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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?
Rita Heyworth

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?
Be yourself 

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?
Fresh coffee

Dressed up or dressed down?

Skirts or trousers?

Introvert or extrovert?
Low key show off

Comedy or thriller?
Sci Fi

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. . . 
End poverty 

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


Katie models our new tote! 
Jacqueline Davis

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