TALES FROM BELLA'S WORLD...

GINSBERG IS GOD

GINSBERG IS GOD

I made a short film in 2002 with John Malkovich called 'Hideous Man', about some Beatnik girls waiting around in a club for their favourite poet to arrive and do a reading. 
MYTHICAL BUNNY

MYTHICAL BUNNY

‘Hey, Bel, will you come with me to a Cloud Workshop?’ My dearest friend Susie Cave was on the phone, telling me about an artist called Deborah Smith who she had met in...

AND GOD CREATED SUSIE...

AND GOD CREATED SUSIE...

The first time I met Susie, I was assisting on a shoot that she was modelling in for Elle magazine, in the late 80's. I saw her getting changed in the back of...

ANITA PALLENBERG

ANITA PALLENBERG

I first saw Anita Pallenberg on the front page of the Sun when I was twelve years old. I was entranced by her glamour and spent my frugal pocket money on a copy...

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN

Once, when I was in Paris for work some years ago, I arranged to have breakfast with my friend Christian Louboutin. We ambled down the Rue de Rivoli and wandered into a smart-looking...

GINSBERG IS GOD

GINSBERG IS GOD

I made a short film in 2002 with John Malkovich called 'Hideous Man', about some Beatnik girls waiting around in a club for their favourite poet to arrive and do a reading. 
MYTHICAL BUNNY

MYTHICAL BUNNY

‘Hey, Bel, will you come with me to a Cloud Workshop?’ My dearest friend Susie Cave was on the phone, telling me about an artist called Deborah Smith who she had met in...

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

VIVIENNE WESTWOOD

Major moments of learning in my life have been entwined with Vivienne Westwood. I first worked in her punk shop Seditionaries when I was 17. Every now and then Vivienne would come into the shop with a...

TALES FROM THE 90'S: DVF IN NYC

TALES FROM THE 90'S: DVF IN NYC

Diane von Furstenberg, aka DVF, is all over town at the moment. She popped over during London Fashion Week to celebrate the opening of her latest shop which is all black lacquer, mirrors...

CUTTING DAD'S HAIR

CUTTING DAD'S HAIR

Every now and then when I was round at my father’s studio where he lived, he
would pick up the phone and call his barber, who worked from the Berkeley
Hotel. 
KATE MOSS

KATE MOSS

In Paris in the early 90’s I remember looking out of the window of a taxi and noticing this incredibly pretty girl walking down the street. She was wearing boyish trousers that were...

DOG STORY: HOW IT ALL BEGAN

DOG STORY: HOW IT ALL BEGAN

When I first started my label (that’s the word we used before ‘Brand’ became universal), I asked my father if he would write out my name so that I could use it as my logo - he had such great handwriting.
DAVID HOCKNEY

DAVID HOCKNEY

There is a secret quality to David Hockney’s paintings. When you look at his swimming pools, you feel you are getting a tiny window into a world - and you can’t stop thinking...