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HighSnobette Exclusive I Atalanta Weller Interview

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Atalanta Weller Portrait by Mark Cocksedge

Atalanta Weller, A Passion For Design.

If there is one thing that can get me excited about fashion, it’s the shoes. Not just any generic, run of the mill shoes, but the kind that make you just want to stare in admiration of their design, craftmanship and innovation.

Born in a small town of Gloucestershire England Atalanta Weller, who is now based in Hoxton, was a logical choice for our first feature as her designs for The House of Holland, and her personal projects, perfectly illustrate a kind of footwear creation that elevates shoe design from functionality into art. HighSnobette believes the name of this relative newcomer to the fashion spotlight will be on every tongue, and on the feet of every fashionable female with a taste for the edgy and uncommon.

 Read our exclusive interview with Atalanta Weller, on the next page.


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Lizzie Fortunato Jewels designers talk to The Cut

01 April 2009, 18.07 | Posted in Accessories, Design, interviews | No comments »

lizzie Lizzie Fortunato Jewels designers talk to The Cut

Kathryn and Elizabeth Fortunato, the twin duo behind Lizzie Fortunato Jewels  answered a few questions on NY Mag’s TheCut.  Love getting a glimpse into the minds of the creators of the fashions and accessories we admire. You can read the feature here.

Robin Givhan Mad at Harem Pants

27 March 2009, 15.58 | Posted in Fashion, Media, Uncategorized, interviews | 2 comments »
haremfront Robin Givhan Mad at Harem Pants

Before & After: take out the shiney fabric and coordinated missing-torso top and not much has changed!

Fashion is the ultimate expression of history repeating itself. As such you’d be heard-pressed to find a fashion show review that doesn’t include a reference to a 20th century decade that the writer believes inspired the collection. In commenting on the current return-to-’80s fashion craze to New York magazine, Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan probably deeply hurt MC hammer when she stated emphatically, “I don’t think the world needs MC Hammer pants ever, ever again.” Ever! And by the way, she aint so high on acid-wash either. I’m with you Robin. Hammer pants should have died with harems; all that extra fabric just make no damn sense. If I want ill-fitting bottoms, I’ll buy a pair of pantyhose one size to small, thanks very much!

Giles Deacon talks to Ponystep

20 March 2009, 20.57 | Posted in Design, interviews | No comments »
Images via Ponystep

Images via Ponystep

One of the interesting facts about Giles Deacon’s Autumn/Winter 09 collection was that his runway  featured a mix of professional models and women scouted from the streets of London. Giles talks to Richard Mortimer of Ponystep about the process the show and more. You can read the feature here.

Beyonce on the Cover of April’s Vogue

14 March 2009, 23.35 | Posted in Books, Fashion, celebrity, interviews | 2 comments »

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Looking stunningly beautiful, Beyonce will be featured on the cover of the April edition of Vogue. Speaking out about weight and body image issues in their annual shape issue, Bee will not only flaunt her curves in couture but discuss them as well.  I can NOT wait for this issue to hit my mailbox.

A larger view of Vogue’s April 2009 cover after the jump

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Nicholas Kirkwood talks to Ponystep

25 February 2009, 20.33 | Posted in Accessories, Design, Shoes, interviews | No comments »

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Anytime we can  get a glimpse into the minds and personalities of those who create the objects of  our obsessions we have to take notice. Our beloved Nicholas Kirwood talks to Kiki Georgiou of Ponystep.  You can read it here.

DimePiece Designs Interview at C’est La Vie

24 February 2009, 16.54 | Posted in Fashion, interviews | Comments Off


Ashley and Laura of DimePiece Designs are a force to be reckoned with in the women’s street wear game. Having just started the brand a few years ago, DimePiece has already graduated from it’s beginnings of screen printed tees to a sophisticated and more elaborate line of cut & sew pieces.  C’est La Vie was lucky enough to score an interview with them so be sure to head over to hear what the ladies have to say.

Hunky NFL Player Interns at Elle Mag

05 February 2009, 18.02 | Posted in Fashion, celebrity, interviews | No comments »

stew bradley Hunky NFL Player Interns at Elle Mag

Variety and diversity, especially in fashion, are concepts that always need to be reinforced. The fashion world can sometimes be boringly homogeneous with all the women  and the men being  the same size and wearing whatever the look of the moment is.  The concept of a hunky 6′4″ football player interning at Elle magazine might be shocking to some, but we welcome it. Eye candy and the outlook of an outsider can be quite refreshing!   Meet Stew Bradley the newest intern at Elle magazine. Read his interview via  Inside DVF

Emily Current & Merritt Elliott Talk To Denimology

30 January 2009, 18.32 | Posted in Denim, Design, interviews | No comments »

maude1 Emily Current & Merritt Elliott Talk To Denimology

Current /Elliot by Emily Current and Merritt Elliott (above) have created quite a stir in the denim world  with their “back to basics” approach to a denim that is worn, sexy and timeless. Denimology recently interviewed the designers who revealed ,as true denim aficionados  their fave pairs were of course Levis! For a glimpse into the minds of the women who have created a  denim cult following go Here- sgp.

Carol Lim & Umberto Leon of Opening Ceremony on Ponystep

24 December 2008, 12.36 | Posted in Fashion, Stores, interviews | No comments »

opening ceremony Carol Lim & Umberto Leon of Opening Ceremony on Ponystep

When I walked in to Opening Ceremony in Ny a while back, it was like one of those …Finally!! moments.The design of the space was fairly simple and even cozy on so many levels and the apparel/accessories selection made me weak in the knees.The almost rigid modern edge that can often be present in high/modern  fashion retailers was nowhere to be found, and that was so refreshing.Dean Mayo Davies of Ponystep interviewed Carol Lim and Umberto Leon the brains behind Opening Ceremony you can read the whole feature here.
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