Ahead of the curve

Cinched waists and flared skirts shape a silhouette that’s elegant and every inch the lady. Styling by Damian Foxe.

Silk/wool coat, £2,212, by Vionnet. Silk dress with corsage, £749, by Paul Smith. Snakeskin handbag, £1,990, by Valentino.Paul Smith, 84-86 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk) and branches/stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Valentino, 174 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 5855; www.valentino.com) and see Harrods. Vionnet, www.vionnet.com and see Selfridges.
Silk/wool coat, £2,212, by Vionnet. Silk dress with corsage, £749, by Paul Smith. Snakeskin handbag, £1,990, by Valentino.Paul Smith, 84-86 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk) and branches/stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Valentino, 174 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 5855; www.valentino.com) and see Harrods. Vionnet, www.vionnet.com and see Selfridges. | Image: Andrew Yee
Ruched lace panelled dress with wool under-layer, £3,400, by Elie Saab from Harrods. Velvet shoes with crystal heel and satin bow, £880, by Louis Vuitton.Elie Saab, 020-7173 6424; www.eliesaab.com and see Harrods. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Louis Vuitton, 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7399 4050; www.louisvuitton.com) and branches/stockists.
Ruched lace panelled dress with wool under-layer, £3,400, by Elie Saab from Harrods. Velvet shoes with crystal heel and satin bow, £880, by Louis Vuitton.Elie Saab, 020-7173 6424; www.eliesaab.com and see Harrods. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Louis Vuitton, 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7399 4050; www.louisvuitton.com) and branches/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
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Silk/wool dress, £1,000, and cotton/silk shoes, £410, both by Dries Van Noten. Acetate spectacles, price on request, by Prada.Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Dries Van Noten, +331-4274 4407; www.driesvannoten.be and see Browns, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7235 5000; www.harveynichols.com). Prada, 43-45 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 0008; www.prada.com) and branch. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com).
Silk/wool dress, £1,000, and cotton/silk shoes, £410, both by Dries Van Noten. Acetate spectacles, price on request, by Prada.Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Dries Van Noten, +331-4274 4407; www.driesvannoten.be and see Browns, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7235 5000; www.harveynichols.com). Prada, 43-45 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 0008; www.prada.com) and branch. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). | Image: Andrew Yee
Organza and radzimir bustier, £1,728, and wool skirt, price on request, both by Nina Ricci from Harrods. Silk and lambskin gloves, £374, and patent leather platform shoes, £528, both by Nina Ricci from Browns and Matches. Knitted wool coat, £900, by Nicole Farhi. Leather handbag, €2,358, by Delvaux.Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Delvaux, www.delvaux.com and see Dover Street Market. Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680; www.doverstreetmarket.com). Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Matches, 87 Marylebone High Street, London W1 (020-7487 5400; www.matchesfashion.com) and branch. Nicole Farhi, 158 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7499 8368; www.nicolefarhi.com) and stockists. Nina Ricci, www.ninaricci.com and see Browns, Harrods and Matches.
Organza and radzimir bustier, £1,728, and wool skirt, price on request, both by Nina Ricci from Harrods. Silk and lambskin gloves, £374, and patent leather platform shoes, £528, both by Nina Ricci from Browns and Matches. Knitted wool coat, £900, by Nicole Farhi. Leather handbag, €2,358, by Delvaux.Browns, 24-27 South Molton Street, London W1 (020-7514 0016; www.brownsfashion.com) and branch. Delvaux, www.delvaux.com and see Dover Street Market. Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680; www.doverstreetmarket.com). Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Matches, 87 Marylebone High Street, London W1 (020-7487 5400; www.matchesfashion.com) and branch. Nicole Farhi, 158 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7499 8368; www.nicolefarhi.com) and stockists. Nina Ricci, www.ninaricci.com and see Browns, Harrods and Matches. | Image: Andrew Yee
Silk and lace bustier, €700, by Carine Gilson from Net-a-Porter. Wool and cashmere skirt, £729, and leather and elastic belt, £79, both by Paul Smith. Carine Gilson, www.carinegilson.com and see Net-a-Porter. Net-a-Porter, 0845-675 1321; www.net-a-porter.com. Paul Smith, 84-86 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk) and branches/stockists.
Silk and lace bustier, €700, by Carine Gilson from Net-a-Porter. Wool and cashmere skirt, £729, and leather and elastic belt, £79, both by Paul Smith. Carine Gilson, www.carinegilson.com and see Net-a-Porter. Net-a-Porter, 0845-675 1321; www.net-a-porter.com. Paul Smith, 84-86 Sloane Avenue, London SW3 (0800-023 4006; www.paulsmith.co.uk) and branches/stockists. | Image: Andrew Yee
Wool pinstripe corset with belt, £1,050, silk faille Black Knot skirt, £1,900, leather gloves, £620, and velvet shoes, £875, all by Louis Vuitton. White and rose gold Jardin Secret necklace with Tahitian pearls, diamonds, pink sapphires and tsavorites, price on request, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Crocodile handbag, €8,913, by Delvaux.Delvaux, www.delvaux.com and see Dover Street Market. Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680; www.doverstreetmarket.com). Louis Vuitton, 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7399 4050; www.louisvuitton.com) and branches/stockists. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Van Cleef & Arpels, 9 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 0400; www.vancleef-arpels.com) and see Harrods.
Wool pinstripe corset with belt, £1,050, silk faille Black Knot skirt, £1,900, leather gloves, £620, and velvet shoes, £875, all by Louis Vuitton. White and rose gold Jardin Secret necklace with Tahitian pearls, diamonds, pink sapphires and tsavorites, price on request, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Crocodile handbag, €8,913, by Delvaux.Delvaux, www.delvaux.com and see Dover Street Market. Dover Street Market, 17-18 Dover Street, London W1 (020-7518 0680; www.doverstreetmarket.com). Louis Vuitton, 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7399 4050; www.louisvuitton.com) and branches/stockists. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Van Cleef & Arpels, 9 New Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 0400; www.vancleef-arpels.com) and see Harrods. | Image: Andrew Yee
Fleece wool and silk coat, £1,860, by Viktor & Rolf from Selfridges. Lurex bra top, £390, by Missoni. Yellow and white gold Fuji necklace with diamonds, sapphires, amethysts and tsavorites, price on request, by Van Cleef & Arpels.Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Missoni, 193 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1910; www.missoni.com) and stockists. 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. Viktor & Rolf, www.viktor-rolf.com and see Selfridges.
Fleece wool and silk coat, £1,860, by Viktor & Rolf from Selfridges. Lurex bra top, £390, by Missoni. Yellow and white gold Fuji necklace with diamonds, sapphires, amethysts and tsavorites, price on request, by Van Cleef & Arpels.Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Missoni, 193 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7823 1910; www.missoni.com) and stockists. 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. Viktor & Rolf, www.viktor-rolf.com and see Selfridges. | Image: Andrew Yee
Checked cashgora wool dress with ruffle bodice, £1,715, and patent leather court shoes, £390, both by Prada.Prada, 43-45 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 0008; www.prada.com) and branch.
Checked cashgora wool dress with ruffle bodice, £1,715, and patent leather court shoes, £390, both by Prada.Prada, 43-45 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 0008; www.prada.com) and branch. | Image: Andrew Yee
Wool jacket, $1,400, wool circle skirt, $895, synthetic glitter kitten-heel shoes with leather lining, $595, and sequined leather Davis bag, about $2,085, all by Marc Jacobs. Metal studded jersey bustier top, £1,105, by Viktor & Rolf from Selfridges.Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7235 5000; www.harveynichols.com). Marc Jacobs, 24-25 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7399-1690; www.marcjacobs.com) and see Harvey Nichols. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Viktor & Rolf, www.viktor-rolf.com and see Selfridges. Shot at The Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90210 (+1310-276 2251; www.beverlyhillshotel.com). Hair: Yiotis Panayiotou using Kerastase at CelestineAgency.com. Make up: Dawn Broussard using MAC at TheMagnetAgency.com. Nails: Michelle Saunders using SpaRitual at CelestineAgency.com. Model: Jenny Sweeney at Next Models. Stylist’s assistant: Fabio Immediato. Photographer’s assistants: Adam Amengual and Allison Bebout. Production: Sebastien Robcis at Atelier Management.
Wool jacket, $1,400, wool circle skirt, $895, synthetic glitter kitten-heel shoes with leather lining, $595, and sequined leather Davis bag, about $2,085, all by Marc Jacobs. Metal studded jersey bustier top, £1,105, by Viktor & Rolf from Selfridges.Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1 (020-7235 5000; www.harveynichols.com). Marc Jacobs, 24-25 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7399-1690; www.marcjacobs.com) and see Harvey Nichols. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (0800-123 400; www.selfridges.com). Viktor & Rolf, www.viktor-rolf.com and see Selfridges. Shot at The Beverly Hills Hotel, 9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90210 (+1310-276 2251; www.beverlyhillshotel.com). Hair: Yiotis Panayiotou using Kerastase at CelestineAgency.com. Make up: Dawn Broussard using MAC at TheMagnetAgency.com. Nails: Michelle Saunders using SpaRitual at CelestineAgency.com. Model: Jenny Sweeney at Next Models. Stylist’s assistant: Fabio Immediato. Photographer’s assistants: Adam Amengual and Allison Bebout. Production: Sebastien Robcis at Atelier Management. | Image: Andrew Yee
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