Five fashiony things I learnt this week

1) 15 year-old photographer Eleanor Hardwick (above) caught my eye a few months ago in a newspaper supplement. If you’re in the West country, try and stop by her exhibition at the Here Gallery in Bristol from Feb 5 – March 8.

2) Kim Gordon has collaborated with Marni to produce a watercolour print on bags and tees for the new Marni Summer Edition range.

3) Back in the day, prospective Balenciaga customers had to pay $1000 just to attend the show, whether or not they ended up buying anything. (Source: Wednesday night’s Style On Trial on BBC4 featuring the designer David Sassoon whose references to ‘model-girls’ was so sweet and endearing. UK bloggers can watch it here.)

4) There’s still plenty of mileage in the expensive super-thin T-shirt market. Newly landed at Netaporter.com is LA-based Kain – expect to see the scoop-necked, baggy-pocketed tees gracing the pages of Grazia (and the backs of Kate, Sienna et al) by April.

5) New photography book alert! Danielle Levitt’s ‘We Are Experienced’ offers up portraits of American teens from pampered princesses to high school cheerleaders via Kentucky beauty queens.

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7 Responses to Five fashiony things I learnt this week

  1. Make Do Style says:

    Good to learn 5 new things, I love learning new things. And as I’m working in Bath w/end of the 7th and staying in Bristol I hope to have a peek at these ethereal photos.
    Yes right on both counts and its Mulberry!

  2. Make Do Style says:

    BTW ref colour yes v. Luella, who I’m actually falling for now after resisting for a while (futile or right?) but don’t you think MW is coming of time as in he’s in step for once!

  3. alexandra says:

    aww so pretty! xx

  4. pretty face says:

    is the style on trial any good? i was considering watching it… but opted out.

    oh and WOW is that 15 year old photographer talented. makes me feel great about myself ;) xx

  5. miss cavendish says:

    I saw Ms. Hardwick’s work on a blog somewhere early last week. Couldn’t believe she is only 15! What a terrific eye she has . . .

  6. AusAnna says:

    awesome post, im so excited for Kain, and Im glad they are keeping the trend alive. :)X

  7. Top Bird says:

    Ooohh, Kim Gordon + Marni? Major swooon. Can’t wait to see – thanks for the tip. xx

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