Japanese-inspired eveningwear

Rich fabrics, strong silhouettes, intricate drapes and Japanese influences bring a new opulence to eveningwear. Jewellery by Van Cleef & Arpels. Styling and photography by Damian Foxe

Dice Kayek silk jacket, about £1,130. Maticevski silk dress, about £3,400. Fuji Kimono silk hakama Benkei trousers (just seen), £185. Simone Rocha faux-fur and Perspex shoes, £750. Harvy Santos nylon and silk Wataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and red gold, diamond and ruby Pétales de Voux earrings, white and yellow gold, diamond, ruby, emerald, sapphire, cultured pearl and ruby bead Oiseau sur la Branche necklace, and white and red gold, diamond and ruby Pétales de Voux bracelet, all price on request
Dice Kayek silk jacket, about £1,130. Maticevski silk dress, about £3,400. Fuji Kimono silk hakama Benkei trousers (just seen), £185. Simone Rocha faux-fur and Perspex shoes, £750. Harvy Santos nylon and silk Wataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and red gold, diamond and ruby Pétales de Voux earrings, white and yellow gold, diamond, ruby, emerald, sapphire, cultured pearl and ruby bead Oiseau sur la Branche necklace, and white and red gold, diamond and ruby Pétales de Voux bracelet, all price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
Etro embroidered wool, goat fur, silk and cotton coat, £3,355. Issey Miyake polyester-mix Auroras x Steam Stretch coat, £2,225. Moschino viscose-mix dress, price on request. Agnieszka Osipa lace, crystal and pearl headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels rose gold, diamond, sapphire, onyx, cultured pearl and morganite Secret de Crépuscule earrings, rose gold, diamond, sapphire, spinel, onyx and amethyst Secret de Cassis necklace, and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and amethyst bead Secret de Cassis between-the-finger ring, all price on request
Etro embroidered wool, goat fur, silk and cotton coat, £3,355. Issey Miyake polyester-mix Auroras x Steam Stretch coat, £2,225. Moschino viscose-mix dress, price on request. Agnieszka Osipa lace, crystal and pearl headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels rose gold, diamond, sapphire, onyx, cultured pearl and morganite Secret de Crépuscule earrings, rose gold, diamond, sapphire, spinel, onyx and amethyst Secret de Cassis necklace, and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and amethyst bead Secret de Cassis between-the-finger ring, all price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
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Fuji Kimono silk crepe Dreamgirls kimono, £245. Alexis Mabille Haute Couture silk tulle and duchesse satin top, and silk crepe and satin skirt, both price on request. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, ruby and onyx Pharos earrings, white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, coral, cultured pearl and spinel Manège necklace, and white and rose gold, diamond, ruby, sapphire, coral and rubellite Edesem ring, all price on request 
Fuji Kimono silk crepe Dreamgirls kimono, £245. Alexis Mabille Haute Couture silk tulle and duchesse satin top, and silk crepe and satin skirt, both price on request. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, ruby and onyx Pharos earrings, white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, coral, cultured pearl and spinel Manège necklace, and white and rose gold, diamond, ruby, sapphire, coral and rubellite Edesem ring, all price on request  | Image: Damian Foxe
Undercover silk/cotton bolero, price on request. Fuji Kimono silk Kyoto Gion kimono, £220. Issey Miyake polyester-mix Auroras x Stream Stretch dress, £1,850. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, emerald and sapphire Pégase necklace, and white gold, diamond and onyx Lune ring, both price on request   
Undercover silk/cotton bolero, price on request. Fuji Kimono silk Kyoto Gion kimono, £220. Issey Miyake polyester-mix Auroras x Stream Stretch dress, £1,850. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, emerald and sapphire Pégase necklace, and white gold, diamond and onyx Lune ring, both price on request    | Image: Damian Foxe
Gareth Pugh velvet coat, price on request. Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini polyamide dress, £2,020. Harvy Santos nylon, acetate paillette and glass Wataboshi hood, made to order. Rodarte lambskin gloves, about £1,630. Van Cleef & Arpels white and yellow gold, diamond, sapphire, cultured pearl and opal Aube et Crépuscule necklace, price on request
Gareth Pugh velvet coat, price on request. Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini polyamide dress, £2,020. Harvy Santos nylon, acetate paillette and glass Wataboshi hood, made to order. Rodarte lambskin gloves, about £1,630. Van Cleef & Arpels white and yellow gold, diamond, sapphire, cultured pearl and opal Aube et Crépuscule necklace, price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
Givenchy satin coat, about £3,500. Dice Kayek silk dress, about £1,898. Harvy Santos nylon and silk Wataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, emerald and tsavorite garnet Perce‑Neige necklace, and white and yellow gold, diamond, onyx and yellow diamond Labyrinthe ring, both price on request
Givenchy satin coat, about £3,500. Dice Kayek silk dress, about £1,898. Harvy Santos nylon and silk Wataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, emerald and tsavorite garnet Perce‑Neige necklace, and white and yellow gold, diamond, onyx and yellow diamond Labyrinthe ring, both price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
Albino Teodoro wool and felt cape coat, about £600. Vivienne Westwood Couture pearl‑embroidered silk mikado and netting dress, price on request. Harvy Santos tulle and metal headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, sapphire, turquoise, spinel and cultured pearl Pluie d’Ete earrings, and white gold, diamond, emerald, Paraíba‑like tourmaline and sapphire Fleur Bleue ring, both price on request
Albino Teodoro wool and felt cape coat, about £600. Vivienne Westwood Couture pearl‑embroidered silk mikado and netting dress, price on request. Harvy Santos tulle and metal headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, sapphire, turquoise, spinel and cultured pearl Pluie d’Ete earrings, and white gold, diamond, emerald, Paraíba‑like tourmaline and sapphire Fleur Bleue ring, both price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
Fuji Kimono silk Da Vinci Code kimono. £285. Albino Teodoro wool and plumetis jacket, about £660. Dior polyamide dress, £8,000. Harvy Santos nylon, acetate paillettes and glass Wataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, spinel, onyx and cultured pearl Chouettes earrings, white gold, diamond, spinel, onyx, mother-of-pearl and cultured pearl Chouettes transformable necklace, and white gold and white and yellow diamond Plumes d’Icare ring, all price on request
Fuji Kimono silk Da Vinci Code kimono. £285. Albino Teodoro wool and plumetis jacket, about £660. Dior polyamide dress, £8,000. Harvy Santos nylon, acetate paillettes and glass Wataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white gold, diamond, spinel, onyx and cultured pearl Chouettes earrings, white gold, diamond, spinel, onyx, mother-of-pearl and cultured pearl Chouettes transformable necklace, and white gold and white and yellow diamond Plumes d’Icare ring, all price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
Francesco Scognamiglio embroidered silk jacquard coat with capodimonte porcelain roses and crystals, price on request. Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood cotton coat, £1,985. Aadnevik metal skirt, £25,000, and Couture hand-beaded and embroidered pearl and python dress, £17,900. Agnieszka Osipa lace, crystal and pearl headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and coral Message des Hirondelles necklace, white, rose and red gold, diamond, ruby, sapphire, spessartite garnet, spinel, coral, mother-of-pearl and onyx Sous Son Aile clip brooch, and white, yellow and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and ruby Secret des Abeilles ring, all price on request  
Francesco Scognamiglio embroidered silk jacquard coat with capodimonte porcelain roses and crystals, price on request. Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood cotton coat, £1,985. Aadnevik metal skirt, £25,000, and Couture hand-beaded and embroidered pearl and python dress, £17,900. Agnieszka Osipa lace, crystal and pearl headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and coral Message des Hirondelles necklace, white, rose and red gold, diamond, ruby, sapphire, spessartite garnet, spinel, coral, mother-of-pearl and onyx Sous Son Aile clip brooch, and white, yellow and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and ruby Secret des Abeilles ring, all price on request   | Image: Damian Foxe
Zimmermann cotton/silk robe, £2,600. Ann Demeulemeester wool/cotton waistcoat, £1,630. Aadnevik embroidered lace and leather gown, £7,500. Vivienne Westwood Couture archive leather platform shoes, price on request. Agnieszka Osipa beaded felt and metal headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, ruby, aquamarine, turquoise and cultured pearl Instant Infini necklace, and white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, spinel and aquamarine Nelumbo ring, both price on request
Zimmermann cotton/silk robe, £2,600. Ann Demeulemeester wool/cotton waistcoat, £1,630. Aadnevik embroidered lace and leather gown, £7,500. Vivienne Westwood Couture archive leather platform shoes, price on request. Agnieszka Osipa beaded felt and metal headpiece, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, ruby, aquamarine, turquoise and cultured pearl Instant Infini necklace, and white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, spinel and aquamarine Nelumbo ring, both price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
Schiaparelli Haute Couture silk organza and silk twill kimono, price on request. Luisa Beccaria silk tulle dress, £4,200. Harvy Santos silk and nylon W ataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, chalcedony, onyx, cultured pearl and spinel Secret d’une Etoile earrings, white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, ruby, cultured pearl, lapis lazuli and spinel Ryujin necklace, and white, yellow and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and ruby Secret des Abeilles ring, all price on request
Schiaparelli Haute Couture silk organza and silk twill kimono, price on request. Luisa Beccaria silk tulle dress, £4,200. Harvy Santos silk and nylon W ataboshi hood, made to order. Van Cleef & Arpels white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, chalcedony, onyx, cultured pearl and spinel Secret d’une Etoile earrings, white and rose gold, diamond, sapphire, ruby, cultured pearl, lapis lazuli and spinel Ryujin necklace, and white, yellow and rose gold, diamond, sapphire and ruby Secret des Abeilles ring, all price on request | Image: Damian Foxe
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