29.12.11

FLASHBACK - DECEMBER 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 DECEMBER
 BACK TO BROWN
 *Pics courtesy of one Miss Hannah Jerrom and her disposable goodness.

21.12.11

FLASHBACK - NOVEMBER 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 NOVEMBER
MOVE - 4th flat of the year is moved into.
Hello East London. New flatmates result in dubious cooking choices - hello Iceland Frozen Fish based commodities.

Versace for H and M goodness. The twin is preparing to bling up Christmas Day with THE studded pleated skirt.

 Watch this space.

CARDIFF ROADTRIP
Party party?
And play time...

FLASHBACK - OCTOBER 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 OCTOBER
This was the month that disappeared. Christmas came and went for me over three months ago. Having been working on the White Christmas scheme for what seems like 6 months, it all came down to a 7 night install at the end of the month.
The Christmas windows are definitely the best ones I've worked on and my favourite as a whole. I'm big excited for whats to come at Selfridges next year, with some seriously beautiful installations coming in the windows over the next few months (more of this come January - it will be BRIGHT - it will be YOUNG - it will have THINGS in them [that last one doesn't work. Shame.] Anyway, on top of that, there is the scheme that I've helped design which is well wicked cool.

Anyway, what else? Oh yeah - SHE RETURNS. Hannah Jerrom and I start from where we left off one year previously for the SEQUEL. More in the new year.
George and I win big at the Visual Merchandising Awards ceremony and I get a pat on the bum from Biggins. Good Times. Stair Lifts were ridden.
Finally, Poppy and I unite once again for a collision with online jewellery store STUDDED AND STONED to shoot their lookbook. We were happy.

FLASHBACK - SEPTEMBER 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 SEPTEMBER
This month seems to have been consumed by Fashion Week, which I hit hard this season (never again). I narrated Craig Lawrence's SS12 show, once again in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House.
The difference in feeling from 9 months previously was insane - the sense of anticipation and tension in the room before the show started was insane and I've not felt as nervous as that since I was about 8.
The parents come to London. We go to an art show together. They enjoy it. We have what ends up being one of the best days out together since I've lived in London. The die is cast. We are going. 2012. The year of travel. Watch. This. Space. They are returning. We are returning. A SEQUEL is being made.

FLASHBACK - AUGUST 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 AUGUST
The London Riots. This was all so strange. How readily we all accepted it. They shut TESCOs early. 
The Museum of Everything launches at Selfridges, showcasing the work of artists with mental health problems and physical disabilities. 

FLASHBACK - JULY 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 JULY
LOVEBOX amazingness. Beth Ditto passing out. The Circus dance stage. Acapella. Soft Cell. INVISIBLE LIGHT. And much rain. So good.
Technicolourology launches at Selfridges.
I get Poppy French in for a bit of Visual Communication and Pompoms.
One of my faves of the year.

FLASHBACK - JUNE 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 JUNE
 3rd Time Lucky? We move to South London. Another flat. The third in less than six months. A South London Adventure. What is there to take from this time? Perhaps that south of the river is not the end of the world and that the RVT is a better night out than any gay night in East London. Ever.

AQUA Menswear launch party:
Holiday [Celebrate] to Marbs [No Carbs]
The Marbella Belles?
Perhaps not.

FLASHBACK - MAY 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 MAY
Poppy French and I collaborate on the first of a load of bits and pieces we would end up doing over the year (more to come - possibly before this year is out - theres space in the December Flashback post that needs filling!) Anyway, this one was for a competition. I think we came second in the end (we probably came last) but I was pleased with these. We ate MacDonalds. It was nice.
Project: Ocean launches at Selfridges - the most intense install I've done so far. So much press interest, and Prince Charles came too. Nice work. 
Seeing Isberg and The Woods at Back Hill designed by my chum Stephanie Johns:
Good times!

FLASHBACK - APRIL 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 APRIL
Living in Leicester Square meant that I couldn't escape one of the biggest events this country has witnessed in recent years. The Royal Wedding was well exciting.
Soho street parties, drunkeness in Hyde Park and Royal Wedding souvenirs all round. It was one of the happiest days ever. We had a flag, I almost died putting it up but that didn't matter. We also saw one of the best shows ever:
Kylie Minogues Aphrodite tour at the O2. St-u-ning, sweaty, wet and full of lush nakedness. Amazing.
 Still standing:
And having another work outing with Selfridges to Print Club London which was fun times:

FLASHBACK - MARCH 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 MARCH
Wild Wood scheme at Selfridges launches:
Saturday Twin Love In:
A Design Museum installation for Fashion Fringe winner Corrie Nielsen was completed:

FLASHBACK - FEBRUARY 2011

2012 is coming. Lets have a gander back over the year that was.
 FEBRUARY
Another month, another flat. Moving one block down the road, our new abode is above HONG NING in China Town, right next to Leicester Square Tube Station.
 OMG. How we would survive there till June is anyones guess. But we did. BLONDE AMBITION:
 I was asked if I wanted to narrate Craig Lawrence's salon presentation in the Portico Rooms for his AW11 show, which I whole heartedly agreed to do.