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Grazia magazine recently interviewed festival stalwart and style chameleon Fearne Cotton. I had the pleasure of styling the lovely lass for the day. A fashion enthusiast, she adored the neon pink Lavenham anorak and is just as happy in Topshop as she is in Dolce... Not to mention she's game for a fun shoot (even when shooting outside on the dreariest of days) and quite prepared to flip herself upside down on that swing. Just my kind of girl. Photographs by Oly Barnsley.Image 1: Lavenham jacket, Fearne Cotton for Very.co.uk tee, ASOS shorts, Hunter sandals, Mulberry bag.Image 2: Topshop anorak, Equipment blouse, ASOS shorts and sunnies, Mulberry bag.Image 3: Christys' hat, Rebecca Taylor sweater, Fearne Cotton for Very.co.uk dress.


Grazia HQ opened it's doors last Friday for budding milliners of the future to come and pitch their head-gear wares to fashion industry proffessionals. The queue started at 4am (yowsers!) and snaked all the way down Shaftesbury Avenue. It's no wonder when as well as Grazia's Editor-in-Chief Jane Bruton and Style Director Paula Reed, we had Brit millinery masters Philip Treacy and Stephen Jones on the panel. I had the chance to quickly grab a few minutes with the adorably chatty and inspiring Jones - who has had a rather great year. His exhibition Hats: An Anthology  by Stephen Jones has moved from the V&A to the Bard Graduate Centure in New York's Manhattan and most recently, we witnessed his marvellous creations have launched a thousand (well, almost) runway collections for next autumn/winter 2012. You can read the full interview and many more reports on the day's activities on the Grazia Daily website here. But I've cherry-picked a few choice quotes that made me chuckle...Me: What are the biggest pros of wearing a hat?Stephen Jones: Hats are easy! You don’t have to have great legs or spend hours getting your hair done, for example. They’re an easy route into looking individual and different. All you need is a head and most people have those… Plus, hats are the most transformative thing you’ll ever wear. From ladies of the manor to a spotty ...