Occupy Me


Penelope Sacorafou: Cultural entrepreneur

Penelope Sacorafou is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of guided walks company Fox & Squirrel. While reading about London’s fashion history she stumbled on the Lady’s Guide Association of the 1880s. This group offered employment opportunities […]

Mar, 27

Amber Jane Butchart: Fashion historian

In her own words, Amber Jane Butchart  ‘has had a lifelong love affair with dressing up, and is lucky enough to have turned this obsession into a career.’ Amber is a writer, broadcaster, historian and lecturer […]

Mar, 19

Nina Butkovich-Budden: Hair artist and founder of Nina’s Hair Parlour

Nina Butkovich-Budden is credited with founding the UK’s first Vintage Makeup and Hair Salon in 2005-  Nina’s Hair Parlour offers authentic hairstyles from all bygone eras, whether you want an Ancient Greek up-do, pre-Raphaelite waves, […]

Mar, 14

Rosalind Jana: Model, blogger and author

  English literature undergraduate Rosalind Jana certainly defies the lazy student stereotype. When not studying, she’s written for publications like Vogue UK (she won the Vogue Talent Contest for Young Writers) and The Guardian, as […]

Mar, 05

Bernice Morris: Textile conservator

Bernice Morris is the Associate Conservator of Costume and Textiles at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. If you have fantasies about being locked inside a museum overnight, then prepare to be jealous- above you can […]

Feb, 27

Petra Storrs: Set, prop and costume designer

  Petra Storrs is another Occupy Me poster-girl; not one to be restricted by a single job title, she works in art direction, set design, costume and prop design and styling. You’ve probably already seen […]

Feb, 25


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