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Posts Tagged ‘Bora Aksu’

Bora Aksu AW15: London Fashion Week Catwalk Review

This season Bora Aksu was inspired by the tale of The Nightingale and The Rose by Oscar Wilde to create a richly textured collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Bora Aksu AW15-photography by Amelia Gregory
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This season Bora Aksu took inspiration from Oscar Wilde’s The Nightingale and The Rose, choosing as always to tell a tale through his collection in a colour palette of richest royal blue transforming into gold, pink and deepest black.

Bora Aksu AW15-photography by Amelia Gregory
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Bora Aksu: London Fashion Week S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Turkish born designer Bora Aksu was one of the first designers to show on Friday 12th September 2014 at Somerset House.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu S/S 2015 by Jenny Zych. The marvellous Bora Aksu took an early slot on Friday morning to present a collection inspired by Queen Victoria’s paper doll of the […]

Bora Aksu: London Fashion Week A/W 2014 Catwalk Review

Bora Aksu showcased his new collection at Somerset House on Friday 14th February 2014. Dear Birsen was a tribute to his mother, inspired by her days at boarding school.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu A/W 2014 a by xplusyequals. It’s been several seasons since I last attended a Bora Aksu catwalk show, and I’ve missed seeing his wonderful creations up close. This […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Christian Blanken

In his own words, Christian Blanken creates designs that are 'clean, tailored, sharp, luxe and modern, not sweet!'. He did however present his own version of sweet for S/S 2012 at the Portico Rooms in Somerset House, but with a razor-sharp and wearable edge.

Written by Alia Gargum

Christian Blanken S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins This presentation in particular was enjoyable from the start. Away from the rush and fuss of the main tent, pharmacy I went […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Mark Fast

Mark Fast showed off his vision for this season to an eager crowd including Elisa Doolittle, Tallulah Harlech and Liberty Ross at the BFC Tent on Monday 19th September 2011. S/S 2012 was inspired by the force and movement of a sandstorm.

Written by Alia Gargum

Mark Fast S/S 2012 by Marcus Reed Mark Fast is a designer that sticks in peoples minds for a multitude of reasons. For some it’s his way of turning knitwear […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu

Bora Aksu presented The Unknown on Friday 16th September in the BFC Tent at Somerset House. Based on some Edwardian postcards that detailed a great romance it showcased his wonderful use of fabric and cut.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Nicola Roberts was once more amongst the attendees for The Unknown, online which promised an entire narrative within the collection. Ever the […]

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

Bora Aksu was back in the BFC tent at Somerset House on Friday 18th February. Inspired by Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, he showed a supremely confident collection that had the collective Amelia's Mag team a-drooling.

Written by Amelia Gregory

W 2011-W 2011-IMG_4205 LFW A/W 2011, mind Florian Jayet. Illustration by Alison Day I spent London Fashion Week staying at my parent’s house. My childhood home with a new kitchen, […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu (by Jemma)

The designer shows his AW11 collection at Somerset House and tackles celebrity scrums for Twiggy, Marina and the Diamonds and Nicola Roberts on Friday 18th February.

Written by Jemma Crow

Bora Aksu by Lisa Stannard Bora was the hot ticket on Saturday night and it was typical that all the big fashion editors were otherwise engaged, pills ok so they […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu (by Georgia)

A hot ticket at London Fashion Week, Bora Aksu didn’t waver on his genius with impressive sartorial skill, powerful dresses and a star-studded front row! With illustrations by Jenny Robins and Joe Turvey

Written by Georgia Takacs

Illustration by Gilly Rochester It was Day 1 at Somerset House and I was surrounded by all those fashion bigwigs at Caroline Charles; sure to have just flown in first-class […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu (more)

Yes I know we've already reviewed the S/S 2011 show from Bora Aksu but I love him muchly, so here's some more photos and illustrations for your delection....

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Andrea Peterson It wasn’t until the Jena.Theo show that I got my first hit of fashion adrenaline this LFW. The design duo Jenny Holmes and Dimitris Theocharidis have […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu

London Fashion Week has kicked off and Amelia's Magazine will be at Somerset House everyday providing beautifully illustrated reviews. First up is the wonderful world of Bora Asku

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

In the prelude to September’s London Fashion Week, website Amelia’s Magazine ran a series of interviews with designers and previews of designers to watch. One of these took the form […]

London Fashion Week preview: an intimate interview with Bora Aksu

In advance of his S/S 2011 show tomorrow here's an intimate interview I did with Bora Aksu at his east end studio a couple of months ago.

Written by Amelia Gregory

David Longshaw For Spring Summer 2011, viagra 60mg David Longshaw says he was inspired by ‘chav dogs, cialis 40mg feathers and a ruffle or two and a story I wrote’. […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu

A review of the Bora Aksu catwalk show in the BFC tent at Somerset House on Friday 19th February. Featuring bulbous tulip skirts, bodycon tailoring and alien stitched circuitry. With illustrations by Gemma Milly.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bora Aksu kangaroo pouch dress by Gemma Milly This season I think it’s fair to say that there have been a few rather more overenthusiastic security staff at London Fashion […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Ramon Gurillo and Bodyamr

A review of knitwear designer Ramon Gurillo at Victoria House, and the Bodyamr sports luxe collection over at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 19th February. With illustrations by Katie Harnett and Saroj Patel.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Watching the show, nurse seek something niggled, buy information pills what reference was missing – apart from the immediates being the 70’s and the French Revolution – there was something […]

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LCF MA Fashion and the Environment graduate exhibition

New contributor Hannah Poole headed down to the Southbank Centre to peruse the graduate exhibition over the weekend.

Written by Hannah Poole

Ockham’s Razor by Rosalie Hoskins I’ll admit it. I’ve never been to much performance art or modern dance before. But let’s just say that my circumstances have somewhat changed of […]

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LFW 09 – Bora Aksu – Baroque meets Rock!

BFC Somerset House, London, Friday 18th September 2009

Written by Matt Bramford

I’ll put up my hands and admit that as a girl, health medications not yet a quarter of a century old, remedy talking about music is utterly intimidating. Yet I […]

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January Sales – Ethical Style

Online shopping, January

Written by Jennifer McNulty

Monday 5th January An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump, ed salve Durrr at The End Think 80s influenced punk-grunge from this girl trio with smatterings of riot […]