Monday, 28 February 2011

Beautiful Monica Vinader Rio Bracelet...

I just received a beautiful silver  Rio Bracelet from Monica Vinader , thank you !! [See my post on 08/02/11] . They come in 8 colours each with a different meaning. Try wearing them stacked up and mixed with other bracelets, as i am doing !

Friday, 25 February 2011

Shoot with actor/musician Johnny Flynn in E.S. Magazine today.

Portrait of Johnny Flynn, shot on 15/02/11, out in E.S. Magazine  today . Its all about the return of the Renaissance man/polymath/the multi talented. Why should we only have to do one thing? My philosophy totally. Johnny is currently performing at the Royal Court Theatre with Juliet Stephenson as well as being a celebrated folk singer/musician.

Thursday, 24 February 2011

The Dior Addict Launch at The Wyld Bar , W Hotel today.

 Today was the Dior Addict make-up launch in the beautiful Wyld Bar at the new W hotel. Felt like i was at home with all the mirror balls.Am currently slightly obsessed with jewel coloured Dior nail varnish so from left to right :Aloha,Nirvana,Perfecto,Rock Coat[smoky top coat]and Violet Nouveau Monde.I am wearing Paradise [top] and Aloha [below] . Available from May !!!!

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

LFW Day 5 Dress of The Day : Roksanda Ilincic

 Today's dress a bright blue floor length satin gown by Roksanda Ilincic [The colour is actually much closer to the added swatch than my drawing!]The collection is inspired by exotic birds so apologies for my colour matching skills today . Its been a long week. 

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

LFW Day 4 "Dress" of the Day : Giles

Ok so today is strictly not a dress but you have to love this exaggerated  feathered skirt pulled in by a leather corset over a crisp white shirt.In Giles Deacon's words "something buttoned up ,but at the same time with something completely wild underneath." More than a touch of Black Swan.A beautiful mix of extravagant historical references and minimalism .

Monday, 21 February 2011

LFW Dress of the Day : Osman Yousefzada

Another very graphic dress today by Osman Yousefzada apparently inspired by Catherine Yass' work "Decomissioned", a panelled leather and boucle wool striped trapeze style piece.A very graphic collection with base colours of black and white plus super bright accents of orange, turquoise, hot pink ,lime and red .

Sunday, 20 February 2011

LFW Day 2 |: Dress of the Day : Kinder Aggugini

Todays choice is from Kinder Aggugini's collection inspired by the style of Peggy Guggenheim.Seemingly naive details of raw edging, dip dying,top stitching beautifully held together  by immaculate tailoring and construction. Both chic and rock and roll.See 18/02/11 for shoot with Kinder Aggugini.

Saturday, 19 February 2011

LFW Dress of the day : Sass and Bide

Looking at winter clothes when its still winter, never fills me with enthusiasm , so i loved Sass and Bide's collection with a palate of fuschia , orange and coral with a mix of textures and fabrics . This is my favorite dress with a black and white Ikat print and feathery skirt and an elegant 20's shape.It may not be very traditionally fall but its beautiful. Look out for my favorite dress every day this week .  

Friday, 18 February 2011

Straight Men of British Fashion

Back on the 3rd and 7th February we shot 3 "apparently" rare straight fashion designers for E.S. magazine . As Kinder Aggugini points out ,'I am not the only straight man in the fashion village. There are actually loads of us. You just don't know about us.' Very interesting feature written by Simon Mills discussing the issue of why women's fashion is dominated by gay men. [If , in fact , it still is.]

From Top left to right: Rupert Sanderson [Shoe Designer] and Rowan Routh [Literary agent],Kinder Aggugini [Designer] and Natalie Hand [Viva Models Agent] and David Koma [Designer]and Alex Koma.

Photographer : Sam Christmas
Make-up and Hair : Carol Morley using Aveda.  

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Today at the Royal Court Theatre

Shooting at the Royal Court Theatre in Sloane Square today, Can reveal who in a few weeks time.At the moment they are showing "The Heretic " by Richard Bean and "Our Private Life " by Pedro Miguel Rozo .

Friday, 11 February 2011


Just out: My horse illustrations notepad designed for Padblocks.Made with paper from sustainable forest sources.Only £6.25   !

Thursday, 10 February 2011

Three Great Mascaras

Ok ,so inventing a new mascara may not be saving the world....these 3 are pretty great though.
1.Clinique's new "Bottom Lash Mascara" has a smudge resist formula and a tiny brush to make the task easier. Why did no one think of this before ?
2.Dior's "Diorshow 360" mascara with a unique revolving brush rotates upwards to coat upper lashes , and downwards for lower lashes . Simple!
3.Mac's "Wonder Woman Opulash " mascara wins for its fantastic packaging and 3 great colours. "Themyscira"- bright blue,"Army of Amazons"-green,and"Victorious"-purple and black.
I'm using them all at the moment !

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Chic on a Shoestring

At the end of last year i did make-up for my talented friend Mary Jane Baxter for her amazing first book "Chic on a Shoestring" to be published in May by Kyle Cathie. It is now available to pre order on Amazon! In the book there are over 40 beautiful vintage inspired projects you can make yourself.Photographs are by Claire Richardson. £14.99 well spent I'd say!Check out Mary's blog for up to date information.

Tuesday, 8 February 2011

Monica Vinader

Just made-up beautiful jewellery designer Monica Vinader , whose work is worn by Danni Minogue,Donna Air and Tess Daly and found in The Sartorialist. Here are her Fiji and Rio bracelets luck,peace,health and love.Check out her newest shop in Selfridges.

Monday, 7 February 2011

Shoot at Rupert Sanderson Store today.

Shooting today at Rupert Sanderson store today. This is the gorgeous "Hydra " shoe for Spring/ this space for the shoot.

Saturday, 5 February 2011