Monthly Archives: March 2014

CUT OUTS 1

At the end of last summer Farrow & Ball commissioned some of my scrapbook sugar paper cut outs to decorate remake-remodel pieces of furniture. They now feature in photographs promoting F&B’s enchanting new wallpaper range. HOPE you like? http://www.farrow-ball.com Wicked Queen mirror (Samphire BP 4005 wallpaper by Farrow & Ball)   YOU LOOK F&BULOUS dressing […]

SPRING AWAKENING?

The sun is shining and I noticed some buds trying to burst through so this Polaroid seemed appropriate. It’s from a photo shoot I styled when I was fashion director at Harpers & Queen magazine for a beauty story promoting Miss Dior eau de parfum. The exquisite Cecilia Chancellor was stitched into the dress on […]

MAKES ME HAPPY!

Look familiar? This wonderful deep brown velvet chapeau featured in the Northern Echo (Darlington, Durham) on Friday July 20, 1962. It was designed by milliner Rudolf who created hats for London couturier Jo Mattli. The newspaper article referred to it as a Ranger’s hat, while Rudolf called it ‘Be Prepared’. In 1982 I asked Vivienne […]

(WE) TREASURED YOUR TRASH CANS

  If you haven’t already had the good fortune to go see Derek Jarman: Pandemonium at Somerset House then you only have this weekend to do so. And I urge you, do so. This exhibition, sparsely curated by Mark Turner, is a truly moving experience and all the more so for it’s unpretentious approach, which […]

AND I WISHED FOR COLOUR

Kaffe Fassett was born in San Francisco and grew up in Big Sur California. He first landed in Bath around 1964, so it is appropriate that he should stage a major retrospective at the American Museum in Britain on the outskirts of the city. This forthcoming exhibition promises to showcase all elements of work by […]