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Presenting, just in time for global Fashion Weeks, the official trailer for Picture Me: A Model’s Diary, the candid backstage documentary directed by Ole Schell, who, according to press reports, “followed model Sara Ziff for several years documenting her rise from a fresh face to one that adorns billboards and magazines around the world. In the process, Ole and Sara go behind the scenes and chronicle the glitzy world of high fashion modeling, from photo shoots with celebrated photographers to runway shows in New York, Milan, and Paris. This intimate account features in-depth interviews with noted photographers and designers, but also relies on footage shot by the models themselves, giving voice to those who are often seen, but rarely heard.” With glamorous appearances by Gilles Bensimon, Karl Lagerfeld, Nicole Miller and many Outstandingly Excellent and quite fashionable others.
“Everyone seems to be so scared of doing something that isn’t “cool ” and we wanted to change that mentality,” says 29-year-old John Skelton, former buyer for Oki-Ni, of the idea behind his and partner Dan Mitchell’s new venture, Late Night Chameleon Café (LN-CC). “The concept is quite simply, everything that we love across all areas wrapped up and enveloped in the best surroundings possible whether it be online or offline.” LN-CC, which recently launched online at www.ln-cc.com is “a project incorporating menswear, womenswear, books and music.” A 6,000 sq. ft., by-appointment-only, LN-CC retail space, designed by Gary Card, is slated at open in East London in October. As always, The EP gets the inside scoop… To read the full interview, please click HERE (PDF).
“I really enjoy playing with fabric and seeing how it behaves,” says Moscow-born, London-based designer Georgy Baratashvili. “I find draped clothes very flattering and sensual, and it was unseen in menswear when I started doing it.” In addition to producing his own athletics-inspired, forward looking and directional collections, Baratashvili, a former dancer and a graduate of Central Saint Martin’s fashion academy, has collaborated with Preen, Puma and, more recently, Monarchy, one of England’s current “It” bands. Apparently, Georgy’s a bit of an “It” man-about-town himself, so The EP decided to see what all the Baratashvili buzz is about. To read the full interview, please click HERE.