Isabella Blow and Eccentric Hats – 2000s

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Isabella Blow and Eccentric Hats – 2000s

Photo Credits at the end of blog

Isabella Blow and her eccentric hats. By Philip Treacy.  Isabella “Issie” Blow was the Lady Gaga of her day. She was the muse of Fashion Designer Icon Alexander McQueen. And of the Hat Designer Icon Phillip Treacy, whose mind-blowing amazing hats she wears here. She was Style Editor for Vogue, The London Sunday Times, Fashion Director of Tatler and was no beauty, but she was totally divine. A suicide in 2008, she will come alive again in a movie about her and McQueen, now being developed by Maven Pictures, according to Variety.  See  Isabella Blow with Alexander McQueen blog below.
Photo: Credits: Top Right to Left: The Independent … Blow with Treacy for Vanity Fair, 2003 … Vogue.com … dailymail.co.uk.com for the cover of her book “A Life in Fashion” …
Center Right to Left : Fashion Spot … Daily Mail … Daily Mail 2002 … Stuff.co.bz
Bottom Row: New York Magazine … Red List/Phil Poynter … Neil Moodie … National Post

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Alexander McQueen Isabella Blow Movie – 2017

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Alexander McQueen Isabella Blow Movie - 2017

Photo: Vanity Fair

Alexander McQueen and Isabella Blow will come alive again in a fashion drama movie “The Ripper” according to Variety. “Maven Pictures is developing the story of the tumultuous relationship” between McQueen, the British fashion designer of the year 4 times and his muse, Isabella Blow, who was style editor for Vogue and the London Sunday Times, fashion director of Tatler.  Blow was famous for her hats, by Philip Treacy, her eccentric style and having bought McQueen’s whole first “Flash and Blood” graduate fashion collection at St. Martin’s School of Art and Design.  McQueen was a fashion icon like no other, for his runway dramas, extravaganza mind-blowing collections, impeccable tailoring. Fans included Prince Charles, David Bowie, Lady Gaga.  Blow was an aristocrat, Alexander McQueen from a working class background and both were suicides; Blow died in 2008 at age 48, McQueen in 2010 at 40. To see some of his amazing designs and genius at the Met Museum’s “Savage Beauty” exhibition in 2011, click HERE

Photo: Vanity Fair

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