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Posts Tagged ‘Fred Butler’

Pick Me Up Graphic Arts Festival 2013: A Review of Illustration Collectives

Old favourites and new discoveries are on display upstairs at the Embankment Galleries, including work from Soma Gallery, Print Club London, Day Job, Zombie Collective and many more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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In the upstairs section of the Embankment Galleries at Pick Me Up are housed a plethora of hand-picked collectives, some of which have had a presence in previous years, some of which are new for 2013. The section begins with a superb display by Day Job, a collaboration between ten recent Camberwell graduates who share a studio in Peckham, South London, some of whom I recognised.

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EDE Knitwear: An interview with Ellie Jauncey

EDE knitwear is lovingly designed by Ellie Jauncey and handmade by a team of Herefordshire based knitters.

Written by Amelia Gregory

EDE men’s moss jumper by Claire Corstorphine. EDE was founded in 2009 by Ellie Jauncey. Having studied Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University and specialising in Knitwear she moved to London […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Gala Awards Ceremony: Part One

Graduate Fashion Week 2012 came to a stylish climax with a celeb-filled Gala Awards Show on Wednesday 13 June…

Written by Matt Bramford

Matthew Williamson by Ruth Joyce Twelve hundred students descend on Earls Court Two for Graduate Fashion Week every year. About a quarter of them get the opportunity to showcase their […]

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Fred Butler: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Presentation Review

On Sunday 20th February Fred Butler presented a wonderful collection of Sushi inspired props and accessories at The Portico Rooms of Somerset House. With a live soundtrack performed by Charli XCX, styled by Kim Howells, knitwear by EDE and shoes by Rosy Nicholas.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Fred Butler AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan I love Fred Butler. She has been one of my favourite accessories and props designers for a few years now and apart from […]

New Designers 2011 Part One: Surface Design Graduate Show Review

I'm such a sucker for a good bit of surface design: my favourite work came from Marte Bless Liland, Nicole Anson, Rebecca Rawlings, Chevonne McKenzie, Rachel Powell and Natasha Lawless.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Perspex origami from Sarah King of Norwich University of the Arts. Straight away I will confess that it’s really a bit arbitrary what is determined textile design and what is […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Fashion Madness.

The wonderful over the top rainbow creations of Crimson Rose O'Shea closed the Central Saint Martins degree show. Also featuring the blue conehead collection of Toma Stenko and cages from Andraya Farrag.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Crimson Rose O’Shea. All photography by Amelia Gregory. Thank god for the craziness of fashion! And thank god for the couple of Central Saint Martins students who decided that their […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011; Streetstyle: Frontrow Showstoppers

A selection of some of the most striking faces and bubbliest personalities on the LFW scene.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Photographs by Katie Antoniou The pages of glossies, page newspapers,blogs and even whole books are testament to the rise of the ‘streetstyle snapper’; being papped by Facehunter and co is […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Craig Lawrence

Craig Lawrence continues his development of alternative knitwear, using materials like cellophane in shades of the night.Intricately knitted tights and fierce footwear made this a presentation to remember. Illustrations by Jo Cheung.

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Jo Cheung Presentations are funny things; done badly they can leave you feeling a bit underwhelmed, case but done well they can be even more effective than a […]

Fashion in Motion at the V&A: KENZO

In the latest of a series of public catwalk events in the Raphael Gallery at the V&A, Kenzo's magical circus comes to town, via Sardinia…

Written by Matt Bramford

On the first cold Wednesday of November, for sale drugs my brisk walk up Kingsland Road was rewarded by ‘Small Things‘ a collective exhibition of photography at 67a Dalston Lane. […]

Future Beauty at the Barbican: Beauty Party

An evening of make-up, nail art and hair at the Barbican as part of the Japanese fashion retrospective. No fun for a boy, right? WRONG!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lesley Barnes Illustration by Maria del Carmen Smith Illustration by Kelly Angood Illustration by Joana Faria Illustration by Abby Wright Illustration by Antonia Parker Illustration by Lesley Barnes […]

Swatch True Colours – A look at the entries

To celebrate the release of their 'New Gent' collection, Swatch have teamed up with a bunch of fashion magazines to see who can style their products the best…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Well things haven’t changed for me much over the last twenty years. I yearned for a Swatch watch when I was a boy, mind decease […]

Tatty Devine and Supermarket Sarah Launch Party!

Supermarket Sarah joins forces with Tatty Devine at their Brick Lane store in East London, bringing her unique merchandising with her…

Written by Katie Antoniou

Feelin’ hot hot hot… we arrived at the field with a blanket and straw hat, viagra stuff and headed straight to the bar. Queuing for what felt like a life-time […]

An Interview with photographer Amy Gwatkin

Amy Gwatkin discusses the ideas behind her photography; simultaneously blurring and strengthing the boundaries between art, documentary and fashion...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, cialis 40mg about it receiving recognition even before […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Cooperative Designs

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Caroline Charles drew quite the crowd on the first day of London Fashion Week. Her AW10 collection specifically drew my attention due to the vast variety on offer; with the […]

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We Are All In One: The return of the jumpsuit

Contributor Sally Mumby-Croft catches up with Nina Ribena, jumpsuit extraordinaire to find out how she became known as ‘the onesie girl’!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

The first time I heard First Aid Kit was when they supported Slow Club during their tour last year. They were kicking around the empty venue watching Slow Club’s sound […]

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If You Could Collaborate exhibition at A Foundation Gallery, Rochelle School

A review of the fourth annual If You Could Collaborate exhibition curated by Alex Bec and Will Hudson, art directors of cult art and graphic design website It's Nice That

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine. Fonts by Sandy Suffield and Fiona Woodcock. Also in this room was a mirrored ironing table with lots of plasticky junk glued onto it and a weird golden […]

Supermarket Sarah meets Fred Butler for London Fashion Week 2009

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Written by Sally Mumby-Croft and Sarah Bagner

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Fred Butler – Bright Said Fred!

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Written by Melodie Ash

The eponymous release from New York based The Pains of Being Pure at Heart has everything you could want from a summer album. A certain been-in-the-sun-too-long hazy-headyness without the too-much-ice-cream […]