Derby Ambassadors announced.
The ambassadors for the 2015 Investec Derby at Epsom Downs Racecourse have been announced: Frankie Dettori, Laura Whitmore, Millie Mackintosh, Denise Lewis and Michel Roux Jr. The chosen figures champion sport, food and fashion, a combination that makes the world famous Derby Festival a distinguished event in the British social and sporting calendar.
As Michel Roux Jr said: “A day at the Derby isn’t just about racing, it’s about food, wine, fashion and a great atmosphere.”
The Ladies’ Day on Friday 5th June combines high style with the world of horse racing. Elegant and fashionable attendees compete to take the title of ‘Best Dressed Lady’ and the coverage is seen world wide, followed by the race on the 6th June with the champion taking winnings of 1.25 million.
More information about the 2015 Epsom Derby can be found here
Celebrating Turnbull & Asser’s 130 years of bespoke mens tailoring, Pip shot England rugby international Lewis Moody in the London flagship store.
Since 1885 the prestigious company has created custom shirts for a jaw-dropping list of high profile clients from all over the world, including: Winston Churchill, Charlie Chaplin and every James Bond. Having been awarded the Royal warrant of appointment, they are now also official suppliers to the Royal Family.
Lewis Moody was impressed with the journey to create his luxury bespoke shirts: “Having a bespoke shirt has been a real eye opener for me and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience at Turnbull & Asser. I was delighted with the outcome of all the shirts as they fit beautifully and are perfectly suited to my lifestyle.’
Join Turnbull & Asser as they celebrate 130 years of British manufacturing and craftsmanship here.
Scarlet Page adds a new female guitar hero to her Resonators project – punk rock royalty Chrissie Hynde, guitarist and lead singer of 80’s rock band The Pretenders.
Hynde moved from the US to the UK at the start of the punk era, and founded The Pretenders in 1978. Members have come and gone but she remained the front woman throughout the band’s history, a phenomenal personality, songwriter and musician.
The Sex Pistols‘ John Lydon described her as “a tough old bird” and Morrissey writes in his Autobiography that she is “the funniest person I have ever met.”
And here at Shoot we think Hynde is a superb addition to the Resonators project – a visual celebration of the musicians that created the sound we call rock. Previous portraits of the rock elite include: Brian May, Slash, Paul Weller, Sir Paul McCartney and guitarists from bands like: The Stone Roses, Sex Pistols , Oasis, and The Eagles.
Scarlet has been longing for a female subject to add to the project and with Hynde’s rock history and musical talent she fits the bill perfectly…some added rock chick for Resonators!
Chrissie’s portrait can be found on the Shoot website along with all Resonators prints www.shootgroup.com/photographers/scarlet-page/resonators/ (print sales in aid of teenage cancer trust.)
Rebecca Miller has won the fashion award in the first British Life Photography Awards (BLPA) with her picture of Brit – see above. What’s more, she also had four more images highly commended in the fashion category as well as one, her shot of Vivienne Westwood, in the portrait section. (See below).
The BLPA is a new event that aims to promote photography and ‘showcase contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life.’ It is sponsored by Sony and supported by Time Out, Conde Nast Traveller and Country Life and judged by a panel publishers, picture editors and photographers including Lara Jade and Caroline Metcalfe, the Director of Photography at Conde Nast.
The winning photographs can be seen at The Mall Galleries, London SW1Y 5BD until 7th March.