Last weekend I met up with my model, photographer, hair and make-up artist bright and early at Grace Belgravia to shoot the new cashmere designs. After a re-vitalising, powerful Purearth tumeric & ginger shot, the day was spent creating some amazing looks with the cashmere collection. Even little Douji joined in, sporting the hand-made, charcoal pure cashmere cloak look in the arms of Liis, my beautiful model. Douji not exactly co-operating with calls to look at the camera... The weather held off only just, to torrentially downpour when we returned back inside Grace's atrium! That's my black back wearing my...
A beautiful and moving service. Very honoured to be part of it. Lucy Hawkings will be a true ambassador of her father's work. Elizabeth Forrester, the Foundation's Director, worked tirelessly to celebrate today. I love her to bits! Here is the shot I took of the team after everyone had gone home. And here I am outside the Abbey wearing a much loved label, Beulah London, who's mission is to empower vulnerable women by providing sustainable employment to victims of trafficking to enable these women to break free from cycles of abuse, exploitation and poverty.
Surrounded by uber stylish posters of Gstaad, Zermatt, Davos, St Moritz and Verbier, to name but a few, I was invited to exhibit and sell my cashmere collection at Christie's South Kensington showroom's 'alpine theme' night as it is the perfect apres-ski holiday wear. The current collection holds fabulous skinny, fine turtle neck sweaters in classic taupe, charcoal and black, the perfect underlay to matching cross-stitch and long cardigans, relaxed sweatshirts, sweatpants, snoods and wonderful oversized, reversible dollops of thick cashmere tops in uplifting winter colours. I cleared out my entire stock of thick cashmere socks that evening too!
It was a great day yesterday shooting the new Togs Collection on Lohralee Astor, exquisitely beautiful inside and out mother of three and author of Feeding the Future. Below is an introduction to the REVERSIBLE CASHMERE BOX STYLE; so wear it one day with the white colour facing the front and black facing the back and the following day with the black front and white back
In the sumptuous, elegant, fire-lit drawing room at 5 Hertford Street, London's hottest and happening Private Members Club, both Faberge and I enjoyed an evening with our clients who came to learn about, try on and buy our luxury collections. A merry night for all.