Monthly Archives: September 2013
Something glittery to end the month. A bright and shiny new project. To be announced shortly…
My own ‘Peaky Blinders’, as seen in BLITZ magazine, inspired by Once Upon A Time In America, Yohji Yamamoto, chain gangs, Escape From Colditz, Richmond Cornejo, Bonnie and Clyde, Prohibition, POW (Prisoner of War/Prince of Wales check), Jailhouse Rock, John Flett, Gangsterland, Rei Kawakubo, the Lower East Side Jewish Quarter of New York c. 1929, […]
“It’s a story that I want to tell, not a dress that I want to sell.” Lucinda Chambers, fashion director British Vogue, discusses her styling, aesthetic and career In Fashion – an interview with Lou Stoppard at SHOWstudio, 6th September 2013. Photograph shows NOT FOR SALE pincushion (©Iain R Webb) as seen in STYLIST’S OWN […]
I have always been fascinated by how various fashion editors and stylists in different moments, places and times can merrily garner assorted references and yet end up fixing a mood or a look that conjures up a similar expression of glamour. While leafing through the September issue of British Vogue my memory was pricked when […]
An old slogan for a new era. A detail from a T-shirt I stitched together for the ICA OFF-SITE show, A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now, which opened at the weekend at the Old Selfridges Hotel in London’s West End. Based on an image I styled in 1986, the original photograph was taken […]
This photograph was part of a series I took for ELLE magazine during the S/S 2002 New York collections. This picture was taken on 10th September 2001 – the day before the terrorist attacks on the city. It was an absolutely beautiful blue sky day and none of us knew what was to come. This […]
…I’ve been thinking about lately.