VELVET JOHNSTONE / by cheryl stephenson

Dreamy, sensual and cool are three words that pop into our minds when we think of cult fashion label Velvet Johnstone. Having dressed the likes of Kylie, Kelis, and Anna Calvi, we’re all dying to own our own piece of VJ, and now you can from She’s Lost Control. 

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The must-have item in anyone’s wardrobe at the moment is the kimono, and in true VJ style designer Cheryl Eltringham has made the Velvet Johnstone Kimono the only kimono to be seen in – whether you’re a woman or a man! These luxurious limited edition kimonos are digitally printed in what can only be described as works of art. Cheryl has reached to the cosmos for her angelic interpretation of Metatron’s Cube, delved into the emotions of her muse for the adaptation of the Strange Little Girl kimono, and brought together the symmetry and imperfections of crystals with the delicacy and vulnerability of flowers. 

‘I wanted to create special unique kimonos that have a story to tell, staying true to the heart of SLC. Emotive prints in luxurious bamboo silk that make you feel a million dollars and stand out from the crowd.’


She’s Lost Control will also be stocking Velvet Johnstone’s illuminating Diamond Lights Collection. Cheryl uses special reflective ink to project her geometric diamond and secret unicorn prints onto grey marl sweatshirts, tees and cushions. If you’re caught in direct light in you’ll shine bright like a star! SLC will also be showcasing VJ’s exclusive collection of printed tees, exploring triangle and new beginnings.


All available at She’s Lost Control, The Hackney Shop, 99 Morning Lane, Hackney E9, from 7th August