This past holiday season Topshop Oxford Circus (is there any other location that matters these days?) initiated Dress Me Up!, a frock borrowing service where girls like us could hire out a dress donated by a slew of fashion icons and designers. One of these fabulous dresses was created by Miss Jacqueline White who was inspired by Tahita Bulmer of New Young Pony Club, for whom she creates stage costumes. You may remember Miss J from the riotous giveaway we did back in October where readers submitted their best (or worst depending on how you see it) 'post-coital clangers.' The winner got hers embroidered on a Miss Jacqueline White original design T-shirt and thus, got to make fashion from one of the most cringe-worthy moments of her life. And so it became good for something!
Leaving the cringe behind but continuing with the fun of her artfully applied communiqués, Miss Jacqueline White used her expert embroidery and appliqué skills to create a new 'lady' with hair of golden sequins and a message, taken from the New Young Pony Club's hit single Ice Cream.
You may have missed your opportunity to rent a great frock but all donated dresses are going to be auctioned for charities Age Concern and Help the Aged. I can't find any details on the Topshop site or blog so I'll assume they don't know the where and when just yet. But I'll be sure to let you know! (And if you know, fill us in!)