Down the garden path...

Boy meets girl amongst the glorious borders at Merriments...

red gingham vest top with white cut-off trousers and red espadrilles
  • pictures David Merewether
  • styling Cherry Whytock
  • models Jamie & Scott

Red gingham-trimmed vest top by Passport, £45 from Sandpipers of Tenterden, tel 01580 763413; Red cotton cardigan by Passport, £45 from Sandpipers as before; White cut-off trousers by Intown, £29 from Sandpipers as before; Red espadrilles with red and white ribbon trim by Intown, £21 from Sandpipers as before.

pale green striped jacket with flower print shirt and tangerine round-necked jersey and beige cotton trousers with brown leather and canvas holdall

Pale green very fine striped jacket by DKNY, £185 from Hoopers of Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 530222; Pale green shortsleeved flower print shirt by DKNY, £69 from Hoopers as before; Tangerine round-necked jersey (around shoulders) by Sand, £79 from Hoopers as before; Beige cotton trousers by Sand, £89 from Hoopers as before; Brown leather and canvas holdall by Mulberry, £495 from Hoopers as before.

cream cotton trench coat, green vest top, green and black printed silk short-sleeved top and cropped blue jeans and cream canvas bag with brass corners. white collarless shirt with t-shirt lining, navy zip-up hooded top and khaki canvas and leather shoulder bag with khaki shorts and webbing belt and leather flip-flop sandals

she wears cream cotton trench coat by Zara, £39 from Zara of Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, tel 01622 357040; green vest top by Zara, £6 from Zara as before; green and black printed silk short-sleeved top by Zara, £39 from Zara as before; Cropped blue jeans by Zara, £35 from Zara as before; Cream canvas bag with brass corners by Zara, £49 from Zara as before.

he wears white collarless shirt with T shirt lining by Pepe Jeans, £35 from Hoopers of T Wells, tel 01892 530222; Navy zip-up hooded top by Peper Jeans, £70 from Hoopers as before; Khaki canvas and leather shoulder bag by Paul Smith, £99 from Hoopers as before; Khaki shorts with webbing belt by Pepe Jeans, £65 from Hoopers as before; Leather flip-flop sandals by Merrell, £60 from Hoopers as before.

beige cotton jacket, grey jersey hood, brown and white print long-sleeved shirt, brown and cream striped t-shirt, brown linen cargo trousers, natural canvas sandals. beige linen jacket, beige and tangerine striped v neck pullover with white shirt and beige linen trousers

he wears beige cotton jacket with detachable grey jersey hood by Zara, £59 from Zara of Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, tel 01622 357040; Brown and white tiny print long-sleeved shirt by Zara, £25 from Zara as before; Brown and cream striped T shirt by Zara, £17 from Zara as before; Brown linen cargo trousers by Zara, £35 from Zara as before; Natural canvas sandals by Zara, £29 from Zara as before.

she wears beige linen jacket by Linea, £65 from House of Fraser of Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, tel 0870 1607253; Beige and tangerine striped V neck pullover with white shirt attached by Linea, £55 from House of Fraser as before; Beige linen trousers by Linea, £55 from House of Fraser as before; shoes model's own.

blue wooden beads, cream fine jersey top with crochet trim, recycled merino wool cardigan with mother-of-pearl buttons, with cream and blue flower print skirt, blue denim espadrilles. pink t-shirt, short sleeved white, coffee, pink and blue striped shirt and brown checked shorts and leather flip-flop sandals

she wears blue wooden beads by Great Plains, £15 from The Lilac Room of Hastings, tel 01424 444414; Cream fine jersey top with crochet trim by Great Plains, £40 from The Lilac Room as before; 100% recycled merino wool cardigan with antique mother-of-pearl buttons by Mermangel, £45 from The Lilac Room as before; Cream and blue flower print skirt by Noa Noa, £59 from The Lilac Room as before; Blue denim espadrilles by Zara, £12 from Zara of Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, tel 01622 357040.

he wears pink 'underground gangster' T shirt by Zara, £12 from Zara of Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, tel 01622 357040; Short-sleeved white, coffee, pink and blue striped shirt by Zara, £25 from Zara as before; Brown checked shorts by Zara, £29 from Zara as before; Leather flip-flop sandals by Merrell, £60 from Hoopers of Tunbridge Wells, tel 01892 530222.

red cardigan with rose print trim, blue and white striped cut-off trousers with lace and ribbon trim, blue patent and gingham shoes with toadstools on toes. white cotton jacket, pink-striped long-sleeved linen shirt, navy sleeveless v neck slipover, navy and blue pinstriped trousers, sandals

she wears red cardigan with rose print trim by Looking Glass, £38 from Tascara of Tenterden, tel 01580 766624; Blue and white striped cut-off trousers with lace and ribbon trim by Looking Glass, £48 from Tascara as before; Blue patent and gingham shoes with toadstools on toes by Otto et Moi, £104 from Tascara as before.

he wears white cotton jacket by Linea, £65 from House of Fraser of Fremlin Walk, Maidstone, tel 0870 1607253; Pink striped long-sleeved linen shirt by Linea, £45 from House of Fraser as before; Navy sleeveless V neck slipover by Linea, £25 from House of Fraser as before; Navy and blue pinstriped trousers by Linea, £40 from House of Fraser as before; sandals model's own.

Wealden Times would like to thank Merriments who kindly allowed us to use their glorious gardens for our photo shoot. Contact Merriments on 01580 860666.