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Matt Bramford

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Matthew Miller: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Matthew Miller continued his exploration of modern art with his S/S 2014 collection 'Radical Prototypes' at Victoria House on Tuesday 18 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Miller S/S 2014 – all photography by Matt Bramford ‘I AM NOT THE ARTIST. YOU ARE‘ declared Matthew Miller‘s press release, distributed along the white benches of the Victoria […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ (by Matt)

Memphis-inspired fashion? Amazing. KTZ return to knock the socks off the rest of London Fashion Week's Menswear designers, and it was so good I almost had a little weep. Fabulous illustrations by Abby Wright, Thomas Leadbetter, Jo Cheung, June Chanpoomidole, Lesley Barnes and Valerie Pezeron

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Jo Cheung So after a rollercoaster six days, Menswear Day and London Fashion Week drew to a close with hip-store Kokon To Zai’s label, KTZ, and what would […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Elliott J Frieze (by Matt)

Elliott J Frieze presented his third solo collection at The Charing Cross Hotel with a nod to the 1970s and an unsettling camel toe. Illustrations by Jo Cheung and Bryony Crane!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Bryony Crane From Bernard Chandran’s glorious and vibrant show at The Show Space, it was a mere moment to hot-foot it around the corner to Elliott J Frieze’s […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Bernard Chandran (by Matt)

Bernard Chandran warmed our cold, damp hearts on day two of fashion week, with neons and feathers, at the Show Space - fabulously illustrated bu Lesley Barnes and Katie Walters!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lesley Barnes So Saturday morning – day two of London Fashion Week – started off brilliantly. It was p*ssing it down, the tyre on my bike had deflated […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jean Pierre Braganza (by Matt)

Jean Pierre Braganza took to the catwalk at a new venue: The Show Space, with his fashionable vision of the future. I LOVED this. With illustrations by Joana Faria and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Joana Faria If I ever meet Jean Pierre Braganza in person, I might give him a little squeeze. His A/W 2011 show on Friday leaps right into my […]

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

Jeff Garner, aka Prophetik, showed his glorious collection at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Friday - with live singers, a mental violinist and a full-on live band. And I sat next to a baby. Illustrations by Yelena Bryksenkova and Madi Illustrates!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Yelena Bryksenkova The first time I saw Prophetik, I just didn’t get it. It was Jeff Garner’s debut show, and I had come straight from some kind of […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jena.Theo (by Matt)

Jenny Holmes and Dimitris Theocharidis, aka Jena.Theo, showed their bold collection at the new On|Off venue on Friday - will illustrations by Antonia Parker!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Antonia Parker The On|Off venue this year isn’t the best, I have to say. Located at Mercer Street Studios, it’s absolutely tiny, roasting hot and there are fewer […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Paul Costelloe (by Matt)

Paul Costelloe opened London Fashion Week A/W 2011 yesterday, as per usual. It was a riot of colour and a bloody wonderful start to the day - with illustrations by Lesley Barnes and Maria Papadimitriou!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Maria Papadimitriou I’ll never say a bad word about Mr Paul Costelloe. His was the first on-schedule show I ever saw, back in 2008. It was a disaster […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Book Launch Party… by Matt

Friday 28th January saw us launch Amelia's Comprendium of Fashion Illustration at the 123 Bethnal Green Road ethical superstore. I lost my trousers, survived the day on a chicken bagel and ached all weekend, but here's how 'ACOFI' was for me…

Written by Matt Bramford

123 Bethnal Green Road, illustrated by Naomi Law The build up for the Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party was immense. The #ACOFI hashtag on Twitter went mental in […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Matt)

Following on from Amelia's review, here's my take on Charlie le Mindu's catwalk show yesterday. Basically, I'm just glad I got through it without having a stroke.

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lea Wade If you’ve seen Amelia’s post about Charlie Le Mindu’s show yesterday, you’ll already know what you’re in for. But allow me to indulge myself because we […]

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London College of Fashion MA Womenswear Show 2016

At the decadent Royal College of Surgeons, a selection of London College of Fashion MA graduates showed their womenswear collections. Here are our favourites!

Written by Matt Bramford

Sui Yiru MA Womenswear 2016; all photography by Matt Bramford Last Thursday, a select group of London College of Fashion graduates presented their MA collections. This year’s venue was the […]

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#LCFBA15: London College of Fashion BA Hons 2015 Catwalk Review

Twenty graduates from LCF presented their collections at Blossom Street Studios on Monday night - here are Matt's favourites!

Written by Matt Bramford

LCF BA(hons) Fashion Design Technology Womenswear by Fanni Varga. London College of Fashion took over Shoreditch this week to present their graduating collections for 2015. The former Nicholls and Clarke […]

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Kingston University Graduate Fashion Week 2015: Catwalk Review

Graduate Fashion Week returned for a second outing to the Truman Brewery this week, and I went along to check out the talent from Kingston University.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I only received one invite to the 2015 edition of Graduate Fashion Week, so I was excited to attend the Kingston University graduate show at the Truman Brewery and get […]

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BRIGHTON SHOW: University of Brighton 2014 Graphic Design and Illustration Degree Show Review

A round up of the graphic design and illustration talent graduating from Brighton this summer, exhibited at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower over the weekend…

Written by Matt Bramford

Installation by Charlie Barrows Over the weekend more than 70 students from the University of Brighton‘s Graphic Design and Illustration programme brought their wares to The Bargehouse, a cavernous part […]

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London College of Fashion BA (Hons) Graduate Catwalk Show 2014

This year's LCF BA Graduate show had it all - from ethereal painted white sheets to coats made from nails. Here's a rundown…

Written by Matt Bramford

LCF BA Graduate Collection by Ruri Watanabe A whole three weeks ago, while trying to wade through 10,000 London Collections: Men photographs and write up show reports, I went to […]

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MOSCHINO: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Making a London debut, the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men S/S 2015 was Jeremy Scott's Moschino, shown at Lindley Hall on Monday 16 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Moschino S/S 2015 by Krister Selin Moschino was the hottest ticket during London Collections: Men, and the 300-strong queue outside Lindley Hall was testament to that. Inside, the wall had […]

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Baartmans and Siegel: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Baartmans and Siegel took over St. George's of Bloomsbury to showcase their S/S 2015 collection on Tuesday 17 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

Baartmans and Siegel S/S 2015 by Gabriel Ayala Baartmans and Siegel certainly know how to put on a show. This year they’d taken over St. George’s of Bloomsbury, an 18th […]

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Fashion East: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Presentation Review featuring Alan Crocetti, Marques Almeida, Shuan Samson, Edward Crutchley and Martine Rose

On the upper floor of the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June, five of London's freshest menswear designers held presentations as part of Fashion East.

Written by Matt Bramford

Edward Crutchley S/S 2015 by Nicci James Fashion East has, for a number of years now, showcased the best in new London menswear talent, and this year was no exception. […]

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SANKUANZ presented by GQ China: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

SANKUANZ, aka Shangguan Zhe, presented an unusual collection on Tuesday 16 June in Victoria House for his debut LCM outing - let's talk about big hands…

Written by Matt Bramford

SANKUANZ S/S 2015 by Gareth A Hopkins After two seasons representing Kay Kwok, GQ China switch their attentions to Xiamen-based designer Shangguan Zhe, better known as SANKUANZ. As is often […]

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James Long: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

James Long's S/S 2015 collection used elements of boxing and island life as inspiration, shown at the Old Sorting Office on Monday 16 June.

Written by Matt Bramford

James Long S/S 2015 by Helen Marudas I haven’t been to a James Long show for a few seasons now. I’m not sure why. It might be that they just […]


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Competition: Are you a Creative Tourist?

Thu 26th August 2010 – Fri 3rd September 2010

Anywhere and Everywhere!

Written by Matt Bramford

Category: Art

Vintage fashion: Make Lemonade pop-up shop

Wed 19th January 2011, 10:00am – Tue 1st February 2011, 06:00pm

24 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JH

Written by Jessica Furseth

Category: Fashion

Exhibition: HIPSTAMATICS!

Fri 14th January 2011, 11:00am – Mon 31st January 2011, 06:00pm

54 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RG

Written by Matt Bramford

Category: Art

Exhibition: Space Art Life presents 44 under 500

Fri 24th August 2012, 10:00am – Sun 26th August 2012, 06:00pm

The Brick Lane Gallery – the Annexe, 93-95 Sclater Street, London E1 6HR

Written by Matt Bramford

Category: Art