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Every which way

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It was Adolf Loos who first drew attention to the compatibility of discreet, fine-quality clothes, and discreet, fine-quality buildings. But even such a determined self-publicist might have balked at modelling garments himself. Not so, of course, our young, thrusting architects who have grown up since professional codes of conduct have disappeared. Arena and fashion co-ordinator Debra Bourne persuaded Tom Croft, Jonathan McDowell and Renato Benedetti, Simon Allford, Spencer Fung, Alex de Rijke and Philip Marsh, and fat's Sean Griffiths to model a selection of Calvin Klein's 'mainline' collection. Appropriately Croft (Sir Thomas in private life; he inherited a baronetcy a few years back) weighs in at the top of the price spectrum, with a £650 grey suede shirt. Bringing up the rear are Griffiths - a £145 white cotton jersey crew neck with drawstring hem and grey cotton wide trousers (£110), and Allford - a mere £95 navy linen shirt and black trousers, described as 'model's own'.

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