The art of opulence

The winter’s rich tapestry of opulent brocades and ornate embroideries swath artists Saira Hunjan and Jatinder Singh Durhailay in rebellious rococo glamour. Photography and styling by Damian Foxe

He wears silk Chapman jacket, £3,800, silk top, £250, and silk trousers, £1,170, all by Louis Vuitton. Turban and silver ring, model’s own. Gold-plated sterling silver necklace with amethyst, citrine, ruby, sapphire and topaz, £3,198, by Butler & Wilson. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman Gallery. She wears Jacquard gown, £4,879, by Oscar de la Renta. Feather and glass-bead necklace, £220, by Pebble London
Walnut and linen William and Mary chair, c1690, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
He wears silk Chapman jacket, £3,800, silk top, £250, and silk trousers, £1,170, all by Louis Vuitton. Turban and silver ring, model’s own. Gold-plated sterling silver necklace with amethyst, citrine, ruby, sapphire and topaz, £3,198, by Butler & Wilson. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman Gallery. She wears Jacquard gown, £4,879, by Oscar de la Renta. Feather and glass-bead necklace, £220, by Pebble London Walnut and linen William and Mary chair, c1690, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Polyester jacket, about £2,076, by Comme des Garçons. Brocade dress, £935, by Moschino. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. 18ct gold and silver earrings with diamonds, rubies and pearls, £7,000, by Amrapali. Wooden-bead necklace, £345, by Monies at Talisman Gallery
Polyester jacket, about £2,076, by Comme des Garçons. Brocade dress, £935, by Moschino. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. 18ct gold and silver earrings with diamonds, rubies and pearls, £7,000, by Amrapali. Wooden-bead necklace, £345, by Monies at Talisman Gallery
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She wears embroidered silk satin dress with Swarovski crystals, price on request, by Rodarte. Embroidered cotton and silk shoes, £370, by Emporio Armani. Metal nose ring with glass cabochon, £75, by Pebble London. He wears embroidered velvet blazer, £4,155, cotton shirt, £345, wool waistcoat, £305, and wool trousers, £425, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Antique tribal horsehair sash, £550, by Pebble London. Velvet slippers, £195, by Church’s. Turban, model’s own. 22ct gold, tourmaline and pearl turban pin (worn on lapel), £19,725, by Amrapali. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman Gallery. Silver ring and silver bangle, model’s ownPainted beech and silk English Boudicca chair, c1890, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
She wears embroidered silk satin dress with Swarovski crystals, price on request, by Rodarte. Embroidered cotton and silk shoes, £370, by Emporio Armani. Metal nose ring with glass cabochon, £75, by Pebble London. He wears embroidered velvet blazer, £4,155, cotton shirt, £345, wool waistcoat, £305, and wool trousers, £425, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Antique tribal horsehair sash, £550, by Pebble London. Velvet slippers, £195, by Church’s. Turban, model’s own. 22ct gold, tourmaline and pearl turban pin (worn on lapel), £19,725, by Amrapali. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman Gallery. Silver ring and silver bangle, model’s ownPainted beech and silk English Boudicca chair, c1890, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
She wears wool and silk satin pillow dress, £5,650, by MaryMe-JimmyPaul. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. He wears silk kimono jacket (over his right shoulder), £1,670, wool-blend suit jacket, £1,550, and silk-blend trousers, £600, all by Etro. Velvet slippers, £195, by Church’s. Turban and silver ring, model’s own. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman GalleryMahogany and leather Irish machine-strap chair, c1870, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
She wears wool and silk satin pillow dress, £5,650, by MaryMe-JimmyPaul. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. He wears silk kimono jacket (over his right shoulder), £1,670, wool-blend suit jacket, £1,550, and silk-blend trousers, £600, all by Etro. Velvet slippers, £195, by Church’s. Turban and silver ring, model’s own. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman GalleryMahogany and leather Irish machine-strap chair, c1870, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Wool robe, £1,045, cotton shirt, £485, and wool trousers, £695, all by Alexander McQueen. 18ct gold vermeil and enamel Cosmos head jewel, £500, by Manish Arora for Amrapali. Velvet slippers, £195, by Church’s
Wool robe, £1,045, cotton shirt, £485, and wool trousers, £695, all by Alexander McQueen. 18ct gold vermeil and enamel Cosmos head jewel, £500, by Manish Arora for Amrapali. Velvet slippers, £195, by Church’s
He wears silk robe, £1,560, matching trousers, £500, cotton shirt, £310, and silk waistcoat, £1,720, all by Dsquared2. Velvet loafers, £920, by Louis Vuitton. 18ct gold and silver ring with tourmaline and diamonds, £5,900, by Amrapali. She wears silk cape, £5,085, and matching dress, £2,205, both by Valentino. Suede shoes, £360, by Rochas. Gold-finish Mise en Dior necklace with glass stone and resin pearls, £2,500, and gold-finish Mise en Dior cuff with glass pearls, £1,500, both by DiorSteel, hemp, linen and lignum vitae English Black Beauty chair, c1950, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
He wears silk robe, £1,560, matching trousers, £500, cotton shirt, £310, and silk waistcoat, £1,720, all by Dsquared2. Velvet loafers, £920, by Louis Vuitton. 18ct gold and silver ring with tourmaline and diamonds, £5,900, by Amrapali. She wears silk cape, £5,085, and matching dress, £2,205, both by Valentino. Suede shoes, £360, by Rochas. Gold-finish Mise en Dior necklace with glass stone and resin pearls, £2,500, and gold-finish Mise en Dior cuff with glass pearls, £1,500, both by DiorSteel, hemp, linen and lignum vitae English Black Beauty chair, c1950, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
She wears silk Jacquard dress, £1,634, metal earrings, £344, and velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Metal and leather necklace, £220, by Pebble London. He wears cotton coat, £599, and silk shirt, £356, both by Dries Van Noten. Wool/cotton trousers, £790, and leather shoes, £600, both by Etro. Turban and shield, both model’s own. 18ct gold and silver ring with tourmaline and diamonds, £5,900, by Amrapali. Gold-plated necklace with faceted beads and multicoloured cloth (shorter of the two), £145, and metal and glass cabochon necklace with a peacock pendant, £270, both by Pebble LondonSteel, hemp, linen and lignum vitae English Black Beauty chair, c1950, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
She wears silk Jacquard dress, £1,634, metal earrings, £344, and velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Metal and leather necklace, £220, by Pebble London. He wears cotton coat, £599, and silk shirt, £356, both by Dries Van Noten. Wool/cotton trousers, £790, and leather shoes, £600, both by Etro. Turban and shield, both model’s own. 18ct gold and silver ring with tourmaline and diamonds, £5,900, by Amrapali. Gold-plated necklace with faceted beads and multicoloured cloth (shorter of the two), £145, and metal and glass cabochon necklace with a peacock pendant, £270, both by Pebble LondonSteel, hemp, linen and lignum vitae English Black Beauty chair, c1950, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Silk and leather dress, price on request, by Giles. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. Metal nose ring with faceted glass cabochons, £75, by Pebble LondonMahogany, silk, wool, linen and cotton English skirted chair, c1890, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Silk and leather dress, price on request, by Giles. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. Metal nose ring with faceted glass cabochons, £75, by Pebble LondonMahogany, silk, wool, linen and cotton English skirted chair, c1890, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Rayon/cotton jacket, about £1,036, and cotton shorts, about £228, both by Comme des Garçons. Feather and glass-bead necklace, £220, by Pebble London. Cotton and leather shoes, £375, by Etro. Turban and silver ring, model’s own. 18ct gold and silver ring with tourmaline and diamonds (on his right hand), £5,900, by Amrapali. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman GalleryWalnut, silk, linen and cotton English Spitalfields chair, c1790, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Rayon/cotton jacket, about £1,036, and cotton shorts, about £228, both by Comme des Garçons. Feather and glass-bead necklace, £220, by Pebble London. Cotton and leather shoes, £375, by Etro. Turban and silver ring, model’s own. 18ct gold and silver ring with tourmaline and diamonds (on his right hand), £5,900, by Amrapali. 22ct gold, peridot and diamond ring, £5,500, by Ram Rijal at Talisman GalleryWalnut, silk, linen and cotton English Spitalfields chair, c1790, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Silk jacket, £4,469, and matching dress, £5,101, both by Vivienne Westwood. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. 18ct gold vermeil and enamel Celeste necklace with crystals and onyx, £1,150, and 18ct gold vermeil Astral bangle with enamel, crystals and onyx, £750, by Manish Arora for AmrapaliRosewood, gold-leaf, silk, linen, cotton English chair, c1850, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
Silk jacket, £4,469, and matching dress, £5,101, both by Vivienne Westwood. Velvet and inlaid-wood wedge sandals, about £916, by Dolce & Gabbana. 18ct gold vermeil and enamel Celeste necklace with crystals and onyx, £1,150, and 18ct gold vermeil Astral bangle with enamel, crystals and onyx, £750, by Manish Arora for AmrapaliRosewood, gold-leaf, silk, linen, cotton English chair, c1850, from £7,500, from the Clarke & Reilly 8 Chairs exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers
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