Nails

CND VIP Summit

31 Dec, 2016

I was delighted to be invited to the first CND VIP Summit! What a fabulous time in NYC. Here is an article that appeared in the January issue of Scratch Magazine. It says it all really but I’ve added a couple of extra images. CND VIP Scratch p1 CND VIP p2  

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Shows

Fashion Shows SS17

12 Oct, 2016

Wow! What a long and busy show season. Spring/summer 2017 fashion shows are over. My hard working team and I did 20 shows, 12 in London and 8 in Paris. We also had several Lookbooks where one of my team attended plus, I had a quick trip back from Paris to do some Head Floor […]

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Nails

Nailympia and Nailympia Australia

9 Sep, 2016

Nailympia (formerly know as Nailympics) was started 12 years ago as the brainchild of a very good friend of mine, Alex Fox, Editor in Chief of Scratch Magazine, part of Olympia Beauty. Her organising partner of Nailympia London is Janine Derbyshire, a Director of the mother company, Seed Publishing and Quadex Exhibitions. Alex had a […]

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Uncategorised

Welcome to my new website!

8 Sep, 2016

I have been guilty of ‘website neglect’ for so long! Mostly because I am always so busy but also because I didn’t take the time to properly learn how to use it. This new site will be kept up to date with new images but has lots of content that still needs to be added. […]

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People

Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony (My Story)

14 Aug, 2012

I'm sitting in a room with half a dozen large round tables, see a couple of sofas, illness a plasma TV and a groaning buffet table. In one corner is Annie Lennox chatting; At the next table are The Pet Shop Boys drinking coffee; George Michael is at the next table with friends; Timothy Spall […]

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Shows

Alexander McQueen Show Nails 1 (retrospective)

19 Jun, 2012

  I've worked on fashion shows for many years. In fact my very first show was in 1997 and was for Givenchy Haute Couture when Alexander McQueen was the designer (more about that in another post). I had honour of working on McQueen shows many times in both London and Paris, pills all of them […]

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Nails

Lady Gaga You & I

16 Jun, 2012

Last year, drug I was whisked off to Omaha, ask Nebraska to work with Lady Gaga on her music video for the single You & I. I had worked with her several times before and she wanted me to design some nails for the story she had created with the song. Fortunately, generic my friend […]

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Nails

Nick Knight Instagram Shoot

12 Jun, 2012

Recently, hospital I worked on a fashion/jewellery/nail shoot with Nick Knight. It was a 'first' as Nick shot the whole 'story' with Instagram on his iPhone and in daylight! The result was a Tumblr story for Showstudio. Stylist: Alex Fury, remedy hair: Christian Wood, ask make up: Laura Dominique, nails by me (with help from […]

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Nails

Roo Beauty Nail Manicurist Bag

5 Jun, 2012

Look what I've got! This is a new bag from Roo Beauty that I'm rigorously testing. I work in different environments every day and my method of working is to have a bag of my central kit that is ready to 'pick up and go' together with a case that holds what is relevant to […]

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Shows

Fred Butler's presentation Sponsored By Minx Nails

14 May, 2012

Once again I was delighted to be asked to create nails for lovely Fred Butler’s presentation at LFW A/W ’12 by her stylist Kim Howells. This time we went for the ‘sushi nails’ look! The show was sponsored by Minx so they made some amazing Minx’s of sushi and sashimi. After discussing it with Kim, […]

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