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In pictures: Isabella Blow's funeral

A hat on a mannequin's head adorns Isabella Blow's coffin

Icons from the fashion world were among those who attended the Gloucester Cathedral funeral of stylist Isabella Blow, who died last week at the age of 48.

Isabella Blow in glamorous hat

Blow was best known for her extravagant taste in hats. She helped launch the careers of a number of young designers as well as models Stella Tennant and Honor Fraser.

A mourner wears stylish headwear at the funeral of Isabella Blow

A number of mourners paid their own tributes to Blow's love of glamorous and unusual headwear.

Tara Palmer Tomkinson at the funeral service of Isabella Blow

Tara Palmer Tomkinson was among celebrity friends of Blow's in attendance. Others included Irish milliner Philip Treacy.

Flowers from Elton John at the funeral of Isabella Blow

Among floral tributes was one from singer Elton John and his partner David Furnish.

Designer Alexander McQueen at the funeral service of Isabella Blow

Blow is credited with helping to launch the career of top British designer Alexander McQueen.

Model Sophie Dahl and actor Rupert Everett

Model Sophie Dahl and actor Rupert Everett were among those at the funeral. Everett paid tribute at the service to his "genius friend".

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