Compelling Couture: Dial up the Glamour 

The mesmering world of couture fashion couples astonishing skillmanship with vivid imagination, where avant-garde tailoring, frothy tulle and fanciful headwear rule supreme

Photography by Turi Løvik Kirknes; Styling by Victoria Wright

Rose jacquard knit off-shoulder dress, £2,990, Black Leather Double Belt, £640, alexandermcqueen.com
Rose-cut white diamond Phoenix collection earrings with round white diamond surrounds, set in 18ct white gold, POA, Double flower Palm collection ring with marquise and round brilliant white diamonds, set in 18ct white gold, POA, davidmorris.com; Silk shirt, Brocade trousers, Brocade cape, Shoes with bow detail, POA, dolcegabbana.com; Rhinestone tiara, £1,110, stephenjonesmillinery.com
Silk dress, £4,650, valentino.com; Black and white ostrich pillbox, £793, racheltrevormorgan.com; Arpeggia Five-Line earrings and necklace, POA, White gold Arpeggia Three-Line bracelet with white diamonds, POA, debeers.co.uk; Ophelia satin opera feather trimmed gloves, £110, corneliajames.com
Floral dress, POA, giambattistavalli.com; Cresswell felt hat, £355, lockhatters.co.uk; Necklace with South Sea pearls and 12.25cts of diamonds set in 18ct white gold, £26,000, yokolondon.com; Serena silk satin sandals, £595, charlotteolympia.com; Virginia lace gloves, £75, corneliajames.com
Sequin and tulle gown, POA, zeynepkartal.co.uk; Pear shape, marquise and round brilliant white diamond Le Jardin collection tiara, set in 18ct white gold, POA, davidmorris.com; Choker with South Sea pearls and12.32cts of diamonds set in 18ct white gold, Bracelet with Akoya pearls and 6.47cts of diamonds set in 18ct white gold, POA, yokolondon.com; Ophelia satin opera feather trimmed gloves, £110, corneliajames.com; Liquid mirror leather sandals, £1,495, jimmychoo.com; Handpainted croc printed calf leather jewellery box, £1,795, smythson.com