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Posts Tagged ‘Amelia Gregory’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Emilio de la Morena (by Helen)

The audience perched on benches at the BFC tent on Tuesday afternoon, beheld a strong, feminine silhouette. in a demure palette; bar the bright and beautiful RED.

Written by Helen Martin

I know that folk music isn’t all organic, store illness whole foods, order and love - or indeed deep lust - buried in a haystack. Happy all day, ed before campfires and passions at night. No, folk musicians don’t spend their days wearing slightly grubby lumberjacks or floaty, ethereal frocks. See evidence: Grizzly Bear aren’t happy all the time and Bon Iver is a delightfully melancholy chap. And then just listen to Nick Drake and young Laura Marling. To be honest I’m not really sure where I got the skippy, clappy, dancing in the hazy afternoon sunshine vision from. Perhaps it’s because folk artists tend to sing about the earth, nature and love in one breath. There is no chat of ‘honeys’ or ‘bling’. Gah, And of course, folkers may be generally creative and appreciative of the natural world, but it in no means leaves them exempt of sadness, hurt and darkness. I wonder, does it in actual fact make them more open and adept to describing their feelings than the blingers? Regardless, folk is often as rhythmic and warming as the grandfather clock that my 40s’ Grandpa chopped the bottom of, to fit in his house. Tick,… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode No.3 Carlotta Actis Barone (by Helen)

In the final of my Fashion Mode Show posts, Carlotta Actis Barone uses beautiful pieces to make a political point on seal fur.

Written by Helen Martin

LFW A/W 2011 James Hillman Collection. Illustration by Anne N’Toko Whilst in the press lounge I had a natter with a benefits investigator and a lady who runs an art […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode No.2 James Hillman (by Helen)

In the second of my Fashion Mode Show reports, it's all about the men. James Hillman shows the audience at Fashion Scout; sharp suited men, dressed exclusively in black - the colour of crude oil.

Written by Helen Martin

Bora Aksu A/W 2011 by Amelia Gregory Bora Aksu A/W 2011 by Danielle Shepherd. Bora Aksu is one of the most unassuming and down to earth men I’ve ever met, […]

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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 […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu (by Jemma)

The designer shows his AW11 collection at Somerset House and tackles celebrity scrums for Twiggy, Marina and the Diamonds and Nicola Roberts on Friday 18th February.

Written by Jemma Crow

Bora Aksu by Lisa Stannard Bora was the hot ticket on Saturday night and it was typical that all the big fashion editors were otherwise engaged, pills ok so they […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party photos: meet Liz Johnson-Artur

We've worked together since way before the dawn of Amelia's Magazine. Meet Liz Johnson-Artur: a fabulous photographer who still shoots on film. She's answered a quick Q&A alongside the last photos from my ACOFI launch party.

Written by Amelia Gregory

6 Day Riot‘s Tamara Schlesinger by Natsuki Otani. There were so many amazing guests at my ACOFI launch who didn’t come down to the afternoon tea party that it seemed […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party illustrations: meet Rachel de Ste. Croix

Rachel de Ste. Croix is an extraordinarily talented illustrator who also goes by the name of Precious Little. Here's her lovely renditions of Susie Bubble, Neil Bennett of Digital Arts Magazine, Katie Wright of Style My Wardrobe, Sarah Vernon of SBV, Tigz Rice... and me! At the ACOFI launch party.

Written by Amelia Gregory

eyeballs Susie Bubble needs no introduction and I absolutely adore Rachel’s rendition of this infamous fashion blogger. She’s been a great supporter of Amelia’s Magazine so it was an honour […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration (ACOFI) Launch Party – In Pictures – Night!

A week on, have a look at the story of the ACOFI night launch in pictures, featuring all our guests, 6 Day Riot, the Pipettes, Will from the Mystery Jets and much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustrator Naomi Law and Amelia’s Mag contributor Jessica Furseth The fabulous 6 Day Riot 6 Day Riot lead singer Tamara The Scout Hut at 123 Bethnal Green Road Illustrator Joana […]

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Amelia’s ACOFI Launch Party by Hels

Featuring: Amelia's Magazine writers, 6 Day Riot, The Pipettes, Mystery Jets DJ, Vodka, Beer, Amelia's Dad, Cake and Jersey. This post is a bit of a short story to be truthful - or a diary entry with amazing pictures...

Written by Helen Martin

123 Bethnal Green Road, decease illustrated by Naomi Law The build up for the Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party was immense. The #ACOFI hashtag on Twitter went mental […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration launch party … by Jess

Finally and after much ado, Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration got its much-deserved launch party. Guests were in for a whirlwind of colour and creativity - just like you get with the book itself.

Written by Jessica Furseth

All photography of Lily Vanilli goodies by Sally Mumby-Croft. “So what do you do for Amelia?” a gentleman partygoer asks me. I tell him I’m one of her writers, buy […]

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Ahoy there Amelia’s Magazine! What’s your fave Christmas song?

After yesterday's post on fabulous Christmas songs, here Helen Martin asks contributors of Amelia's Magazine: What's your favourite Christmas song and why?

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Lorraine Nam Back with post two on Christmas music. I hope post one was enlightening. Now let’s see what the chaps at Amelia’s Magazine love to listen to […]

The Photobooth Phenomenon… an interview with Alex Kokott of Photoautomat

We have a chat with Alex Kokott - London's representative of the Photoautomat analogue photobooth project - about his mission to bring the glory of analogue to the UK. We also managed to take some silly photographs, too…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Avril Kelly http://cargocollective.com/avrilkelly/ ‘Does my neck look fat in this?’ ‘My other scarf is an alpaca.’ ‘Under this scarf is a lovebite from Santa.’ Have a look at […]

Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world with a Crude Awakening

Both these causes need your help... read more to find out how!

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Mina Bach In June, order Amelia’s Magazine previewed Just Do It: get off your arse and change the world, information pills a feature documentary (in production) from Age […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Christian Blanken

Featuring some gold lame and sequinned leggings, we review the 'Nine' S/S 2011 collection from Christian Blanken in the Portico Rooms at Somerset House. With beautiful illustrations by Gareth Hopkins.

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Gareth A. Hopkins As I have found with all the Portico Rooms shows, this site pills they never start on time. I arrived too early again but on […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Presentation Review: Ada Zanditon

A review of Ethical Fashion Designer and Esthetica Innovator Award Winner, Ada Zanditon with beautiful illustrations by Paolo Caravello

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Kellie Black Illustration of Little Shilpa by Yelena Bryksenkova Illustration of J Smith Esquire by Kellie Black Illustration by Kellie Black The Headonsim exhibition is hidden in the […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Bora Aksu

London Fashion Week has kicked off and Amelia's Magazine will be at Somerset House everyday providing beautifully illustrated reviews. First up is the wonderful world of Bora Asku

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

In the prelude to September’s London Fashion Week, website Amelia’s Magazine ran a series of interviews with designers and previews of designers to watch. One of these took the form […]

Sketchbook Pop up shop and talk with Amelia Gregory

The Sketchbook Magazine pop up shop has been running in Carnaby Street for over a month. Last week our very own Amelia gave a talk to a crowded room, including Nicola Machetti, who writes here...

Written by Nicola Machetti

Sketchbook Magazine team member Cleide Carina inspects the wall of signatures from attendees. Spring is here and the Sketchbook pop up shop has been flourishing at the heart of Carnaby […]

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Valentines Day – What’s it all about anyway?

What should you do on Valentine's Day? Here's my thoughts, including ideas for gifts from Tatty Devine, Rob Ryan, Clara Francis, Bonbi Forest and the Soma Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Valentines schmallentines. Yup, order that’s what I normally think. But for some reason I’m in a good mood this year. Although that doesn’t stop me grumbling about the excessive tat […]

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Amelia’s Anthology of Illustration Launch Party at Concrete Hermit

Written by Amelia Gregory

Image courtesy of Christopher Raeburn Christopher Raeburn A designer whose name is never far from any eco fashion list is that of Christopher Raeburn, viagra sale who is famed for […]