A seasonal favourite with both men and women, velvet works as hard as it plays, offering opulence and sensuality wrapped up with warmth and oh-so-easy wearability. Styling by Damian Foxe. Photography by Thomas Cooksey
Renee wears cotton and velvet dress, £2,755, rhinestone and large metal Barbara pendant, £1,340, and rhinestone and metal Barbara earrings, £890, all by Lanvin. Harry wears cotton and cashmere shirt by Trussardi. Velvet blazer, £1,085, and wool trousers, £449, by Salvatore Ferragamo. Wool bow tie, about £144, by Dolce & Gabbana
Hair Teiji at Terrie Tanaka Management using KMS California. Make-up James O’Riley at Premier Hair & Make-up using Chanel Christmas 2012 and Rouge Allure 2012. Models Renee Van Seggern at Union, James Chapman at Select and Harry Goodwins at Models 1. Stylist’s assistant Milly Simon. Photographer’s assistants Ben Madgwick, Max Cramer and Alana Slutsky. Casting Paul Isaac. Stockists Alexander McQueen, www.alexandermcqueen.com. Andrew Gn, www.andrewgn.com. Bottega Veneta, 33 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7838 9394; www.bottegaveneta.co.uk). Burberry Prorsum, 21-23 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-3402 1500; www.burberry.com). Butler & Wilson, 20 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7409 2955; www.butlerandwilson.co.uk). Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000; www.dolcegabbana.it). Dries Van Noten, see Selfridges and Harvey Nichols. Etro, 43 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 9004; www.etro.com). Giorgio Armani, 37 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 6232; www.armani.com). Gucci, 18 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 6707; www.gucci.com) and other branches/stockists. Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7201 8538; www.harveynichols.com). Jimmy Choo, 32 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1051; www.jimmychoo.com) and other branch/stockists. Kurt Geiger, 1 James Street, London WC2 (020-7836 8478; www.kurtgeiger.com). Lanvin, 128 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7491 1839; www.lanvin.com) and other branch/stockists. Louis Vuitton, 17-19 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7399 3856; www.louisvuitton.com) and other branches/stockists. McQ Alexander McQueen, 14 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7318 2220; www.alexandermcqueen.com/mcq). Mr Porter, www.mrporter.com. Pantherella, see Mr Porter. Ralph Lauren, 1 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7535 4600; www.ralphlauren.com) and other branches/stockists. Salvatore Ferragamo, 24 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 5007; www.ferragamo.com) and other stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Trussardi,www.trussardi.com.