One of our latest projects is to style and source a model to conduct an androgynous style photoshoot with a local photographer, Kat Hannon. To brainstorm for this photoshoot I thought that I would focus on the 80’s era, with David Bowie, The Eurythmics, Grace Jones and Boy George being my main inspirations. I chose to focus on the 80’s as I think a lot of the fashion was very androgynous then, as well as a lot of the styles, cuts and colours coming back onto the catwalks in the latest fashion weeks. After looking at the 80’s as a whole, I chose to focus in on David Bowies style.
I chose David Bowie as my main source of inspiration because I think his fashion choices were very versatile, androgynous and revolutionary for that era. As well as the fact that he was always reinventing himself and his style which I think is really fascinating. The fact he also wasn’t afraid to experiment with makeup was also extremely statement and different. A lot of his clothing choices were quite ‘out there’ however for a photoshoot I think I would definitely want to go with the oversized and boldly patterned style.