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Posts Tagged ‘Ada Zanditon’

Introducing the Closet Swap community from Channel 4: Don’t Shop – Swap!

An exciting new initiative promotes the idea of swapping clothes between friends rather than buying new. Supported by Tatty Devine and Ada Zanditon. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Closet Swap by Pia Bramley
Closet Swap by Pia Bramley.

Introducing Closet Swap, a new online fashion community site from Channel 4 Education. As part of a wider debate about sustainable and ethical fashion, Closet Swap allows users to share and customise clothes with their friends via Facebook. What I particularly like is the associated iPhone Closet Swap Fashion Finder app which helps users to locate local vintage and charity shops, perfect for a second hand magpie like myself. It's no surprise that the girls at Tatty Devine support the idea, given that their new book How to Make Jewellery is based on the concept that 'one girl's trash is another girl's treasure'. Ethical… read more

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Ada Zanditon Ingle & Rhode necklace by Fi Blog

Competition: Ada Zanditon for Ingle and Rhode to celebrate the launch of Fairtrade Gold

Ethical jewellers Ingle & Rhode have teamed up with ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon to produce this beautiful necklace and pendant. And you can WIN one over on Vogue if you're quick!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon Ingle & Rhode necklace by Fi Blog. You might remember that Fairtrade Gold launched earlier this year, a fact which I wrote about in my pre-LFW interview with […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon’s The Cryoflux

Ada Zanditon presented The Cryoflux at the On/Off space on Friday 18th February 2011. We previewed this collection extensively, now here's the review.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 The Cryoflux by Ankolie. I cannot tell a lie: I went into Ada Zanditon‘s presentation with high hopes, especially after I ran a huge pre LFW […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Ada Zanditon on Sustainability

In part two of my LFW preview interview with ethical designer Ada Zanditon I dig a little deeper to find out how her sustainable ethos is put into practice, and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of fashion designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 Preview by Rebecca Strickson. For Ada process is everything. “I don’t want to sit at a desk using Illustrator to design clothes that will be made […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Ada Zanditon

Ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon shows her new A/W 2011 film presentation on Friday 18th February 2011 and I was lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the collection. Here's part one of my interview with this inspiring designer.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon A/W 2011 sneak preview by Andrea Peterson. I asked a variety of illustrators to interpret one piece from the new collection… so read on to see what they […]

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Ada Zanditon: An interview with the top ethical fashion designer.

A taster of my interview with Ada Zanditon that appears in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ada Zanditon from S/S 2010, The Colony. Illustration by Abby Wright. Ada Zanditon was inspired to use ethically and environmentally conscious solutions in fashion design after she heard a talk […]

Fashion designers’ New Year’s Resolutions!

Some of our favourite fashion designers that we interviewed in 2010 tell us about their hopes, ambitions and resolutions for 2011…

Written by Matt Bramford

Eugene Lin, illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins Happy New Year! It’s that time of year again when we all set about making resolutions and miraculously changing our lives for the […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration is OUT NOW!

My new book hit the shelves just in time for Christmas 2010. Read on to find out more about Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Written by Amelia Gregory

So, the book is finally here! You can find it at Tate Modern, Magma, Design Museum, Serpentine Gallery, Tatty Devine, Cornerhouse, Arnolfini and many other good independent book stores across […]

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

Eco Fashion is the first book on ethical fashion design from publishing giant Laurence King. It profiles ethical fashion designers by type, embracing Community and Fair Trade, Ecological and Slow […]

S/S 2011 Press Days – An illustrated round-up

A look at some of the S/S 2011 collections at various press days, with a little help from our illustrators…

Written by Nick Bain

Ada Zanditon, illustrated by Sara Chew Wahoooo! Summer is finally here. No really, it is. Seriously I don’t care how damp and dreary it is outside that office window, summer […]

An interview with Young British Designers

We have a chat with the team behind new website Young British Designers, a platform for the next generation of British fashion legends, including Ada Zanditon, Eudon Choi and Jena.Theo… with incredible illustrations by Kate Copeland

Written by Katie Antoniou

Felicity Brown Gabrielle dress, illustrated by Kate Copeland Amidst the commotion of catwalks and exhibitions at London Fashion Week, one website had everyone talking; Young British Designers. Grabbing attention with […]

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

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 […]

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

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 Greek […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ada Zanditon and ADZ

In the run up to London Fashion Week, Katie Antoniou chats to ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon about how she's preparing for her show. She also gets the chance to talk about Ada's diffusion line, ADZ…

Written by Katie Antoniou

ADZ, illustrated by Jess Stokes Whilst eco-couture has always been ahead of the times in terms of sustainability, it’s often been left behind in the style stakes, unable to compete […]

An interview with jewellery designer Imogen Belfield

Matt Bramford talks to revolutionary jewellery designer Imogen Belfield about her award-winning career so far, her current collection, Equilibrium, and Grace Jones…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Andrea Peterson A little while ago I went to a Felicities PR evening to view the new collections of some of my favourite designers – Orschel-Read, Emesha, and […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration: Open Design Brief

My brand new open design brief is designed to champion the work of fashion illustrators. It runs until Sunday 18th July 2010, for production of a book due out at the end of this year. Read on for more info...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu A/W 2010 by Gemma Milly. See original post here. ***Please note that this brief is now closed: you can now order a copy of this book online by […]

Think Act Vote Interview Part Two

Amisha Ghadiali discusses the ideas behind Think Act Vote, why if 'politics was a brand no-one would wear it' and why at the end of the day it remains vital to vote.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Photography by Dominic Clarke. It’s the day before the general election and the concluding part of Amelia’s Magazine interview with Think Act Vote’s Amisha Ghadiali. Tomorrow you have a chance […]

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Pre-LFW interview: Ada Zanditon

I met with the 'One to Watch' designer ahead of her eagerly anticipated LFW catwalk debut next week...

Written by Rachael Oku

As you know Amelia’s magazine love to champion ethical designers, so with this in mind we wondered if you could tell us why you’re compelled to design ethical fashion as […]

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Fashion Listings 23-29 November

Written by Rachael Oku

Our pick of the best fashion happenings in London this coming week, as always with the emphasis being on the best things to do for free– we are in the midst of a recession don’t you know?!

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LFW 09 – Fashion Scout – Ones to Watch

London 2009

Written by Sabrina Morrison

Fashion Scout now in its seventh year, has once again brought us a well balanced diet of young innovators and box-fresh talent. Ones To Watch provided a menu of gothic […]