The six Pakistani designers selected for Fashion DNA: Pakistan 2016-17 programme debuted their capsule collections in a catwalk show at Fashion Scout on 18 February 2017. I styled this show featuring six designers: Gulabo, JEEM, Munib Nawaz, The PinkTree Company, Sonya Battla and Zuria Dor. It was the first time all the designers were showing in the UK. It was really important for them to beContinue reading
It’s always about the model – no matter how amazing the clothes are and having the most talented glam squad if you don’t have the right model for the show (or the shoot) you’re in trouble. Fortunately at the Fashion Scout Casting we got to see over 300 models. When you see that many girlsContinue reading
This week has all been about seeing shows at London Fashion Week. I knew it was going to be a hard week as it’s just over a year since my husband past away. He was a catwalk photographer so I could alway spot him in the ‘pit’ when he was shooting a show and we’dContinue reading
My dad has always called it D&D – discipline and desire, I’m not sure whether he realised it or not but it became my personal motto. Unfortunately the things I Iike to do, for myself get pushed aside when I’m busy – which is why I wanted to do Natalie’s 10 Day Freedom Plan Blog Challenge. I thought itContinue reading
ONES TO WATCH Ana Ljubinkovic, Anissa Aida, Billie Jacobina, Ester Kubisz were selected from a long list of emerging designers by a panel of industry experts which this season included Martyn Roberts, Fashion Scout’s Founder and Creative Director, esteemed fashion writer Tony Glenville, Ones to Watch ’s very own stylist, Rebekah Roy (me!) and Kendall Robbins, fromContinue reading
Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch is one of my favourite shows: 4 designers selected from a shortlist of 50 emerging designers by industry experts: Hilary Alexander, Martyn Roberts, Kendal Robbins, Georgia Hardinge and me. Anita Hirlekar, JS Shin, Leaf Xis and Typical Freaks will show at Fashion Scout’s 17th season of the Ones to Watch!Continue reading
Toni & Guy Mainstage presented its latest collections to hairdressers from around the world at Copperbox in London’s Olympic Park. It’s quite a festive event with about 6000 people who love hair and are all dressed up to the nines! The evening began with the Toni & Guy Awards, which recognises salons and individual hairdressers .Continue reading
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
Every London Fashion Week I’m backstage styling a show so I always have access to some good beauty tips from the make up teams. I have dry skin and love wearing bare legs so Cocoa Butter Beautifying Oil from The Body Shop is perfect for me. You just need a drop and it seems toContinue reading
It’s always nice to receive a creative London Fashion Week invite. I like getting invites in the post as I’m not so fond of e-invites – they all look the same. A ticket is an opportunity to set the tone for the show, to give us a hint or an impression of what we can expectContinue reading
International Fashion Showcase 2014 exhibition took place during London Fashion Week and it was organized by the British Fashion Council and The British Council. You could see the work from exciting emerging designers from all over the world countries Argentina, Austria, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Korea, Nigeria, Paraguay, The Philippines, Portugal, Slovakia, Switzerland andContinue reading
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 theyContinue reading
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 asContinue reading
I’ve known Helen Clinch and Myra Nigris since they first launched Hemyca in 2009. For it’s 9th season Hemyca has unveiled its most accomplished collection yet – they’ve taken their best elements and clearly defined their brand. This AW14 they showed at the BFC Canon Cinema and Presentation Space at Somerset House. Think structural silhouettes,Continue reading
I do love my job and last night was no exception, except that it was more like explosions of happiness! I was styling Kate Nash for her show at the 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Even before the show started the whole atmosphere was delightful. When I arrived in the mid afternoon there was ready aContinue reading
Sorapol launched their SS14 collection at The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion at dusk. It was the perfect location as the collection is called “Tevana” which means “Midnight Garden” in Sanskrit and the latticed structure designed by Sou Fujimoto gave the event a very other worldly feel. Of course serving Hapsburg Absinthe cocktails in green and blueContinue reading
Looking at Tata Naka just makes me happy. The candy colours are so appealing and just begs to be worn on a sunny day while having tea and giggling with friends. Many of the silhouettes are lady like dresses with clever (and whimsical) details. The shift dress are easy to wear and work well beltedContinue reading
During London Fashion Weekend I gave a talk on fashion styling. Most of the audience was quite new to fashion and wanted to figure out just how to get started. There are so many good fashion programs and short courses that are worth checking out. It’s also important to take and create opportunities – goContinue reading
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