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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 … by Jess

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, 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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Dreamboat Exhibition – Four Interviews with Four Illustrators

Interviews with artists featuring at the Dreamboat Vs Inkygoodness Exhibition in Bristol. Ben Steers, Dave Bain, Leila Shetty and Sarah Dennis discuss dreamboats, backgrounds and the influence of music on art

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Abigail Wright I have always been fascinated with analogue photo booths. I have vivd memories as a child – the excitement and anticipation, visit this pulling ridiculous faces, […]

Eco Fashion by Sass Brown: A Review

Laurence King have published a guide to ethical fashion design by Sass Brown, herself a fashion designer and lecturer. But how does it stack up against my own book on ethical fashion? Here's my review.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Abigail Wright I have always been fascinated with analogue photo booths. I have vivd memories as a child – the excitement and anticipation, malady pulling ridiculous faces, find […]

The Photobooth Phenomenon… an interview with Alex Kokott of Photoautomat

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 Avril Kelly http://cargocollective.com/avrilkelly/ ‘Does my neck look fat in this?’ ‘My other scarf is an alpaca.’ ‘Under this scarf is a lovebite from Santa.’ Have a look at […]

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Dreamboat Vs Inkygoodness Exhibition, Bristol

Art platform makers, Inkygoodness have got together with Dreamboat Records for an Exhibition involving 28 artists, music and the theme: Dreamboat. I asked Inkygoodness about arty things and popped into the show's launch party.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Abigail Wright I have always been fascinated with analogue photo booths. I have vivd memories as a child – the excitement and anticipation, hospital there pulling ridiculous faces, […]

An interview with illustrator Jesse Tise.

Pasadena based illustrator Jesse Tise imagines the most wonderful worlds inhabited by strange flora and fauna. Here he answers a Q&A, bringing a little of the colourful Californian art scene to our wintery shores...

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Downton is one of the most prolific living fashion illustrators, approved and by far my favourite (no offence, contributors!) His loose, visionary style seems so effortless and radiates elegance […]

Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world with a Crude Awakening

Both these causes need your help... read more to find out how!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Mina Bach In June, order Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, information pills a feature documentary (in production) from Age […]

Hell’s Half Acre: A Review

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

Back Camera Blue Fever by Polly Morgan. Photograph by Tim Adey On Monday night, treat Amelia’s Magazine delved into the depths of hell, site handily located beneath London’s Waterloo Station. […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: What’s Hot… and What’s Not.

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

jenny robins – blog slam – circus – toast and biscuit – thewedordeadwager sketch at the rag factory male dating humour All photography by Amelia Gregory. Every London Fashion Week […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon (reprise)

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

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 […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Lu Flux (reprise)

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

Holly Fulton by Kayleigh Bluck. For S/S 2011 Holly Fulton took inspiration from Joan Collins and 60s cruise wear as her “ladies” went on a fantastical tour of luxury living […]

An Interview with Edward Vince

Stop the presses, you are about to read a non fashion week related post! Ed Vince discusses his upcoming exhibition as part of PayneShurvell's 4x4, the third in their month long series of four day exhibitions

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

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 Greek Street was the delightful […]

Interview: Dylan LeBlanc

Steeped in traditional Americana and Country Music, influenced by Southern Gothic Literature, and with a wisdom and maturity that belies his youthful age, Dylan LeBlanc - the newest signing to Rough Trade Records - shares the secrets behind his new album Paupers Fields.

Written by Rachel Clare

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 Greek Street was the delightful […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon

A review of Ethical Fashion Designer and Esthetica Innovator Award Winner, Ada Zanditon with beautiful illustrations by Paolo Caravello

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Kellie Black Illustration of Little Shilpa by Yelena Bryksenkova Illustration of J Smith Esquire by Kellie Black Illustration by Kellie Black The Headonsim exhibition is hidden in the […]