It was just recently that I was asked for new stock from a fabulous space in Parkhurst (it’s Ants by the way), who already has some SJ pieces, but needed some in keeping with their new themed installation – Live Light. In the sea of black that is usually our Somerset Jane girl.. I thought hmmmmm… Continue reading “Lightening Up”
These stripey numbers were a bit of a side note to the up coming Winter 2017 collection. I showed a draped cardigan on the runway alongside other pieces with flaired sleeves. Simply, this is just the mish mash or rather my light bulb moment in realising the sleeves needed to meet the cardigan and have a happily ever after. Continue reading “A Little Black and White Stripe Never Hurt Anybody”
Sometimes I wonder how fashion continues to fascinate me when in most of my present reality it merely frustrates me. Lately I’ve been in the most dreaded struggle of all, the one between my design aesthetic and my own personal style. To separate or not to separate the two? That is the question..
So over this season already!! In the midst of fulfilling Spring/Summer orders (so dying to wear this collection, like, yesterday) and finalising designs for Winter 2017, I can’t even deal with the now and the next, bring on Spring! Last week, in a fit of frustration and the deathly cold that is my home, I yanked out an old favourite to bandage up the wounds of my Winter fashion flip out.. Continue reading “Mid-Season Fashion Flip Out”
“It’s more than just a dress; it’s a spirit. The wrap dress was an interesting cultural phenomenon, and one that has lasted 30 years. What is so special about it is that it’s actually a very traditional form of clothing. It’s like a toga, it’s like a kimono, without buttons, without a zipper.” – Diane von Furstenberg