Imagine the coincidence, just two days after I finished reading Diane Von Furstenberg’s book ‘The Woman I Wanted To Be’, the brand, alongside Selfridges reached out to me. With my head full of Diane’s story, it seemed a little magical the timing of this project. Diane is a woman I have long admired and I’ll never forget the very first time my Mother and I explored Selfridges; the pairing of these two identities alongside my own was the sort of collaboration I only ever dreamed of. And so I set out to do just that, create a series of dreamy photos showcasing some of DVF’s signature black lace in true Christmas celebration. There were balloons, sunsets setting gold on white buildings, coffee at cafes that remind me of Paris and confetti in a quiet corner of a park just after dark. Lace is very much a winter texture to me, especially in black and particularly in December as the days shorten towards Christmas. It was a happy, festive occasion shooting these photos and they drifted together quite like the confetti; effortlessly and spontaneously. Now, call me crazy but I cannot help but credit the dresses, as Diane herself said, attitude is everything. And these lace beauties are full of character, positively classic but full of the designer herself too. Easy to slip on, capable of dressing up or down, and perfect for all occasions all around… I adored wearing them and just like Diane, they are magical.