Monthly Archives: August 2014

STYLISH LADY 1

Illustrator Angela Barrett wears Vivienne Westwood c.1990something. Photographed by IRW  

GAULTIER REVISITED (AGAIN)

Last Thursday evening I was asked to give a personal guided tour of The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk at the Barbican. To accompany the talk I decided to construct a fanzine that would document my relationship with Jean Paul over the years, in print and out and […]

MEN AT WORK PT2

In June 1988 City Limits magazine ran a cover story titled Fashion’s New Mafia. It featured five male fashion journalists/stylists – Mark Connolly, Simon Foxton, Hamish Bowles, Marcus Von Ackermann and myself – described by writer Jessica Berens as ‘[the] new style arbiters…their power will grow’. In the second of a series I talk with Mark […]

AND THE WINNER IS

“People would tell you, ‘I’m a stylist’ and we’d nudge each other and say, ‘They’re unemployed’. Everybody was a stylist, weren’t they? And, of course, there wasn’t such a thing as a stylist before that. We just put ourselves together. It wasn’t called ‘styling’. Isn’t that the funniest thing?” Scarlett Cannon, Style Icon, muses on […]

FROZEN

Just seen and rather taken by. Sculpture by Cathy Lewis, Paintings by Kristin Vestgard. Anthony Hepworth Fine Art Dealers, 16 Margarets Buildings, Brock Street, Bath. Show runs until 16th August. Broderie Anglais, 2014, Jesmonite/Slate. H: 82cm by Cathy Lewis