Posts Tagged ‘Celebrity’
Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Beautiful in Blue at the Glamour Awards, in a Mishka Vintage sourced dress. Altered into a new classic.Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
I have long loved this 1960’s blue brocade dress at Mishka, and wondered why no-one else has snapped it up. When I took Sophie there for a shopping fest, post-lunch date last week, I was therefore delighted that she saw it’s beauty too.
She had it shortened, with it’s straps removed by a local tailor, I think it looks heavenly and hope that you like it too…
I wish more people realised that a lovely piece of clothing with potential can be easily altered into something remarkable by a local tailor. My tailor Chris is a legend, often fixing clothes for me, Kentish Town locals and the cast of West End musicals with brilliant skill. But that’s another post in the making!..
Hope you like it, I LOVE it.
Sophie shows a brilliantly dark side!
Such a talented team, great video.
Lacy, gothic, fiercely fabulous.
I worked on Sophie’s Wanderlust tour looks.
I had some beautiful sheer dresses made by Shadiye for the discotastic second half.
For the first half, I had Sophie’s dirndl dresses adapted by my amazing tailor, Chris and then embroidered by Laura Lees.
All a skip and a hop from my home, until last month in NW5.
Dress: Pierre Cardin from William Vintage
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Sophie Ellis Bextor is an absolute delight to work with, as well as being a total beauty, she is talented and generous to those who work with her.
Last night, I was invited to the album launch at Bush Hall, an opportunity for a rare date night with Jeremy. I was thrilled when I saw her beaming onto the stage wearing one of the outfits I had sourced for the album shoot: something Sophie had liked so much, that she had decided to buy and keep it.
The crowd were lovely: all seemed so happy to be there, and Sophie couldn’t contain her absolute excitement at sharing her beautiful new work, amazing voice and talented band.
Sophie has a great rapport with her audience and I beamed inside, when she said that everyone working on the project had been her first choice.
Thank you kind Sophie. It’s appreciation like that, which makes styling all the more pleasurable.
When she sang a surprise good bye accompanied by a piano to lead us out of the venue, you could hear how beautiful her voice is. I really felt so lucky to have been a part of the Wanderlust team and was thrilled to hear that already it is in the album top ten, within a day of launching.
A great reaction from The Daily Mail:-
I consulted and styled this collection, working on mood-boards, textiles, plus every area from lighting to music, from hair and make up to running order and casting; so am thrilled to see this fantastic response.