So we can’t go to the gallery at the moment, but we can bring the gallery to you. One of my favourite types of artwork to hang at home is vintage exhibition posters. I have a few from exhibitions I’ve attended myself (the poster I bought for a fiver at the David Bowie V&A exhibition […]
With its arrival on Amazon Prime I finally got to watch Hustlers at the weekend and let me tell you, the hustling I was most concerned with was how the hell the costume designer managed to pull together such an archive of noughties fashion candy.
Film directors are no strangers to fashion ads. They’re often a beautiful marriage between style and cinema, one that we’re going to visit from time to time in a new series on LauLauLand, Film Directors Doing Fashion Ads (ingeniously titled, I know). First up is Yorgos Lanthinmos, a name that went stratospheric last year thanks […]
There’s nothing like a cocaine snorting, twist dancing, wife of a gang boss to give you some fashion inspiration. This is Mia Wallace, played by Uma Thurman in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. Throughout the film we see Mia rocking some 90s minimal vibes (a trend that is set to soar further into 2020). This particular […]
Margot Tenenbaum. The queen of conservative style blended with an air of rebellion. Margot’s luxurious fur coats and Birkin bag are set against girly barrette hair clips and preppy polo dresses, finished with a melancholic edge thanks to a solid serving of heavy black eyeliner. Gucci is constantly referencing her, she makes moody cool, and […]
2020 is going to be the year of Surrealist women. Usually depicted as mere muses to the celebrated men of Surrealism (you can read about the art movement in a piece I wrote for January’s issue of Breathe magazine), the women of Surrealism challenged and shaped the movement. Surprisingly, although the Surrealists embraced free-thinking, they […]