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Quote of the day: Elise By Olsen



Elise by Olsen, the 16-year-old entrepreneur

“Everyone’s capability should be judged according to how they deliver and their results, rather than their age. We are becoming borderless and genderless, and it’s time to work towards being ageless, too.”

Elise By Olsen, the 16 year old editor of Recens, Highsnobiety



On editing



Carmel Snow

After the first day of Vogue Festival, I spent the evening paging through old tear sheets to find references for an upcoming shoot. (more…)



On the terrace with Hermes and Henry



Hermes magazine Un Mirage by Mark Borthwick styling by Melanie Ward

London is experiencing a few days of welcome (albeit intermittent) sun and I’m starting to get holiday vibes. These Hermès pictures portray the feeling, thanks to Mark Borthwick’s sunlight-flooded photography, Melanie Ward’s impeccable styling and Hermès’ summer-ready clothes. The photos are from the current Hermès magazine and the shoot is called Un Mirage… (more…)



Weekender uncensored



Weekender by Flowered Up music video directed by WIZ

I had such a nice chat with video director W.I.Z a couple of days ago, who called me following this recent i-D piece I contributed to. The piece is part of a series of interviews with fashion bods on their favourite pop videos. I agonised for ages over it because, well, don’t we all have dozens of favourites? In the end, I went for ‘Weekender’, an 18 minute long mini-film from 1992, that W.I.Z directed for the band Flowered Up. You can read all about it in the link, but I very much enjoyed researching the band because frankly, I couldn’t remember much from 1992. (more…)