American fashion house St John was founded more than 40 years ago as a knitwear brand. Now its founders have stepped down, however, the company is aiming to expand its image. Word has it they are in negotiations to sign Vera Wang as head designer, while sexy actress Angelina Jolie is the new face of their advertising campaigns. The new spring/summer collection also signals a younger and more European style, and features a shirt dress belted at the waist, tulip dress adorned with prints and a see-through chiffon blouse with corset-style belt. Selected pieces will be available later this month at St John, The Landmark, Central, tel: 2868 6160.