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The 2012 Inaugural Lush Prize Awards Dinner: £250,000 towards the end of Animal Testing

On Thursday 15th November 2012 Lush held their first ever awards for people and organisations fighting against unnecessary animal testing. Inspiring stuff!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Anti Animal Testing by James McCourt. On Thursday 15th November Lush held their inaugural Lush Prize at a warehouse venue in the heart of Shoreditch, and I was there. During […]

An interview about Lithographic Print Design and Production with Ornan Rotem of Sylph Editions

An incredibly interesting interview with Ornan Rotem of Sylph Editions, who has had a long and successful relationship with Kent based printers Principal Colour. A must read for anyone interested in high quality print design.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Meet designer Ornan Rotem of specialist art book publishers Sylph Editions. Over the last five years he has worked on a series of upscale book and brochure design projects with […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Fyodor Golan

New kids on the block Fyodor Golan dazzled at Fashion Scout with their elegant, inspired and futuristic collection - one of my favourite shows, despite the Idiot With The Video Camera. Illustrations by Spiros Halaris, Ella Masters and Gemma Sheldrake!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Avril Kelly There’s something about coming out of the Tube in an area where you’ve never been before. I realise this is an extremely London-centric point, sildenafil but […]

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The London Fashion Week Virgin: Estethica Review

Thoughts from a London Fashion Week virgin and a review of Estethica, the ethical fashion showroom, featuring Little Glass Clementine, Goodone, Joanna Cave, North Circular, Ciel, MaxJenny, Lu Flux, Tara St James, and Kumvana Gomani.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Illustration by Avril Kelly http://cargocollective.com/avrilkelly There’s something about coming out of the Tube in an area you’ve never been to before. I realise this is an extremely London-centric point, order […]

Silversmith me: Jewellery upcycling workshop at the Papered Parlour

Grandma’s brooch with the broken pin is no longer confined to the jewellery box, but swinging on a chain in its new life as a necklace. The Papered Parlour’s silversmithing class is full of little histories given a new lease of life. With illustrations by Naomi Law, Madi and Avril Kelly.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Ada Zanditon A/W 2010 Echolocation Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 The Cryoflux by Ankolie. I cannot tell a lie: I went into Ada Zanditon‘s presentation with high hopes, order especially after […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Mary Katrantzou

Mary Katrantzou showed as part of Topshop New Gen at Billingsgate on Tuesday 22nd February 2011. Here's my review plus lots of lush illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumb MFP MariaFrancescaPepe LFW A/W 2011. Illustration by Abby Wright. It was extremely dark in that first room. Save for a few lamps casting red strips of a blood-like glow. […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Eudon Choi (by Helen)

The previous senior designer at All Saints and Twenty8Twelve, Eudon Choi likes fabrics associated with men's tailoring and plenty of leather; ultimately creating feminine, sleek designs. Urban pow!

Written by Helen Martin

Corrie Nielsen LFW A/W 2011 Collection, cheap buy more about illustration by Abby Wright The BFC Tent is massive. Or a lot bigger than the other show spaces. But the […]

Scruffy does it: Suzie Winsor presents ‘Beard and Wonderful’

A beard makes a man in the world of Suzie Winsor. We caught up with the illustrator at the opening of her first solo show, ‘Beard and Wonderful’.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Bright city lights of London and 123 Bethnal Green Road by Avril Kelly Vrooosh and we’re in. After a National Express journey from Bristol at 4.10pm we arrived immersed in […]

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Amelia’s ACOFI Launch Party by Hels

Featuring: Amelia's Magazine writers, 6 Day Riot, The Pipettes, Mystery Jets DJ, Vodka, Beer, Amelia's Dad, Cake and Jersey. This post is a bit of a short story to be truthful - or a diary entry with amazing pictures...

Written by Helen Martin

123 Bethnal Green Road, decease 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 […]

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Iron and Wine: Kiss Each Other Clean – Album review

The fourth studio album inspired by memories of Sam Beam's parental record collection from the 70s...

Written by Rob Harris

tube Vrooosh and we’re in. After a National Express journey from Bristol at 4.10pm we arrived immersed in the mighty traffic of London. From twit updates, viagra 60mg I was […]

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, side effects 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 […]

The I Like Trains interview: singer Dave Martin answers my Q&A

I Like Trains have been one of my favourite bands for a long long time. After a significant break they're back with a brand new album and tour... as they embark on their UK leg I found out how it's been going so far, and how climate change inspired the lyrics for He Who Saw The Deep.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration of Amelia the lady of the night by Abby Wright coming ******* Vrooosh and we’re in. After a National Express journey from Bristol at 4.10pm we arrived immersed in […]

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The Irrepressibles and Gabby Young & Other Animals, Live Review at the Barbican

A riotously theatrical show in London by these two creative and dramatic acts

Written by Helen Martin

All photography of Lily Vanilli goodies by Sally Mumby-Croft. “So what do you do for Amelia?” a gentleman partygoer asks me. I tell him I’m one of her writers, buy […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration Launch Party Review: by Amelia

The launch party for ACOFI took place on Friday 28th January 2011. Huge thanks to everyone who made the party go off with such a bang! With lots of lovely photos.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nina Dolcetti by Natsuki Otani. Were you already considering how to make ethical shoes whilst you were studying at Cordwainers? Absolutely. I come from a family of ethical fashion pioneers […]

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Vessels Album Review: Helioscope

We review the second studio album from Leeds-based post-rockers - Vessels. Prepare to be dazzled!

Written by Gemma Milly

Junky Styling ACOFI in the shop ACOFI launch party invite for Friday 28th January 2011. Well, this dear readers, medical today is finally the official launch day of Amelia’s Compendium […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration official launch party is TODAY.

It's Friday 28th January 2011, the day that Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration (featuring the very best in ethical fashion design) officially launches with a big party at 123 Bethnal Green Road. Here's the lowdown...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abby Wright Rider to the sea starts. With slow, decease troche sensuous notes, stuff running then halting. We wait. This is like some sort of Spanish guitar tease; […]

Did PC Mark “Flash” Kennedy ensure my arrest as one of the Ratcliffe 114 ?

In April 2009 I was one of 114 activists arrested at the Iona School in Nottingham. Here's my account of what happened, and how PC Mark Kennedy came to be unmasked as an undercover police agent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Woodberry Down girl by Romain Lambert-Louis, cost after ‘Jackie 1973’ by Erica Dobbs http://www.lambartillustration.com http://www.serpentinegallery.org/2008/03/tom_hunter_a_palace_for_us8_de_1.html It’s good Tom Hunter’s film is as good as it is, because the last time […]

Christmas Gifts: Ethical Fashion and Skincare Ideas

Amongst a sea of competing goodies I bring you my top selection of luxury ethical Christmas gift ideas from Bonbi Forest, Tout Nouveau, Liv, Dr. Hauschka, Pai Skincare and Savonnerie.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I have no idea how this fella’s haircut works. I don’t know what bit of hair is attached to what bit of scalp. But I do know that you and […]

Johnny Flynn and the Sussex Wit at Shepherd’s Bush Empire: Live Review

We love Johnny Flynn. Oh yes we do. And at his recent headline gig he even shared the stage with the wonderful Laura Marling. Read on to find out more about this very special gig.

Written by Rob Harris

Illustration by Abi Daker To celebrate The 3rd Fashion in Film Festival, health patient a series of silent movies have been presented at screens around London. After a frolic of […]

An interview with a New Contemporary: Alice Browne

Amelia's Magazine talks to Alice Browne on being selected for New Contemporaries and how painting requires a process more akin to collaboration than mastering.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Long Story Short, erectile look 2010 Since graduating from Wimbledon College of Art in 2009, Alice Browne has exhibited her paintings at Foremans Smokehouse Gallery’s Divergence exhibition and opened her […]


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I Like Trains and Napoleon IIIrd On Tour TOGETHER.

Wed 2nd February 2011 – Thu 10th March 2011

Brighton to York. Then a big gap. Then the Camden Barfly in London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Music

Music: Ben Howard On Tour

Fri 8th April 2011 – Sat 11th June 2011

All over the UK and more

Written by Helen Martin

Category: Music

Simon Burton: Nowhere Men

Fri 9th September 2011, 11:00am – Fri 16th September 2011, 06:00pm

Arch 402 Gallery, Cremer Street, E2 8HD, London

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Art

In It To Win It: Olympics Paper Art Installation by Andrew Macgregor

Thu 19th July 2012 – Sun 9th September 2012

The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street The City, London EC2A 4RH

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Art

Urban sketching in Covent Garden

Sat 6th September 2014, 11:30am – 05:30pm

Moleskine Store, 40 King Street, WC2E 8JS & London Graphic Centre, 16-18 Shelton Street, WC2H 9JL

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Art

Sketch A Day Exhibition

Thu 22nd January 2015 – Wed 28th January 2015

Shapes, 117 Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, London, E9 5LN

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Art