Working behind the scenes to pull it all together was stylist Illona Hamer, ex-Vogue staffer and blogger behind You Are Not Illona. She took Buro backstage to reveal the tear sheets, mood boards, fabric samples and snakes (of the lolly variety) that the inimitable Christopher Esber and his team relied on to fuel the creative process, from initial concept to model castings and make-up trials. Scroll through the gallery below to see her inspiration: