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“I thought he was one of those guys who has an obsession with red hair”: Sylvia Flote on meeting her prince charming

By Natalie Salmon

Hand dyed silk gown embellished with crystals and pearls, price on request. Elizabeth Emanuel . Bucket hat, €804. Lock & Co. Photo: Ellen von Unwerth

Sylvia Flote’s life looks quite like a fairy tale. Married to The Honourable Sigmund Oakeshott, the Norwegian model-turned-actress leads a magical British existence, complete with countryside estate and adorable child. Ellen von Unwerth captures the couple in scenes fit for a storybook