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Petit Déjeuner – Hurry Up and Wait

What do mornings mean to you? That’s the roundabout question being asked by Petit Déjeuner, my new DRG film strand, which launches today! It’s a chance to stretch myself beyond the world of stills and dip a toe into the wonderful realms of moving image.

These video vignettes take their cues from morning routines, musings and motivations. You know, those first waking moments when you may be ruminating on your ambitions – hello Monday #lifegoals! – or if you’re anything like me, wishing you could slow your pace right down as you silence the snooze button for the 12th time…

Bo Jong Hurry Up and Wait

First in the series is Hurry Up And Wait, directed and photographed by my creative collaborator, Emma Miranda Moore. We took inspiration from our 18-year-old Dutch muse, Bo Jong, whose suitably go-getting spirit had her entering modelling at 14 and moving to London by eighteen. An adventurous self-starter, her weekend mornings are categorically not spent lingering in bed.

Bo might not be sure exactly where she’s heading but that doesn’t stop her wanting to get there fast. Although, as for most of us, she’s not immune to a distraction or two. While still in pyjamas (lovely linen-silk striped Carrier Company ones), Hanro vest and hand knitted socks, she’ll graze on tea and toast, maybe dipping into a book to ponder the eternal existentialist question – What Would Jean-Paul Sartre do?

Then it’s a quick change into her off duty wardrobe of Studio Nicholson trousers and Chloé engineer stripe shirt (or will it be Sonia Rykiel’s pie-crust collared denim?). Add an Isabel Marant bangle, Aurélie Bidermann mirrored ring and Shinola watch. Wait, is that the time? Best get going…

What’s your Saturday routine? Hurry up and get things done or take your own sweet time…?

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Linen-silk pyjamas (above and below), Carrier Company; Cotton vest, Hanro

Pyjamas by Carrier Company
Shirt by Chloe
Engineer stripe shirt (above and below),  Chloé

Shirt by Chloe

Shinola watch and Aurelie Bidermann mirrored ring
Watch, Shinola; mirrored ring, Aurélie Bidermann

engineer stripe by Chloe
Engineer stripe shirt, Chloé

Stella McCartney Multi-knit and broderie-anglaise cardigan
Multi-knit and broderie-anglaise cardigan, Stella McCartney

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Engineer stripe shirt, Chloé; mirrorred ring, Aurélie Bidermann; Diary, Smythson

CREDITS
Concept: Navaz Batliwalla and Emma Miranda Moore
Film and photography: Emma Miranda Moore
Styling: Navaz Batliwalla/Disneyrollergirl.net
Hair and make-up: Sjaniël at Novel Beings using natural and organic make-up
Model: Bo Jong at Next Models
Clothes from Matchesfashion.com, Carrier Company and Studio Nicholson

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Try it now: post-summer beauty

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How good was the beauty look in my last editorial shoot? Make-up artist Jessica Mejia nailed the post-summer contemplative mood perfectly with highlit cheekbones, sepia lids and well, that’s pretty much it. She kindly wrote down her how-to (below) and while the ingredients list isn’t lengthy, it’s all down to technique. (more…)

Editorial shoot: Slip it to me

There’s a time and a place for logo-waistband cotton smalls… but this isn’t one of them. No, this is the time for sweet nothings, lace fripperies and sheer silk sets, preferably in neon-accented colours or playful floral prints. I scooped up a caseful of Agent Provocateur goodies for my latest Disneyrollergirl editorial shoot, with Chiara Romagnoli behind the lens. If you’re in the mood for bright smalls, I recommend the candy-coloured lace bras, lovely under sheer blouses or summer’s indispensible white boyfriend shirt.

The bodysuits are nothing short of fabulous, whether frilly and bohemian, or gamine in black ruffles. And should you be on the lookout for decadent nightwear-slash-loungewear, then I can highly recommend the signature satin pyjamas – beautifully cut and seductive as hell…

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Ana (left): Fluera camisole, £65 and matching shorts, £45, Agent Provocateur
Chloe: Marylou bodysuit, £175, Agent Provocateur

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Chloe: Marylou bodysuit, £175, Agent Provocateur

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Anna: Fluera camisole, £65, Agent Provocateur

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Ana: Fluera floral camisole, £65 and shorts, £45, Agent Provocateur

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Chloe: Novah silk slip, £150; Classic pyjama jacket, £225, Agent Provocateur

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Chloe (left): Phoenix bra, £125 and briefs, £110, Agent Provocateur
Ana: Brittnie bra, £75 and briefs, £55, Agent Provocateur

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Ana: Luna lace camisole, £125; Bobbie spotty briefs, £65, Agent Provocateur

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Ana (left): Petunia black bra, £110 and briefs, £85; suspenders, £145; silk stockings, £60, Agent Provocateur
Chloe: Theodora bodysuit, £395, Europa holdups, £10, Agent Provocateur

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Chloe: Theodora bodysuit, £395, Agent Provocateur

CREDITS:
Photography and video: Chiara Romagnoli
Styling: Navaz Batliwalla/Disneyrollergirl.net
Hair: Simon Izzard at David Artists
Make-up: Annabel Callum at Frank
Models: Chloe Coles at Union Models; Ana C at Milk Management

*THIS SHOOT WAS PRODUCED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AGENT PROVOCATEUR*

Editorial shoot: Everything you said

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ABOVE: Blouse, SportMax Code///T-shirt, LVC///Skirt, Jonathan Saunders///Socks, Falke

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Blouse, SportMax Code///T-shirt, LVC

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Vintage sweatshirt, Blitz London///T-shirt, LVC///Blouse, SportMax Code

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Shirt, Jonathan Saunders///Vintage Levi’s jeans, Blitz London///necklace, Laura Lees at The Shop At Bluebird

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Blouse, SportMax Code///T-shirt, LVC

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Top, Michael Van Der Ham///Sweatshirt, vintage///Skirt, Rag & Bone

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Top, Michael Van Der Ham///Sweatshirt, vintage///Skirt, Rag & Bone

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Sweater, Paul Smith menswear/// Ring, Katie Rowland at The Shop At Bluebird

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Photography: Emma Miranda Moore
Styling: Navaz Batliwalla/Disneyrollergirl.net
Hair: Mark Francome Painter
Make-up: Fiona Barry
Model: Eleanor Davies at Models 1