From Ready to Wear to Ready to Eat: Zandra Rhodes’ fashion éclairs

British fashion designer Zandra Rhodes has always been renowned for her colourful and eccentric touches. This London Fashion Week, the ever-innovative artist has brought her palette to the palate, with an edible diffusion of fashionable mini éclairs.

These ready to eat treats have been intricately decorated with images of Zandra Rhodes’ latest diffusion line, using an innovative process of moulds from Paris and art magnetic technology from Germany and Switzerland, with transfers decorative prints and images on the cakes made with edible ink.

And the designs are of course tailored to taste, with flavours such as Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Jelly, Cheese Fondant with Parmesan Crisp, Passion Fruit & Mango and Mint & Chocolate Chip. The éclairs cost £2.50 each and are available exclusively at the Arch, Marble Arch’s newest hotel, until 31 March.


About Zandra Rhodes

Zandra Rhodes (70) was at the forefront of Swinging London’s fashion revolution in the 60s and 70s with her dramatic, flamboyant style. She has designed for the likes of Princess Diana, Freddie Mercury and Kate Moss, as well as creating sets and costumes for the Houston, San Diego and English National Operas. She was made a Commander of the British Empire by the Queen in 1997 and is the founder of the London’s Fashion and Textile Museum.

The Arch, 50 Great Cumberland Place, W1 (Marble Arch)