London Fashion Week is over :( Time to catch up on sleep and sort through photos!
“Fashion trend inspired” cocktails at the Trafalger Hotel. Shouldn’t cocktails always come with nail polish?
Male models were passing out Snog frozen yogurt at Vauxhall…awesome.
Glam Media/Rimmel London had an awesome hotel room set up for bloggers and press to chill out, have some champagne, and untangle uncooperative XLR cables like I’m doing here;
Shooting interviews with Lewis and feeling very short.
Some of the 1883 Team; Me with Lewis and then me with Lucy (more here);
Be sure and watch the videos we made throughout fashion week! 1883 Digital
Day three of London Fashion Week, brought to you by Lewis Taylor and 1883 Magazine! Video by me.
Day two at London Fashion Week with Lewis Taylor! Shot and edited by me for 1883 Magazine.
Here’s the video we shot yesterday for London Fashion Week at Vauxhall with Lewis Taylor and 1883 Magazine. Spread the word!
Posts will be slow during London Fashion Week…but you can follow me on Twitter and watch the 1883 Magazine blog!
Here’s a video I shot with 1883 Magazine, presented by the hilarious Lewis Taylor!
Shiny new “oil slick’ Dr. Martens courtesy of Exposure PR…a big thank you to Sabrina from The Science of Style for hooking these up!
Update: These can now be purchased here.
This week I’m in Switzerland shooting a fashion film for a friend’s Spring/Summer collection. I roped in some cousins, my mom and her boyfriend into building the studio I designed in the garden and it turned out pretty rad;
My mom and my cousin’s friend made me a director’s chair, haha;
Got to work with an amazing model;
My cousin’s friend staple gunning the ivy on;
The beautiful collection;
Aaaaand now I have a ton of editing in front of me…
Here is my last article about Graduate Fashion Week, this time for for the Kingston University 2011 Catwalk show. P.S. This is my 600th post on Drooling Isn’t Pretty! I did a video for the Kingston show as well, watch below;
Throughout my coverage of Graduate Fashion Week, I am finding myself using the word “fringe” over and over again. Clearly fringe is a trend among the 2011 graduate designers, and by far the best use of this technique was Kingston University designer Nicola Burrows, whose tartan and knit womenswear collection was a joy to watch. Fringe-cuffed leggings with a raw-edged tartan skirt and top, fringed sleeves, fringed scarves, pom pom beanie hats with eyeholes and mixed stripes made for a playful show. One look featured a long topstitched denim coat with yellow tartan panels, worn over a candy-cane striped turtleneck dress with contrasting fringe on the sleeves, with yellow, blue and red geometric printed leggings. All the models wore blue suede brothel creepers and the pieces were fun yet wearable, and not over the top as separates.
Another trend at Kingston was the use of quirky accessories. Francesca Armstrong’s whimsical collection featured birdcage handbags to complement her feminine black and white looks with long trains and lots of tulle. Camilla Woodman opened the show with a steampunk-esque oversized necklace with what appeared to be a small television as a pendant (inspired by the “house-bound lifestyle” and technology)….and Bethany Borrough had her models holding glossy skulls in powder blue and chartreuse.
Mark Williams received a loud round of applause for his theatrical collection of heavy fur, mixed luxury fabrics and bold shoulder and sleeve details, all in red, black and sheer and worn with studded fur helmets. Jaskiran Hare’s menswear-inspired women’s collection was all deconstructed tailoring and tuxedo elements in oversized dresses and coats, with tulle underskirts and low necklines to add a touch of femininity to what could have been a severe collection. Overall, the Kingston designers demonstrated strong individual visions in varying styles, which made for an inspiring catwalk show.
Written by Emma Freed
Video by Emma Freed
Here’s another video from the Johanna O’Hagen shoot from ages ago…I forgot to post it…better late than never…
The Drooling Isn’t Photogenic video lookbook for Amy Becker-Burnett Spring 2012 is done at last! Watch below;
Video by Emma Freed
Designs and styling by Amy Becker-Burnett
Model: Katy Skelton
Makeup and hair by Katy Lewis
Studio: Family Portraits
Music: “A Slumber Song of the Madonna” erato Cheryl Studer
I love this model Eriko Nakao…
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I’m back from Switzerland! I thought I’d share some pictures from the trip…my friend Una came along and we took the train from Lausanne to Geneva for a day.
Visiting designer stores is WAY more fun in Geneva than in London because people treat you like you are going to buy things rather than following you around and glaring at you like they often do on Sloan St. Of course I can’t afford anything but its nice to pretend that you can :D
There was this hilarious moment when a monk was totally staring into the Rolex window! I tried to be all sly about snapping photos but it looks like he caught me…
Una and I got our snack on to recover from all the pining over designer clothes.
We went to this boutique called “Septieme Etage” which was amazing. They had a Mad Men display downstairs (I had to try the typewriter) and heavily discounted designer pieces. We both got Phillip Lim blouses :)
Afterwards we decided to be terrible carnivores and have some foie gras (terribly unethical, I know…don’t judge me please. What happens in Geneva, stays in Geneva!)
Geneva is a really beautiful, clean city with gorgeous parks and a rich, comfortable vibe to it. I’d probably die of boredom living there since I love London too much but it was definitely an amazing visit…
More pictures to come!