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On July 25th we went along to The Arch Gallery for an afternoon of inspirational talks and the launch of 'The Future We Choose', the new book by radical think tank Think Act Vote, which features a lot of contributions from the Amelia's Magazine family.Written by Maria Papadimitriou
On the 25th of July I had the pleasure of attending – unfortunately only a part of – the launch event organised by Think Act Vote (?!X) at The Arch …
Dutch sister act Spijkers en Spijkers brought a touch of old glamour to the BFC Show Space in Grosvenor Place on Saturday 17th September. The collection was a beautiful blend of luxurious silks, tassels and some very striking stars.Written by Miranda Williams
Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala
I’d found myself in unfamiliar surroundings for this show, over in West London at the Show Space on Grosvenor Place. The queue outside …
An astonishing movie that goes behind the scenes of climate activism during 2009... from Climate Camp to the COP15 protests in Copenhagen and beyond.Written by Amelia Gregory
Just Do It by Gareth A Hopkins.
Last weekend I went to the premiere of Just Do It in a central London squat: a beautiful old chapel on Shaftesbury Avenue that …
The link between activism and art is at the core of Silent City’s newest venture. We spoke with members Sally Mumby-Croft, Cara Nahaul and Emily Whitebread about their new project, and their plans for the collective.Written by Jessica Furseth
The new publication from Silent City, ‘Art and Activism’, poses three key questions: Should art be separated from activism? Should art have a political value or function? Should art be …
The wonderful Sally Mumby-Croft has put together a beautiful movie reminder of the launch party for ACOFI, held on Friday 28th January 2011. With music provided by the wondrous 6 Day Riot. Thankyou!Written by Amelia Gregory
Sally Mumby-Croft at the ACOFI launch with Jonno and Matt. Illustration by Naomi Law.
Former Amelia’s Magazine art editor Sally Mumby-Croft put together this stunning movie reminder of the launch party …
We've worked together since way before the dawn of Amelia's Magazine. Meet Liz Johnson-Artur: a fabulous photographer who still shoots on film. She's answered a quick Q&A alongside the last photos from my ACOFI launch party.Written by Amelia Gregory
Tamara Cincik and Amelia Gregory at the ACOFI launch by Liz Johnson-Artur.
Liz Johnson-Artur and myself go back a loooong way. In the days when I was interning at Arena Magazine …
Naomi Law, also known as NimLawDraws, created wonderful images of Jessica Bumpus from Vogue, Fiona of Save Our Shoes, photographer Liz Johnson-Artur, Michelle Urvall Nyren, 6 Day Riot, and Amelia's Mag fashion editors Jonno Ovans, Matt Bramford and Sally Mumby-Croft. All from images taken at the ACOFI launch.Written by Amelia Gregory
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 the land of fashion …
A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI night launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, 6 Day Riot, the Pipettes, Will from the Mystery Jets and much more!Written by Matt Bramford
Illustrator Naomi Law and Amelia’s Mag contributor Jessica Furseth
The fabulous 6 Day Riot
6 Day Riot lead singer Tamara
The Scout Hut at 123 Bethnal Green Road
Illustrator Joana Faria
Amelia with Rachael and …
A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, the illustrators, the cakes, the goodie bags and more!Written by Matt Bramford
Some of the goodies…
Lily Vanilli’s fabulous scones
Illustrator Joana Faria draws a guest
Dr. Hauschka massages
Illustrator Zarina Liew
Gabby Young and Artist Andrea pose with Andrea’s tour poster illustration
Illustrator Zarina Liew chats to …
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
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 the …
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 the …
Finally and after much ado, Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration got its much-deserved launch party. Guests were in for a whirlwind of colour and creativity - just like you get with the book itself.Written by Jessica Furseth
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, and he …
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
The Pipettes by Emma Block.
It’s been a long run up to the official launch of Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration… but on Friday it was finally party time at 123 …
We have a chat with Alex Kokott - London's representative of the Photoautomat analogue photobooth project - about his mission to bring the glory of analogue to the UK. We also managed to take some silly photographs, too…Written by Matt Bramford
Illustration by Abigail Wright
I have always been fascinated with analogue photo booths. I have vivid memories as a child – the excitement and anticipation, pulling ridiculous faces, never really knowing …
Both these causes need your help... read more to find out how!Written by Sally Mumby-Croft
Illustration by Mina Bach
In June, Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, a feature documentary (in production) from Age of Stupid …
Hell's Half Acre, The Old Vic Tunnels' collaboration with Lazarides Gallery delves into Dante's nine circles of hell. The exhibition runs until the 17th October.Written by Sally Mumby-Croft
Blue Fever by Polly Morgan. Photograph by Tim Adey
On Monday night, Amelia’s Magazine delved into the depths of hell, handily located beneath London’s Waterloo Station. For a limited time …
C'mon, what will you remember from this fashion week? Liquorice ice cream? Unending bottles of Vitamin Water? Men wearing big statement jewellery? Here's my run down of what was hot... and not.Written by Amelia Gregory
All photography by Amelia Gregory.
Every London Fashion Week has it’s own particular foibles, it’s own idiosyncrasies – and this September was no exception. So I thought I’d write up a …
Here at Amelia's Magazine we're really rather keen on Ada Zanditon, and this season's presentation at Victoria House on Monday 20th September did not disappoint.Written by Amelia Gregory
Ada Zanditon by Abigail Wright.
As one of the most interesting ethical designers around Ada Zanditon has naturally been a popular designer to feature on this blog (read a pre-fashion week …
Some thoughts about the fabulous Lu Flux presentation, held in a Greek Street chapel on Monday 20th September 2010 and featuring a surprise appearance from my friend Rob Logan...Written by Amelia Gregory
Lu Flux by David Merta.
The Lu Flux presentation was one that suffered slightly from inexperience. On arrival at an upmarket Soho members’ club on Greek Street we were ushered into …
A review of Ethical Fashion Designer and Esthetica Innovator Award Winner, Ada Zanditon with beautiful illustrations by Paolo CaravelloWritten by Sally Mumby-Croft
Illustrations by Paolo Caravello
Monday saw the fourth day dawn on London Fashion Week and delightfully my first day of intriguing ethical fashion presentations. First up on No. 1 …
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