Women's Fashion

Roll out the red

Regal, evocative, sumptuous… red is a colour that loves to role-play. In ravishing velvet or flowing silk, it will always be centre stage. Styling by Damian Foxe.

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Silk chiffon gown with embellishment, £3,360, by Jenny Packham. Santas throughout wear velvet and fake-fur outfit (comes with leather boots, wig, beard, gloves and sunglasses), from £94 to hire, from The Costume Studio.

Jenny Packham, 3a Carlos Place, London W1 (020-7493 6295; www.jennypackham.com) and branches/stockist. The Costume Studio, 159-161 Ball’s Pond Road, London N1 (020-7275 9614; www.costumestudio.co.uk).

Image: Yuval Hen