Thursday, 18 March 2010
Saturday, 13 March 2010
The collection begins with a floor length, high neck, long sleeve body-con dress with a subtle introduction to Hannah's slit theme appearing at the elbow. As the collection develops the high neck remains but the slits become ever more overt, exposing more and more skin at the knee, hip, waist, shoulder and wrist. With a colour palette of Oil, Ink and Nuclear, fabrics include velvet, latex, stretch suede, neoprene, toscana lamb fur, leather, satin and sheer. Another successful collaboration with Hannah Martin saw multiple razor sharp, gunmetal spear rings worn on the index finger building in layers as the collection progressed. It was an honour to work so closely with Hannah Marshall, consulting and styling her show, she is a real inspiration and great fun : ) Massive thank you to all the team - Hannah's crew, my crew, Shelley Durkan, Lyndell Mansfield, Alex Box, WAH nails and Malcolm Pate.
Wednesday, 10 March 2010
It may only be his 5th season but Piers Atkinson is proving to be one of London's hottest Milliners. Piers is known for his humorous, colourful fun creations but this season we see the humour turn dark as his A/W10 collection - ' It's Later Than You Think' guides us through the lives of many widows who have just polished off their husbands and seem more concerned with looking fierce than mourning. The colour palette remains dark with mainly black, grays and the occasional nude, interrupted by a spill of blood red. Faces are often masked with hair, antique lace or veils sprinkled in beauty spots, crystals, sequins or pearls in the form of tears or skull's teeth. Gunmetal spikes trim headbands and small fascinators, available also in badges, thanks to PINS LONDON. With a garnish of feathers, netting, hair and of course 1 naked action man ( drowning in black sequined quick sand) you have a very exciting, ambitious and chic collection. Piers is a huge inspiration and I feel very proud to be a part of his world, working so closely with him on all these projects.
Tuesday, 9 March 2010
I LOVE LOVE LOVE this short film shot by 2 of my best friends Benjamin Lennox and Thomas Cooksey. I shoot with both these boys so it was really special for me to see what happens when they join forces. This is their first film together shot for Glass Magazine and i really hope there are many more - with me soon please !!!
Monday, 8 March 2010
Friday, 5 March 2010
VOGUE - MARCH 2010 - Shot by Tim Walker, styled by Kate Phelan
Tuesday, 2 March 2010
Fashion week kicked off with the exhibition and online auction for 'Volt & F.TAPE get CRYSTALLIZED' at the Swarovski CRYSTALLIZED cafe. Volt magazine, F.TAPE and Swarovski all joined forces in a special project commissioning 8 of Britain's hottest designers to each transform 1 of Volt's 8 front covers. Designers included - FRED BUTLER, HANNAH MARSHALL, CRAIG LAWRENCE, DEAN QUINN, KATIE EARY, HOLLY FULTON, MANJIT DEU and GEMMA SLACK. It was really exciting to see how each designer used their cover, the crystals mixed with other materials and made it their own and although many designers work was 3D it was fasinating to see these designs in poster format rather than clothing on the body. What an exciting project!!! I can't wait to see who buys these pieces - you can follow the online auction on F.TAPE and the exhibition is open until sunday 14th March at the Swarovski CRYSTALLIZED cafe, 24 Great Marlborough Street, W1.