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The stills are from this film that took place long ago or it might have been recently. A story about love and beauty, of great music and jealously, in a place where conflict and celebration were never far away. Let the story be what you make it, use your imagination.  Let it take you away to where you want to be.  Photographer: studio-eMakeup: James KershawHair: Ian from Dandy Salon Spa Cast:James as GuidoBrandon as AngeloLois as MariellaRaven as Lola Blake as AngelinaAtem as Donatella

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When I read this recently  https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/jonathanjonesblog/2017/apr/12/jeff-koons-louis-vuitton-bags-fashion-fragonard-rubens-titian#img-1 It reminds me of how we have for a few years now, also have used classical paintings as a component of our collection. One of the first ones must have been Rembrandt's iconic "The Nightwatch" or "de Nachtwacht"  Being Dutch-born, this painting is so much part of our cultural heritage. It is apparently part of the mandate that every young person in Holland must see it at least once. As a designer you want to tell stories and therefore Rembrandt's "de Staalmeesters" means a lot to me as someone who works with cloth.   This...

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When some 10 years ago or so I had decided to walk away from design it was because I had become fundamentally become disillusioned by the industry and many of it's practices. It however did not take me long to discover that I actually loved designing clothing just did not like many of the aspect of the industry. Therefore when I did start again it was the intention to take a different look at how things are often done  previously I had posted about our ageless style show. So when we were given an opportunity to do a "models of...

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here are some looks that we showed during WCFW the looks will all be in our web shop 

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Defying rules and challenging convention is something that Stanley Carroll has so often done in his career. If one were to look at any runway in most fashion weeks the average age of the models used to present the most recent collection, one will find the ages to be in the late teens or early 20. When Stanley started to scout for models to present his latest collection for Western Canada Fashion Week the mandate he started with is that models had to be from 45-80 years old.  It really was a bit about throwing the whole rule book out...

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