Trend of the week: Seductive yet prim and proper

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Trend of the week: Seductive yet prim and proper

It’s official. Tweed is one of hottest and most titillating fabrics in which to cosset those curves.

Prada, Victoria Beckham, Tory Burch and Dolce & Gabbana all parlayed the

heritage cloth into erotically charged silhouettes.

Cinched waists and peeka-boo flesh flirted with demure heels and sensible sleeves. The result?

Ladylike chic redefined.

STYLE NOTES

* Make like Dolce & Gabbana by mixing ladylike and menswear references – an hourglass dress with an oversized Crombie perhaps?

* Edge out a tweed skirt with a pair of second skin knee boots.

* Create hourglass curves with a fulsome circle skirt. Belt at the waist for a hyper-exaggerated silhouette.

* Not a hat gal? Push the style envelope with a veiled headband as seen on Simone Rocha’s autumn/winter 13 catwalk.

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