Am unable to withhold my excitement at the release of the docu-film. Watch Mr Smith in all his glory talk you through how a collection is formed, what his inspiration is and why he still rummages around in vintage shops. It’s a joyous experience.
Great mini-view with Sarah Burton, on Nowness.com, inside the atelier in Paris where the Alexander McQueen line is created. Some great close-ups on materials and textures of the last collection, plus insights into the thought process of how they work.
“What I’ve learned about working with a big company like Jil Sander is how important the structure is. You can have ideas and you can have money, but if the structure isn’t right, if everybody at design and management and marketing and sales isn’t in the same key, it’s not […]
I used to rock at sniffing out quality vintage pieces. Seriously !
When I was younger, before grey hair started to set in, I used to be able to scan a market rail and within 5 minutes, visually pull out the bargains, determine the repair job needed and negotiate a lower […]
There, I’ve said it. It’s in print so it must be true…. I would gladly hand over all the cake in my possession to have one of the Uniform Wares 150 series.
Established in 2009 by British product designers Patrick Bek and Oliver Fowles, this stylish duo produce classic yet simplistic […]
I want to like them, I really do…..it’s a loafer, great, its simple and not overly branded, excellent, its a shiny, almost metallic colour, oh mercy me enough already..
but wait, it’s – in – rubber? Seriously?
A rubber loafer? does it come with a G emblazoned Elastoplast for those special Gucci […]
It’s more than possible that you know what I’m talking about. I can imagine you go through the same stress as me from time to time, juggling too many things, spinning too many plates, and then just when you are finally on top of the workload, your scheduling goes tits […]
Starting a new project, for me, is all about understanding the what, the when and the how. What is the product, when is it needed by and how is it done and I approach it in a very logical analytical manner.
I’m not a designer, never have been, and truth be […]
Just a teeny tiny blog post this time as I wanted to share something with you that i heard yesterday…
A talented intern working for a large sportswear brand has just completed her fashion studies. As part of her final project she has decided to present a womens wear accessory concept […]