Lesley de Freitas _Many Kinds of Love Parts 1 & II

Look 13 silk koubis georgetteblack organdy layered gown

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Lesley de Freitas is a Central Saint Martins graduate that cut her teeth at BOUDICCA and worked designing on a commercial level for a high street wholesaler/supplier before launching her own brand. She also lectures in fashion and does illustration part time. 

The current collection is inspired by Bill Viola's work – St John of the Cross. She was introduced to the work by Howard Tangye. 

Look 9 yellowblackfeather suit
Look 6 gauntlet sleeve shirt front

Look 12 black tunic with leathersuede trim silk koubis georgette

Look 1 lace skirt suit

Photography: www.patrickford.net

Hair: Brady Lea


Styling: Dean James Quinn

Model: Carola Insolera

Shot at Adrian Pini Studios London





Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.