COMPILED BY REBECCA BOYCE FASHION to master the art of layering. Of course, there were some pretty cool-looking ladies at Rankins party, too. My best-dressed vote went to actress Jaime Winstone with her Marilyn Monroe bob, neon pink racer-back vest and fuchsia leopard-print scarf. Continuing on the theme of pink she told me about Breast Cancer Campaigns new fundraising initiative, a cute, limited edition pink cami and matching over-the-knee socks designed by Damart, with 30 per cent of the girlfriends to the bar for a nightcap. There was no sign of any literary legends that night. Instead a plethora of fashionistas and journalists sank cocktails while debating who they thought was the weeks best/ worst-dressed. Who knows what Oscar would have made of the conversation which, admittedly, wasnt too cerebral, but Diane Kruger polarised the group with her sleeveless Charlie Chaplin homage at the Sydney Inglourious Basterds premiere. I was totally on her side. In fact, Im off to buy a bow tie now... Get ahead with a hat: Matthew Williamson on Brick Lane; right, Diane Kruger in her Charlie Chaplin outfit Firetraps hot fest FIRETRAP is teaming up with Bestival (11-13 September) with an exclusive area for fans to meet the stars. And the fashion label is offering you the chance of the ultimate VIP festival experience. You could win a prize of four tickets, access to the VIP area, Firetrap goody bags and a Winnebago stocked with booze. Enter before 1 Sep, Headstrong style YouVE got the bike and a biker jacket, but the helmet can let down a motorcyclists look. So we love the retro-style new headgear exclusive to The Shop At Bluebird by Paris-based label unusual Riders. Its safe and stylish, with stars and stripes in eye-catching colours. From 155. The Shop At Bluebird, 350 Kings Road, SW3 (020 7351 3873; Luxury lockers ThE BERkElEYS rooftop pool is the place to chill when the mercury rises (we hope). The hotel is making sure we look the part with its new luxury lockers. Packed with Rodial sunscreen, Frdric Fekkai hair- care, Vilebrequin beach towels and must-read books, its all you want. Day membership from 65. The Berkeley, Wilton Place, SW1 (020 7201 1699; I should, Coco... AudREY TAuTouS stunning portrayal of Coco Chanel in the new film Coco Before Chanel has got us drooling for the labels quilted 2.55 bag more than ever. This week Fashion Confidential is offering the chance to win one of the iconic chain-handled bags, which sell for more than 1,500. Visit before 7 September A little bit of Italy ChIC new boutique Milletre is a South ken slice of la dolce vita, its name is Italian for how many ladies don Giovanni seduced (1,003). Its top designers include Alessandro dellAcqua and Antonio Berardi. until 31 August youll get 10 per cent off new stock. 15 Victoria Grove, W8 (020 7584 1588; TAMARA ABRAHAM tag price going to charity. Shes buying the set and we all should, too (cami, 14, and socks, 10, 0871 882 1111). Fading fast but obsessed with checking out the recently refurbished Langham Hotel on Portland Place -- an old haunt of one of my heroes, Oscar Wilde -- I dragged a gaggle of Fashion mouse...theinternet shoppingspot olIVIA RuBInS gorgeous fashion label is only three years old, but has already won a stylish celebrity fan base that includes Cheryl Cole, lily Allen and Sophie Ellis Bextor. her latest collection is our favourite yet and new season pieces (from 150) are set to arrive at my- this week. our hot tip is this flattering peplum dress with bright pink piping (170). Get in there quick -- before Chezza does... DianeKrugertakesabowand bracesherselfforChaplinchic London Lite Thursday, 6 August 2009 19London Lite Thursday, 6 August 2009 19 Flo Nevill, 22, website employee from Milton Keynes. Dress, 25, Topshop; leggings, 12, Miss Selfridge; bag, 5, Primark Claire Jenkins, 25, retail manager from South Wales. Dress, 40, Motel; leggings, 5, H&M; bag, 40, River Island Joanne Ixer, 19, hairdresser from Ipswich. Dress, 8, Topshop; belt, 12, H&M; leggings, 8, New Look; bag, 25, River Island Caitlin Ravina, 23, student from San Francisco. Dress, 30, shop in California; leggings, 5, H&M; sandals, 10, shop in California Rachel Davitte, 18, sales assistant from Northampton. Dress, 20, Motel; leggings, 9, Topshop; bag, 250, Betsey Johnson Alice Penn, 16, student from Buckinghamshire. Dress, 12, New Look; cardigan, 10, H&M; shoes, 4, and bag, 8, Primark Nanna Suddeknielsen, 17, dancer from Denmark. Dress, 15, H&M; leggings, 6, Primark; pumps, 20, Barratts Stylefile Fashionnews Inassociationwith index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html