Modelling for us outside in the Kings Rd, shop manager Lise’s friend Kylie, who is visiting the UK from South Africa for Christmas, incited a passer-by to remark ‘Ooh La La’ to her in obvious approval. A fitting title for this post I thought. Continue reading
I love camouflage. Camouflage reflects wild nature & has rawness about it. It gives me a connection to what we are separated from in modern civilization with our flat even surfaces, straight lines & monotone colours. Continue reading
In 1978 I & my brother Joe took part in the filming of the opening scene of the film ‘The Great Rock & Roll Swindle’. It was the scene where they recreated the Gordon Riots (of 1780) in Wapping by the river, this time with effigies of the five ‘Sex Pistols’ which were dragged through the streets & then all burnt on a scaffold. Continue reading
Today my wife Tomoka & I gave a tour of the Westwood studios in Battersea to 31 students & 2 staff from the Fukuoka Omula Biyou Fashion College in Japan who wanted to see how a fashion house operated.
Afterwards we walked with them up to the World’s End shop where we probably broke the record for the number of people in the shop at one time.
With Lou Reed passing last week I thought of something possibly interesting for your blog.There are a few photos of Lou Reed, photographed by Mick Rock around 73 or 74, wearing some great pieces of LET IT ROCK clothing. Continue reading
There has been such a good response to the DIY Drape shirt post that I should love to do a future post on the results of the people who managed to make the shirt (& even maybe on those who didn’t quite manage it) …..
Could anyone who is interested in taking part please send in your photos & any comments you have to Lise at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanking you kindly … Ben