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Posts Tagged ‘60s’

Huishan Zhang: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

I used twitter's new Vine app to capture the impressive presentation by Chinese designer Huishan Zhang at the Portico Rooms on Monday 18th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Huishan Zhang A/W 2013 by Dom & Ink
Huishan Zhang A/W 2013 by Dom & Ink.

New twitter mini film app Vine was embraced by the more social media savvy end of the fashion crowd at London Fashion Week: the six second looping films proving perfect to give an immediate moving idea of the shows that a static picture sometimes struggles to put across. Bright catwalk lights tend to wash out un-metered image creation, so I found Vine worked best at the more inventive presentations that I attended. One such show was that put on by Central Saint Martins graduate Huishan Zhang, a Chinese born designer who has interned within the hallowed atelier of the Dior couturiers. Take a peek below:



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PPQ: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

PPQ delivered a thrilling neon display of tailored coats and party frocks on the catwalk at the BFC Courtyard Showspace on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

PPQ A/W 2013 by Jordan Wester We waited – for what felt like hours – in the notoriously inevitable ‘PP-Queue’, but as the gorgeous PPQ party girls of all decades […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2012: Pick Me Up Selects Review

Pick Me Up returns for 2012 with a brand new panel of industry experts who have selected their pick of up and coming artists.... here's what I liked!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pick Me Up Selects – Zim & Zou. There is one major problem with a trip to Pick Me Up contemporary graphic art fair: the vast choice of amazing artwork. […]

Exhibition Review: Alice in Wonderland at the Tate Liverpool

An ambitious new exhibition at the Tate Liverpool tracks the influence of Alice in Wonderland through the visual arts. From illustrations and fabric designs to Surrealism and contemporary video installations, no stone has been left unturned.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago I was whisked up to Liverpool to see a preview of the new Tate exhibition Alice in Wonderland, which runs until the 29th January 2011. The […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Zuo Corp

Zuo Corp presented a slick collection on Saturday 28th October 2011, featuring sculptural tailoring, pan collars, neoprene and glamourous up dos for hair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Zuo Corp S/S 2011 by Antonia Parker. Zuo Corp used a disturbing soundtrack that featured clanging bells and what sounded like screaming monkeys. It was an odd accompaniment to a […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Hexeline

Wonderful Rebecca Strickson succeeds in making huge Polish brand Hexeline look edgy where it most certainly ain't... Hexeline showed on Saturday 7th May at Designers' Avenue, Expo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hexeline A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. It’s a bad sign when the opening intro to a show is more exciting than the actual show. So it was with well known […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jasper Conran sketched by Jenny

A belated but unique sketch blog of the Jasper Conran catwalk show at BFC Showspace on Sunday 20th February 2011. Featuring many sixties inspired panels and unnecessary bucket hats.

Written by Jenny Robins

All illustrations by Jenny Robins. The man behind me in the queue to get into the Jasper Conran show was talking about buying a house in London Fields. Well bully […]

Corrie

London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Corrie Nielsen (by Helen)

From pencil skirted wriggles, to striding, enormous and dazed creations taken straight from a novel's fantasy. Vivienne Westwood's previous apprentice has proved herself a heroine.

Written by Helen Martin

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

orla

London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Presentation: Orla Kiely (by Helen)

Sheds, birds, twigs, tweeting, an Editor, and a boy/man with a tray of champagne. And PRETTY dresses.

Written by Helen Martin

Orla Kiely LFW A/W Collection, illustration by Joana Faria Initially I got stuck in the lift with a delivery man, and then a very tanned lady. Apparently you are not […]

Album Review: The Like, Release Me.

Album Review: The Like, Release Me.

The raddest quintet from the Golden State return with a new album and reshuffled line-up, fortunately for us, these L.A scenesters are as much substance as they are style.

Written by David McNamara

It has been five long years since the release of The Like’s debut album Are You Thinking What I’m Thinking? and it has not been an easy time for the […]

The Pipettes – Interview

Having lost a member and their reliance on 50s doo-wop, the Pipettes return with a second album that sees them seeking new sounds from the 60s and 70s

Written by Ian Steadman

The Pipettes were a pretty big deal a few years ago, bursting onto the indie club scene with their 50s and 60s-influenced polka-dot pop song album Meet The Pipettes and […]

Inside The Book Club: How East London’s coolest new arts venue came to be

The Book Club's Creative Director and Art Producer tells Amelia's Magazine all about how the business launched, the artists they pick and why The Book Club isn't just another East End venue...

Written by Amica Lane

Illustration by Rachel Lewis I live in a state of perpetual disappointment that I was born in Hounslow in 1986, and not New York in 1943. In my dream life, […]

Red Bull Music Academy: Steve Reich Lecture on Tuesday 16th February 2010

An edited transcript of the lecture given by Steve Reich at the Red Bull Music Academy on Tuesday 16th February, with illustrations by Gemma Milly.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Steve Reich by Gemma Milly. Steve Reich is a seriously cult figure for contemporary beats based music. Famed for his minimalist compositions from the 60s onwards he continues to be […]