Tag Archives: 1970s

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… Advertisements

STYLE QUEEN

Nova, February 1972. Photo: Hans Feurer If asked to compile a list of my favourite fashion influences one woman would have to figure in my Top Ten. Caroline Baker is, in my mind, the original stylist. An original thinker, who as Fashion Editor of the provocative Nova magazine in the 1960s/70s, was finding inspiration on […]

HEY GOOD LOOKING BOYS, GATHER AROUND

Was thrilled to be asked to write a profile piece on the amazing Mr Antony Price for this week’s ShortList Style Special. He is still a major inspiration… Antony at RCA, Vogue, 1968  Antony with Sheilagh Brown at Stirling Cooper, Italian Vogue  Antony with Sheilagh Brown at Stirling Cooper, Italian Vogue  Bryan Ferry, Roxy Music […]

THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME

In 1973 I cut out this photograph of Zandra Rhodes from a copy of my mum’s Woman magazine and it had pride of place on the pin-board on my bedroom wall. The print and quilt satin cocoon jacket featured in the picture is from the designer’s Shell Collection, Autumn/Winter 1973. Zandra was (and still remains) […]