Flashdance the musical has just opened in London’s West End at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The iconic movie originally opened in 1983 and of course it had a huge influence on fashion – just think 30 years later and at American Apparel we can buy shiny tights and legwarmers! I attended the Flashdance Gala Opening NightContinue reading

Harold Pinter

If you want to understand Harold Pinter’s influence on fashion and pop culture then the video for "Just" is a great place to start. Actually, any time you see a man with a thin tie acting jaded or menacing in a fashion shoot or ad, that’s Harold Pinter’s influence at work. In today’s over-the-top culture,Continue reading


I’ve always loved visiting costume houses! Most of the costumes come from different musicals and theatre shows. It’s a great place to go if you’re looking for period clothes for a shoot or anything a bit unusual!


I love going to costume houses and going through all the rails. I’m doing some prep work looking for some items for an upcoming video shoot for The Feeling! These don’t even look like hats; they just look like huge ornaments or crazy big flowers but actually they’re hats. Some of these hats were usedContinue reading

One of the fashion shows I styled at London Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2008 was for Daydream Nation, and it was a wonderfully quirky show, a combination of catwalk show and theatre piece! Here’s a review from Fashion Capital: The much raved about Giles show closed the day on the official schedule but the FashionContinue reading


Daydream Nation London Fashion Week SS 2008. As we walked through to the theatre a lady attached to a pillow who was eager to sleep on our shoulder greeted us. She was one of many wondering figures wearing pyjamas and serving coffee to the sounds of another whistling sweet dream lullabies; these actors gave aContinue reading

Here’s a press release regarding one of the London Fashion Week shows I’m styling. Quirky ready-to-wear label, Daydream Nation is showing their Spring/Summer 2008 collection off schedule on the 19th of September at London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts. The sister and brother design duo behind Daydream Nation, Kay & Jing Wong, wowed London in FebruaryContinue reading