Tweets, Goats and Brix


Twitter – the scourge of modern society for some, ALWAYS headlines news and the current source of woe for Stephen Fry. I tweet too much. I have Twitter “friends,” one of whom Things of Random Coolness has begun referring to as, my “Twitter Husband!” For me it is a source of frivolity, fun and light-entertainment; it has also been a great platform for the blog. Last week I @-ed Brix Smith-Start after watching her Fashionair style profile. It was a visual delight; seeing the minimalism of her beautiful home and personal pics from her 80’s post-punk incarnation in The Fall. At the end, I believed Mrs. Start proclaimed a fear of goats and knives. I @-ed her, to reassure her that I would NEVER bring a goat to the Start Boutique. Brix replied saying, “I love goats, bring one down!” (at this point Brix believes me to be the modern day Heidi and I am questioning my hearing!) It eventually transpires that Brix had said GHOSTS and hilarity ensued. 3 days of direct messages later, Brix rings me at home! I was in shock that a.Brix spoke to me directly and b.Tweets could lead to such an event! Brix was a sheer delight; jovial, interesting and engaging. We discussed some interesting future collaborations and Brix invited me up to her boutique to meet her. So, I’m off up to Start in December and will keep you posted as to the result of our meeting….now I just need to find a goat to take with me!

5 Responses to “Tweets, Goats and Brix” — Comments (RSS Feed)

  1. Inside-Out (Topshop) Says...

    Sometimes Brix makes our days with her tweets!!! Excited to see what you two are working on! And you should get a toy goat … x

  2. Intrinsically Florrie Says...

    The goats made me giggle. =]
    Brix is so very lovely.

    The images on your blog are all amzaing by the way.

    Florrie x

  3. Random Fashion Coolness Says...

    Thinking of goat related accessory as I type…

  4. Random Fashion Coolness Says...

    Merci beaucoup x

  5. Random Fashion Coolness » Blog Archive » Brix – the teaser trailer Says...

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