Tag Archives: Isabella Blow

Treacy + Blow – A Beautiful Flower?

The long-standing creative partnership between hat designer Philip Treacy and his muse Isabella Blow came to an abrupt end when Blow took her life in 2007. Her parting was mourned by many in the fashion industry. Despite his tragic loss, … Continue reading

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Style to Harp On

Seldom am I completely stopped in my tracks by someone who just intrigues me in so many ways.  I am easily amused; love meeting new people and finding out about their lives, but it is a rare case when I … Continue reading

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Window Shopping takes on a New Dimension

When Daphne Guinness purchased Isabella Blow’s entire wardrobe collection in July 2010, she had no idea what she was going to do it.  “I didn’t want to buy them and wear them” she told New York Magazine, it was “probably … Continue reading

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GIVEnchy me MORE

Today I am inspired by Givenchy Haute Couture 1997.  The show is amazing.  Ah, to think back on the 90’s.  We made a lot of fashion faux pas, but at least we had a definitive style then.  I miss that … Continue reading

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Blown Away

Last Saturday marked the four year anniversary of the death of international style icon Isabella Blow, and her irreplaceable contribution to the fashion community is so deeply missed.  In addition to being an inspiration in her own talent, she also … Continue reading

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Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown…

…but not the head that wears a Philip Treacy hat to the Royal Wedding.  Treacy, who has styled everyone from her majesty Queen Elizabeth II to Lady Gaga (and THAT is the mother of all contrasts), will be crowning the … Continue reading

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Happy is the Man whom the Muses Love

Ok, “Love” is a strong word…let’s go with “respect and like to work with.”  Of course, it does often seem that the relationship between the artist and the muse becomes a bit too personal, flouting the bounds of professionalism (Edie … Continue reading

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How many different ways can I combine this hat with my wardrobe?

Living in a highly mainstreamed world of mass production, it is sometimes difficult to hold on to individual style, especially in fashion.  Any imbecile can break the bank by buying expensive labels.  It does, however, require some individuality to take … Continue reading

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Guinness does not only stand for great Beer

As an International Best Dressed List Hall of Famer, heiress to the Guinness brewery fortune, stylist, mother, socialite, and couture connoisseur; Daphne Guinness is incredible.  Although she is preceded by a pedigree of socialites – Daphne’s grandmother was Diana Mitford, … Continue reading

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