Photographed by Peter Livingstone - I really like how Livingstone has depicted the Mannequins in this series he has done I really like the Black and White i think it helps siplify the fact that its not a real person. I like the way the reflections in the shop windows create an interesting effect
The rise of mending: how Britain learned to repair clothes again. The art of repairing clothes was being lost, but with half a million taking up sewing in the last year, a whole new generation is picking up the thread
These images form part of my ongoing project covering small businesses for Getty Images. In the current post-recession climate small businesses are becoming increasingly important, not simply as drivers of the recovery but socially and culturally.