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Katie Antoniou

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Katie would like to learn how to sew a quilt that looks like a scrabble board, read tarot cards and move things with her mind, but unfortunately she is too busy trying to be a real-life writer. She hopes that we run out of oil… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Katie)

The King of Hair lived up to expectations with another controversial catwalk show inspired by wartime Berlin and the movie 'Carrie'. Illustrations by Artist Andrea

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Andrea Peterson, aka Artist Andrea Charlie Le Mindu’s ‘Berlin Syndrome’ catwalk show was packed with journalists, photographers and front row candy like Daphne Guinness and Diane Pernet, lots of […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Prophetik (by Katie)

In a striking antidote to the dark, minimalist palettes of some A/W collections, Jeff Garner's 'Artist Wonderment' was the highlight of my first day at LFW. Inspired by the court of Louis XV, this is not fashion for the faint hearted, but it combines all my personal priorities; ethical production, theatricality and a modern twist on a historical theme. Illustrations by Ankolie.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustrations by Ankolie. Even the invitation to this show had me excited; detail of a vintage toile print on a fabric corset lined with vintage style brass buttons and the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011; Streetstyle: Frontrow Showstoppers

A selection of some of the most striking faces and bubbliest personalities on the LFW scene.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Photographs by Katie Antoniou The pages of glossies, newspapers,blogs and even whole books are testament to the rise of the ‘streetstyle snapper’; being papped by Facehunter and co is now […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Craig Lawrence

Craig Lawrence continues his development of alternative knitwear, using materials like cellophane in shades of the night.Intricately knitted tights and fierce footwear made this a presentation to remember. Illustrations by Jo Cheung.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Jo Cheung Presentations are funny things; done badly they can leave you feeling a bit underwhelmed, but done well they can be even more effective than a big […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jacob Kimmie

Combining classical influences with a 90s gothic touch, Jacob Kimmie kept us entertained with a diverse collection.Oh, and two near naked men in tulle nappies. Illustrations by Avril Kelly

Written by Katie Antoniou

Waiting around for shows to start is one of the less interesting parts of London Fashion Week- unless of course you’re at Jacob Kimmie’s show where the designer had considerately […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Temperley London

Temperley London celebrated their tenth year in business with a sublime show at The British Museum. Some designers might fear being outshone by such a spectacular venue, but Alice's designs had no trouble stealing the show. Illustrations by Gilly Rochester, Gemma Milly, Donya Todd and Joana Faria

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Gilly Rochester I have always been a huge fan of Alice Temperley; in fact my whole family has, with both my 19 year old sister and my mother […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jasper Garvida

Jasper Garvida managed to combine avant garde textures and accessories with wearable prints and sophisticated yet sexy backless dresses. Illustrations by Artist Andrea.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Andrea Peterson, aka Artist Andrea. I was very nervous about Jasper’s show, as I adored his Spring/Summer collection so much that I was worried my expectations would be […]

Tatty Devine and Supermarket Sarah Launch Party!

Supermarket Sarah joins forces with Tatty Devine at their Brick Lane store in East London, bringing her unique merchandising with her…

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustrations by Jenny Costello With businesses struggling to survive through the recession armageddon, a few innovative individuals are thriving, using their imagination and collaborations with other creatives to succeed. Sarah […]

Behind the Scenes at Print Club London: an interview with Kate Newbold Higginson

Bringing screenprinting to the digital generation: Kate Newbold Higginson is one of the brains behind screenprinting studios Print Club London, helping illustrators and artists revive the practice in a digital age.

Written by Katie Antoniou

I first met Kate Newbold Higginson when she was just setting up Print Club London and only had a pop-up shop on Brick Lane. Since then, the collective have gone […]

Gabby Young Tour Poster Design Competition Winners

Gabby Young teamed up with Amelia's Magazine to find the best illustrators for designing her UK tour posters- see the winning entries here, including some Amelia's regulars!

Written by Katie Antoniou

Gabby Young has always been a big fan of collaborating, hence her popular ‘Become an Animal’ scheme. Her forthcoming UK tour is appropriately named, the ‘All Together Now’ tour, in […]

An interview with Young British Designers

We have a chat with the team behind new website Young British Designers, a platform for the next generation of British fashion legends, including Ada Zanditon, Eudon Choi and Jena.Theo… with incredible illustrations by Kate Copeland

Written by Katie Antoniou

Felicity Brown Gabrielle dress, illustrated by Kate Copeland Amidst the commotion of catwalks and exhibitions at London Fashion Week, one website had everyone talking; Young British Designers. Grabbing attention with […]

Art Exhibition Preview: Flashier and Trashier! The Exhibition

A Preview of the exhibition: Flashier and Trashier, curated by Sue Krietzman in The Crypt of the St Pancras Church, October 5th-24th

Written by Katie Antoniou

I recently met Sue Krietzman, artist and curator of Flashier and Trashier, an exhibition opening this week in the crypt under St Pancras church. An unusual location for an art […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk show review: Jasper Garvida ‘Belle’

A review of the Jasper Garvida S/S 2011 Catwalk show, 'Belle' at Vauxhall Fashion Scout

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Rachel Clare Price Central St Martin’s graduate and Project Catwalk winner Jasper Garvida presented his spring/ summer 2011 collection ‘Belle’ at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, inspired by Paris in […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Exhibition Review

A review of the displays in the LFW S/S 2011 exhibition at Somerset House

Written by Katie Antoniou

On any average, non LFW weekend, you might find me at one of London’s plethora of craft fairs, vintage markets or fetes, and what I’m always really impressed by is […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Maria Grachvogel

A review of the London Fashion Week Spring Summer 2011 catwalk show by Maria Grachvogel on 17th September at Somerset House.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Faye West Last London Fashion Week, the Maria Grachvogel show was celebtastic, with Erin O’ connor and Yasmin Le Bon sitting front row. There seemed to be a […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Jena.Theo ‘Bandoliers’

A review of the Jena.Theo S/S 2011 catwalk show at London Fashion Week on Friday 17th September at Somerset House.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Andrea Peterson It wasn’t until the Jena.Theo show that I got my first hit of fashion adrenaline this LFW. The design duo Jenny Holmes and Dimitris Theocharidis have […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ada Zanditon and ADZ

In the run up to London Fashion Week, Katie Antoniou chats to ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon about how she's preparing for her show. She also gets the chance to talk about Ada's diffusion line, ADZ…

Written by Katie Antoniou

ADZ, illustrated by Jess Stokes Whilst eco-couture has always been ahead of the times in terms of sustainability, it’s often been left behind in the style stakes, unable to compete […]

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Fashion at Forty Winks – relax with fashion

East London

Written by Katie Antoniou

Designers are always looking for the perfect location to showcase their collection, so when what German Vogue describes as ‘the most beautiful small hotel in the world’ opened its doors […]

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Mademoiselle Robot Interview

London and Paris

Written by Katie Antoniou

Mademoiselle Robot is the Parisian journalist who relocated to British shores to write a hugely popular fashion blog. Full of style advice and celebrity interviews, the blog has subsequently spawned […]

lfw 09 – Audrey Ang – Statement Jewels

Kabiri September 2009

Written by Katie Antoniou

Jewellery store Kabiri has made a name for itself showcasing emerging artists, united by their unique and eclectic aesthetic. Their latest success is the Auds label, designed by Central Saint […]


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