July 2018 – 3


Fashion Business of Fashion Two Veteran American Vogue Editors Are Stepping Down Chantal Fernandez, 13/7/18 ‘Fashion director Tonne Goodman and executive fashion editor Phyllis Posnick are reducing their roles, signalling a changing of the guard atop Condé Nast’s flagship fashion title.’ Read More   Business of Fashion Mr. Bags Sells 3.24 Million RMB Worth of Bags in 6 Minutes Kati Chitrakorn, 13/7/18 ‘The influential fashion blogger is also collaborating with Montblanc on a limited-edition collection of women’s handbags, a new category for the brand.’ Read More   The New York Times How Algorithms Are Threatening Fashion’s White-Collar Jobs Noam Sheiber,… Continue Reading

The Spider


  Position #10 The Spider This position is perfect for a long, slow and lazy shagfest. It can be a little tricky to get into quickly if you haven’t got the flexibility of a gymnast, so take your time getting there. Start with the one partner sitting astride the other and then each lean back one after the other until your heads are between each others legs. Small grinding movements are all you need to get things going and make sure to make use of your hands. Stop things from getting boring with gentle, sensual teasing.   Leiden is celebrating… Continue Reading

July 2018 – 2


Fashion Business of Fashion Uniqlo’s $300 Million Bet on Federer BoF Team, 6/7/18 ‘The deal with Uniqlo, one of the most lucrative in the history of sports, is said to be worth $300 million over 10 years, putting Federer, whose commercial appeal was already unparalleled, significantly ahead of top-earning footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, and NBA star LeBron James, in terms of endorsement income.’ Read More   Business of Fashion At Paris Couture, a Return to Elegance Angelo Flaccavento, 5/7/18 ‘The haute couture week which closed yesterday in Paris was marked by a poignant return to dressmaking that put… Continue Reading

July 2018 – 1


  Fashion Business of Fashion YouTube Hires Derek Blasberg to Lead New Fashion and Beauty Partnerships Division Chantal Fernandez, 25/6/18 ‘YouTube is forming a new division dedicated to fashion and beauty content partnerships, led by Derek Blasberg. The appointment comes less than a week after Instagram launched its long-form video app, IGTV, in a clear bid to compete with the Google-owned platform.’ Read More   Parliament UK Sustainability of the fashion industry inquiry launched 22/6/18 ‘The Environmental Audit Committee investigates the social and environmental impact of disposable ‘fast fashion’ and the wider clothing industry.’ Read More   The Telegraph Are… Continue Reading

Old Masters


  In art history, the term ‘Old Master’ refers to any painter of skill who worked in Europe before about 1800. It also refers to a painting by such an artist. This creative editorial brings together references ranging from the old masters, to the representation of women throughout history, to our relationship with artificial and constructed environments.   Explore each distinct study        Credits Photography: Elisa Paci / elsapax.wixsite.com / Facebook / Instagram @elisapaciphotographer Hair and Makeup: Lilah Gow / www.lilahgow.com / Facebook / Instagram @lilahgowmakeup Styling and props: Emma Batchelor / Instagram @emma.leiden Model: Samantha Farrow / Instagram @sammyfarrow at Devojka Models / devojka.com.au… Continue Reading

Old Masters – A Study in the Wild

                      Continue your Exploration   Or return to the ‘Old Masters’ home page   Credits Photography: Elisa Paci / elsapax.wixsite.com / Facebook / Instagram @elisapaciphotographer Hair and Makeup: Lilah Gow / www.lilahgow.com / Facebook / Instagram @lilahgowmakeup Styling and props: Emma Batchelor / Instagram @emma.leiden Model: Samantha Farrow / Instagram @sammyfarrow at Devojka Models / devojka.com.au / Instagram @devojkamodels Concept: Elisa Paci, Lilah Gow, Emma Batchelor Set styling: Emma Batchelor and Elisa Paci Style note: Vintage coat, Macgraw blouse, vintage Chanel vest from Claire Inc, Alexa Chung for Marks and Spencer skirt, Miu Miu necklace, Gucci boots… Continue Reading

Old Masters – A Study in Lady-like Behaviour

            Continue your Exploration   Or return to the ‘Old Masters’ home page   Credits Photography: Elisa Paci / elsapax.wixsite.com / Facebook / Instagram @elisapaciphotographer Hair and Makeup: Lilah Gow / www.lilahgow.com / Facebook / Instagram @lilahgowmakeup Styling and props: Emma Batchelor / Instagram @emma.leiden Model: Samantha Farrow / Instagram @sammyfarrow at Devojka Models / devojka.com.au / Instagram @devojkamodels Concept: Elisa Paci, Lilah Gow, Emma Batchelor Set styling: Emma Batchelor and Elisa Paci Style note: Pearl crown custom made by Sovata Fashion and Millinery, vintage necklace, Country Road blouse, Miu Miu skirt.

Old Masters – A Study in Blue

                      Continue your Exploration   Or return to the ‘Old Masters’ home page   Credits Photography: Elisa Paci / elsapax.wixsite.com / Facebook / Instagram @elisapaciphotographer Hair and Makeup: Lilah Gow / www.lilahgow.com / Facebook / Instagram @lilahgowmakeup Styling and props: Emma Batchelor / Instagram @emma.leiden Model: Samantha Farrow / Instagram @sammyfarrow at Devojka Models / devojka.com.au / Instagram @devojkamodels Concept: Elisa Paci, Lilah Gow, Emma Batchelor Set styling: Emma Batchelor and Elisa Paci Style note: Vintage Chanel Suit from Resurrection Vintage, Alexa Chung for Marks and Spencer blouse, Gucci necktie, Bloch tights, Trelise Cooper coat and Black… Continue Reading