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Ani Saunders interviews Amelia Gregory about ethical fashion for The Muse TV

Last week I was interviewed by Ani Saunders of The Pipettes for The Muse TV. You can watch the episode here, and if you answer a question at the end there's the chance to win a copy of Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Me and Ani Saunders with Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration. Last week Ani Saunders of The Pipettes asked me to take part in a short TV programme looking at vintage […]

Sketchbook Pop up shop and talk with Amelia Gregory

The Sketchbook Magazine pop up shop has been running in Carnaby Street for over a month. Last week our very own Amelia gave a talk to a crowded room, including Nicola Machetti, who writes here...

Written by Nicola Machetti

Sketchbook Magazine team member Cleide Carina inspects the wall of signatures from attendees. Spring is here and the Sketchbook pop up shop has been flourishing at the heart of Carnaby […]

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Amelia’s Magazine 10th Anniversary Kickstarter Campaign: That Which We Do Not Understand

Amelia’s Magazine is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate I’m going back into a print! Read on to find out how you can be a part of my project and get your hands on the limited edition book and fine art prints...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine is 10 years old this year, and to celebrate I’m going back into a print! I’m producing a limited edition gold foiled artists’ book and an exclusive series […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Cassette Playa (by Amelia)

Front row seats came with a free Barbie Sweet Talkin' Ken Doll. Nothing understated about Carri Munden's comeback show as Cassette Playa then. At Somerset House on Wednesday 23rd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cassette Playa A/W 2011 by Lisa Stannard. As I write this there is a drill buzzing incessantly in my ear and it is glorious spring time weather outside. This and […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Amelia)

Emilio de la Morena showed an elegant collection that featured the most wonderful use of this seasons colour: luscious delicious brightest red. At the BFC tent on Tuesday 22nd February.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2011 by Sandra Contreras. Emilio de la Morena really took this season’s colour to heart, and then some. His sleekly elegant aesthetic was emphasised by […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ziad Ghanem (by Amelia)

Ziad Ghanem presented his romantic gothic collection Never End, Never End, Never End at Fashion Scout on Monday 21st February 2011. With stunning illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Marnie Scarlet for Ziad Ghanem A/W 2011 by Tigz Rice. Ziad Ghanem‘s Never End, Never End, Never End was one of those hotly tipped shows that all my contributors were […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Designers Remix (by Amelia)

A brilliant presentation idea from Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen, held in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Designers Remix by Charlotte Eskildsen. Illustration by Faye West. Designers Remix is a somewhat ridiculous name for the signature brand from Danish designer Charlotte Eskildsen. The press release states that […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Michael Van Der Ham (by Amelia)

Michael Van Der Ham once again wowed the New Gen crowds at Old Billingsgate on Monday 21st February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Michael Van Der Ham A/W 2011 by Jenny Lloyd. Michael Van Der Ham was held at the New Gen space in Billingsgate, and in the queue I bumped into *name […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Masha Ma (by Amelia)

Masha Ma showed DeCon at Fashion Scout on Sunday 20th February 2011. It was once again a highlight of the season... I'm just gutted I didn't have a better view...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Masha Ma A/W 2011 by Natsuki Otani. Masha Ma is undoubtedly one of my very favourite designers right now so it was with utmost dismay that I encountered a major […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Cooperative Designs (by Amelia)

Cooperative Designs create amazing knitwear for real women. Their new It's Alright collection for A/W 2011 was a rave inspired stunner, shown in the vaults of the RSA.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cooperative Designs A/W 2011 by Natsuki Otani. Last season I was incredibly gutted to miss the Cooperative Designs presentation – such were the glowing reports on our website. But in […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Maria Francesca Pepe (by Amelia)

With the Fortuna collection Maria Francesca Pepe straddles high end conceptual showpiece fashion and the world of commercial jewellery. Shown at Fashion Scout on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Maria Francesca Pepe by Karla Pérez Manrique. At the entrance there stood a horned model, arms crossed and lycra-ed legs askance. Face masked. Model or mannequin? It wasn’t immediately obvious. […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Osman (by Amelia)

Osman showed on Sunday 20th February 2011 at the BFC Tent, Somerset House. It was a supremely elegant collection that featured a gorgeous injection of bright colours.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Osman A/W 2011 by Ellie Sutton. Osman. Not a name that I’m overly familiar with, although we have frequently written about designer Osman Yousefzada. He’s trained the likes of the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Amelia)

More outrageous genius and full frontal fannies from Charlie Le Mindu, showing Berlin Syndrome at On/Off on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlie Le Mindu by Andrea Peterson aka Artist Andrea. Charlie Le Mindu has already done massive headpieces and copious nudity… what could possibly be next? How about dripping blood, Nazi […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Úna Burke (by Amelia)

Leather maestro Úna Burke presented her new S&M inspired collection on Saturday 19th February 2011 at Freemasons Hall, accompanied by a rather scary video.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Una Burke A/W 2011 by Joy Chokchai. I really don’t know what it is about fashion that attracts so many people with a dark sensibility. Is it because an obsession […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Olivia Rubin (by Amelia)

Olivia Rubin showed her collection in the Jalouse Nightclub in Hanover Square on Saturday 19th February 2011. The tacky celebrities were out in their droves, but what of the clothes?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Olivia Rubin A/W 2011 by Jane Young. Every now and again London Fashion Week throws out a curveball and you end up in the most random of places with the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia (by Amelia)

On Saturday 19th February Lako Bukia presented CHOXA at Fashion Scout. Another fabulous showing for the Georgian fashion designer.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lako Bukia A/W 2011 by Alison Day. If proof is needed that fashion illustration can inspire one to fall in love with a fashion designer then I’ve got the perfect […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Georgia Hardinge (by Amelia)

Former Ones to Watch designer Georgia Hardinge presented a strong solo catwalk collection at Freemasons Hall on Saturday 19th February 2011. Read on for more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Georgia Hardinge A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. I think I might have been unfairly harsh about Georgia Hardinge last season: I take it all back. This was an extraordinary show […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Fyodor Golan (by Amelia)

Fyodor Golan showed an extremely confident debut catwalk collection at Fashion Scout on Saturday 19th February. Here's my review, following hot on the heels of Matt Bramford's own version...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fyodor Golan A/W 2011 by Joy Chokchai. I love heading into a show at LFW when I have absolutely no idea what to expect – anything showing at Fashion Scout […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch (by Amelia)

Fashion Scout's Ones to Watch showed another tightly edited collection of fashion designers to look out for. My favourite? A no brainer - Kirsty Ward stole the show. But there was also much to admire from Anja Mlakar, Tze Goh and Sara Bro-Jorgensen. With lush illustrations, of course.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Kirsty Ward A/W 2011 by YesGo Illustration. Every season I eagerly anticipate Fashion Scout’s Ones to Watch because it is invariably a wonderful place to discover raw talent before everyone […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jasper Garvida (by Amelia)

Jasper Garvida showed his A/W 2011 collection Le Baiser at Freemasons Hall on Friday 18th February 2011. Here's my review with illustrations by Maria Papadimitriou, Madi, Sandra Contreras and newcomer Toni Bowater.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jasper Garvida A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou. As anyone who attends the shows will know, guessing who has priority tickets is always an amusing game. Is it the gold star? […]