Our Latest Fashion Editorial Transports 1940s Soho into the Prohibition Era

Shot by Michèle Côté and entitled "The Class of Soho, 1923", this exclusive fashion editorial transports legendary 1940s members-only club The Colony Room into the Roaring 20s.

Left: all clothing by Robert Wun, shoes by TOGA Pula. Right: dress by ROBERTS | WOOD, earrings by Maria Francesca Pepe

Michèle Côté’s nostalgic editorial reimagines the hazy gin-soaked days of 1940’s Soho for the 1920s – a point in history when self-expression was scarce. Merging bold colours, statement cuts and fierce, empowered femininity, the Chelsey Clarke-styled shoot envisions an alternate 1920s reality, one which proves the importance of expression and identity within fashion and our wider culture. Featuring an assemblage of statement pieces such as a Molly Goddard dress in metallic green as well as classic Chanel earrings paired with bold make-up and choppy hair, the looks serve to assert the enduring expression of personality through fashion. The astute balance of baring flesh whilst wearing baggy and traditional cuts, creates an androgynous style to compliment this unusual crossover of punk and the high-class. 

All clothing by JH Zane, earrings by Jessie Harris, tulle choker by Thornton Bregazzi, shoes by Converse
Left: dress by Molly Goddard, necklace by Maria Francesca Pepe. Right: All clothing by Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood
Dress by Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood, all jewellery by Chanel
Left: Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, all jewellery by Maria Francesca Pepe
Left: sheer top by ROBERTS | WOOD, necklace models own. Right: dress by JH Zane, bracelet by Chanel
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