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If you're a fan of old Hollywood, Jenny Packham's Autumn / Winter collection will be right up your street. The designer was inspired by 1940s screen sirens with her stunning collection of gowns and cocktail dresses.

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Bias cuts featured heavily but the shoulder was the real erogenous zone, with one-shoulder gowns, sharp 1940s silhouettes and delicate ruffles on red satin. This is occasionwear at it's best; the models were noir femme fatales, but enough of the clothing was soft enough to work for fans like the Kates (Middleton and Winslet) as well as clients with a sexier look, like Dita Von Teese (who sat in the front row) and Angelina Jolie.

Speaking of Angie, there were a plethora of gowns we could imagine her wearing to the Oscars later this month, but perhaps most likely were the sharp-shouldered black numbers; one in wet-look sequins with gold embellished shoulders, the other a more romantic mermaid gown with a suit-like top half.

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Flashes of red, pink and baby blue punctuated the black, white, cream and gold colour scheme, and perhaps the most dramatic use of colour was in the dramatic one-sleeved gown of glittering, jewelled ruby red with panelled sections.

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See the full collection in the video below - trust us, it's worth it!