Impeccably imperfect fashion for him and her

Fashion and interiors are embracing the Japanese aesthetic of wabi-sabi, which sees beauty in simplicity, imperfection and the patina of time. Photography and styling by Damian Foxe

Craig Green calico jackets, £728 each, and calico trousers, price on request. Pendant, model’s own. From left: Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered sofa, price on request, made to measure. 1600s Japanese wooden coffee table with cast bronze legs, £11,925. Danish plaster sculpture, price on request. Jesper Skov Madsen aluminium artwork, about £4,650. All from olivergustav.com
Craig Green calico jackets, £728 each, and calico trousers, price on request. Pendant, model’s own. From left: Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered sofa, price on request, made to measure. 1600s Japanese wooden coffee table with cast bronze legs, £11,925. Danish plaster sculpture, price on request. Jesper Skov Madsen aluminium artwork, about £4,650. All from olivergustav.com
Studio Oliver Gustav raw linen jacket by Kaare Golles, price on request. Prada crepe de Chine and wool dress with crystal fringing, £3,260, and shearling shoes, £850. From top: Rasmus Rosengaard graphite on canvas painting, about £1,905. Malian bird hunting masks, about £535 each. 1300s Vietnamese clay vase, price on request. Society linen pillow, about £80. 1700s Chinese wood farmer’s table, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered chair, price on request. Belgian ceramic sculpture, about £3,465. Sicilian dyed wool rug, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Studio Oliver Gustav raw linen jacket by Kaare Golles, price on request. Prada crepe de Chine and wool dress with crystal fringing, £3,260, and shearling shoes, £850. From top: Rasmus Rosengaard graphite on canvas painting, about £1,905. Malian bird hunting masks, about £535 each. 1300s Vietnamese clay vase, price on request. Society linen pillow, about £80. 1700s Chinese wood farmer’s table, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered chair, price on request. Belgian ceramic sculpture, about £3,465. Sicilian dyed wool rug, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
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Comme des Garçons Homme Plus polyester jacket with attached waistcoat, £1,220, and matching trousers, £905. John Alexander Skelton cotton shirt, about £1,020. Gucci leather brogue monk shoes, £795. Socks, stylist’s own. From top: Maja Karen Individual photo artwork, about £6,565. Antoñito y Manolín concrete sculpture, about £1,535. Agapecasa x Angelo Mangiarotti marble table, price on request. Erik Magnussen steel chair, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Comme des Garçons Homme Plus polyester jacket with attached waistcoat, £1,220, and matching trousers, £905. John Alexander Skelton cotton shirt, about £1,020. Gucci leather brogue monk shoes, £795. Socks, stylist’s own. From top: Maja Karen Individual photo artwork, about £6,565. Antoñito y Manolín concrete sculpture, about £1,535. Agapecasa x Angelo Mangiarotti marble table, price on request. Erik Magnussen steel chair, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Alexander McQueen silk fil coupé brocade dress, £7,475. From left: vintage Japanese wooden pot with Bowiea volobilis plants, price on request. 1970s Angelo Mangiarotti light sculpture, £4,050. Indonesian stone side table, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered sofa, price on request, made to measure. All from olivergustav.com
Alexander McQueen silk fil coupé brocade dress, £7,475. From left: vintage Japanese wooden pot with Bowiea volobilis plants, price on request. 1970s Angelo Mangiarotti light sculpture, £4,050. Indonesian stone side table, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered sofa, price on request, made to measure. All from olivergustav.com
Dolce & Gabbana embroidered cotton/virgin wool coat, £4,085. Damir Doma wool jumper, £615, and cotton-mix trousers, £265. Gucci leather, brocade and fur Princetown slippers (just seen), £645. From top: Julia Haller painting, price on request. Vintage Cambodian clay jars, price on request. Stone plate, about £70. Art books, from about £40. 1700s Chinese wooden farmer’s table, about £3,460. Antique Japanese stone, price on request. Danish stone bust, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Dolce & Gabbana embroidered cotton/virgin wool coat, £4,085. Damir Doma wool jumper, £615, and cotton-mix trousers, £265. Gucci leather, brocade and fur Princetown slippers (just seen), £645. From top: Julia Haller painting, price on request. Vintage Cambodian clay jars, price on request. Stone plate, about £70. Art books, from about £40. 1700s Chinese wooden farmer’s table, about £3,460. Antique Japanese stone, price on request. Danish stone bust, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Yang Li wool coat, cotton shirt and wool trousers, all price on request. From left: Italian marble sphere, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp‑upholstered chair, about £4,290. Both from olivergustav.com
Yang Li wool coat, cotton shirt and wool trousers, all price on request. From left: Italian marble sphere, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp‑upholstered chair, about £4,290. Both from olivergustav.com
Vivienne Westwood wool cardigan, £460. Undercover wool dress, £692. From top: Rasmus Rosengaard framed graphite on paper drawings, about £3,095 each. Mad et Len iron jars, about £680 and £560. Antique wood and Ölandssten stone table, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Vivienne Westwood wool cardigan, £460. Undercover wool dress, £692. From top: Rasmus Rosengaard framed graphite on paper drawings, about £3,095 each. Mad et Len iron jars, about £680 and £560. Antique wood and Ölandssten stone table, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Gucci wool/mohair jacket, £1,790. Loewe cotton/wool/polyamide shirt, £1,100. French painting, price on request, from olivergustav.com
Gucci wool/mohair jacket, £1,790. Loewe cotton/wool/polyamide shirt, £1,100. French painting, price on request, from olivergustav.com
John Alexander Skelton wool Anarchy coat, about £2,400. Ann Demeulemeester silk shirt, £527, and wool trousers, £718. Pendant, model’s own. From top: 1970s French iron artwork, about £11,580. Belgian ceramic sculpture, about £3,465. 1920s Indian naga wood table,  price on request. All from olivergustav.com
John Alexander Skelton wool Anarchy coat, about £2,400. Ann Demeulemeester silk shirt, £527, and wool trousers, £718. Pendant, model’s own. From top: 1970s French iron artwork, about £11,580. Belgian ceramic sculpture, about £3,465. 1920s Indian naga wood table,  price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Renli Su linen/mulberry silk coat, £1,300, from Egg. Miu Miu silk and crepe feather dress, £5,050. From top: Julia Haller canvas with orange square, price on request. Small French painting, price on request. Faye Toogood fibreglass Roly Poly dining chair, about £4,170. 1800s Japanese ceramic jars, price on request. 1700s Chinese wooden farmer’s chair, about £4,290 for a pair. Vintage Iranian linen carpet, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Renli Su linen/mulberry silk coat, £1,300, from Egg. Miu Miu silk and crepe feather dress, £5,050. From top: Julia Haller canvas with orange square, price on request. Small French painting, price on request. Faye Toogood fibreglass Roly Poly dining chair, about £4,170. 1800s Japanese ceramic jars, price on request. 1700s Chinese wooden farmer’s chair, about £4,290 for a pair. Vintage Iranian linen carpet, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
Maison Margiela wool/cashmere coat, £1,840,  wool/cashmere and cotton coat, £2,125, cotton poplin shirt, £365, and virgin wool trousers, £490. Vivienne Westwood calfskin Derby shoes, £425. From top: Dutch iron artwork, price on request. Italian wooden sculpture and bronze sculpture, price on request. Agapecasa x Angelo Mangiarotti Nero Marquina marble table, price on request. Maja Karen Individual photo artwork (in room behind), about £6,585. All from olivergustav.com
Maison Margiela wool/cashmere coat, £1,840, wool/cashmere and cotton coat, £2,125, cotton poplin shirt, £365, and virgin wool trousers, £490. Vivienne Westwood calfskin Derby shoes, £425. From top: Dutch iron artwork, price on request. Italian wooden sculpture and bronze sculpture, price on request. Agapecasa x Angelo Mangiarotti Nero Marquina marble table, price on request. Maja Karen Individual photo artwork (in room behind), about £6,585. All from olivergustav.com
Acne Studios wool and silk dress, price on request. From top: George Rippon painting, about £1,910. Society linen pillows, about £80 each. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered sofa, price on request, made to measure. All from olivergustav.com
Acne Studios wool and silk dress, price on request. From top: George Rippon painting, about £1,910. Society linen pillows, about £80 each. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered sofa, price on request, made to measure. All from olivergustav.com
John Alexander Skelton antique corduroy Peterloo coat, about £2,100. Alexander McQueen mohair cardigan, £1,195, and silk shirt, £845. Ann Demeulemeester wool trousers, £738. JW Anderson wool and rubber shoes, price on request. From left: Rasmus Rosengaard bronze artworks, about £3,100. Chinese wood farmer’s table, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered chair, price on request. 1970s French iron artwork, about £11,555. 1700s wooden Chinese farmer’s table, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
John Alexander Skelton antique corduroy Peterloo coat, about £2,100. Alexander McQueen mohair cardigan, £1,195, and silk shirt, £845. Ann Demeulemeester wool trousers, £738. JW Anderson wool and rubber shoes, price on request. From left: Rasmus Rosengaard bronze artworks, about £3,100. Chinese wood farmer’s table, price on request. Studio Oliver Gustav hemp-upholstered chair, price on request. 1970s French iron artwork, about £11,555. 1700s wooden Chinese farmer’s table, price on request. All from olivergustav.com
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