“I often ask myself how people visualise this fable…Where was Mick during this time? Was he holding the reins and pulling me and the horse through the streets of New York, or following submissively behind me!?” Bianca Jagger’sletter to the FT, putting the white horse myth (partially) to rest. (more…)
“The early 1980s was a lovely time. Punk had shaken everyone up, the Japanese taking over Paris was dynamic in terms of new looks and working with [Katharine] Hamnett was thrilling for me as she always pushed me to do more and more! I have always loved adding strings, ribbons, belts, torn strips of fabric, net and lace to my styling looks so I was in my element.” Caroline Baker, Hope And Glitter
This quote is taken from a rather lovely interview with legendary stylist Caroline Baker on Iain R Webb’s blog, Hope & Glitter. I assisted Caroline years ago, and if I forgot to pack her bag of ribbons on a shoot there would be hell to pay!
“You’re only good at what you really love. So, be true to yourself. Be daring and keep a very open mind.”
RIP Maria Luisa Poumaillou, the legendary buyer and retailer who passed away this week, Business Of Fashion
“A lot of mainstream photographers seem not to think about what they’re doing or feel any responsibility toward anything. And by the time they’re done, the models don’t have any trace of themselves left. This thing about looking young with no wrinkles or expression is all so boring really.”
Peter Lindbergh on women, photography and his new book, Images of Women II 2005-2014, WWD