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This season, fashion has turned to an immortal few for inspiration. From the Virgin Mary to Cleopatra, we pay tribute to the muses who constantly endure

Photography: Tim Bret-Day

Fashion: Thea Lewis-Yates

ABOVE: Cape, £325, Ashley Isham; dress, £1,295, Stella McCartney; bonnet, price on request, Pam Hogg; headpiece, price on request, EML Metal; veil, £570, Piers Atkinson at Fenwick; pendant, £4,560, Bentley & Skinner; cross, £235, Vintage Christian Lacroix at Atelier Mayer

ABOVE: Dress, £6,500, Julien MacDonald; headpiece, made exclusively for Stylist, Tanith Harvey-Smith; necklace, £840, Aesa at Valery Demure; (on left arm) snake bracelets, from £21,400 each, all Bulgari; pyramid bracelet, £770, Lara Bohinc; ring, £19,500, Theo Fennell; (on right arm) cuff, £1,880, Sophia Kokosalaki; snake bracelet, £170, Kenneth Jay Lane at Harvey Nichols; ring, £1,500, Solange Azagury-Partridge

ABOVE: Gilet, from £3,000, Gareth Pugh at Dover Street Market; dress, £1,255, Valentino at Harvey Nichols; hat, £1,000, Victoria Grant; stole, £270, Miu Miu at net-a-porter.com; necklace, £475, Dannijo; harness, price on request, Hervé Léger; cuffs (just seen), £350 each, Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci; ring, £1,700, Katie Rowland

ABOVE: Dress, £4,750, Mark Fast; jumper, £425, Temperley London; chainmail dress, £10,287, Versace; cross and chainmail headpiece, made exclusively for Stylist, Tanith Harvey-Smith; headpiece, £80, Culietta; choker, £395, Camilla James at Kabiri; necklace, £430, Swarovski; harness, £325, Fannie Schiavoni at Browns; (on left hand, from top) bracket ring, £130, Vivienne Westwood; purple stone ring; £38, Lola Rose; stone cluster ring, £5,570, Hattie Rickards at Joseph; cuff, £190, Dannijo; (on right hand, from top) bracket ring, from £440, Gaia Repossi for Zadig & Voltaire; coin ring, £205, Pyrrha at Liberty; small heart ring, £395, small ball ring, £285, star ring, £95, pink stone ring, £85, clear stone ring, £450, crossover silver and gold ball ring, £195, and small flower ring, £30, all Pandora; cuff, £408, Dannijo

ABOVE: Cape, from a selection, Francesca Marotta; dress, £1,306, Issa; scarf, £190, Lara Bohinc; headpiece, price on request, Erickson Beamon; necklace, £465, Basia Zarzycka; ring, £270, Alexander McQueen

ABOVE: Corset, from £4,300, and skirt, from £1,400, both Vivienne Westwood Gold Label; crown, £4,800, Slim Barrett; hairpins, £88 each, Basia Zarzycka; green necklace, £1,400, Louis Vuitton; pink pearl necklace, £16,280, and grey pearl necklace, £6,350, both Boodles; plastic collar, £330, Marni; (on left arm) bracelet, £9,850, Noa Fine Jewellery; stone ring, £145, Pebble London; pearl ring, £230, Louis Vuitton; (on right arm) cuff, £295, Temperley London; oval ring, £2,730, Armenta at Talisman Gallery at Harvey Nichols; pearl ring, £350, Links of London Hair: Daniel Dyer at DWM using Kiehl’s Make-up: Terry Barber at DWM using Mac Model: Lorena Agnelli at D1 Models Photographer’s assistants: Lewis Hayward and Matthew Healy Fashion assistants: Holly Valanne Roberts and Jess Stebbings

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