Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Pamela Stephenson in Plaid


One of the treats of this years Strictly tour was working with the very lovely Pamela Stephenson. A consummate professional and delightful person. So I was happy to oblige when she asked if we could make a slight alteration to her costume for the Scottish dates on our tour. 



Being married to Scottish comedian Billy Connolly for many years she has a big connection with the country and they have a home there. To accompany the white dress above that she wore for her Viennese waltz with James Jordan she wanted a traditional ladies Plaid. This is a sash worn from the right shoulder across the breast and secured with a celtic brooch.  the sash was one of Pamela's own in her family's tartan. It was a summer version in silk.


I stoned every single small red square with a single red stone. This took about an hour as it was quite big.
We also had a tie for James to wear. Unfortunately my picture of the two of them together has been lost.


The resulting plaid looked stunning on Pamela and I would love to think that it had some part in her winning five of the six shows we played in Glasgow. However I think she would have won anyway the Scots are a canny bunch.



2 comments:

  1. fabulous.....love a bit of plaid, once had a brillinat pair of large, green plaid, men's trousers I wore and wore until they were knicked large man.........

    ReplyDelete
  2. Pamela's bloody gorgeous isn't she? She and Billy would both be on my Dream Dinner Party invitation list!

    Sarah xxx

    ReplyDelete

Please leave comments and feedback if you wish. I would love to know what you think and what you would like to know about.
Mo