Sweet Tooth were honoured to be Q Magazine’s ‘Track of the Day’ today, as the site premiered the video for new single ‘Venus in Hollywood’ (from their debut album, ‘Everybody Wants To Be In Love’).
Available worldwide on iTunes or Amazon (or your local digital retailer of choice).
FULL VIDEO CREDITS:
Original footage directed by The Belles of the Black Diamond Field (Maximilla Lukacs & Sarah Sophie Flicker), with additional post-production by GrayScale Productions UK.
Video shot at Eastern Effects (Brooklyn, NYC)
Cinematography: Graham Willoughby
Set design: Chelsea Maruskin
Trapeze artists: Sarah Sophie Flicker & Amanda Topaz, dressed by Miss KK
Fleurtini dressed by: Electric Feathers & Erickson Beamon
Makeup: James Boehmer (Director of Global Artistry for NARS), assisted by Anna Sklifas
Hair: Anthony Campbell
Stylists: Leana Zuniga, assisted by Elena Kanagy-Loux
Produced by: Calavera
I’ve not posted about our new video for a while – humble apologies to those looking forward to seeing it. Exciting things are afoot in the land of Sweet Tooth, so we’ll have to keep our pretty cards close to our chest for just a little while longer…
In the meantime, I want to cheekily pique your interest (“a tease? Who… me?”) by sharing with you the newest work by Maximilla (one half of the Belles who filmed ‘Venus’).
This “Darlin’” short fashion film, made in collaboration with Lula Magazine’s Leith Clark (as if you couldn’t tell), showcases Orla Kiely‘s Spring 2013 collection, which Kiely states was inspired by “Palm Springs, Slim Aarons, summer resorts from the 1960s, and the pool culture of that time period.”
It makes me wish that the briefest bliss of an ‘Indian Summer’ we just enjoyed in London could be endless. I adore the film’s dreamy, sun-lit playfulness. The music by Erika Spring of Au Revoir Simone is perfect. And if the whole collection could find its way into my wardrobe sometime soon, I’d be most happy indeed.
Further to my recent post re ‘Venus In Hollywood,’ we have some very pleasing news.
At the end of the month I’ll be heading to NYC to shoot a video for the track. It will be directed by Maximilla Lukacs & Sarah Sophie Flicker, who together make up the wonderful Belles of the Black Diamond Field.
The creative treatment they’ve provided is shaping up to brilliant so I couldn’t be more excited.
I’ll let you see their work for yourself – this film was made as a collaboration between Top Shop and my favourite magazine in the world, Lula (of which Sarah Sophie is ‘editor at large’ – a fabulous title if there ever was one).
“Spell” from Maximilla Lukacs on Vimeo.
See more of their work for music and fashion (including ethereal videos for Karen Elson and First Aid Kit) here.
Their aesthetic couldn’t be more appropriate for Sweet Tooth, don’t you agree?