Author Archives: hopeandglitter

DID YOU SEE THE SUITS…

I was THRILLED to have been asked by writer Alexandra Kohut-Cole to contribute to this thoughtful article in MODERN WEEKLY. Always happy to be quoted so extensively and in the company of such prestigious fellow commentators. Now where did I put my (satin) jacket?  

THE PICASSO OF FASHION

I am THRILLED to have contributed to the latest issue of NEUE LUXURY/NEUE FASHION writing about the upcoming Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition, that opens at the Victoria & Albert Museum on May 27th 2017. It was a pleasure to meet curator Cassie Davies-Strodder to discuss the life and influence of Cristobal Balenciaga. An edited version of […]

WASN’T IT FABULOUS?

WE BITCHES TEAR OUR MAGAZINES…

SOMETHING I wrote recently for someone… MAGAZINES AND ME A few years ago when I moved house the removal men had to deal with over 80 boxes of magazines that included copies of Vogue, Elle, Tatler, BLITZ, i-D, The Face, Per Lui, Jil, Ritz, Interview, L’Uomo Vogue, Arena, Numero, AnOther, Dazed & Confused, Frank, Honey, […]

FUTURE PAST PERFECT

VERY excited to see the wonderful work of Ibrahim Kamara, a recent graduate of Central SaintMartins, getting major international press coverage for his series of images entitled 2026 that are part of the UTOPIA 2016 exhibition curated by Shonagh Marshall at Somerset House. The images are a collaboration with photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman. Ibrahim was a student on […]

AND THE DAY WILL END FOR SOME…

In March 2013, to coincide with the opening of David Bowie Is at the V&A museum, I was commissioned by The Independent to write about my life-long relationship with the MainMan. Here is my tribute to the man who changed my world forever…

THE MOST AMAZING LIGHT SHOW…

I was THRILLED to be asked to write for The Observer’s new column, A brush with greatness. Over the years I have rubbed shoulder pads with the great and the good (and the not-so-good), but I chose to kiss and tell about lovely Leigh Bowery. I HOPE he would approve… Here are a few more pictures […]