image

This season I was backstage styling Gyo Yuni Kimchoe‘s first show as the winners of Fashion Scout’s prestigious Merit Award, previous winners include David Koma, Eudon Choi, Agi & Sam and Georgia Hardinge. Gyo Kim and Yuni Choe attended Parsons School of Design in New York before moving to London and studying at Central Saint Martins together.Continue reading

image

I like working with Paul Costelloe as it really is a family business and somehow that makes a difference: it’s not surprising that one expects something happy and beautiful at a Paul Costelloe show.  The fashion show was held at the prestigious Simpson on the Strand, 2 minutes away from Somerset House. The music was happy andContinue reading

image

Jay Briggs is not shy to talk about the realities of what it is to be a new designers and he’s not a afraid of a lot of hard work. He’s in it for the long haul and even while creating this collection he was working full time in retail. This was Jay’s first presentation sinceContinue reading

image

Today we had a production meeting with our team as tomorrow we’re doing a fashion film. I’m working with a new designer, Norma Hauri, who designs Muslim wear.  In Indonesia there are stylists who specialize in the hijab (the head scarf) as there are so many different ways of wearing it – fortunately Norma isContinue reading

image

Today photographer Darren Black and set designer Sarah May and I gave a fashion talk to designers, stylists and photographers at The Femina Group office in central Jakarta today. We also met with the designer that we will be working during the next few days. Of course we managed to get in some good shoppingContinue reading

image

This spring the V&A is celebrating the Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 to 2014. It  will be the first major show to examine Italy’s rich and influential contribution to the fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present period. I’m quite excited about this exhibition and it’s hard to believe thatContinue reading

20130209 104942 Behind the Scenes at Kate Nashs 3am video

3am was such a fun video to style. Most of the video was shot at The Renaissance Rooms in Vauxhall, it was the perfect location for a 70’s roller disco! All the clothes were sourced from a variety of vintage shops and at Gemma Cairney’s charity sale Rumble in the Jumble. I found some great pieces,Continue reading

 Pinghe Spring/Summer 2014 - hair by TONI&GUY

I love the hair for our show! We looked at so many styles, and I did lots of moodboards before we decided on this hair  style with Bill Watson International Director, Toni & Guy. Dream Team!

image

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

image

Euphorik is about luxury and classic cuts with a modern twist. Designer Alexander Leimback was inspired by the Gothic architecture of the Bath Abby and used monochrome prints for Spring Summer 14 collection. Euphorik uses beautiful fabrics: technical silk, cotton, cotton viscose and  jersey silk mix. The label has a bit of a dark edgeContinue reading

20130428-142617.jpg

This sweater coat is from one of my favourite collections, Alice Palmer’s AW 2010 Batman Collection.  I’ve worked with Alice for over 7 years and I’m quite excited about her AW 2013 collection Lady Vengeance – there are so many pieces that I love. 30 Seconds with Alice Palmer What was the inspiration behind yourContinue reading

20130420-142151.jpg

In just four years Bath in Fashion has become a very successful and popular event. The catwalk shows are always sold out. This season I had over 200 looks for one of the fashion shows so we had a very busy backstage but fortunately I had a great team as all my dressers were secondContinue reading

20130406-195301.jpg

Don’t underestimate the power of accessories and jewellery. I love styling accessory and jewellery shoots as accessories can completely change how we wear an outfit. If you learn to accessorize you can get more value for the clothes that you already have as you can get more use out of them. We tend to wearContinue reading

20130209-104852.jpg

I styled Kate Nash’s video for 3am and it was so much fun to style a 70’s inspired video. In this picture is Kate and her band, from left to right: Linda Buratto, Fern Ford, Kate Nash and Emma Hughes. London’s a great city to be in when styling these kinds of shoots because allContinue reading

I love being cosy and this cold weather isn’t helping so I’ve been wearing one of my favourite faux fur coats by designer Karen Brost. You can look nice and keep warm at the same time – fashion is more pratical than we think it is!  If you go to any vintage shop they haveContinue reading

20130209-092207.jpg

One of the most important parts of doing a fashion show is the hair and make up test. Today we did the hair and makeup test for Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch designers: Patrick Li, Yeashin, and Yulia Kondranina. To prepare for their show over the past few months the designers have been collecting imagesContinue reading