There was a time when having a beautiful blanket made for you meant that you were ready to marry.This was a time when most material possessions had no luxury of simply existing aesthetically,they had to have functional value as well.This meant that the makers of even the simplest of things,an apron,a table cloth or a blanket seized the moment and made these practical items things of beauty.
Friday, February 26, 2010
Often the reason why certain pieces come to life and become animated is entirely dependent on the wearer. This is made evident to me on different shoots I have done time and time again. It is as though the model has some ephemeral past life connection with the item,an inherited memory perhaps... For some reason the clothing taps into some inner psyche and it almost always shows.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
The beautiful Jane Birkin was an impressive fashion force to be reckoned with. Her iconic use of a simple straw basket, her classic white t shirt nonchalance and the eternal girlishness she possessed, impressed upon the world a sense of specific sexiness that fashion emulates repeatedly.