O M Geeeeeeeee – it’s happened.
Versus. Redchurch Street. Opposite the HQ of Sean McClusky (1234 Records).
The Versus party is tonight. I’m wearing an invisible cloak. Or maybe some Obscure Rebellion:
This year, fashion is regenerating Soho: the British Fashion Council have taken over the car park in Brewer Street. You can almost smell the patina of 90s raves, and Soho sex. Plus Diptyque, obvz…
Upstairs makes a natural catwalk with its gritty, pitched glass roof.
I made this 12 second film about the Fyodor Golan show:
The major thing in this video is what’s going on in the head of Laurie Long Legs.
AN ASIDE: Laury Long Legs (aka Smith) may now be stylist to the stars, living in LA – but once upon a time SHE MADE me hang about in a warehouse in South London in a bikini for X magazine, edited by the perfume writer, Tessa Williams and art directed by Mat Maitland (pictured next to me).
The first day of LFW had a distinctly Irish flavour – and co-incidentally we have the Irish actress Ash Sands staying – so she became my fash wife.
First stop: the amazing Ed Marler tudor tableaux in the new Kingly Court of Brewer Street – Smith’s Court, where Tatty Devine used to be.
I made another a slightly longer film of that:
Marler was recommended to me by photographer Louie Banks, whom I chaired the talk for at Shoreditch House a few weeks ago.
Ed Marler was way post-Derelicte. Really exciting and clever.
The ICA held a presentation by a selection of Irish designers – fave out of the selection: Laura Kinsella.
Stopped off at Gary’s Place – Arts Club East on the way home to get my membership card signed by the special calligrapher. Good to see more pals down there. x