In my imagination I thought Miyake must have been influenced by the Marvel comics superhero Dr Doom (though I have no evidence of this) it’s just the flowing hooded cloak and the futuristic body armour gave the designs a really strong other worldly aesthetic.
Bianca Jagger, Michael Roberts & The Lost Weekend
Bianca came and sat under the spotlight and looked at me and leaning forward whispered “Are you ok Clive, you look a bit spaced out?” “I am, we were at an all weekend party madness and I’m still waiting for it to wear off” I whispered back “ I understand” she said with a knowing smile.
Rachel Kirby In The Floating Room
At this point Rachel walked in and I think she thought I was the set builder as I extended my paint-splattered hand. Which she looked at and politely refused to shake as I said, “I’m Clive, I’m the photographer”. I was completely amazed by how naturally beautiful and stunning she was and for a moment I didn’t know what to say, which is very unusual for me.
High Fashion At The Duke of York’s Theatre – A Drama Unfolds
Being in the theatre immediately inspired me (probably wrongly) to enthusiastically instruct the models using clichés such as, “Wonderful my Darling hearts”, “Fabulous my luvvies” and “It’s a triumph!”
Harpers & Queen – My First Trip To India With Then Model Amanda Pays (1979)
I met Amanda Pays at a Harpers casting and we got on really well as she is very quick witted … More
Lost At Sea With The Serenely Silent Cathee Dahmen
I worked with model Cathee Dahmen in the mid 70s, she was very softly spoken and there was a silence … More
I Photographed The Most Elegant Man In The World In Fifteen Minutes – Paris with Yves St Laurent & Loulou De La Falaise
I went to Paris with Liz Smith (the fashion editor of the Observer) to photograph Yves St Laurent at his salon. … More
Grace Coddington Fantasy Scuba Diva!
Fashion editor Grace Coddington was my reluctant model when the model that Vogue had booked got lost cycling along the … More
January 2018 Issue of The Royal Photographic Society Journal
Lovely to see this image in the January issue of RPS Magazine, nice to see this image in print. … More
Gold Fashion Award Sharjah Xposure 2017
Here I am being awarded the Gold Award at Xposure 2017 for my fashion shoot at Sharjah presented by Shaikh Sultan … More