I have been featuring garments from Leutton Postle since I first saw Jenny Postle’s MA graduate collection a few years ago. I just loved all the textures – the crazyness and the colours. Knitwear really has had a resurgence over the past few yeasr – it’s not only taken more seriously it’s become more fashionable.Continue reading
It’s the perfect time to put men on fashion covers that traditionally feature women. This month both Elle UK and Phoenix feature their first man on a cover – and why not? Both cover models are called David, they are each supermodels, fashion icons and have beautiful bodies. This week in London is the firstContinue reading
I’m a big ice cream fan so I was delighted to hear that fashion designer Corrie Nielsen has created an extra dark chocolate with a hint of orange blossom from Paris ice cream with Mr. Pantani – otherwise known as Mr Scoop. If you’re lucky enough to attend Corrie’s London Fashion Week catwalk show andContinue reading
I had the pleasure of meeting the charming duo behind Fyodor Golan, Fyodor Podgorny and Golan Frydman, at their press day. I used one of their dresses in our last issue of Phoenix and saw their winning collection this season at Fashion Fringe at Covent Garden! I thought their collection was so beautiful – IContinue 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
This evening was the Phoenix Magazine launch party celebrating our 5th issue, which is out on news stands today. There are also free copies which will be given out during London Fashion Week. The party was at Jewel in Covent Gardens – I quite like the bar as I did my first shoot with KateContinue reading
I went to visit fashion designer Christoper Beales and see his new SS 2012 collection. I’ve worked with Christopher for quite a few years and I’m really looking forward to this season as there are so many pieces that I want to wear! Christopher is currently Senior Tailor at Alexander McQueen.He has worked for Biba,Continue reading
Today I styled a shoot with Kristin Knox, The Clothes Whisper. She brought her lovely tea cup Pomeranian Butters to the shoot. Butters is named after Butters on South Park. She likes carrots and and sat patiently in her Prada bag during the shoot. During London Fashion Week and press days Butters is given aContinue reading
I went to visit Ada at her studio and had a look at her new collection. I can’t show it to you, so I took a picture of her knitting machine instead! I’ve known Ada Zanditon for a few years. We met at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, and I was the stylist for the One’s toContinue reading
Every week I’m visiting designers or PRs to pick up items for my shoots. Today I went to visit Becc at Bloody Gray PR. Every PR is unique. Becc represents quite a few new designers – which is perfect for Phoenix magazine! Becc is super friendly and very professional – we even had a sneakyContinue reading
I love scouting for locations. It’s important to find the right set up for your shoot: it can make all the difference! You have to remember that one day you can have a beautiful sky but that can all change on your shoot day. I love these red apples but will they be there inContinue reading
Today I went to visit fashion designer Georgia Hardinge in her new studio. I was quite exciting to see the prints for her new collection. It was Friday afternoon and they were having cake and champagne to celebrate a little leaving party for one of Georgia’s staff. These images are from her AW11 collection. Can’tContinue reading
We just launched Issue 4 for Graduate Fashion Week. The cover was shot by Elizabeth Hoff, and was styled by me (I’m the Fashion Editor). Yasmin was great to work with, and she loves wearing new designers so she was perfect for Phoenix magazine because our main focus is new designers. The magazine is outContinue reading
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