Hey, gidday mates! Have no doubt — we are well and truly living in the age of social media. Just this morning I took part in the world’s first ever Instagram fashion show for Perry Ellis alongside 99 of my favorite bloggers and men’s style gurus. We each shot a look and posted it to our grams with the tag #100PiecesOfPerry, and just like that, a digital fashion show was born. Who knew! I was given this simple black sweater with grey elbow patches, and I paired it with a grey T-shirt and my favorite pair of grey hopsack pants. To quote the indomitable Moti Ankari, “Simplicity wins.” You can’t go wrong with the classics. Very Perry!Click to Continue!
Hey gidday mates! To kick off my New York Fashion Week SS15 coverage, I had the opportunity to interview Perry Ellis’ new creative director, Michael Maccari backstage just minutes before his first collection walked out on the runway to a crowd of the industry’s top editors, buyers, power-brokers, and lowly bloggers (aka your mate).Click to Continue!
For my final series of interviews with Tom Bull, I headed backstage to the Perry Ellis show this afternoon to shoot the scene. It was like a who’s who of male modelling up there: Matvey Lykov sat alongside Nicolas Ripoll and Mark Cox as the producer gave them catwalk instructions; the Davenport twins were trailed by massive TV cameras as they got their Q&As on with the guys; and Francisco Cominelli could be seen joking around with Danny Beauchamp outside. But the best cameo of all came from Nicki Minaj who walked out the back straight after the Betsey JohnstonClick to Continue!