Fashion Week Review



unnamedAs we get ready to start a new season (one of my favourites I might add), we also move forward to London Fashion Week. There are many reasons to love the start of Fall – leaves changing colour and covering the ground, cozy sweaters keeping us warm, and many artists coming out to play! I spent 30 years in  fashion as a stylist,makeup artist and hairdresser and I can say that it is one of the top art industries; when fashion show season comes around, everyone is on deck to finish the looks!!! Designers, makeup artists, hairdressers, stylists, set designers… and the models too can be considered  art since they are the living, breathing canvases. I love watching as many of the runway shows as possible and getting my hands on the September issues of my favourite fashion magazines. I find it very entertaining and helps keep my pulse on the fresh looks; it also sets my mind abuzz with new ideas, thoughts and inspiration. Today, I would like to share the show I am still thinking about from New York Fashion Week and why it left such an impression. Enjoy!

Thom Brown – It was light and fun with interesting colour palettes and accessories. The show took us on a journey from the past to the future and featured new techniques for printing and cutting fabric.



September is the 9th month of the year and from an esoteric numerology point of view, the number 9 relates to endings and new beginnings. I find this really interesting as September  is this in many ways for so many humans and animals. From the end of summer vacation to the start of school for students of all ages, to the end of growing season and the begin of harvest, September indeed heralds a shifting of the tides and weather changes. It always seems like a great time to start new projects, and of course it’s fashion week in New York, Milan and Paris – which means it’s time to bring out some cozy wear and bunker down for winter.

Sometimes, this time feels more like a new year than January 1st and September has me thinking about all these things every time it comes around. With the ending of harvest season in sight, I am already looking to fill my free time with many new projects – including a series of art dolls, an art event in the works (to be announced soon) – and I will even soon be starting some newly online classes and workshops. So let’s hear it for new beginnings!!! Stay tuned because I will be sharing the progress of some new work and announcing the event I hinted at in the next few weeks… And now off to enjoy the last days of summer on Hanks Beach on beautiful Cortes Island!