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Posts Tagged ‘Somerset House’

PPQ: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

PPQ delivered a thrilling neon display of tailored coats and party frocks on the catwalk at the BFC Courtyard Showspace on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

PPQ A/W 2013 by Jodan Webster
PPQ A/W 2013 by Jordan Wester

We waited - for what felt like hours - in the notoriously inevitable ‘PP-Queue’, but as the gorgeous PPQ party girls of all decades strutted down the runway at the BFC Courtyard Showspace I forgave all.

PPQ AW 2013 by Amelia Gregory
PPQ AW 2013 by Amelia Gregory

Design duo Percy Parker and Amy Molyneaux kept true to PPQ’s signature youthful vibe for A/W 2013, but perked things up with luxe tailoring. The colour palette was… read more

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David Koma: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Fashion Forward favourite David Koma had been heavily influenced by twelve inch… records this season, according to his Somerset House outing on the evening of Saturday 16 February…

Written by Matt Bramford

David Koma A/W 2013 by Krister Selin David Koma is a previous NEWGEN winner and continues to attract much attention with his sculptural pieces that push the boundaries of future […]

Jena.Theo: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

For A/W 2013 Jena.Theo mixed contemporary shapes with 90s Rave era iconography to create a feminine collection, shown at the Portico Rooms in Somerset House on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Alex Kessler

Jena Theo A/W 2013 by Charlotte Edey The Smiley faces dripping with acid plastered across the walls and Aphex Twin’s Window Licker as soundtrack set the tone for a trippy […]

New S/S 2013 Season Interview: Martina Spetlova

Fashion designer Martina Spetlova introduces her current S/S 2013 collection, her Kickstarter funding plans, and explains why she is a both a maximalist and a minimalist.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martina Spetlova S/S 2013 by Sharon Farrow. Innovative fashion designer Martina Spetlova introduces her new S/S 2013 collection and explains why you should help fund the movie to showcase her […]

Valentino: Master of Couture at Somerset House

In a new major exhibition in the Embankment Galleries, Somerset House celebrates fifty years of the Grand Emperor of Couture, Valentino Garavani…

Written by Matt Bramford

Valentino A/W 2005 by Krister Selin A recent viewing of the documentary Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To Travel, a film dedicated to the infamous fashion editor’s pioneering feats, highlighted […]

Christmas Guide 2012: Artist & Designer Christmas Cards

Steer clear of mass produced Christmas cards this year and go direct to the designers who've made cards themselves: here's my round up of the best ones to buy online.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christmas card by Matthew Land. Christmas is nearly upon us, yes really. And to start my lengthy round up of gift recommendations for the entire family I firstly give you […]

Fashion Fringe: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

My very belated final report from the S/S 2013 shows at London Fashion Week: Fashion Fringe featured three finalists: Haizhen Wang, Teija Eilola and Vita Gottlieb.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Haizhen Wang S/S 2013 by Faye West. I was very excited about this year’s Fashion Fringe: it’s always a great place to discover the talent of years to come (think […]

Tata Naka: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Presentation Review

The Tata Naka sisters showcased their new collection in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Tuesday 18th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tata Naka S/S 2013 by Jamie Wignall. I always look forward to the Tata Naka presentation and this season was no exception: this time the twin sisters had chosen to […]

Osman: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Who loves bright colours? Osman loves bright colours! Perhaps the worst subtitle ever, but I can't think of anything else at this stage. I did very much enjoy his show in the BFC tent on the evening of Tuesday 18 September, though…

Written by Matt Bramford

Osman S/S 2013 by Krister Selin And so it was to Osman to ‘close’ my fashion week, as it were. It was getting late on the Tuesday and, frankly, I […]

Kinder Aggugini: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review

Milanese fashion designer Kinder Aggugini opened the BFC tent on Saturday 14 September with a girly gingham-fest and a poptastic soundtrack…

Written by Matt Bramford

Kinder Aggugini S/S 2013 by Emma Reynolds After salivating and sweating at the Sister by Sibling salon show, I headed to the main tent to catch Kinder Aggugini‘s S/S 2013 […]

KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

This season KTZ looked to Art Nouveau, William Morris and Harajuku girls for their inspiration, resulting in a breathtaking collection as always - shown on Friday 14 September at Somerset House.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2013 by Krister Selin After the Felder Felder show I trekked from Somerset House to Goldsmith’s Hall over by St Paul’s to catch PPQ. As is standard, the […]

Felder Felder: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A grown-up collection with a hint of rock n' roll, the Felder sisters showed their S/S 2013 offerings at Somerset House on Friday 14 September with a special guest performance by Kate Nash…

Written by Matt Bramford

Felder Felder S/S 2013 by Claire Kearns So it’s bloody fashion week again! Comes around quickly, doesn’t it? Every six months, in fact. I hadn’t allowed myself to get too […]

Corrie Nielsen: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

Corrie Nielsen's Florilegium collection was shown on Friday 14th September at the BFC Showspace in Somerset House, styled by Rebekah Roy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Corrie Nielson S/S 2013 by Deborah Moon. I knew we could expect something really special from Corrie Nielsen‘s S/S 2013 show: but even I was not prepared for the staggering […]

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Treasure: London Jewellery Week 2012 Show Review

During London Jewellery Week, 11-17 June 2012, we went along to Treasure at Somerset House to check out the best in contemporary jewellery from the UK and Europe, including Amelia's Magazine old friends Tatty Devine and Imogen Belfield.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Grace Hamilton at Treasure by Claire Kearns Being a jewellery designer myself I was thrilled to have an invitation to the press view of Treasure at Somerset House during London […]

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Photography Book Review: Jim Lee, Arrested

We review the book accompanying a recent exhibition of Fashion Photographer legend Jim Lee at Somerset House

Written by Alia Gargum

‘Aeroplane’ photograph courtesy of Jo Reeder PR, all other photography by Alia Gargum If there is one thing I could easily spend all my money on, it’s art books. Beautifully […]

Pick Me Up 2012 Special: An interview with fashion illustrator Jason Brooks

We caught up with Fashion Illustration legend Jason Brooks at this year's Pick Me Up at Somerset House. As well as being utterly delightful he had some great words of advice for all those aspiring fashion illustrators out there.

Written by Alia Gargum

As a self-proclaimed lover of illustrating and in particular illustrating fashion, I eagerly made my way to this year’s Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair at Somerset House. Pick […]

Pick Me Up Contemporary Graphic Art Fair 2012: Illustrator Emma Block Reviews

This year's Contemporary Graphic Art Fair Pick Me Up as seen from an up and coming illustrator's point of view. Amelia's Magazine contributor Emma Block reviews her fave picks.

Written by Emma Block

Illustration by David Sparshott. Each year the relatively new addition to the art and design calendar that is Pick Me Up seems to find it’s feet a little more and […]

Modern Love: S/S 2012 Preview Interview with designer Sarah Arnett

Meet Sarah Arnett, one half of fashion design duo Modern Love, a label that is exclusively stocked at Liberty. She's a super talented lady with an inspiring career that spans illustration, interior design and of course fashion.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Modern Love by Ola Szpunar. Sarah Arnett is a multi talented designer who just happened to train at the same university as me. She graduated the year above, and since […]

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Alexandra Groover: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Presentation Review

On the first day of London Fashion Week designer Alexandra Groover unveiled her A/W 2012 collection through the screening of a short film titled DEATH inside the devotional atmosphere of St Giles In The Fields.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Alexandra Groover A/W 2012 by Dana Bocai On the evening of Friday 17th February at London Fashion Week, I went to St Giles In The Fields Church in Holborn to […]

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns

Emilio de La Morena: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Emilio de la Morena presented a strong, sensual and unmistakably Spanish A/W 2012 collection in The Gallery Show Space at Somerset House for London Fashion Week on Tuesday 21st February, 2012.

Written by Alia Gargum

Emilio de la Morena A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns Before this show I hadn’t heard of the originally Spanish Central Saint Martin’s graduate, Emilio de la Morena, but knew I […]