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Jessica Simmons’ Vintage Cake Diet!

Baking artist extraordinaire Jessica Simmons is among mavericks turning over new avenues to express their creativity. Dieting in January? Amelia's recommends the Simmons Cake Diet.Yum!

Written by Jessica Simmons

Popular education is based on values such as a commitment to transformation and freedom.  This means that rather than learning about the world and climate/social issues, pharmacy participants empower themselves […]

New for 2013: Amelia’s Award will launch the career of a talented Graduate Designer Maker

I have teamed up with Secret Emporium to bring you the inaugural Amelia's Award, which offers a spot worth £495 in the Secret Emporium tent at Wilderness Festival this summer, plus loads of promotion for your new brand!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Calling all soon to be design graduates: read on to find out about my new collaboration with the brilliant Secret Emporium, a curatorial umbrella which supports and promotes independent creators […]

Apu Jan

Apu Jan: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Royal College of Art graduate Apu Jan presented his LFW A/W 2013 collection in Fashion Scout venue Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February

Written by Jessica Cook

Apu Jan LFW A/W 2013 by Karolina Burdon “Did you see it?” Another writer asks me after the show. “See what?” I say. “I can’t believe I missed it,” I […]

Josh & Nicol

Josh & Nicol: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Label Josh & Nicol presented The Promise of the Rainbow at LFW A/W 2013 at the Charing Cross Hotel on Friday 15th February

Written by Jessica Cook

Josh & Nicol, LFW A/W 2013 by Sam Parr Somewhere over the rainbow, namely at Charing Cross Hotel, Josh & Nicol presented their LFW A/W 2013 collection. The Promise of […]

Timur Kim: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Timur Kim presented a femme and practical collection on the opening day of London Fashion Week in the Fashion Scout venue Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Jessica Cook

Timur Kim LFW A/W 2013 by Gareth A Hopkins I like my fashion like I like my art: messy. I prefer Pollock to Rembrandt and Matisse to Van Eyck. When […]

Liz Black

Liz Black: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Liz Black hosted a presentation that combined cupcakes and cocktails with a dash of Alice in Wonderland at the Fashion Scout venue Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Jessica Cook

Illustration of Liz Black‘s A/W 2013 LFW Presentation by Louise Smith “I’m late, I’m late!” I shout as a rock up to Fashion Scout venue Freemasons’ Hall. With no white […]

50 Frocks

A Review of 50 Fabulous Frocks at the Fashion Museum, Bath

Jessica Cook wishes the Fashion Museum a very happy fiftieth as she visits their 50 Fabulous Frocks exhibition

Written by Jessica Cook

Illustration of 1900s champagne fancy dress costume, unknown maker, by Freddy Thorn. Like any good birthday bash, it begins with champagne; a bottle of 1904 Veuve Clicquot to be exact, […]

Secret Garden Party 2011: Festival Review

Here's our round-up of the Alice-in-Wonderland-esque Secret Garden Party festival, featuring Blondie, Mystery Jets, Leftfield, glitter, mud, nudity, Shitfaced Shakespeare and much, much more…

Written by Jessica Cook

The Secret Garden Party, buy illustrated by Sam Parr A playground for all ages, ed The Secret Garden Party boasts a reputation as a festival where you can temporarily seek […]

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Break A Lead: Masque – University of West England Illustration Graduate Show 2015

The best illustrators showing with UWE at the Free Range Art and Design Show at the Truman Brewery at the end of June 2015.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The illustration course at the University of West England once again showed as part of Free Range at the Truman Brewery. Here’s my pick of Break a Lead: Masque. Imaginary […]

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New Designers 2015: Floral, Jungle and Narrative Textile and Surface Design

My second review from the 2015 New Designers show focuses on a variety of exciting textile and surface designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Next up in my coverage of New Designers 2015 part one I present more favourite textile and surface design – this time concentrating on florals, narrative designs and a popular […]

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American Pioneers: Ways of Living – a journey around east coast eco-communities

When Jessica Watkins told me about her plans to film the eco communities of the East Coast as part of her new project Anima Rising, I asked her to write an article about her travels. Read on and be inspired by Ways of Living...

Written by Jessica Watkins

We are circling the Blue Ridge Mountains in a car packed with sleeping bags, tent, dresses, and emergency granola bars. My friend Harper Cowan and I have a month on […]

A Review of The Art of Dining Pop-Up Dining Experience at Fenton House: A Night With The Mistress

In mid July I sampled the latest pop-up dining experience from The Art of Dining, themed around A Night with the Mistress. It was a delightful culinary and cultural experience at a National Trust venue, and all for a very reasonable price.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Art of Dining at Fenton House by Briony Jose. Anyone who knows me will know that I love my food, so when I was offered the chance to sample […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Zarina Liew

Zarina Liew also goes under the nom de plume Cobalt Cafe. This one time corporate marketeer produced the most fabulous fashion plates from the ACOFI launch: everyone from Tatty Devine, Gabby Young, Katie Antoniou and Holly Springett to Louisa Lau of Cent Magazine and Matilda of the Ecologist. Gaze upon them and gasp.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Naomi Law Liz Jessica Bumpus of Vogue gets the Naomi Law treatment. Here’s her blog in case you missed it previously. Naomi Law has taken a rather circuitous route towards […]

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]

Transition Towns Conference 2010: The Automatic Earth Stoneleigh Lecture on the Financial Crisis.

Stoneleigh (AKA Nicole Foss) gave a lecture entitled 'Making Sense Of The Financial Crisis In The Era Of Peak Oil' to a packed audience at the Transition Towns Conference. Here's my overview of what she said with a few of my own thoughts sprinkled on top. Massively important food for thought.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Camberwell Degree sprouting 56 I’ve already blogged about my absolute favourite illustrators from the Camberwell College of Arts Illustration Degree Show Save Our Souls, information pills but because there was […]

A tribute to the talented illustrator and designer Jayne Helliwell.

Jayne Helliwell was an incredibly talented illustrator and designer who worked on issue 08 of Amelia's Magazine. She sadly suffered a fatal collision with a bus whilst riding her bike down Oxford Street on the 14th April 2010.

Written by Amelia Gregory
Hidden

These New Puritans – Hidden – Album Review

These New Puritans, They Want War

Written by Emma Tucker

For decades fashion has told us what women want and need in their lives to satisfy their latest ‘fix’. Brands spend millions on research to discover what us complicated and […]

Alice and the Cool Dudes

Alice and the Cool Dudes, at Barden's Boudoir, Dalston, May 14

Written by Gareth David.

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

Music Listings

Gigs of the Week, Monday, Tuesday, Music Days!

Written by Roisin Conway

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]

Earth Listings May 17th -23rd

London, Events, Talks.

Written by Cari Steel

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]


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