One of the earliest fashion film directors must be Nick Knight, whose approach to the genre has been greatly influenced by his background as a photographer. The reason he moved to fashion film, Knight explains in a video, is that the moving image is able to show a designer’s idea much more completely, since garments are always designed to be worn, and thus to be seen in movement. His fashion films have therefore evolved around the physical fashion […]
My boyfriend’s reaction upon showing him this extraordinary fashion film was: “too much drugs.” But is that really what Rolando “Rolly” Robinson is about? Who is the person behind the make-up, glitters and pompons? And why is precisely fashion so important to him, even when he is making tea or watering the plants behind closed doors?