17/09/2010 21:41 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Catwalk Review: Hannah Marshall S/S 2011

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INSPIRATION: Unmistakably the Hannah Marshall woman - confident and spiky - but with a softer side than we've seen before.

TOP LOOKS: The striking opening number - a long sheer black dress worn with suede harness - stole the whole show.

ACCESSORIES: Jewellery was absent, all the better to allow the clothes to take centre stage, while the ultra-high heels were given a unique twist with sheer mesh wraps that made them look like wedges at first glance.

WHAT SHE TOLD US BACKSTAGE: "I've had one hour's sleep." (We wish we looked that stunning on that little shut-eye.)

WHAT WE THOUGHT: Known for her stark black palette, we loved the inclusion of chalky white pieces into the mix, while the sheer blouses and suede pencil skirts were the sexiest take on workwear we're likely to see this week.