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Posts Tagged ‘Mark Fast’

Mark Fast: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

Knitwear king Mark Fast looked to the nineties for his incredible S/S 2014 collection, shown at Somerset House on Saturday 14 September.

Written by Matt Bramford


Mark Fast S/S 2014 by Krister Selin

Mark Fast's S/S 2014 outing at Somerset House on Saturday was a far cry from what he delivered last season. Gone were floor-sweeping full feather skirts and asymmetric capes. This season Fast returned to his figure-hugging, unforgiving knits that captured imagination and intrigue.



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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 […]

Bethan Juliff, Knitwear Designer Extraordinaire: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

Discover the intricate knitwear designs of Bethan Juliff, Fashion Fringe finalist and creator of sculptural wonders.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bethan Juliff Knitwear by Sarah Ryan. Bethan Juliff‘s creative knitwear secured her a place in the finals of the prestigious Fashion Fringe competition, and she is now taking part in […]

Craig Lawrence S/S 2012

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Craig Lawrence

For S/S 2012, Craig Lawrence was apparently inspired by the cultural phenomenon of vajazzling, and presented a new selection of his finest knits that shimmered and sparkled under the lights of the Portico Rooms at Somerset House on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Miranda Williams

Craig Lawrence S/S 2012 by Meagan Morrison I’m quite partial to a knitted design – one of my favourite designers is Mark Fast, whose spun creations I yearn for, and […]

Mark Fast by Charlotte Hoyle

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 […]

New Designers 2011 Part Two: Illustration Graduate Show Review 2

More fab work from Amelia's Magazine graduating contributors Liam McMahon, Amber Cassidy and Bryony Crane. Plus lovely art from Dawn Gardner and more.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Amelia’s Magazine contributor Liam McMahon did sterling work for London Fashion Week last season and chose to show the illustrations he had done for Mark Fast‘s A/W 2011 collection. Beautiful […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Mark Fast

Mark Fast proved once again that high fashion can look better on girls of a realistic weight. His innovative knitwear appeared on a range of differing sized models at Somerset House on Monday 21st February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mark Fast A/W 2011 by Liam McMahon. I cannot tell a lie, having tried in vain for several seasons to get tickets, I was super excited to finally be in […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Rachel Freire

In the second of our interviews in the run up to London Fashion Week, I met the adorable Rachel Freire at her studio, got a sneak peek at the A/W 2011 collection, and talked tea, boys, nipples and leopard-print irons…

Written by Matt Bramford

Rachel Freire S/S 2011, illustrated by Krister Selin ‘I’m terrible at interviews’ I announce shortly after arriving at Rachel Freire‘s East London studio. A bit of a melodramatic introduction, maybe; […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Michelle Urvall Nyrén

Michelle Urvall Nyrén captured three different Ellies in watercolour perfection: Ellie Good of Egg Mag, Ellie Loughran of Pretty Much Penniless and Ellie Broughton. Plus Zoë Robinson, Naomi Law, Philippa Dunn of House of Illustration and Tamara Cincik.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ellie Loughran of Pretty Much Penniless was beautifully turned out. And her blog about the event is absolutely stunning – what wonderful images! Michelle Urvall Nyrén is as elegant in […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Mark Fast

Knitwear king Mark Fast presented his debut on-schedule show during London Fashion Week - did he deliver the goods?

Written by Izzy Lee

Illustrations by Izzy Lee Now showing in his fifth season at London Fashion Week, Mark Fast showed his debut on-schedule show on the British Fashion Council space. For those of […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Womenswear Preview: On|Off

In our third London Fashion Week preview, Lauren Smith takes a look at the designers showing at On|Off - the showcase that combines on and off schedule designers, featuring Pam Hogg, Aminaka Wilmont, Bryce Aime, Julian J Smith and Roksanda Illincic…

Written by Lauren Smith

Aminaka Wilmont A/W 2010, illustrated by Michelle Urvall Nyrén London Fashion Week is renowned for showcasing up and coming design talent – and nowhere is more uniquely ‘London’ than On|Off. […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Birmingham’s Joseph Turvey

We chat to Graduate Fashion Week star Joseph Turvey about those eery masks that had everybody talking, and Birmingham University's The X Factor-style judging method…

Written by Matt Bramford

Joseph Turvey created a storm at Graduate Fashion Week last month with his spooky mask-wearing leather-clad models, compared to serial killers by our very own Jonno. I decided to let […]

Graduate Fashion Week Interview: Nottingham Trent’s Phoebe Thirlwall

Miranda Williams talks to Graduate Fashion Week star and Nottingham Trent graduate Pheobe Thirlwall, about her inspiration, her collection, and what's up next…

Written by Miranda Williams

Knitwear design student Phoebe Thirlwall was an unquestionable highlight of Graduate Fashion Week 2010. Her work demonstrated an impressive level of craftsmanship, receiving recognition even before the shows when one […]

Hermione de Paula by June Champoomidole.

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Hermione de Paula

A review of the Hermione de Paula catwalk show on Monday 22nd February at Freemasons' Hall, with illustrations by June Chanpoomidole. Plus my contribution to the All Walks Beyond the Catwalk Campaign.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hermione de Paula by June Chanpoomidole. Waiting in the crush outside the venue for the Hermione De Paula show I bumped into my old friend Xerxes (well, he’s not old, […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Belle Sauvage

Digital prints at the Belle Sauvage catwalk show at Victoria House on Saturday 20th February, and how to blag your way into the shows by looking fabulous DARLING. Illustrations by Maryanne Oliver.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Belle Sauvage. All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. It’s always good, I find, to get talking to the various freaks I photograph at fashion week. So there I […]

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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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Real People do the Catwalk

ICA, October 2009

Written by Creative-Idle

(Photograph by Natasha Caruana) Last night I was delighted to be invited to the ICA for an emphatic catwalk show with a difference. The event was organised by former designer […]

Fashion Listings 14th 20th September

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Monday 14th Rankin at The Truman Brewery It’s the last chance to see Rankin’s retrospective in Brick Lane this week. The exhibition moves through Rankin at university exploring the well […]