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An interview with textile designer Emma J Shipley

Emma J Shipley is a rising star in the world of textile design, earning recognition with an extraordinary collection of scarves featuring her pencil drawings of nature's finest creations.

Written by Miranda Williams

Emma J Shipley by Natalia Stuyk

Emma J Shipley S/S 2012 by Natalia Stuyk

It was Liberty of London’s Best of British open day, and I can remember quite clearly the moment that Emma Shipley pulled a selection of fine pencil drawings from her bag. Quiet gasps came from around the table. We all pulled the papers closer to our faces, screwing up our eyes at these exquisite drawings, to see if they were really the work of hand. The excitement doubled when she delved into her case and produced a handful of her intensely detailed and rich coloured scarves. Luxurious, conversational pieces, and undoubtedly delicate works of art.

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Gorilla drawing courtesy of Emma J Shipley

She then told us about herself - a graduate from… read more

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Simeon Farrar, The Great British Summertime: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

London-based Designer and Artist Simeon Farrar talks about his journey from Art to Fashion and back again, his current S/S 2012 collection ‘The Great British Summertime’ and what we can look forward to from the label next season.

Written by Alia Gargum

Simeon Farrar S/S 2012 by Madi Illustrates
What began as an ‘art experiment’ by London-based Simeon Farrar has now turned into a successful fashion label; winning not only international acclaim but …

Favourite Christmas Albums for 2011: For Folk’s Sake, Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler, Smith & Burrows, Kirsty Almeida

It's a bumper crop of Christmas tunes for 2011: with entire albums from the likes of For Folk's Sake, Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler, Smith & Burrows and Kirsty Almeida. Listen on and enjoy. Merry Christmas everyone!

Written by Amelia Gregory

For Folk’s Sake Christmas 2011. Cover illustration artwork by Amelia’s Magazine contributor Amber Cassidy.
Possibly my favourite Christmas album amongst a bumper crop is the collaborative effort from For Folk’s Sake, …

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Charlotte Taylor: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview

Charlotte Taylor has become known as a print virtuoso – using weird but wonderful designs such as penguins, ants, lobsters and robots to adorn her work. She will be showing her new S/S 2012 collection at London Fashion Week from this Friday.

Written by Miranda Williams

Charlotte Taylor S/S 2012 Wide Leg Trousers by Gilly Rochester
It was last year that a good friend introduced me to the brilliant and uplifting work of Charlotte Taylor. As I …

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Elisa Palomino: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Fashion designer Elisa Palomino is set to enchant press and buyers alike at London Fashion Week, where she will be showing her S/S 2012 collection at Fashion Scout.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Elisa Palomino S/S 2012 by Hannah Hope
I absolutely adore the fashions of the 1920s and ‘30s, I love pretty colours and pretty prints and I covet luxurious fabrics that have …

Lazy Summer Days with Handmade Ethical Clothing from Lowie

I discovered Lowie when I shared a press day with them a couple of months ago. The brand was started by Bronwyn Lowenthal nine years ago and specialises in very cute, colourful dresses and knitted garments. Illustrated to perfection!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lowie by Emma Jardine.
Lowie was set up by Bronwyn Lowenthal – born in the UK, raised in Tanzania, with Jewish roots and a Welsh name. She was trained in marketing …

Anarchidinner, an Experimental Banquet by Companis at the Barbican: a review

On Thursday 28th April the Companis art group staged an interactive performance-led meal served up by professional chefs. Anarchidinner took place in the Barbican Garden Room, where we sat around long communal tables.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Anarchidinner by Claire Sells.
I loved the art exhibition Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s, currently showing at the Barbican, so when an offer was extended for me to …