Back in 1987 Vivienne’s new muse & house model Sara Stockbridge did a shoot with photographer Declan Ryan in & around the British Museum in London. Continue reading
This week at little something about the history of the area Worlds End in Chelsea; location of the eponymous Worlds End Shop & commonly thought to be named after the public house built there in 1897 although apparently the name goes much further back in time. Continue reading
In the AW 05/06 Gold Label collection in Paris a new shirt was introduced, called the Babushka shirt (babushka means grandmother in Russian). Continue reading
A new batch of ‘Cowboy’ t-shirts is now available. They were printed a couple of weeks ago & Johannes who oversaw this took some photos of the process for your pleasure.
A t-shirt print with a lot of history with Westwood it was first created in 1975 for the shop ‘SEX’. Continue reading
Back from the New Year & I’ve received the below e-mail from ‘Skinerjack’:
I found this video with clothes from the “too fast to live too fast to die” shop. It’s Elkie Brooks when she and Robert Palmer were in Vinegar Joe from 1973. It would make a good piece for your blog if they are the real thing.
Have a good new year
I checked out the link & yes indeed Elkie Brooks (better known as a solo artist in the 1980’s) is wearing a Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die ‘Elvis’ T-shirt & a studded & fringed …Too Young to Die mini skirt.
I showed the link to Vivienne as I wanted to know what the word studded on the skirt read. Continue reading
I have dug out an old magnetic audio tape I have had for years of a demo recording of ‘Choice’ to share with you.
Choice was a musical project conducted by Vivienne with her then house model/muse Sara Stockbridge in the years 1987-89. Continue reading