We've launched our brand new 2018 Tote Bags this week, designed by Jacqueline Davies! We settle down with her for five minutes to discuss a few of her favourite things. . .
Name: Jacqueline Davies
Occupation: Visual Artist
Describe your style in five words:
Too much pattern and denim
What Katie Did's 2018 Tote Bag Design
What is your favourite piece in your wardrobe, why do you love it and where did you get it?
A 1950’s American college sweater that has a ‘Jack ‘ and ‘1958’ patches on it. Bought from The Vintage Show Room in Covent Garden and came with with old Cooperative saving stamps in the pockets.
Who or what is your inspiration?
Textile designers Lucienne Day and Ray Eames plus Walt Disney
ATOMIC Vintage Festival/ Bernie Dexter fabric design
If you could borrow anyone’s wardrobe (living or dead) who’s would it be?
What’s the one thing you wouldn’t leave the house without doing?
Kissing my 15 year old schnauzer
What’s your top tip for feeling confident?
What’s the last book you read?
This Is San Fran Francisco by M Sasek
What’s your favourite song, band or piece of music?
Anything by Johnny Cash
What three things could you not live without?
Art, love and vintage stuff
What's your biggest achievement to date?
My son Earl!
What do you still want to achieve before the end of the year?
Complete a series of new mid-century inspired abstract fish paintings and get my 1953 Chevy Wagon back on the road.
Vintage Hot Rod Association GOW poster
Wild night out or cosy night in?
Cosy nights out
Naughty French martini or green tea goodness?
Dressed up or dressed down?
Skirts or trousers?
Introvert or extrovert?
Low key show off
Comedy or thriller?
Call or text?
Truth or dare?
National Theatre wallpaper design
True vintage or brand spanking new?
Repro is so finely researched these days, so currently it's brand spanking new.
If I could change the world in one way I would. . .
What advice would you give your 15 year old self?
Paint, travel and enjoy the ride.
I am happiest when l'm. . .
In my studio
What’s your favourite What Katie Did piece?
The peach Harlow Nouveau Bullet Bra