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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 […]

Emit Bloch Interview

Our friends at Creaturemag recently spent the afternoon talking to lo-fi Country singer Emit Bloch. The interview consists of 5 videos and includes some exclusive acoustic performances.

Written by Matt Witt

Creaturemag’s Matt Witt and Emma Tucker recently spent the afternoon talking to lo-fi folk songwriter Emit Bloch. They were kindly invited to his house for a friendly chat about his […]

The London Zine Symposium – A little appreciation please!

The London Zine Symposium – A little appreciation please!

Brick Lane played host to the greats of the Zine world last week, two of our contributors went along to get their thumbs inky, find out what's new in Zine's and eat vegan cupcakes. Here's the second installment.

Written by Matt Witt

Illustration above by: Jenny Robins The London Zine Symposium – The Rag Factory, Brick Lane, 29th May 2010 Zines piled on zines, upon comics, upon fanzines on top of stories […]

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Free Range Art & Design Show 2014: Best Photography Graduates

Photography graduates showcased their work at the Truman Brewery over two weeks during June 2014. Here's my pick of the bunch!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I always get a sense of déjà at the Free Range student photography shows, where similar themes and styles crop up year in year out. However there are always some […]

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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 […]

London Stories: The winners and my favourites from the Serco Prize for Illustration 2014

Better late than never! Here are the winners and my favourite picks from the preeminent illustration competition, run in association with the AOI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gill Bradley, Monkey band at large in Notting Hill 1927. It’s official: I am a twit. Despite being invited by The AOI to sit on the judging panel for this […]

Little Playful Art: Illustrator Isher Dhiman introduces her bespoke range of artwork for special occasions

Talking bespoke artwork to celebrate special occasions with Amelia's Magazine contributor Isher Dhiman.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Baby Birth Cards by Little Playful Art. Alongside producing beautiful fashion illustrations for Amelia’s Magazine, illustrator Isher Dhiman has been making gorgeous bespoke artworks for special occasions under the name […]

An interview with Marissa Nadler and review of new album July

The prolific and talented Marissa Nadler returns with her 6th album of the decade, now signed to the fabulous Bella Union in the UK.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Marissa Nadler by Daniel Jamie Williams. Gothic folk singer Marissa Nadler returns with her sixth album, released this month on the Bella Union label in the UK. The undoubted centre […]

KTZ: London Collections: Men A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

KTZ have long been one of my favourite shows to catch, here's why! The madness unfolded in Victoria House on Wednesday 8 January…

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ A/W 2014 by Sine Skau Only if resident LC:M hunk David Gandy has been wheeled in will you find a tedious tailored three-piece suit at a KTZ show – […]

Craftivism Direct Action against the Tar Sands: an interview with artist Lucy Sparrow

'Felt Impacts of the Tar Sand' was delivered to the Canada Europe Energy Summit at Canada House on Tuesday 19th November, a stark reminder of the destruction wrought by the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Yesterday I was alerted to an inspiring direct action designed to draw attention to the ongoing destruction involved with the extraction of oil from the Tar Sands in Canada. Together […]

Portfolio: an interview with illustrator Claire Kearns aka Curly C

Claire Kearns has been producing beautiful illustrations for Amelia's Magazine for a couple of years now: so I decided to catch up with her and find out more about her working process and inspirations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felder Felder by Claire Kearns. In the first of my interviews to introduce the wonderful portfolio illustrators who will appear on the soon to be relaunched Amelia’s Magazine, let’s meet […]

Kingston University Fashion MA Graduate Catwalk Show Review 2013

Graduating students from Kingston's MA Fashion course took over the Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer on Thursday 12 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

Elina Priha MA collection by Claire Kearns With London Fashion Week beginning the next day, graduating MA students from Kingston University commandeered the inspiring Queen Elizabeth Hall foyer to present […]

Brahma Dreaming: an interview with illustrator Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini

Italian illustrator Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini talks about her latest collaboration with the author John Jackson.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Italian born illustrator Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini has teamed up with polymath writer, lawyer, nature lover and publisher John Jackson for the second time to create a new book. Brahma Dreaming: […]

Camberwell College of Arts: Well Said Illustration Degree Show 2013 Review

This year Camberwell illustration graduates held their Well Said show in The Rag Factory, just off East London's Brick Lane. Here's what I found.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nigh on a month ago the latest batch of talented graduates from the Camberwell College of Arts illustration degree course put on their standalone show at The Rag Factory, a […]

Ravensbourne: Graduate Fashion Week 2013 Catwalk Review

Burger bags, bondage, the Venga Boys and so much more - Ravensbourne delivered a 40-minute-long treat at Graduate Fashion Week on Monday 3 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Francesca Valorsa As Northumbria University alumni, I haven’t missed one of their Graduate Fashion Week shows in the last eight years. Sadly, I broke this record this time […]

The Purple Book: Sensuality & Symbolism in Contemporary Art & Illustration – Review

A selection of carefully curated contemporary illustrators explore sensuality and desire in this gorgeous book, published in June by Laurence King.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The latest offering from preeminent art publisher Laurence King is a huge purple and pink tome put together by two leading thinkers in the graphic design world. Angharad Lewis was […]

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2013: A Review of Illustration Collectives

Old favourites and new discoveries are on display upstairs at the Embankment Galleries, including work from Soma Gallery, Print Club London, Day Job, Zombie Collective and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bird by Victoria Willmott. In the upstairs section of the Embankment Galleries at Pick Me Up are housed a plethora of hand-picked collectives, some of which have had a presence […]

Wrap Magazine

Wrap Magazine: An Interview with Co-Founder Polly Glass

With 5 pull-out pages of wrapping paper included inside, Wrap is a magazine with a difference. We talk to co-founder Polly Glass about this unique illustration publication.

Written by Jessica Cook

Christopher Harrison and Polly Glass by Gemma Cotterell When I open Issue Seven of Wrap, I’m thinking of Princess Clara, Wooldoor Jebediah Sockbat, Foxxy Love, Toot Braunstein and the whole […]

An Interview with Designer Joseph Turvey – Part 1

We caught up with menswear designer Joseph Turvey to chat about his A/W 2013 dalmatian-themed collection and much more…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey A/W 2013 by Krister Selin While everybody else viewed next season’s collections at the A/W 2013 London Collections: Men shows in January, I spent the week on a […]

The 2013 FAD Awards: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

The FAD Awards closed London Fashion Week A/W 2013, once again celebrating the best undergraduate talent around a certain theme, which this year focussed on 'future optimism'…

Written by Matt Bramford

Stephanie Kitchen by Warren Clarke The Fashion Awareness Direct (FAD) Awards are always an end-of-fashion-week treat. After five days of the freshest fashion talent dominating the catwalks at the Fashion […]


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London Zine Symposium 2011

Sun 17th April 2011, 12:00pm – 06:00pm

The Rag Factory, Heneage Street, London, E1 5LJ

Written by Amelia Gregory

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