Covent Garden X JCDC – text by Silvia Bombardini

Dear Shaded Viewers and Diane,


If you find yourself midtown after hours in July, you might want to pass by London’s Covent Garden. A month of late night shopping events kicked off there today in the best of ways: on an oddly sunny afternoon, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac illustrated on site the mirrored surfaces of Reflect London, a purposefully built installation, with a very Brit series of dainty pop portraits, in signature primary colours and willowy white lines. I spot Giles Deacon, Jimmy Page, Mary Stuart, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen, Alexander Pope and Kate Moss. Covent Garden’s ambassador for 2016, JCDC follows previous commissions to the likes of Charles P