9.2014 / Ace Hotel/London

The Miss Hoi Polloi Pagent

East London celebrated the close of London Fashion Week with a re-enactment of scenes from the 1968 documentary ‘The Queen.’  

The show was directed by Jonny Woo (also playing a Flawless Sabrina), Miss Woo’s wardrobe was by GILES, the M.A.C Pro Team created the make up, WAH Nails the talons, music was provided by Xavier Roide tinkling the ivories and all styled by Matthew Josephs.

Revelers ate grilled cheese and braised beef sandwiches followed by milk ice cream sundaes, all washed down with Hoi Polloi’s revitalizing Fashion Week cocktail, Fantabulosa, with Butlers lemongrass, cardamom gin, limoncello, cucumber and mint.

And it wouldn’t be Fashion Week without Judging! That was taken care of by Christopher Kane, Roksanda Ilincic, Ed Marler, Erdem Moralioglu, Henry Holland, Princess Julia, Judy Blame, Jonathan Saunders, Stephen Jones, Brix Smith-Start, Reba Maybury, and Daisy Lowe

The winner was Miss Philadelphia aka James Davison, who has just guest edited ‘Clobber,’ Hoi Polloi’s new monthly newspaper.

Judges Erdem Moralioglu, Christopher Kane, and Daisy Lowe.

Judges Reba Maybury and Ed Marler.

Judge Princess Julia and guest Antony Price.

Judges Jonathan Saunders and Brix Smith-Start.

Richard Nicoll and Hoi Polloi’s David Waddington.

Susanne Deeken, Lou Stoppard and judge Stephen Jones.

Judge Stephen Jones and Harriet Verney.

Jonny Woo as Flawless Sabrina wearing GILES.

Judges Henry Holland, Roksanda Ilincic, Jonathan Saunders, guest Nicki Bidder and guest Gary Card.

The Miss Hoi Polloi Pageant at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch.

Judges Jonathan Saunders and Daisy Lowe.

Hamish Bowles and judge Judy Blame.

The Miss Hoi Polloi Pageant at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch.

The Miss Hoi Polloi Pageant at Ace Hotel London Shoreditch.

Jonny Woo as Flawless Sabrina in The Miss Hoi Polloi Pageant.

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