There are certain names whose association with fashion stretches across multiple decades, even multiple generations. Indeed, when Elle Macpherson first appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated way back in February 1986, it was the start of a relationship with the magazine that would still be going strong some two decades later.
OK, so this time I am writing this alone. I am flying solo. And it’s a little strange. As I write this Anna is somewhere in deepest South America. She has gone on an extended holiday with her husband and I have only heard from her once since she left. That was to let me know she had sunburn and for the first time in years no one could tell her off.
December is the end of the year. That bit is admittedly obvious, but for us it is symbolic too. This wonderful roller coaster of a year couldn’t go on forever and for all the huge build up to it and the wonderful heights we hit, inevitably it had to end.