Ornate expectations

The worlds of interiors and fashion come together to revel in the extravagant materials and intricate ornamentation of baroque. Styling by Damian Foxe. Photographs by Andrew Yee

Eleanor wears embroidered tulle dress, £14,340, by Valentino. Swarovski crystal and metal chandelier-drop earrings, £68, by Butler & Wilson Antique George III armchair attributed to Thomas Chippendale with silk needlework upholstery, one of a pair, price on request, from Ronald Phillips. Vintage oil painting by Giancarlo Drovandi, £725, and silver-plated and embossed jug (bottom left), £245, both from Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural  reproducing Flowers in a Vase with Shells and Insects by Balthasar van der Ast, £70 per square metre (above right), from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Linen/cotton Brockham fabric (far right), £125 per metre, by Colefax and Fowler. Hand-woven wool Aubusson rug (9m x 6m), £2,507, by Paul Smith for The Rug Company
Eleanor wears embroidered tulle dress, £14,340, by Valentino. Swarovski crystal and metal chandelier-drop earrings, £68, by Butler & Wilson Antique George III armchair attributed to Thomas Chippendale with silk needlework upholstery, one of a pair, price on request, from Ronald Phillips. Vintage oil painting by Giancarlo Drovandi, £725, and silver-plated and embossed jug (bottom left), £245, both from Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural  reproducing Flowers in a Vase with Shells and Insects by Balthasar van der Ast, £70 per square metre (above right), from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Linen/cotton Brockham fabric (far right), £125 per metre, by Colefax and Fowler. Hand-woven wool Aubusson rug (9m x 6m), £2,507, by Paul Smith for The Rug Company | Image: Andrew Yee
Kiera wears lamé and brocade dress, £3,100, by Lanvin. Metal and Swarovski crystal tiara, £278, by Butler & Wilson. 18ct gold, oxidised silver and diamond earrings, £6,180, by Amrapali. Crystal and gold-plated brass necklace, £1,130, by Tom Binns. Stone and Swarovski crystal ring in metal, £38, by Butler & Wilson. Antiqued gold and silver-plate belt with crystals, £915, by Erickson BeamonVelvet, cotton and silk cushions (bottom right), about £173 each, and silk/cotton and silk throw, about £777, all by Roberto Cavalli. Ebonised wood and metal pedestal with marble top (far left, just seen), £900, from Lassco. Italian gilded mirror with candle holders, £325, from Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural reproducing Flowers in a Vase with Shells and Insects by Balthasar van der Ast, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Silk/viscose Fenice Notte Stellata fabric, £230 per metre, by Armani/Casa Exclusive Textiles by Rubelli
Kiera wears lamé and brocade dress, £3,100, by Lanvin. Metal and Swarovski crystal tiara, £278, by Butler & Wilson. 18ct gold, oxidised silver and diamond earrings, £6,180, by Amrapali. Crystal and gold-plated brass necklace, £1,130, by Tom Binns. Stone and Swarovski crystal ring in metal, £38, by Butler & Wilson. Antiqued gold and silver-plate belt with crystals, £915, by Erickson BeamonVelvet, cotton and silk cushions (bottom right), about £173 each, and silk/cotton and silk throw, about £777, all by Roberto Cavalli. Ebonised wood and metal pedestal with marble top (far left, just seen), £900, from Lassco. Italian gilded mirror with candle holders, £325, from Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural reproducing Flowers in a Vase with Shells and Insects by Balthasar van der Ast, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Silk/viscose Fenice Notte Stellata fabric, £230 per metre, by Armani/Casa Exclusive Textiles by Rubelli | Image: Andrew Yee
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Edda wears embroidered calfskin dress, £26,300, by Balmain. Faux pearl headband, $450, and drop earrings with crystals and faux pearls, $275, both by Oscar de la Renta. Butterflies, stylist’s ownBespoke canvas wall mural reproducing The Surprise by Claude-Marie Dubufe, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Silver-plated and embossed jug (far bottom right, just seen), £245, by Regent Antiques
Edda wears embroidered calfskin dress, £26,300, by Balmain. Faux pearl headband, $450, and drop earrings with crystals and faux pearls, $275, both by Oscar de la Renta. Butterflies, stylist’s ownBespoke canvas wall mural reproducing The Surprise by Claude-Marie Dubufe, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Silver-plated and embossed jug (far bottom right, just seen), £245, by Regent Antiques | Image: Andrew Yee
Sam wears silk jacquard dress with ostrich-feather hem, £14,950, and metal bow belt, £1,240, both by Alexander McQueen. Green amethyst and pearl earrings in silver gilt, £498, by Butler & Wilson. Green glass and crystal necklace in silver plate, £850, by Kenneth Jay Lane from MerolaRegency-style painted giltwood day bed, £995, Louis XV-style giltwood and marble table (above), £1,750, and marble Renaissance Lady bust (part seen on table), £875, all from Regent Antiques. Cut-glass Massena wine decanter, £525, and matching wine glass, £130, both by Baccarat. Taxidermy of a small pangolin (at foot of table), £280, from Lassco. Canvas wall mural reproducing The Surprise by Claude-Marie Dubufe (behind bed), £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery collection by Surface View. Viscose/cotton Grandis Rosehip fabric (far right), £76 per metre, by Romo. Antique George III giltwood torchère lamp, price on request, from Ronald Phillips. Hand-woven wool Aubusson rug (9m x 6m), £2,507, by Paul Smith for The Rug Company Fresh produce and wine (seen throughout), from Harrods Food Hall and Wine Shop. Flowers (seen throughout), from Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart
Sam wears silk jacquard dress with ostrich-feather hem, £14,950, and metal bow belt, £1,240, both by Alexander McQueen. Green amethyst and pearl earrings in silver gilt, £498, by Butler & Wilson. Green glass and crystal necklace in silver plate, £850, by Kenneth Jay Lane from MerolaRegency-style painted giltwood day bed, £995, Louis XV-style giltwood and marble table (above), £1,750, and marble Renaissance Lady bust (part seen on table), £875, all from Regent Antiques. Cut-glass Massena wine decanter, £525, and matching wine glass, £130, both by Baccarat. Taxidermy of a small pangolin (at foot of table), £280, from Lassco. Canvas wall mural reproducing The Surprise by Claude-Marie Dubufe (behind bed), £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery collection by Surface View. Viscose/cotton Grandis Rosehip fabric (far right), £76 per metre, by Romo. Antique George III giltwood torchère lamp, price on request, from Ronald Phillips. Hand-woven wool Aubusson rug (9m x 6m), £2,507, by Paul Smith for The Rug Company Fresh produce and wine (seen throughout), from Harrods Food Hall and Wine Shop. Flowers (seen throughout), from Nikki Tibbles Wild at Heart | Image: Andrew Yee
Laura wears silk-lace top with metal embellishments and matching briefs, both price on request, gold-plated earrings with lace and Swarovski crystals, €658, and matching hair combs, €323 each, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Gold- and silver-plated necklace (in hand), £144, by Akong London from Swarovski Crystallized. Swarovski crystal and metal Peacock clutch bag, £398, by Butler & WilsonGilded mirror (on lap), £380, and Empire-style bronze and gilded bronze candelabra, £1,350 for a pair, all by Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural reproducing A Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game and a Parrot by Jan Fyt, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View
Laura wears silk-lace top with metal embellishments and matching briefs, both price on request, gold-plated earrings with lace and Swarovski crystals, €658, and matching hair combs, €323 each, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Gold- and silver-plated necklace (in hand), £144, by Akong London from Swarovski Crystallized. Swarovski crystal and metal Peacock clutch bag, £398, by Butler & WilsonGilded mirror (on lap), £380, and Empire-style bronze and gilded bronze candelabra, £1,350 for a pair, all by Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural reproducing A Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game and a Parrot by Jan Fyt, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View | Image: Andrew Yee
Louise wears silk brocade dress, price on request, by Giles. Embroidered cashgora jacket with fur collar, $6,990, by Oscar de la Renta. Rhinestone and metal earrings, £890, and matching pendant, £1,340, both by LanvinSilvered bronze Gregoire candelabra (far left), £1,650 for a pair, and silver-plate and cut-glass claret jug, £325, both by Regent Antiques. Sterling-silver Raspini sauce boat, £1,750, mother-of-pearl caviar spoon with sterling-silver seahorse top, £210, and matching caviar spreader (just seen), £210, all by Asprey. Oriental wooden table, £990, from Lassco. Bespoke canvas wall mural reproducing Manon Balletti by Jean-Marc Nattier, £70 per square metre from the National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Viscose/cotton Grandis Charcoal fabric (above), £76 per metre, by Romo
Louise wears silk brocade dress, price on request, by Giles. Embroidered cashgora jacket with fur collar, $6,990, by Oscar de la Renta. Rhinestone and metal earrings, £890, and matching pendant, £1,340, both by LanvinSilvered bronze Gregoire candelabra (far left), £1,650 for a pair, and silver-plate and cut-glass claret jug, £325, both by Regent Antiques. Sterling-silver Raspini sauce boat, £1,750, mother-of-pearl caviar spoon with sterling-silver seahorse top, £210, and matching caviar spreader (just seen), £210, all by Asprey. Oriental wooden table, £990, from Lassco. Bespoke canvas wall mural reproducing Manon Balletti by Jean-Marc Nattier, £70 per square metre from the National Gallery Collection by Surface View. Viscose/cotton Grandis Charcoal fabric (above), £76 per metre, by Romo | Image: Andrew Yee
Mary wears embroidered silk top and matching skirt, both price on request by Vivienne Westwood Gold Label. Gold-plated silver drop earrings with ruby, white topaz and yellow sapphire, £898, by Butler & Wilson. Head garland, stylist’s own Alder Floral Weave rayon/cotton/metallic fabric (far right), £153 per metre, by Ralph Lauren Home. Antique 15in Newton & Son terrestrial library globe, £26,000, from Trevor Philip & Son. Silk San Marco Radica fabric (on table), £346 per metre, by Rubelli Venezia. Dresden-style Compotes centrepiece (on table), £290 for a pair, from Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural reproducing Manon Balletti by Jean-Marc Nattier, £70 per square metre, from the National Gallery Collection by Surface View
Mary wears embroidered silk top and matching skirt, both price on request by Vivienne Westwood Gold Label. Gold-plated silver drop earrings with ruby, white topaz and yellow sapphire, £898, by Butler & Wilson. Head garland, stylist’s own Alder Floral Weave rayon/cotton/metallic fabric (far right), £153 per metre, by Ralph Lauren Home. Antique 15in Newton & Son terrestrial library globe, £26,000, from Trevor Philip & Son. Silk San Marco Radica fabric (on table), £346 per metre, by Rubelli Venezia. Dresden-style Compotes centrepiece (on table), £290 for a pair, from Regent Antiques. Canvas wall mural reproducing Manon Balletti by Jean-Marc Nattier, £70 per square metre, from the National Gallery Collection by Surface View | Image: Andrew Yee
Nina wears silk dress, silk socks, and gold-plated metal and crystal earrings, all price on request by Dolce & Gabbana. Antiqued gold-plate necklace with Swarovski crystals, pearls and rabbit-fur pompoms, £1,234, by Erickson Beamon for OsmanDresden-style Compotes centrepiece (far right), £290 for a pair, and Louis XVI-style giltwood table with marble top, £1,990 for a pair, both from Regent Antiques. Linen Malagassy Floral fabric (below on chair), £309 per metre, by Ralph Lauren Home. Canvas Wall Mural reproducing A Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game and a Parrot by Jan Fyt, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View
Nina wears silk dress, silk socks, and gold-plated metal and crystal earrings, all price on request by Dolce & Gabbana. Antiqued gold-plate necklace with Swarovski crystals, pearls and rabbit-fur pompoms, £1,234, by Erickson Beamon for OsmanDresden-style Compotes centrepiece (far right), £290 for a pair, and Louis XVI-style giltwood table with marble top, £1,990 for a pair, both from Regent Antiques. Linen Malagassy Floral fabric (below on chair), £309 per metre, by Ralph Lauren Home. Canvas Wall Mural reproducing A Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game and a Parrot by Jan Fyt, £70 per square metre, from The National Gallery Collection by Surface View | Image: Andrew Yee
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