These pieces should be out in the world, to be worn and adored by our beautiful MEGAN PARK customers - rather than hanging quietly, preserved pristinely in my studio.
"The fantail dress of this collection was snapped on both Claudia Schiffer and Queen Letizia of Spain, both embodying the relaxed Aussie vibe of this collection."
"I was inspired by fragile Victorian beadworks collected from Portabello Road. Such treasures are eternally beautiful - they transcend seasons."
"Having worked with Nitu as our producer since the inception of the brand 21 years ago, she is my business partner, big sister and mentor all rolled into one."
"I remember designing this collection from the grandeur of Neemrana Palace, two hours out of Delhi. Holed up in the palace with my team of four."
"I credit my design assistant Alison Moncrief for the beauty of this collection. Heavily pregnant with twins, I stood back for a season and let her fly."
"I was overwhelmingly happy to be living back in the positive and energetic Aussie culture which was no longer a design/fashion backwater".
"My favourite shoot of all time, with Lord Byron's great-granddaughter Emily as our model, overlooking the white cliffs of Dover"
"Our coat from this season became known as the 'Love Actually' coat as worn by Laura Linney in the romcom film of the same name."
"Afro and sequins, perhaps this was me channeling the late-night frivolity of the club that I had inherited as my new London pad."
"People ask 'Is it done by hand?' to which I reply that it can only be done by hand. Never can a machine mimic the beauty of an embroidery created by hand."
"Recognising that my business perhaps had legs beyond a season or two, I took a major step towards financing and showcasing my Autumn Winter 1999 collection at London Fashion Week."