Vauxhall Fashion Scout’s Merit Award Winner, Georgia Hardinge (on the right) is having an amazing sample sale today in her East London studio. You can purchase t-shirts for £5 and even some amazing pieces from her earlier collections for under £20! Of course there are some pieces that sell for a bit more but onlyContinue reading
Beautiful Soul is known for its bespoke Kimono Collection and this is Nicola Woods second ready to wear collection which is called ‘Summer Breeze’. This season she exhibited at Vauxhall Fashion Scout with Felicites Presents and Ecoluxe London. The silhouette is classic, easy shapes with ruffles and crop jackets but there’s something quite quirky andContinue reading
I’ve known Jasper Garvida for quite a few years, and recently I had the chance to visit Jasper in his new East London studio. Jasper has always been passionate about embellishment and this season with the Olympics just ahead of us he’s used lots of silver and gold with black and white. His S/S 2012Continue reading
Elizabeth Lau is super cute and so are her clothes! There’s always something whimsical about her work and it’s not surprizing that her Spring Summer 2012 collection was inspired by Olive Oyl and Brigitte Bardot. There’s lots of knitwear for SS12 and black and white dresses, t-shirts trousers and sweaters.
I’ve worked with Alice Palmer for several seasons and this season I’m particularly excited about her collection. The colour pallete is black, teal, blue, purple and shocking pink and every piece has gold or bronze in it. It’s very glam rock and inspired by the early 70’s and David Bowie. The collection is also inspiredContinue reading
Now that London Fashion Week is all over I can catch up on some posts and one of my favourite experiences was a rickshaw ride! It’s not too difficult to get around at London Fashion Week as most shows are quite central but St Martin’s Lane Hotel was offering rickshaw rides from the hotel toContinue reading
I went to visit designer Corrie Nielsen at her studio in the vaults in Somerset House. Corrie’s SS12 collection was inspired by Oscar Wilde’s gothic novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. Her love of mens tailoring is fused with a Japanese aesthetic, which works beautifully. Every piece in Corrie’s collection tells a story and it’sContinue reading
I was really looking forward to seeing Ziad Ghanem‘s show at Fashion Scout as I hadn’t seen one of his shows for several season as I was usually casting for another show when his was on. This show was one of my favourite shows. It felt happy, like an event, and it was one! ToContinue reading
This is BFC Tent at 5:30am in the morning, before the teams start to arrive for Paul Costelloe’s show. The finally touches for the catwalk are all finished by 6am – it’s still considered a building site until 6am so the teams can’t arrive any earlier. This is the hair and makeup area and there’sContinue reading
Today we were casting men for Paul Costelloe’s show. We had lots of models attend the casting so we had some really good options. We had quite a few models who had their portfolio on their iPad – each season I see more models with iPads. Most models still have books but I imagine thatContinue reading
For every fashion show there is always a hair and make up test. It’s important to see how the whole look comes together. You usually have a moodboard that inspired the designer’s collection and you might also have a separate moodboard for hair and makeup. The right hair and make up can change everything soContinue reading
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