August 15, 2018

David Bailey turns designer with T-shirt range!


Cool creations: Bailey’s Mick Jagger T-shirt and Michael Caine T-shirt, both Ìâ£70, will be available at Selfridges (Pictures: David Bailey, courtesy of ELLE UK)
David Bailey has turned his hand to fashion design, creating T-shirts using his photographs.

Bailey has photographed his model wife Catherine and son Fenton wearing the T-shirts, which feature some of his most famous portraits, for the forthcoming issue of ELLE UK magazine.

Portrait prints: Fenton Bailey wearing one of the T-shirts (Picture: David Bailey, courtesy of ELLE UK)Working in collaboration with The Bleach Room in east London, he created six artworks based on his portraits of stars including Mick Jagger, Johnny Depp, Michael Caine and John Lennon.

Bailey, 76, said the collection, which will be available at Selfridges, makes art accessible.

Art meets fashion: Catherine Bailey wearing a T-shirt from David’s collection

(Picture: David Bailey, courtesy of ELLE UK)He told the March issue of Elle, which goes on sale on Thursday: ”It’s not fashion, it’s just a T-shirt. Not everyone can afford a print [so] it’s a nice way of making [my work available] for everyone.”

The full interviewÊ appears in the March issue of ELLE UK, on sale Thursday, January 30. Limited edition covers also available as digital editions,


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