Longing for summer

It’s the height of summer but dresses are hitting the floor in the dreamiest and most delicate fabrics. Styling by Damian Foxe.

Silk organza ruffle dress, price on request, by Valentino.Valentino, 174 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 5855; www.valentino.com) and branch/stockist.
Silk organza ruffle dress, price on request, by Valentino.Valentino, 174 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 5855; www.valentino.com) and branch/stockist. | Image: Andrew Yee
Colleen (left) wears silk embroidered dress, £10,000, and silk wool briefs, from £450, both by Dior. Leather brogues, £150, by Camper Together Veronique Branquinho. Magic Alhambra six-, 11- and 16-motif necklaces in yellow gold and white mother-of-pearl, from £4,500, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Beth (right) wears tiered silk chiffon dress, €4,951, by Chloé. Magic Alhambra six- and 16-motif necklaces in white gold, mother-of-pearl and chalcedony, £5,000 and £11,900, and Vintage Alhambra 20-motif necklace in white gold and chalcedony, £9,100, all by Van Cleef & Arpels. White leather shoes, £810, by Yohji Yamamoto.Camper, 28 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2722; www.camper.com) and branches/stockists. Chloé, see Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. Dior, 31 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7172 0172; www.dior.com) and stockists. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7235 5000; www.harveynichols.com). Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Van Cleef & Arpels, 9 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 0400; www.vancleef-arpels.com) and see Harrods. Yohji Yamamoto, 14-15 Conduit Street, London W1 (020-7491 4129; www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp).
Colleen (left) wears silk embroidered dress, £10,000, and silk wool briefs, from £450, both by Dior. Leather brogues, £150, by Camper Together Veronique Branquinho. Magic Alhambra six-, 11- and 16-motif necklaces in yellow gold and white mother-of-pearl, from £4,500, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Beth (right) wears tiered silk chiffon dress, €4,951, by Chloé. Magic Alhambra six- and 16-motif necklaces in white gold, mother-of-pearl and chalcedony, £5,000 and £11,900, and Vintage Alhambra 20-motif necklace in white gold and chalcedony, £9,100, all by Van Cleef & Arpels. White leather shoes, £810, by Yohji Yamamoto.Camper, 28 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2722; www.camper.com) and branches/stockists. Chloé, see Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. Dior, 31 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7172 0172; www.dior.com) and stockists. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7235 5000; www.harveynichols.com). Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Van Cleef & Arpels, 9 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 0400; www.vancleef-arpels.com) and see Harrods. Yohji Yamamoto, 14-15 Conduit Street, London W1 (020-7491 4129; www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp). | Image: Andrew Yee
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Colleen (left) wears silk muslin dress with gauze ribbons, £2,680, by Fendi. Beth (right) wears chiffon, tulle and lace dress, price on request, by Antonio Marras from Feathers.Feathers, 42 Hans Crescent, London SW1 (020-7589 5802; www.feathersfashion.com). Fendi, 22 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7838 6288; www.fendi.com) and see Selfridges. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com).
Colleen (left) wears silk muslin dress with gauze ribbons, £2,680, by Fendi. Beth (right) wears chiffon, tulle and lace dress, price on request, by Antonio Marras from Feathers.Feathers, 42 Hans Crescent, London SW1 (020-7589 5802; www.feathersfashion.com). Fendi, 22 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7838 6288; www.fendi.com) and see Selfridges. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). | Image: Andrew Yee
Beth (left) wears silk dress with collar, £550, by Daks. Leather brogues, £150, by Camper Together Veronique Branquinho. Colleen (right) wears silk chiffon scarf-neck robe dress in peaux precieuses print, with silk slip, £3,190, by Hermès. Leather brogues, £340, by Paul Smith. Antique rope bag, from £120, from a selection, from Egg. Camper, 28 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2722; www.camper.com) and branches/stockists. Daks, 10 Old Bond Street, London W1 (0800-288 188; www.daks.com) and branch. Egg, 36 Kinnerton Street, London SW1 (020-7235 9315). Hermès, 155 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7499 8856; www.hermes.com) and branches/stockists. Paul Smith, 40-44 Floral Street, London WC2 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk).
Beth (left) wears silk dress with collar, £550, by Daks. Leather brogues, £150, by Camper Together Veronique Branquinho. Colleen (right) wears silk chiffon scarf-neck robe dress in peaux precieuses print, with silk slip, £3,190, by Hermès. Leather brogues, £340, by Paul Smith. Antique rope bag, from £120, from a selection, from Egg. Camper, 28 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2722; www.camper.com) and branches/stockists. Daks, 10 Old Bond Street, London W1 (0800-288 188; www.daks.com) and branch. Egg, 36 Kinnerton Street, London SW1 (020-7235 9315). Hermès, 155 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7499 8856; www.hermes.com) and branches/stockists. Paul Smith, 40-44 Floral Street, London WC2 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk). | Image: Andrew Yee
Ombre gauze embroidered gown, £5,075, and denim jacket, £1,065, both by Ralph Lauren. Leather brogues, £340, by Paul Smith.Paul Smith, 40-44 Floral Street, London WC2 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk). Ralph Lauren, 1 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7535 4600; www.ralphlauren.com) and branches.
Ombre gauze embroidered gown, £5,075, and denim jacket, £1,065, both by Ralph Lauren. Leather brogues, £340, by Paul Smith.Paul Smith, 40-44 Floral Street, London WC2 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk). Ralph Lauren, 1 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7535 4600; www.ralphlauren.com) and branches. | Image: Andrew Yee
Silk embroidered dress, £18,500, by Dior. Distressed cotton print jacket, £2,130, by Yohji Yamamoto. Polyester/elastane bra and knickers, show only (not for sale), by Antonio Marras Archive. Leather brogues (just seen), £150, by Camper Together Veronique Branquinho.Camper, 28 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2722; www.camper.com) and branches/stockists. Dior, 31 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7172 0172; www.dior.com) and stockists. Yohji Yamamoto, 14-15 Conduit Street, London W1 (020-7491 4129; www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp).
Silk embroidered dress, £18,500, by Dior. Distressed cotton print jacket, £2,130, by Yohji Yamamoto. Polyester/elastane bra and knickers, show only (not for sale), by Antonio Marras Archive. Leather brogues (just seen), £150, by Camper Together Veronique Branquinho.Camper, 28 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7629 2722; www.camper.com) and branches/stockists. Dior, 31 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7172 0172; www.dior.com) and stockists. Yohji Yamamoto, 14-15 Conduit Street, London W1 (020-7491 4129; www.yohjiyamamoto.co.jp). | Image: Andrew Yee
Colleen (left) wears floor-length washed silk georgette belted handkerchief dress, £2,105, by Donna Karan. Silk and lace bustier, €700, by Carine Gilson from Net-a-Porter. Leather brogues, £340, by Paul Smith. Beth (right) wears chiffon dress with flower embroidery, £2,338, by Alberta Ferretti. Alberta Ferretti, 205-206 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2349; www.albertaferretti.com) and stockists. Donna Karan, 46 Conduit Street, London W1 (020-7479 7900; www.donnakaran.com) and stockists. Net-a-Porter, 0845-675 1321; www.net-a-porter.com. Paul Smith, 40-44 Floral Street, London WC2 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk). Thanks to The Beverly hills hotel (www.beverlyhillshotel.com). Hair: Yiotis Panayiotou for Kerastase/celestineagency.com. Make-up: Dawn Broussard using MAC at Themagnetagency.com. Models: Colleen B at Photogenics and Beth at Ford models LA. Stylist’s assistant: Fabio Immediato. Photographer’s assistants: Allison Bebout and Dustin Edwards. Production: Sebastien Robcis at Atelier Management.
Colleen (left) wears floor-length washed silk georgette belted handkerchief dress, £2,105, by Donna Karan. Silk and lace bustier, €700, by Carine Gilson from Net-a-Porter. Leather brogues, £340, by Paul Smith. Beth (right) wears chiffon dress with flower embroidery, £2,338, by Alberta Ferretti. Alberta Ferretti, 205-206 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 2349; www.albertaferretti.com) and stockists. Donna Karan, 46 Conduit Street, London W1 (020-7479 7900; www.donnakaran.com) and stockists. Net-a-Porter, 0845-675 1321; www.net-a-porter.com. Paul Smith, 40-44 Floral Street, London WC2 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk). Thanks to The Beverly hills hotel (www.beverlyhillshotel.com). Hair: Yiotis Panayiotou for Kerastase/celestineagency.com. Make-up: Dawn Broussard using MAC at Themagnetagency.com. Models: Colleen B at Photogenics and Beth at Ford models LA. Stylist’s assistant: Fabio Immediato. Photographer’s assistants: Allison Bebout and Dustin Edwards. Production: Sebastien Robcis at Atelier Management. | Image: Andrew Yee
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