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PUBLISHED : Sunday, 22 August, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 22 August, 2010, 12:00am


Fair Isle prints We're loving Givenchy's modern take (left).

High-heeled hiking books Nothing like a bit of Alpine chic.

Marc Jacobs goes plus size Curvy girls rejoice.

The drawstring bag This 1970s' favourite is making a comeback, as are bucket shapes.


Ponchos Not to be confused with capes, many of which are actually trendy.

Feather capes Another one-hit wonder courtesy of Balmain.

Chain detailing Like any good trend, it's been overexposed.

The Duchess of Alba She may be on Vanity Fair's best-dressed list but she doesn't make it on to ours.