For the 2017 European tour of English electronic music duo, Lamb, I have created some dramatic bespoke costume accessories for Lou Rhodes, the singer, and also lent some of my archive pieces.
Photographer Perou & stylist Andie Redman collaborated on a shoot, fusing fashion and costume, based on a contemporary Joan of Arc. I was asked to create a bespoke halo headpiece, referencing stained glass depictions of her in churches as a saint.
Happy Chinese New Year to you all. Firstly I wanted to share with you this lovely photograph by Hunter Rae featuring some Chinese lanterns which I gave a fun floral makeover for a portfolio shoot we collaborated on.
My final fresh floral fashion tutorial of the year is a fun and festive tiara, perfect for New Years Eve. It is inspired by a really beautiful crown from the Dolce & Gabbana SS17 Milan catwalk show
This fresh floral tutorial takes its inspiration from the Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 ready-to-wear catwalk. There were a few dramatic looks featuring coque feather collars but I wanted to add a fresh floral twist,
I am going to show you how to make a really fun, festive, party headband, inspired by the Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2016 campaign. Big, bright flowers featured heavily in the Dolce & Gabbana collection, as did headbands, sequins and black petersham bows and embellished details.
I am going to show you how to make a simple rose choker, inspired by the Gucci Autumn 2016 campaign. This is a really easy and fairly inexpensive project. You can buy a single rose stem from your local florist or pick one from your garden.
My 'Hilary' silk floral headpiece has been featured in 'From Stitch to Style', a book by Wendy Gardiner, based on the BBC program The Great British Sewing Bee was published by Quadrille in May 2016 .
Photographs of my 2015 millinery collection called ‘A Trip to the Moon’. The collection features a palette of midnight blue, ivory and gold. It features gold foiled veiling, gold leafed quills, spray painted crinoline, sequins and silk.
For the People Tree Christmas catalogue I was asked to create some floral and foliage accessories to compliment the A/W clothing range. I used berries and roses and mixed winter foliage to make crowns and a belt, weaving in some of People Tree’s jewellery range for added sparkle.