Fashion GALORE


Photography by Nick Knight

It was a crisp autumn evening in London as our car arrived at the neoclassical grandeur of Somerset House. I had been invited by my friend, The Hon Daphne Guinness, to chaperone her on this most important of days, Tuesday November 19th 2013, when her dear and greatly missed friend, Isabella Blow, would have turned fifty-five years of age on this very day.

David V Barron Daphne Guinness
David V Barron and Daphne Guinness

People were not here to mourn this fact though, rather to celebrate and honor Isabella’s inimitable and authentic presence and influence whilst she was here on Earth, and wow how she brightened up our Sundays with the only supplement anyone needed. Seriously though, she left such an irreplaceable and multi-layered legacy that (thanks to the hard and tireless work of many of those closest to her) is collated and honored here in an exhibit of her influence on fashion and the arts whilst also celebrating her supportive and pioneering personality.

David and Daphne
David V Barron and Daphne Guinness

“Five days before she died she said she felt she didn’t matter anymore. This exhibition proves her wrong – she’s always going to matter now”

– Philip Treacy (Milliner)

Nick Knight
Photography By Nick Knight

Daphne arrives, taken with my iPhone

Taken with David’s iPhone
Taken with David’s iPhone
Grace Jones and Philip Treacy
Taken with David’s iPhone
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Daphne, giving tribute to her great inspiration and friend XXXX
David’s iPhone

Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Isabella Blow – Rare Footage
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Isabella Blow’s Pink Burka
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Daphne, working her magic.
Taken with Davids iPhone
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Taken with David’s iPhone
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Taken with David’s iPhone
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Daphne in conversation with Liberty Ross ahead of the lovely Mary J Blige.
Taken with David’s iPhone

Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Isabella Blow by David Downton
Source Paddle8
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Image in booklet by Tim Petersen
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow
Paddle 8 Auctions
Fashion Galore! Isabella Blow

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!

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4 thoughts on “Fashion GALORE

  1. Absolutely amazing! We are almost taken there, to feel the magic and beauty breathing through the images you painted with your words!

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