Ad campaigns

Short hair muse: Jenny Brunt

Jenny Brunt for Gap photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

Jenny Brunt always had the best short hair and going by her Instagram, she still has.

My friend Magazine Fan alerted me to Iconic Focus (what a great name), the model agency that now represents one of my favourite 90s models and others of a similar life stage. This Gap shot (above) was always a favourite. And here she is now… (more…)

Trend report: For Burberry and Jonathan Anderson, art and craft are king

Burberry aw16 Makers House

Craft is trending for SS17 (or is it AW16?) and I don’t just mean complex embroideries and hand tooled leathers. Although, yes, those too. More that designers are celebrating all manner of craft and makers, in particular two of LFW’s most important designers,Christopher Bailey at Burberry and J.W.Anderson’s Jonathan Anderson. (more…)

Church’s changes

Church's aw16 campaign by Lachlan Bailey

I’ve no clue who’s the creative eye behind these new Church’s advertising images (photographer is Lachlan Bailey) but I noticed they’d ramped up their branding a while ago and it’s much cooler and definitely younger. (more…)

THE DRG STYLE INDEX: Gosha Rubchinskiy, Esprit, Michael Kors, Hillier Bartley

Here’s the latest weekly DRG STYLE INDEX ranking, a round-up of the brands currently buzzing on my radar….

gosha rubchinskiy fragrance
Mucho anticipation around the rumour of a Gosha Rubchinskiy fragrance. Odds are on that he’ll do it with Comme des Garçons, (more…)