Category Archive: Art

“The more you know who you are and what you want, the less you let things upset you” Bob Harris

Lost in translation…..no other film will ever compare. I may have watched this over a hundred times!! So very important to me in both good and bad times.  Advertisements

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

Born into the rarefied world of British aristocracy, Isabella’s thirty year career began in the early 80s as Anna Wintour’s assistant at US Vogue. On her return to London in 1986 she worked… Continue reading

Corinne Day: May the Circle Remain Unbroken

So you all know (since I blog all the time about her beautiful work) that the late Corinne Day is one of my biggest inspirations when it comes to the way I approach… Continue reading

Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony A/W 13-14

Aside from some more ’90s leaning sweatsuits, Chloe’s A/W collection is heavily influenced by the styles of the late ’60s and early ’70s. There were pastel swing coats and dresses that looked like… Continue reading

An unconventional romance: Bufallo 66

Curl up on the sofa with a steaming cup of tea and watch Layla (Christina Ricci) save Billy’s (Vincent Gallo) soul. Buffalo 66 (1998) is both an eccentric, provocative comedy and a poignant… Continue reading

XoX loves Miles Aldridge

This summer, Somerset House hosts ‘I Only Want You to Love Me’ – a major retrospective of photographer Miles Aldridge’s work, to coincide with the publication of the book by the same name, published by… Continue reading

enchanted by a place beyond the pines

Director Derek Cianfrance had my heart from the moment I watched the opening credits of his début film Blue Valentine which starred Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling. Exploring all aspects of love, heartache… Continue reading

ECA Fashion Show 2013 – Tickets on sale now!

Edinburgh College of Art has produced some very fine designers over the years. In 2011 Felix Chabluk Smith won the highly acclaimed British Fashion Council’s Burberry competition. Other previous graduates such as heavy… Continue reading

The Art of ben giles, celebrate life xox

Artist Ben Giles flower collages are just lovely. Over the past few weeks I have become quite obsessed with flower arranging…buying lots of different bunches and arranging myself in various vases around the… Continue reading

Samuji A/W 2013 lookbook

Finnish label Samuji have created a really lovely  A/W 2013 collection! Beautiful wools, cute cropped jackets and the dresses ….from boucle shifts to lampshade trapeze styles to dainty fifties shirts. Ever so wearable, due to… Continue reading

Couture is a dream, and we love to dream: Valentino Haute Couture Spring 2013

Do You Remember The First Time?

Excluding Kate Moss my ultimate fashion muse is the ever-so sophisticated Director Sofia Coppola. As for inspiring photographers, I would not have studied photography if it had not been for the late Corinne… Continue reading