Twenty-seven-year-old Quentin Jones is regarded as something of a Renaissance woman. She’s a model, a philosophy graduate and one of fashion’s brightest young film-makers, specialising in a cartoonish style of surreal photo-montaged animation.
“When I was at art school, anything ‘fashionable’ was frowned upon,” says Jones, who studied her craft at London’s Central Saint Martins. “I jumped straight into this from a BA at Cambridge, so spent a lot of time playing catch-up and making up my own way of doing things. Maybe this is why my style is so slap-dash.”
But there is a precision present in much of Jones’s work, in her films created for brands like Chanel and designer Holly Fulton, where montaged images are overlaid with graffiti-style collaging, everything building to an almost-kaleidoscopic vision of femininity, fashion and modern-day beauty. Read more