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The Protagonists

The great British labels dress their favourite new talents

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    JAMIE CAMPBELL BOWER, ACTOR, WEARING BURBERRY PRORSUM

    Best known for roles in The Mortal Instruments and Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd, Campbell Bower also sings with The Darling Buds, who’ll be releasing an EP this summer. He models for Burberry and was cast in the British label’s spring/summer 2014 campaign

    Leaf-print silk cotton artist shirt £350, white cotton jersey fisherman stitch vest £195, charcoal mélange felted wool cashmere trousers £495 and bitter chocolate polished leather brogues £495 all by BURBERRY PRORSUM, burberry.com; ‘Airport’ socks £12 by FALKE, falke.com

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    SEAN FRANK, FILMMAKER, WEARING PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND

    The fashion filmmaker, who has directed shorts for everyone from Alexander McQueen to Topshop, specialises in modern film noir. An augmented reality installation he worked on with Converse is up until the end of July at the Copeland Gallery in Peckham

    Mohair jumper £275 and black neoprene trousers £375 both by PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND, pringlescotland.com; black leather shoes with red toecaps £175 by UNDERGROUND x PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND, pringlescotland.com; socks £12 by FALKE (as before)

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    JAMIE XX, MUSICIAN, WEARING CASELY-HAYFORD

    The music producer and remix maestro is playing 10 concerts this summer, including The Union BBQ in Washington DC on 14 June and Glastonbury from 25-29 June

    Black coat with white stripes £840, black round-neck jumper with white stripes £150 and black trousers £295 all by CASELY-HAYFORD, selfridges.com; black leather ‘JM Weston’ brogues £710 by JM WESTON, jmweston.com; socks £12 by FALKE (as before)

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    DJ NIHAL, RADIO 1 DJ, WEARING OLIVER SPENCER

    The radio presenter will be performing a DJ set on the Glade Stage at Glastonbury on 28 June, and covering the Commonwealth Games (23 July-3 August) in Glasgow for BBC 5 live

    Green, maroon and blue floral ‘Fisher’ bomber jacket £320, dark grey knit ‘Arrow’ crew jumper with contrast sleeves £120 and navy drawstring trousers £139 all by OLIVER SPENCER, oliverspencer.co.uk

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    WILLIAM RUSSELL, ARCHITECT, WEARING MARGARET HOWELL

    The architect is currently working on a new shop for Margaret Howell in Florence, stores for Christian Louboutin in London and a new space for Nigel Cabourn in Covent Garden. Additionally, he is working with the Sarabande Foundation – a charity set up by Alexander McQueen – to create artists’ studios and gallery space

    Black/khaki dogtooth wool suit jacket £745, black/khaki dogtooth wool flat-front trousers £365, navy mélange poplin sleeve tab shirt £295 and black lace-up leather boots £475 all by MARGARET HOWELL, margarethowell.co.uk

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    CHARLIE PORTER, JOURNALIST/WRITER, WEARING LOU DALTON

    Porter has written for a host of esteemed publications from The Guardian to our very own ShortList MODE. With a boundless knowledge on men’s style, the writer can also be found on his blog charlieporter.net

    Bleached denim jacket £260, bleached jeans £200 and white ‘Charm Charm Charm’ cotton T-shirt £80 all by LOU DALTON at Liberty, 020-7734 1234; black leather and rubber country grain boots £650 by LOU DALTON FOR GRENSON at Liberty, 020-7734 1234