So there I was ironing a flannel shirt when Sharon said to me, “I’ve decided that what Love In Vain needs is a stock of photos of models wearing our clothes. Just think of the possibilities – the Facebook page, the website, Vanity Fair! Soon our clothes would be known and talked about the world over.”
“But,” said I – not meaning to put a spanner in the ointment or a fly in the works, “who could we ask to model the clothes? You know we fell out with Naomi Campbell last week when we wouldn’t give her 10% off with that fake NUS card she had.”
” Don’t worry,” Sharon replied, “I know just the people – and you’re taking the photos!”
So I nipped out to get some batteries for my camera and by the time I’d returned Sharon had rounded up some models and there they all were busily going through the rails choosing outfits. “Can you smell burning?” I asked and at the same moment I saw that I’d left the iron on the shirt when I rushed out to buy the batteries that I was now busily stuffing into my camera.
“Simon. Say hello to Emily, Bobby, Charlotte and Adam. They’re our models.”
” Hello” I replied. And that was it. We spent the whole of a chilly afternoon in January busily getting in and out of clothes from the Love In Vain rails and taking photos. We were well chuffed with the results: