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Damian Foxe pens a love letter to 1940s glamour

Wool kick-back jacket, £1,815, by Alexander McQueen. Stretch jersey skirt, £730, by Chanel. Satin hat with veil, £372, by Jeffrey Portman.Alexander Mcqueen, 4-5 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7355 0088; www.alexandermcqueen.com). Chanel, 19-21 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 5040; www.chanel.com) and branches/stockists. Jeffrey Portman, 020-7241 1436; www.jeffreypotman.com.
Wool kick-back jacket, £1,815, by Alexander McQueen. Stretch jersey skirt, £730, by Chanel. Satin hat with veil, £372, by Jeffrey Portman.Alexander Mcqueen, 4-5 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7355 0088; www.alexandermcqueen.com). Chanel, 19-21 Old Bond Street, London W1 (020-7493 5040; www.chanel.com) and branches/stockists. Jeffrey Portman, 020-7241 1436; www.jeffreypotman.com. | Image: Yuval Hen
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Fur jacket, about €9,353, satin blouse, about €386, silk and leather Mikado skirt, about €983, leather glove-shaped scarf, about €456, silk headband, about €275, and suede wedges, about €480, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Rose gold Vintage Pilot watch on crocodile strap, £10,250, by IWC.Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000; www.dolcegabbana.com) and branch. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). IWC, 0845-337 1868; www.iwc.com and see Harrods and Selfridges. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234; www.selfridges.com).
Fur jacket, about €9,353, satin blouse, about €386, silk and leather Mikado skirt, about €983, leather glove-shaped scarf, about €456, silk headband, about €275, and suede wedges, about €480, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Rose gold Vintage Pilot watch on crocodile strap, £10,250, by IWC.Dolce & Gabbana, 6-8 Old Bond Street, London SW1 (020-7659 9000; www.dolcegabbana.com) and branch. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). IWC, 0845-337 1868; www.iwc.com and see Harrods and Selfridges. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234; www.selfridges.com). | Image: Yuval Hen
Velvet dress with diamanté detail, £4,000, by Giorgio Armani. Sinamay and feather hat, £750, by Philip Treacy. Leather shoes, £585, by Lanvin.Giorgio Armani, 37-42 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 6232; www.giorgioarmani.com). Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Lanvin, 128 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7491 1839; www.lanvin.com) and see Harrods. Philip Treacy, 69 Elizabeth Street, London SW1 (020-7730 3992; www.philiptreacy.co.uk) and stockists.
Velvet dress with diamanté detail, £4,000, by Giorgio Armani. Sinamay and feather hat, £750, by Philip Treacy. Leather shoes, £585, by Lanvin.Giorgio Armani, 37-42 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7235 6232; www.giorgioarmani.com). Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Lanvin, 128 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7491 1839; www.lanvin.com) and see Harrods. Philip Treacy, 69 Elizabeth Street, London SW1 (020-7730 3992; www.philiptreacy.co.uk) and stockists. | Image: Yuval Hen
Jacquard ikat coat with fur detail, price on request, by Dior. Beaded felt headband, £295, by John Rocha.Dior, 31 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7172 0172; www.dior.com) and stockists. John Rocha, 15a Dover Street, London W1 (020-7495 2233; www.johnrocha.ie).
Jacquard ikat coat with fur detail, price on request, by Dior. Beaded felt headband, £295, by John Rocha.Dior, 31 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7172 0172; www.dior.com) and stockists. John Rocha, 15a Dover Street, London W1 (020-7495 2233; www.johnrocha.ie). | Image: Yuval Hen
Lace blouse, £665, and satin skirt, £415, both by Stella McCartney. Woven Lycra Stealth hat, price on request, by Philip Treacy Couture. Leather cutout boots, price on request, by Viktor & Rolf. Philip Treacy, 69 Elizabeth Street, London SW1 (020-7730 3992; www.philiptreacy.co.uk) and stockists. Souvenir London, 2 Ganton Street, London W1 (020-7287 9877; www.souvenirfashion.com). Stella McCartney, 30 Bruton Street, London W1 (020-7518 3100; www.stellamccartney.com) and stockists. Viktor & Rolf, +390-2574 8061; www.viktor-rolf.com and see Souvenir London.
Lace blouse, £665, and satin skirt, £415, both by Stella McCartney. Woven Lycra Stealth hat, price on request, by Philip Treacy Couture. Leather cutout boots, price on request, by Viktor & Rolf. Philip Treacy, 69 Elizabeth Street, London SW1 (020-7730 3992; www.philiptreacy.co.uk) and stockists. Souvenir London, 2 Ganton Street, London W1 (020-7287 9877; www.souvenirfashion.com). Stella McCartney, 30 Bruton Street, London W1 (020-7518 3100; www.stellamccartney.com) and stockists. Viktor & Rolf, +390-2574 8061; www.viktor-rolf.com and see Souvenir London. | Image: Yuval Hen
Silk taffeta and silk mousseline dress, price on request, by Jean Paul Gaultier. Sinamay and lace Beano hat with spiral veiling, £1,200, by Philip Treacy. Steel Vintage Portofino watch on crocodile strap, £7,250, by IWC. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). IWC, 0845-337 1868; www.iwc.com and see Harrods and Selfridges. Jean Paul Gaultier, 171-174 Draycott Avenue, London SW3 (020-7584 4648; www.jeanpaulgaultier.com) and see Liberty. Philip Treacy, 69 Elizabeth Street, London SW1 (020-7730 3992; www.philiptreacy.co.uk) and stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234; www.selfridges.com).
Silk taffeta and silk mousseline dress, price on request, by Jean Paul Gaultier. Sinamay and lace Beano hat with spiral veiling, £1,200, by Philip Treacy. Steel Vintage Portofino watch on crocodile strap, £7,250, by IWC. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). IWC, 0845-337 1868; www.iwc.com and see Harrods and Selfridges. Jean Paul Gaultier, 171-174 Draycott Avenue, London SW3 (020-7584 4648; www.jeanpaulgaultier.com) and see Liberty. Philip Treacy, 69 Elizabeth Street, London SW1 (020-7730 3992; www.philiptreacy.co.uk) and stockists. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234; www.selfridges.com). | Image: Yuval Hen
Grosgrain dress, £1,745, and feathered hair clip, £625, both by Lanvin.Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Lanvin, 128 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7491 1839; www.lanvin.com) and see Harrods.
Grosgrain dress, £1,745, and feathered hair clip, £625, both by Lanvin.Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). Lanvin, 128 Mount Street, London W1 (020-7491 1839; www.lanvin.com) and see Harrods. | Image: Yuval Hen
Fur and suede coat, £23,536, by Viktor & Rolf. Patent leather headdress with veil, £210, by Jeffrey Portman. Leather over-the-knee boots, price on request, by Christian Louboutin for Giles from Selfridges. Rose gold Vintage Pilot watch on crocodile strap, £10,250, by IWC. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). IWC, 0845-337 1868; www.iwc.com and see Harrods and Selfridges. Jeffrey Portman, 020-7241 1436; www.jeffreypotman.com. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234; www.selfridges.com). Souvenir London, 2 Ganton Street, London W1 (020-7287 9877; www.souvenirfashion.com). Viktor & Rolf, +390-2574 8061; www.viktor-rolf.com and see Souvenir London.
Fur and suede coat, £23,536, by Viktor & Rolf. Patent leather headdress with veil, £210, by Jeffrey Portman. Leather over-the-knee boots, price on request, by Christian Louboutin for Giles from Selfridges. Rose gold Vintage Pilot watch on crocodile strap, £10,250, by IWC. Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1 (020-7730 1234; www.harrods.com). IWC, 0845-337 1868; www.iwc.com and see Harrods and Selfridges. Jeffrey Portman, 020-7241 1436; www.jeffreypotman.com. Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, London W1 (020-7734 1234; www.selfridges.com). Souvenir London, 2 Ganton Street, London W1 (020-7287 9877; www.souvenirfashion.com). Viktor & Rolf, +390-2574 8061; www.viktor-rolf.com and see Souvenir London. | Image: Yuval Hen
Wool and silk jacket, from a selection, by Louis Vuitton.Louis Vuitton, 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7399 4050; www.louisvuitton.com) and branches/stockists. Hair: Kenichi at Caren using Kevin Murphy. Make-up: Jose Bass at Balcony Jump using Chanel. Model: Catheline at Next. Stylist’s assistants: Rochelle Reef and Holly Corrigan. Photographer’s assistants: David Beech and Dougie Irvine. Set designer: Sam Barbic. Props courtesy of: Retrouvius (www.retrouvius.com), Trading Post (www.tradingposthire.co.uk), Trevor Howsam (www.trevorhowsam.com) and Stockyard (www.stockyard.tv).
Wool and silk jacket, from a selection, by Louis Vuitton.Louis Vuitton, 190-192 Sloane Street, London SW1 (020-7399 4050; www.louisvuitton.com) and branches/stockists. Hair: Kenichi at Caren using Kevin Murphy. Make-up: Jose Bass at Balcony Jump using Chanel. Model: Catheline at Next. Stylist’s assistants: Rochelle Reef and Holly Corrigan. Photographer’s assistants: David Beech and Dougie Irvine. Set designer: Sam Barbic. Props courtesy of: Retrouvius (www.retrouvius.com), Trading Post (www.tradingposthire.co.uk), Trevor Howsam (www.trevorhowsam.com) and Stockyard (www.stockyard.tv). | Image: Yuval Hen
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