Australian Vogue 1984. Garment from John Galliano First collection

New York born Melbourne based fashion editor Mary Ott styled this shoot after covering the London fashion collections for Vogue. Location Birling Gap, Sussex on the U K south coast . A serious gale was in progress as we struggled to grab some snaps. Galliano had just graduated from Central St Martins, London with a First Class Honours Degree. The garment below is from his first commercial collection ~ Afghanistan Repudiates Western Ideals.

Mary Ott on the left hair and make up stylists in the background. It was a very cold day.Below some of the other young designers

pieces that were featured in the story.