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Here’s a question: what does the professional woman wear to work where she a. wants to be taken seriously (yes, I’m afraid this is still a problem in some arenas; or perhaps not a problem but a necessity) but b. wants to look fashion-forward at the same time? This is the problem which faced Polly McMaster. She was a successful city businesswoman who spotted a gap in the market. She’s now the co-founder of  The Fold, a brand designed by women for women. Stylist Lynda Bell and I had a sneak peek the other week at the new collection – and it is well worth seeking out. These are proper investment pieces. I don’t work in the city, but I am a-hankering after several pieces, this tweed dress, for instance; this for day-to-evening… I could go on – but instead I will hand over to the ever-fabulous Lynda Bell, today’s guest star, who is here to talk us through the new limited edition collection – and how to style them. [A note to all the professional women out there: you need The Fold in your life. (Were I in the business of dedicating posts – I would dedicate this to all the fabulous…