Every girl loves long lashes, I just didn’t realize that Eylure had been making lashes since 1947. I’ve always found it a bit difficult to put false eyelashes on by myself which is why Eylure has created several solutions for that. They offer a petite selection so I no longer have to trim the lash to fit my eye and a large variety of styles. Not all false eyelashes are designed to look false – which is a look that can be fun but some styles can just open up the eye, almost giving you a lift, a brighter look which is something that you could wear everyday.
PingHe – This is our second season at Fashion Scout, last season, PingHe’s first collection picked up several new stockists including Harvey Nicholas so we’re quite excited about what will happen this season and we will be exhibiting during Paris Fashion Week.
PingHe is body-conscious and flatters the female shape – winter is about resistance and you can see this in the luxurious fabrics: neoprene, pvc, leather, furs and wools. The colour palette was red, black, white and metallic. We had these amazing gold trainers, thin leather belts and bags that you can just sling over one shoulder. The theme and nspiration for Ping was ‘the world is blurred in my eye’, everything is moving too fast we don’t remember to stop, to look around and see what and who surrounds us. We created a move towards a slowness of time and space featuring a live drummer and the slow pace that the models walked. Even our backstage is very calm and relaxed – we really have a great team on ever level from Jo Sugar, head makeup artist & Bill Watson who created the hair, right to all our back stage dressers!
I love going to presentations because you never quite know what to expect and a good invitation will always give you an impression of what to expect. I’ve been a great fans of Tamara and Natasha Surguladze, the Georgian twins that makeup TataNaka for many years and I always look forward to their presentation as they usually create us a delightful whimsical atmosphere. The event took place at The Senate rooms at The Royal Academy so I new that I was in for treat. The models were lady like and demure with their hair loosely wrapped in twists wearing soft blue eye shadow complementing the brocade wallpaper.
Yellow is all over the high street today. You can see it in the shop windows of French Connection and the moment that you walk into Zara it’s a sea of yellow. I’m going to wear yellow – it’s been so grey I feel need an injection of vitamin C and somehow a yellow dress might just be the thing that I need. I love black but recently I’ve been wearing a wonderful pink coat from MING and now I feel so desperate for colour.
Lots of yellow in COS and shift dresses are easy to wear in any colour.
Sweaters in H&M
Hints of yellow in French Connection just in case you’re afraid of too much colour!
Yellow coats in Zara.
Rails of yellow in COS, including a simple striped 3/4 length top – it’s an easy way to inject a bit of colour in your wardrobe without too much commitment.
There are softer yellows in Banana Republic, an almost lime colour, perfect if you’re too afraid of yellow and looking loud in an office environment.
I had a wonderful AW14 London Fashion Week. I styled two shows, Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch and PingHe and both shows went extremely well! I saw quite a few shows on behalf of the American magazine – The Untitled Magazine as I’m their UK Fashion Editor. It was important for me to see as much emerging talent as possible as I’m working on the relaunch of Disorder UK Magazine as their Fashion and Creative Director. Plus I wore a delightful hat – it’s called Paulette by Stephen Jones.