451 Talks to Harriet Vine | 451life

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451 Talks to Harriet Vine

Harriet Vine and Rosie Wolfenden’s journey from art school to market stall to the pages of Vogue and the aisles of Harvey Nichols was a remarkable and very quick. They have sustained and grown their very distinct ‘brand’ in an uncompromising and very British way.

In this film Harriet describes their time at Chelsea Art School as ‘an amazing opportunity to look at the world at a slant’. That seems to us to be key to their success and it is an outlook they have sustained and developed.

In our earlier film The Fortune Teller, Harriet talks about their jewellery having to work. It must not break when you jump up and down ‘on the dance floor’, it should sit back and look like it is meant to look when the dancing is over. In this film Harriet talks more about her process and the development of an idea, the demands of the material and the ideas of a form having presence – something she can sense at that very early drawing stage.