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Posts Tagged ‘Tatty Devine’

Celebrating 10 Years of Amelia’s Magazine: the launch party for That Which We Do Not Understand

On Thursday 11th December contributors and special guests gathered to celebrate the launch of That Which We Do Not Understand at the Tatty Devine shop on Brick Lane.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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On Thursday 11th December we celebrated the launch of That Which We Do Not Understand, the book and prints, with a special invite only party at the Tatty Devine shop on Brick Lane. It was a chance for the contributors and special launch backers to meet each other, with many travelling from around the country to attend. Both Harriet and Rosie of Tatty Devine joined us for the night and the cosy shop was packed. Please click on the video below for a taster of the night.

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Soma celebrates 10 Years: an interview with founder Fiona Hamilton

Bristol based Soma Gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary with a fabulous set of 10 prints by some of the best artists that founder Fiona Hamilton has worked with over the past 10 years.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Like Amelia’s Magazine, the fabulous Bristol based Soma Gallery launched in 2004. Founder Fiona Hamilton was a big supporter and stocked Amelia’s Magazine in print from the very outset. Since […]

Christmas Gift Ideas 2012: 13 Top Jewellery Designs

I love jewellery: and so do lots of women, hint hint :) Here's my pick of some fantastic pieces available on the web for your delection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I love so many amazing jewels it’s hard to know what to share, but here’s a selection that tickle my festive fancy. I discovered Alex Ramsay at the recent Craft […]

Book Review: SuperMarket Sarah Wonder Walls by Sarah Bagner

Sarah Bagner of Supermarket Sarah fame has written an inspirational design book: published by Cico Books and available now.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Bagner has come up with a killer idea: walls as showcase, as vertical space where things are not just stacked inconsiderately but placed with love to admire. Since 2009 […]

Sunglasses Trends: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A quick peek at some of the more outrageous trends in sunglasses for S/S 2013, including designs by Tatty Devine for Louise Gray and Leutton Postle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chanel Sunglasses S/S 2013 by Isher Dhiman. According to trends analysts designer sunglasses are getting smaller and rounder: with edgier designers such as Ashish showing the kind of sunnies that […]

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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 […]

Diamond Jubilee Party and Gift Ideas!

Need some last minute ideas? We've trawled the internet for the best illustrated, crafty and independent Jubilee-themed goods so you don't have to. Enjoy!

Written by Matt Bramford

This weekend (most of) Britain will come together to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 glorious years on the throne. Here’s a selection of Jubilee-themed goodies we like […]

Introducing the Closet Swap community from Channel 4: Don’t Shop – Swap!

An exciting new initiative promotes the idea of swapping clothes between friends rather than buying new. Supported by Tatty Devine and Ada Zanditon. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Closet Swap by Pia Bramley. Introducing Closet Swap, a new online fashion community site from Channel 4 Education. As part of a wider debate about sustainable and ethical fashion, Closet […]

The ACOFI Book Tour closes at Tatty Devine in Brick Lane

On Tuesday 7th June I held the very last date on the ACOFI book tour at Tatty Devine's Brick Lane shop. It was a super busy and wonderful night, a chance for all sorts of creatives to meet and get inspired. With a little biscuit decorating help from Biscuiteers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Okay, I admit it, it’s taken me over three weeks to get around to writing about my final date on the ACOFI Book Tour… but it was all part of […]

The ACOFI Book Tour visits Soma Gallery in Bristol

Fiona Hamilton is the brains behind Soma Gallery, a wonderful shop with whom Amelia's Magazine has had a long relationship. I visited as part of my ACOFI Book Tour on Thursday 26th May 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Soma Gallery has been a faithful stockist of Amelia’s Magazine since the early days of its print version, so I’ve had a long and lovely relationship with gallery owner Fiona […]

The ACOFI Book Tour visits Comma Shop in Oxford

On Wednesday 25th May I visited the wonderful Comma Shop in Oxford to give a talk about ACOFI, eco fashion, illustration and social media for creatives... and this is who I met!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Last Wednesday was my second night on the ACOFI book tour last week – and my first time visiting the lovely new Comma Shop on Iffley Road in Oxford. Comma […]

The ACOFI Book Tour visits Castor and Pollux in Brighton

I had a wonderful time at Castor & Pollux in Brighton last night, Tuesday 24th May. With a little help from Juiceology, Lahloo Tea, Angel Food Bakery and Dr.Hauschka. Here's who I met!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Art and design shop Castor and Pollux is situated in three airy arches on Brighton seafront, a location that was formerly public loos and then a yoga studio. The view […]

The ACOFI Book Tour: visiting The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh

I gave my talk at The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh on Tuesday 17th May and there was a really wonderful turn out of inspiring local creatives... read on to find out how it went and for information on a very special offer.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On Tuesday I hit the second date of my ACOFI Book Tour, this time at the rather wonderful Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh. I chat with super friendly bookshop guru Matthew […]

The ACOFI Book Tour: the first night at Tatty Devine, Covent Garden

The first date on my ACOFI Book Tour kicked of on Tuesday 10th May at the Tatty Devine store in Covent Garden. With window painting, Juiceology juices, Lahloo Tea, Dr.Hauschka samples and cupcakes galore courtesy of Cute as a Cupcake.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On Tuesday evening The ACOFI Book Tour got off to a flying start at the Tatty Devine store in Covent Garden. As people started to arrive Rosie, Sonja and I […]

Announcing: The ACOFI Book Tour. Please join me as I visit some of the UK’s best design shops!

On Tues 10th May I set off on a tour of some of the UK's best art and design shops. I'll be book-ending the tour with 24 Hour Crits at the two London Tatty Devine shops, and I'll also be visiting The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, Castor and Pollux in Brighton, Comma in Oxford and Soma Gallery in Bristol.

Written by Amelia Gregory

ACOFI at the Forward PR press day in March. WOO HOOO Grafik magazine have beaten me to an official announcement of dates for my ACOFI Book Tour. But here’s everything […]

My Big Fat Royal Wedding with East End Prints at Maiden

I love a bit of kitsch I do. And there's no better place to find Royal Wedding memorabilia than down at Maiden... alongside a selection of original artwork from East End Prints. Fab stuff.

Written by Amelia Gregory

You know an exhibition is a success when you come away having bought something that you absolutely didn’t need and didn’t plan to buy…. as I’ve just done at the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Exhibition Review

Armed only with her sketchbook and a blagged press pass, ACOFI illustrator Jenny Robins perused the LFW stands for us. Her highlights included novelty hats, kitsch jewellery, birds and some eye-catching dresses.

Written by Jenny Robins

Most illustrations by Jenny Robins. I got photographed on my way in to Somerset House (in my jumble sale sheepskin coat belonging to my sister and waistcoat from H&M Kids […]

Supermarket Sarah at Selfridges

A little late, but we take a look at Supermarket Sarah's launch party at Selfridges, starring Gabby Young! Illustrations by Madi Illustrates, Sam Parr and Danni Bradford

Written by Ester Kneen

Gabby Young at Selfridges, illustrated by Sam Parr The ‘Supermarket Sarah’ pop-up shop opened last month in Selfridges stationery department, I attended Friday’s opening night to check it out. Press, […]

The Papered Parlour: Fashion in the Age of Austerity

Fashion in the Age of Austerity brought together a whole host of top notch ethical fashionistas to ask the question: is fashion wearing out the planet? Held at the V&A Museum of Childhood on Thursday 3rd March 2011.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

  Fashion in the Age of Austerity, organised by the Papered Parlour, combined so many exciting elements that I don’t quite know where to begin. It was in the most wonderful […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration Launch Party: The Movie

The wonderful Sally Mumby-Croft has put together a beautiful movie reminder of the launch party for ACOFI, held on Friday 28th January 2011. With music provided by the wondrous 6 Day Riot. Thankyou!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sally Mumby-Croft at the ACOFI launch with Jonno and Matt. Illustration by Naomi Law. Former Amelia’s Magazine art editor Sally Mumby-Croft put together this stunning movie reminder of the launch […]