Women's Fashion

The empress’ new clothes

Fashion looks to the East for intricate and delicate prints on sumptuous flowing silks. Styling by Damian Foxe.

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Silk kimono, £1,618, by Haider Ackermann. Silk faile gown with cut-organza embroidery, price on request, by Oscar de la Renta. Silk satin shoes with leather and wood, £390, by Kenzo. Parasol, courtesy of John Galliano.

Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680; www.doverstreetmarket.com). Haider Ackermann, www.haiderackermann.be and see Dover Street Market. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). John Galliano, www.johngalliano.com. Kenzo, 31 Bruton Street, London W1 (020-7491 8469; www.kenzo.com). Oscar de la Renta, www.oscardelarenta.com and see Harrods.

Image: Sayaka Maruyama