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Posts Tagged ‘Alison Day’

Fashion Scout SS15 Graduate Showcase

Wonderful illustrations reveal the graduate talent that feeds our show schedules...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Grace Weller by Karolina Burdon
Grace Weller by Karolina Burdon.

As the fashion world gears up for the next edition of London Fashion Week here is a reminder of the amazing graduate talent that feeds our show schedules, with some of the finest Graduate designers featured in last September’s Fashion Scout Graduate Showcase.

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Bath Spa graduate Grace Weller was a Graduate Fashion Week Winner, creating intricate sheer gowns covered in flamboyant red flowers.

Quoï Alexander by Sine Skau
Quoï Alexander by Sine Skau.

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Vielma: London Fashion Week S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

Chile born Gabriel Vielma showcased his SS15 collection at ME Hotel London during London Fashion Week September 2014.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vielma SS15 by Alison Day. The audience piled into the pyramid shaped atrium at ME London Hotel for the catwalk show from Chile born Gabriel Vielma, who has up to […]

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Tallulah Rendall introduces new album The Banshee and The Moon

Tallulah Rendall crowdfunded her third album, and next week she launches it alongside a photobook at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tallulah Rendall by Alison Day. Musician Tallulah Rendall is a super talented woman with an indomitable vision that inspires; launching her self-released crowdfunded third album The Banshee and The Moon […]

Think Act Vote presents The Future We Choose \\ Pop Up Radical Think Tank and Book Launch Party

On July 25th we went along to The Arch Gallery for an afternoon of inspirational talks and the launch of 'The Future We Choose', the new book by radical think tank Think Act Vote, which features a lot of contributions from the Amelia's Magazine family.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

On the 25th of July I had the pleasure of attending – unfortunately only a part of – the launch event organised by Think Act Vote (?!X) at The Arch […]

X Factor 2011: An Illustrated Retrospective

This year's X Factor illustrated: see if you can guess who was the favourite contestant to draw...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Little Mix by Alison Day. Every year X Factor is my guilty pleasure, something to look forward to as the weather draws in – a comforting combination of manufactured spats, […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Christopher Raeburn

Christopher Raeburn showcased his new collection at the Museum of London on Friday 16th September 2011. Featuring huge inflatable squirrels and musical garments.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Christopher Raeburn S/S 2012 by Alison Day. On arrival at the beautiful newly renovated Museum of London we were greeted by a phalanx of inflatable squirrels – a typical Christopher […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Tata Naka

Georgian twins Tata Naka presented their new collection in the Portico Rooms of Somerset House on Tuesday 21st September 2011. Inspired by Pina Bausch, East Coast 50s style and featuring bright resort prints, this was as much fun as ever.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Taka Nata S/S 2012 by Alison Day. Turning up to the Tata Naka presentation I had very little idea of what to expect but I had been most intrigued by […]

Album review and interview – Mechanical Bride: Living With Ants

Her debut album came out a few weeks back - Living With Ants is a haunting feast for the senses, full of jazz and classical inflections. Please welcome Lauren Doss, aka Mechanical Bride.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Mechanical Bride by Sam Parr. Her debut album came out a few weeks ago and she’s been busy promoting it since then, adiposity but I’ve finally managed to secure an […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Print

So much love for the print designers at the Gala Awards. My very favourite designer of all was Meg Cornwell of Bournemouth University but there was some lovely stuff from Christina Economou, Dominque Kral, Marissa Owen and Shirana Chavda too.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Meg Cornwell by Madi. I am sure my regular readers will not be surprised to hear that it was the print designers who won my heart at the Graduate Fashion […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Knitwear and Tailoring

Monochrome ruled for the new wave of womenswear graduates. Standout collections from award winner Rory Longdon, Ume Sacraine and Charlotte Waters. Fun stuff too, from the likes of Rachel Cogley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Waters by Claire Kearns. Now for the real meat of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards show… the womenswear on show. Here are those designers who concentrated on tailoring, […]

Central Saint Martins: Ba Fashion Graduate Show 2011 review. Menswear.

Tailored menswear in shades of sand was very strong at Central Saint Martins: I loved Suzannah Gardner, Noriyuki Doi, Kopi Akasaka and Kirsty Longman's collections. Plus the madness of Ziv Gill Kazenstein and celebrity showmanship of Josh Bullen with a half naked turn from Daisy Lowe.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ziv Gill Kazenstein by Alison Day. Menswear is usually not as fun to talk about as womenswear, viagra order but despite the huge reliance on a similar sandy colour theme […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Agata Koschmeider

Agata Koschmeider was last to show on Sunday 8th May 2011 - thus completing my Fashion Week Poland show reports. I hope they have been interesting!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Agata Koschmieder by Alison Day. The Agata Koschmeider show inexplicably opened with a picture of the famous Flatiron building in New York before heading into a full on soundtrack of […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Joanna Klimas

Joanna Klimas was one of the first wave of modern designers to make a splash in Poland, but her brand of mixed up minimalism didn't really do it for me. Shown on Sunday 8th May at Expo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joanna Klimas by Alison Day. Joanna Klimas has had an interesting career to date: initially trained as a psychologist before turning to fashion a decade later. She was one of […]

An interview with CocknBullKid on the release of new album Adulthood

It's an anthemic tour de force: Adulthood by CocknBullKid comes out today on Moshi Moshi / Island Records. I had a little catch up with Anita Blay, the lady behind the songs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

CocknBullKid by Laura Warecki. When Amelia’s Magazine first met CocknBullkid she stood out as a unique singer, purchase flying far from any obvious pigeon hole. I was impressed. Now, case […]

An interview with Boat to Row

Sometimes, just occasionally, I discover a new band that takes my breath away... and it's not because some music PR has sent me a bunch of links, it's because they have got in touch with me themselves. Meet Boat to Row.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Boat to Row by Rebecca Strickson. Sometimes someone sends me something that quite simply blows me away: and so it was when Michael King of Boat to Row got in […]

All aboard the Craftivist Collective and Climate Rush campaign to end excessive train fares!

UK train fares are some of the most expensive in Europe, and they are about to rise further, at great cost to both people and planet. The Craftivist Collective and Climate Rush are taking a stand.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Train Illustration by Alison Day I love trains. I’m actually sat on one right now, nurse as I write. The sun is just beginning to set and the pylons are […]

A post Tin Tabernacle interview with Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou

An interview with Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou, in which they describe the making of the Tin Tabernacle tour video 11 Nights Under Tin, and what to expect next now that they have signed to Heavenly Recordings...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jesca Hoop by Rebecca Strickson Jesca Hoop by Avril Kelly. I love Jesca Hoop‘s new song City Bird and the accompanying video so much so that I decided to get […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia (by Amelia)

On Saturday 19th February Lako Bukia presented CHOXA at Fashion Scout. Another fabulous showing for the Georgian fashion designer.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Reluxe by Andrea Kearney Lako Bukia A/W 2011 by Alison Day. If proof is needed that fashion illustration can inspire one to fall in love with a fashion designer then […]

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The London Fashion Week Virgin: Estethica Review

Thoughts from a London Fashion Week virgin and a review of Estethica, the ethical fashion showroom, featuring Little Glass Clementine, Goodone, Joanna Cave, North Circular, Ciel, MaxJenny, Lu Flux, Tara St James, and Kumvana Gomani.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Illustration by Avril Kelly http://cargocollective.com/avrilkelly There’s something about coming out of the Tube in an area you’ve never been to before. I realise this is an extremely London-centric point, order […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode No.1 Florian Jayet (by Helen)

In the first post on Fashion Mode's show at Fashion Scout, we have Florian Jayet. A collection inspired by science, space and iconic French fashion houses. It's all cream, black and raw femininity.

Written by Helen Martin

Presentations are funny things; done badly they can leave you feeling a bit underwhelmed, price but done well they can be even more effective than a big catwalk show. Craig […]