Photos: Katherine Lowe Think what you may about the clothes (the word outlandish often comes to mind), but attending a Vivienne Westwood show is an experience that should never be passed up. You’re greeted at the door by a team of PR agents in various states of costume: There’s a small man in a madras check suit with pants tucked into socks, a camp man in a tiny white tee shirt emblazoned with the word ‘METROSEXUAL’ and a Chinese man in a suit with a billowing oversized tee shirt covering the blazer.Then it’s onto the catwalk where a bunch ofClick to Continue!
Photos: supplied 1. Acne Compass Bomber – “I’m thinking a future trip to NYC here…”2. Dash Snow (RIP) collage from his series The End of Living, The Beginning of Survival – “Loved Dash Snow’s work especially Death Penalty for Turning to Jesus. This is the third Christmas I’ve wished… Since his passing I see it becoming further out of reach.” 3. La Gras Lamp – “These are the coolest things ever. Designed by Bernard-Albin Gras in 1921. Simple yet classic, something you have forever. I want the chrome/black offering!” (Available from Simon James) 4. Rick Rubin In The Studio – “Love theClick to Continue!
West is best – expat Kiwi Aiden Andrews backstage at Prada. Photos: Sonny Vandevelde Allow me to state the obvious. I’m more likely to get excited by a good fashion show than an All Blacks victory. More interested in a well-tailored suit than a perfectly executed field goal. More intrigued by the career of a model than that of our greatest sports-stars. However today I chose the soccer over the sartorial. And witnessing that 1-1 draw in a bar filled with the most aggressive Italian supporters in Milan trumped any fashion show. There’s nothing like leaving your home country toClick to Continue!
Image /Luella We here in New Zealand might be gearing up for the first show of ANZFW (Cybele), but London Fashion Week has been in full swing for the past couple of days. I just had an email from my good mate (and top model spotter) Lilly to say that Stella Maxwell showed up in the Luella show for the second time in two seasons. She’s also walked in Todd Lynn and Vivienne Westwood Red Label. Nice work Stella!Luella Vivienne Westwood Vivienne Westwood Todd Lynn Uploaded with my Sierra Wireless data stick on Telecom XT. I LIKE YOU!Click to Continue!