Closely aligned with many of the highest-profile practitioners in fashion, Howells has designed numerous sets for John Galliano's Christian Dior and own name fashion shows; Howells has also realised catwalk presentations for Christian Lacroix and Alexander McQueen.
Creative relationships with photographers Mario Testino, Patrick Demarchelier and particularly a longstanding collaboration with Nick Knight, have seen Howells create sets for many of the major advertising campaigns, including those for Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior.
"Michael is a name that many people in the theatre world know and respect. His eye is extraordinary and I love his imagination. I can’t wait to work with him on a screen project."
Founded in 1946 by the eponymous designer Christian Dior, today the company designs and retails ready-to-wear, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear, jewelry, timepieces, fragrance, make-up, and skincare products while also maintaining its tradition as a creator of recognized haute-couture.
The strong identity of the Dolce&Gabbana brand has evolved over the years without ever forgetting its roots. An unmistakable style, which, season after season, combines strong innovation with the Mediterranean flavour of its origins. A brand whose essence lies in its contrasting features.
Vogue is often called “the fashion Bible.” The magazine is always the first to give a full review of new beauty and fashion trends and sometimes even sets new trends, discovers promising names and dictates highest standards. To appear in Vogue is the top quality label in the fashion industry for designers, models, actors, photographers and authors.
Louis Vuitton is one of the world's leading international fashion houses
Founded in 1856, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctive British identity. The brand has a strong reputation for design, innovation and craftsmanship.
Vanity Fair features in-depth reporting, gripping narratives, and world-class photography, plus heaping doses of Oscar-blogging, royal-watching, and assorted guilty pleasures. Every month,the magazine commissions the best writers and photographers to explain the pressing issues of the day and take the pulse of the culture.
The Royal Court Theatre is the writers’ theatre. It is the leading force in world theatre for energetically cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging and established.
The Royal Ballet is one of the great ballet companies of the world. It is a beacon in the cultural life of Britain and a driving force behind the development of ballet as an artform.