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Portfolio: an interview with illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova

I am super excited to introduce New England based illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova as one of my new Portfolio Illustrators on my soon to be relaunched website...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 by Yelena Bryksenkova.
The wonderful New England based illustrator Yelena Bryksenkova has for many years been one of my favourite contributors to Amelia’s Magazine, during which time …

Great ideas for homemade Christmas Decorations for 2013

If you aspire to make your own DIY Christmas ornaments you've come to the right place: here's the best I've found on my travels around the internet. Think pom poms, polymer clay, twig trees, woven paper stars and more!

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve been collecting Christmas decorations for as long as I can remember, so it’s not like there is a shortage of baubles and other pretty objects with which to decorate …

Christmas Gift Ideas 2013: Fashion

Discover some fabulous and unusual one off pieces from designers Ever Rêve, Beautiful Soul, Anna Popovich, Vita Gottlieb and Nkoyo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Snowy Owl scarf by Nkoyo.
In the first of my Christmas gift round ups I give you the best ideas for lovers of bespoke high end fashion from a selection of …

Cockpit Arts: Christmas Gift Ideas 2013

A plethora of magical designer maker gift ideas awaits you... from the likes of Camilla Meijer, Laura Gravestock and Terri Leahy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bunny cushion design by Camilla Meijer.
This weekend we made our annual trip down to Cockpit Arts to catch up with old favourites and discover new talent. As always there was …

Swedish School of Textiles: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review part two

The Swedish School of Textiles took to the catwalk at Fashion Scout to showcase the best of their 2013 graduates in a show titled Exit 13.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emma Lindqvist by Novemto Komo.
Following on from part one of my review I present the next six graduates to show on the catwalk with the Swedish School of Textiles at …

Swedish School of Textiles: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review part one

We've been covering catwalk shows from graduates of the Swedish School of Textiles since 2010, and their work continues to be a highlight of the Fashion Scout schedule. Showing at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 14th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jesper Danielsson by Antonia Parker.
As in previous years, the Swedish School of Textiles at Boras took to the catwalk at Fashion Scout to showcase the best of their graduates. As …

João Melo Costa and Luís Buchinho: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Portuguese designers João Melo Costa and Luís Buchinho staged a joint catwalk show at the Portuguese Embassy in Belgrave Square on Sunday 15th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

João Melo Costa S/S 2014 by Elisa Mac.
It is becoming more and more common to find showcases for other countries on the catwalks during LFW, presumably because London is considered …

Hellen Van Rees: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

Woven textiles specialist Hellen Van Rees presented Fuzzlayerglossbox at Freemasons' Hall with Fashion Scout on Saturday 14th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hellen van Rees S/S 2014 by Alexa Coe.
Within the space of a year this former Ones to Watch designer has gone from crazy conceptual creations to fairly ordinary. When I …

An interview with jewellery designer and gemologist expert Milena Kovanovic

Jewellery designer Milena Kovanovic tells me about her inspiration from the depths of the ocean, and shares some unusual facts about gems.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Milena Kovanovic by Laura Hickman.
I was blown away by the unusual jewels of Milena Kovanovic when I first discovered her at The Craft Market last year, curated by Megan Taylor …

SIBLING: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

West Side Story becomes 'East Side Story' for SIBLING's S/S 2014 collection of smiling boys…

Written by Matt Bramford

SIBLING S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins
Oh GOD I love SIBLING. Every season they manage to come up with an amazing theme that makes you wonder how they do it, …

Topman Design: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

It was a hoedown at Topman Design on Sunday 16 June in the Old Sorting Office - those guys certainly know how to run with a theme…

Written by Matt Bramford

Topman Design S/S 2014 by Callum Russell
When I browsed Topman Design’s press release on Sunday, purveying the heading ‘This. Is. Techno. Cowboy‘, I stifled chuckles. Techno bloody cowboy? What. Is. …

An Interview with Kathy Shenoy, Creative Director of Ethical Design Shop Shake the Dust

Forging links between up-and-coming British designers and ethical producers in Southern Africa, Shake the Dust merges sustainability with great design.

Written by Jessica Cook

Kathy Shenoy by Louise Smith
Shake the Dust, is an online shop which sells everything from wooden heart-shaped pendants to fluoro vases. Creating relationships between emerging British designers and ethical producers, …

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 rather …

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 Scout …

Patrick Li: London Fashion Week Ones to Watch A/W 2013 Catwalk Preview Interview

As we count down to London Fashion Week new contributor Alex Kessler introduces Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch designer Patrick Li.

Written by Alex Kessler

Sneak Preview of Patrick Li A/W 2013 by Isher Dhiman. All other images S/S 2013.
It’s that frantically fabulous point of year again, when Fashion Scout’s coveted Ones to Watch of …

Allcast Leather Duck Boots, Kew Gardens and David Nash Sculptures in the Snow

My new pair of Crocs were perfect for our recent snowy weather: keeping me perfectly cosy on a trip to Kew Gardens to admire the David Nash sculptures.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago, as you may have noticed, it snowed. And like everyone else I did my best to enjoy our short lived winter wonderland, getting out and about …

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: 12 Top Kitchenware Designs

Choose from ceramics, oven gloves, sustainable plastic ware, wooden trays and chopping boards made from felled trees of London.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I’ve brought you the best cushions, the best mugs and the best tea towels, and now here is the best of the rest of the homewares I found whilst scouring …

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin
A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted that …

Hartnell to Amies: Couture by Royal Appointment at the Fashion and Textile Museum

In a new blockbuster exhibition, the Fashion and Textile Museum celebrates British couturiers Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies and Frederick Fox: tailors of the golden age of British couture.

Written by Matt Bramford

Norman Hartnell by Gemma Champ
2012 has been a pretty regal year in the UK, from the pomp and ceremony of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to Queen Liz (sort of) parachuting …

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Fanny & Jessy present Uscopia

Sexy tomboys are given the Sci-Fi treatment in the new S/S 2013 collection from friends and business partners Fanny & Jessy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fanny & Jessy by Rebecca Higgins.
A year ago I was blown away by the S/S 2012 catwalk collection by design duo Fanny & Jessy. This season the androgynous style of …


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Style: Fashion Illustration at Curious Duke Gallery with Premiere Art

Thu 23rd February 2012, 11:00am – Fri 9th March 2012, 07:00pm

Curious Duke Gallery, 207 Whitecross Street, London EC1Y 8QP

Written by Amelia Gregory

Category: Fashion