quinta-feira, 1 de julho de 2010

Ossie Clark

Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell
early 70's

Quilted coat 1965

Ossie Clark
(9 June 1942 -  6 August 1996)

English Fashion Designer actually a major figure in the Swinging Sixties Fashion Scene in London. 

Nowadays t is a big inspiration for  big names like Yves Saint Laurent, Anna Sui, Tom Ford, Manolo Blahnik, etc.

Born in Warrington, Lancashire, England. His friends and family always noted he was brilliant in everything he do. 

He attended Royal College of Art in London and achieved a first-class degree in 1965. At this time he was very influenced by Pop Art and Hollywood Glamour.

Just before university he met Celia Birtwell with whom he established a partnership ( love&work) for the rest of his life.

Models like Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell use his clothes!

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