream and gold peep-toe slingback shoes, pink and cream embroidered silk bag

pink and bronze necklace by Barbara Easton, £59.50 from The Find of Cranbrook, tel 01580 713171; deep peach crinkled cotton dress by Noli, £129 from The Find as before; cream and gold peep-toe slingback shoes by K & S, £110 from Siete of Cranbrook and Tunbridge Wells, tel 01580 712525 and 01892 518934; pink and cream embroidered silk bag by Makki, £46 from The Find as before.

cream net and Lurex sleeveless top, cream net and Lurex skirt

cream net and Lurex sleeveless top by Barbara Schwarzer, £255 from Eve's of West Malling tel 01732 845303; cream net and Lurex skirt by Barbara Schwarzer, £210 from Eve's as before.

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