This is a great clothes shop in the heart of Soho – it’s packed with a lot of clothes, but the edit is so clear (and cool!) – it’s great to see a shop with such clear branding, because a lot of shops try to cater to a variety of customers and end up wateringContinue reading
There is a catwalk exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum featuring photographs by Chris Moore, Kirsten Sinclaire, Matt Lever and Philip Meech. The shots are about the catwalk clothes, the front row, the celebrities, backstage and beauty and how important catwalk shows are to the fashion industry. It’s true that catwalk seems to beContinue reading
This morning I tweeted about prepping for a shoot and hunting for leopard (print), and this illustration is the result! As part of the Samsung Galaxy Note twitter campaign they’re having different illustrators illustrate your tweets. My tweet was illustrated by Natasha Law, who’s done commissions for Vogue, Mulberry, Harrods and Globe Trotter. Love theContinue reading
When a bra campaign uses the phrase #banishthebounce for their twitter you just hope it’s true. I love going for a run but my sports bra was driving me insane. Ten minutes into my run I could feel the straps cutting into my shoulders. After complaining about my bad experience on twitter quite a fewContinue reading
Two ounces of wheat grass is the equivalent to four pounds of fresh green vegtables and contains a high concentration of vitamins, minerals and live enzymes. It’s also an antioxident and blood purifier. I have to say I do like the colour and well, it just tastes of grass. You can try wheat grass atContinue reading
I’ve always been a big fan of Aqua so it was quite exciting to see that Lady Gaga was performing at Children in Need Rocks, Manchester wearing an Aqua Python Jumpsuit. It’s great to see her wearing a Leeds label. Aqua opened it’s first London shop off Carnaby street a year and a half agoContinue reading
Alex Noble was interviewed by Grazia’s Paula Reed at the Drapers Fashion Summit this week. Alex is only in his second year but before creating his own collection he’d been doing private orders for the previous two years. He’s also one of 4 designers who are part of The Haus of Gaga. He’s made herContinue reading
Today was the first day of the WGSN Drapers Fashion Summit and I styled a fashion show featuring 6 recent graduate designers. It’s always exciting to work with a graduate collection – it’s very fresh and you can see all the effort that went into the collection and the thought behind it. A graduate collectionContinue reading
This shoot was all about mens suiting – so many garments, so many accessories and about 40 pairs of shoes! After every shoot there are loads of returns to be be sorted. My assistants and I are usually the last ones to leave the studio as we’re packing up all the clothes and labeling themContinue reading
I used to have two teddy bears when I was little. I loved them and they seemed to travel everywhere with me, to Paris, to Canada and back to London. My mother even crocheted matching dresses for me and my panda bear. It’s hard to say why, but we just love teddy bears, and nowContinue reading
I was quite delighted to meet Kat Maconie at her press day as I’ve used her Autumn Winter 2011 shoes in a shoot for Phoenix magazine. Kat is a self-taught shoe designer – which is quite exciting as she’s a great example of the different paths to becoming a successful designer. Kat gained quite bitContinue reading
I hate being cold and the cardigan is just a bit too boring for me. Magnet 8 designs tailored evening and day jackets. The jackets are made from Alpaca wool, which is exceptionally soft, warm and very lightweight. Perfect for London weather, where one seems to be constantly layering clothes. Model Victoria Keon-Cohen @Profile PhotographyContinue reading
I had the pleasure of meeting the charming duo behind Fyodor Golan, Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman, at their press day. I used one of their dresses in our last issue of Phoenix and saw their winning collection this season at Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden! I thought their collection was so beautiful – IContinue reading
The Sunday Roast, to some, is considered a cure for the over indulgences of a Saturday night but really it’s a time to enjoy family and friends and of course catch up on all the weekend magazines! One of the things that I like about a traditional meal is all the memories attached to food!Continue reading
I was invited to an eBay Fashion Outlet event hosted by their Creative Director, Andrea Linett. Before heading up eBay Fashion she co-founded Lucky magazine in the US, so she knows all about shopping!. We take shopping magazines for granted but Lucky magazine was one of the first magazines to really focus on shopping. IContinue reading
I spotted Kirsty Ward in Soho while she was out sourcing materials for her next collection. She’s had a very busy year: elle.co.uk named her a ‘Rising Star of 2011’ and Vogue.com announced that she was one of their ‘Designers to Watch in 2011.’ She was also selected as Selfridges’ ‘Bright Young Thing’ of 2011,Continue reading
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