I’m styling Fashion Scout’s ‘Ones to Watch‘ show and one of the designers is Central Saint Martins MA graduate Helen Lawrence. I always find it quite exciting to visit a designer in their studio – it’s just such wonderful insight into their world. Helen is fun and passionate and loves so many aspects of herContinue reading
It’s interesting to see how retail is changing. All Saints has created a fully operational film unit with chief creative director, Wil Beedle. They’ve developed a film company focusing on music and fashion, and the videos are more interesting than your average fashion film or commercial – the films are still all about All SaintsContinue reading
Knomo has just re-branded! They launched in London in 2004 and have just opened a shop and showroom just behind Oxford Circus. They are a bag company where fashion and function meet and even their name is a fusion of the words: knowledge and mobility. They’ve rebranded using the symbol of the fox to representContinue reading
I love seeing how shops merchandise their window and how they dress and what kind of mannequins they feature. This week my favourite windows were Zara on Oxford street. Punk and 80’s inspirations – loved the pin curl wig – very Givenchy A/W 13 Loved the oversized cards at Beyond Retro. 90’s grunge and oversizedContinue reading
Over the past few years I’ve had several interns who’ve come from The University of Georgia – Athens, US for the summer. Most of the students have never been to London so it’s quite an exciting experience for them. Megan interned with me for 5 to 6 weeks with this past summer and I wantedContinue reading
Only God Forgives is a visually stunning film by Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn. I couldn’t taking my eyes of Kristin Scott Thomas. She was transformed, channelling Donatella Versace and Carmela Soprano. I could have watched her alone for the entire movie. Scott was a chain smoking, aggressive, blunt but sexy woman in a veryContinue reading
Most people I know have something from American Apparel in their wardrobe, it’s become a British staple and for the past three years American Apparel has held a factory outlet in Brick Lane. This one is on until September. As I stylist I have so many pieces for my styling kit from Kyle inspired goldContinue reading
When I wear black in the summer I feel more rebellious. I love the sunshine and with all the hot weather I’ve wanted to wear bright colours and I have been, but there’s part of me that just needs to get back to black. Love these black summer looks! ASOS sleeveless swing dress with dipped backContinue reading
Everyone loves an ice cream truck – right away it creates desire and happy thoughts, however this is ice cream truck doesn’t sell ice cream but you can buy Henry Holland’s capsule of exclusive pieces including iPhone cases and some polka dot and striped dresses. It’s an innovative way of connecting with your customer andContinue reading
I love how Spitalfields is constantly changing. This space outside Christ Church was originally a men’s toilet, it them became a night club called Public Life and now it’s a vintage shop that’s open on weekends for the next few weeks. This is a picture of the toilets in 1982 by photographer John Claridge. It still has the sameContinue reading
Shauni Douglas and Olivia Creber from the Edinburgh College of Art won the Menswear Award at Graduate Fashion Week. When I saw the collection come down the catwalk I was intrigued by the accessories. Having the right accessories can change the whole look and feel of a collection. Creber’s accessories were mouthpieces adorned with hair,Continue reading
We are definitely having an 80’s moment! There was the launch of Iain R. Webb’s book, As Seen In Blitz: Fashioning ’80s Style and now we have Club to Catwalk: London fashion in the 1980’s – the latest exhibition at the V&A. It’s on until February 16th 2014. Iain R Webb discussing Blitz kids withContinue reading
David Gandy was interviewed by Hilary Alexander for The Industry London at Conde Nast College of Fashion and Design. It was quite an exciting event as there were many students from the college in attendance as it was one of their first networking opportunities with a supermodel. It was very charming at the end ofContinue reading
I have always been obsessed with old house keys. When I was ten we had a classic bronze metal key to our house and since then I’ve just loved keys. For a while now I’ve been particularly obsessed with Theo Fennell’s keys. It’s the Magical Dawn Key Pendant that I’m obsessed with now. I loveContinue reading
I love London – it’s one of the best places to be a tourist and when you live in a city sometimes it’s really hard to stop and just enjoy it. We’re so busy we sometimes forget that we live in one of the most exciting cities in the world. I love London because ofContinue reading
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