Monday, 8 April 2013

With Mary Fellowes

Mary Fellowes is a stylist and a writer; an ex-staffer at Vogue UK, she was the launch Fashion Director of Vogue Turkiye, and she's since and between worked for nearly every Vogue in the world, as well styling ad campaigns, catwalk shows, music videos, celebrities and - without naming names - seriously A List blue-blooded socialites.

And this is the list of things that are inspiring her and bringing her joy, right now:

Live music at St. Mazie's in Brooklyn, after eating dinner downstairs at St. Charles Cellar.

Ruby red Jambox speakers, with Hans Zimmer on repeat.

Everything in Palm Beach, especially the vintage clothing stores. 

The movie Spring Breakers, by Harmony Korine.

Smurf-flavoured ice-cream

The rare Red Cardinal birds that appear on my New York City fire escape . . . 

. . . and imagining Richard Gere arriving the same way, as he does at the end of Pretty Woman.

La Chapelle du Rosaire de Vence - the chapel that Matisse designed in the South of France.

Political television dramas -  House of Cards, Political Animals, Homeland, The Kennedys with Katie Holmes - and Talenti Sea Salt Caramel gelato.  The latter is best consumed in bed while also consuming the former.

Running down the East River in New York and watching container ships go by, and imagining the goings on at the old factories across the water.

Galore fashion magazine in New York, for bringing back the hot sexy glamazons and for not celebrating emaciated miserable anorexic depressing models.

La Prairie Caviar Serum, and every single one of the products by Korres, the Greek organic skincare line.

Being whisked away to Otto Dix's Vienna by having brunch at Cafe Sabarsky, part of the Austrian Neue Gallery on 5th Avenue.  

Maison Martin Margiela high tops.

Being asked to go and style Sharon Stone in LA later this month.

Kale salads with lemon and pumpkin seeds.

Colourful printed loungewear and pyjamas from Anthropologie.

Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom and Honey bath oil.

Nicholas Kirkwood's new men's shoes - I want a pair.