Alice Temperley told us her latest collection was inspired by paintings and portraits from the beginning of the Renaissance movement; rich damask textures, tapestries & wallpapers with ornate jewel tone colour palettes; elaborate gilt carvings and sculpture.
Ornate though it may be, the atmosphere at the studio was anything but heavyquite the opposite, in fact. In the run-up to the show, design assistants modelled reclaimed fur hats, seamstresses had star moments with visiting TV cameras, and everyone admired Charlotte Olympias show shoes.
And have you met Fox? Temperleys evocatively named son (full name: Fox London Temperley von Bennigsen Mackiewicz) has embraced photography, turning his studio visits into impromptu photo shoots. Not that hes immune to a pose or two himself... Click through the gallery above to see.More