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Posts Tagged ‘africa’

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

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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 then has had an extremely interesting and varied career - from contributing illustrations to Amelia's Magazine to creating a beautiful fashion line that is exclusively stocked in Liberty - it seems she is capable of turning her hand to all aspects of design! Prepare to be very inspired….

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Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Lucja Wojtala

For S/S 2012 Lucja Wojtala produced a range of geometric jacquard knitwear inspired by the traditional aesthetics of South America, Turkey, India and Africa. Fabulous stuff, shown on Sunday 30th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lucja Wojtala S/S 2012 by Kareena Zerefos. I really liked Lucja Wojtala‘s new collection, which featured intricate jacquard knits in a variety of wonderful designs inspired by the traditional aesthetics […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: KTZ

Could one of my favourite labels top their A/W 2011 outing? KTZ sought inspiration from Africa this season, showing as part of the Menswear line-up at Somerset House on Wednesday 21 September.

Written by Matt Bramford

KTZ S/S 2012 by Krister Selin So this is my final fashion week post, for this season at least. If you’ve read all my others (of course you have) you […]

Seedy Sundays: Get ready to plant something new and exciting in your garden!

We talk to dedicated organiser Sara Cundy about the growing Seed Swap phenomenon, and why swapping seeds preserves biodiversity.

Written by Faye West

Seed Swap by Gilly Rochester. I knew you could get yellow tomatoes, but apparently there are purple and yellow carrots too. Agricultural regulations have increasingly stifled the basic trading of […]

Edun: the ethical fashion company founded by Ali Hewson & rock star Bono

Edun is possibly the biggest and most well known ethical clothing manufacturer... here's an excerpt from their piece in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Edun S/S 2011 by Katherine Tromans. Edun was launched by Ali Hewson and her rock star hubby Bono in 2005 to raise awareness of the possibilities for trade in Africa, […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Kinder Aggugini

Fashion loves escapism, the problem is we need a few fresh ideas. The Beautiful illustrations are by Katie Harnett and Gemma Randall

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Katie Harnett Ten days is a long time to reflect on a catwalk show, by this point in time, London has finished, Milan has finished and Paris started […]

Central Saint Martins BA Graduate Fashion Show

Forty graduates from Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Design presented their final collections at York Hall on Tuesday 1 June 2010… with photography by Matt Bramford

Written by Sophie Hill

Eloise Jephson, illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova 40 graduates showed their work at the Central Saint Martins BA Degree Show this year, combining eccentric creativity with well-mastered skill. From wild African […]

An Interview with Ruth Babajide: African Heritage Exhibition Curator

We speak to curator Ruth Babajide about the inspiration behind the show, her roots and the importance of knowing your own heritage.

Written by Calum Ross

An exciting and refreshing showcase of established and emerging new talent from modern Africa and its diaspora, The African Heritage Exhibition opened on Wednesday 31st March 2010 at the Bedfordbury […]

Five things you might not know about Chris Ofili

Turner Prize winner, Chris Ofili brings together work new and old for a landmark exhibition at The Tate Britain

Written by Amica Lane

‘The Holy Virgin Mary’ All Images Courtesy Tate Britain, London © Chris Ofili 1)   Alongside his other works of art, currently being showcased at The Tate Britain, one canvas has […]

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Remembering Saro-Wiwa

London

Written by Cari Steel

Sometimes the stories for Amelia’s Magazine come to us. And this story is one of unimaginable corruption by one of the worlds largest companies, aided by an equally unscrupulous government. […]