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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, newspapers,blogs and even whole books are testament to the rise of the ‘streetstyle snapper’; being papped by Facehunter and co is now […]

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, but done well they can be even more effective than a big […]

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

Illustration by Darren Fletcher Another Friday, another weekend at the V&A. This time around it was to attend the latest event in the Fashion in Motion series, which on this […]

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

WAH Nails, illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ll have seen me banging on about Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion at the Barbican. I […]

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, and I’m […]

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

Illustrations by Jenny Costello With businesses struggling to survive through the recession armageddon, a few innovative individuals are thriving, using their imagination and collaborations with other creatives to succeed. Sarah […]

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

Photography preseves a moment forever – it marks and preserves time as it has been spent. It is, to draw Barthes into the conversation, a memento mori. Amy Gwatkin’s photographs […]

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

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Early on a Sunday Morning, Cooperative Designs were to be found in the quiet backstreets of Charing Cross. Following on from last season’s epic Bahaus Inspired set the design duo […]

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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

 Image courtesy of All In One, photographed by Stephanie Sian Smith. What attracts you to the idea of the onesie jumpsuit / all in one? I just think they’re pretty […]

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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

If You Could Collaborate is the latest event in a series of high profile shindigs put on by designers Alex Bec and Will Hudson, wunderkids of the current graphic arts […]

Supermarket Sarah meets Fred Butler for London Fashion Week 2009

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Written by Sally Mumby-Croft and Sarah Bagner

Supermarket Sarah is a lovely online shop with an intriguing alternative homepage to the usual multiple image interface popular with online shopping websites. The website loads a picture of Sarah’s […]

Fred Butler – Bright Said Fred!

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Written by Melodie Ash

When you first gaze upon the work of Accessory designer Fred Butler it’s all rather indigestible, flying from one medium to the other with all the energy and flair of […]