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Posts Tagged ‘Andy Warhol’

University of Central Lancashire: Graduate Fashion Week 2012 Catwalk Review

Out-there crazy colours and pattern work from University of Central Lancashire got the first day of graduate fashion week going at Earls Court.

Written by Alia Gargum

Hayley Harrison GFW 2012 UCLan by Alice Hair

Hayley Harrison by Alice Hair

Before attending my first Graduate Fashion Week show, I had a little look around the stands to see what would jump out at me without the glitz and glamour of the catwalk. University of Central Lancashire immediately got my attention thanks to full-sized toiles of Xiaoping (Fiona) Hwang's intricately pleated clothing on display. I chatted with UCLan lecturer Kate Ball, who gave me her tips of who to look out for on the catwalk. Xiaoping was on her list, as well as Claire Acton's hair-inspired silhouettes with oversized perspex hair clips, Talia Golchin who created silhouettes based on old Victorian brothel imagery and Emma Guilfoyle who experimented with large-scale prints of John Major. "It all sounds a bit mad but it's done in a really innovative way," assured Kate, and after flipping through student portfolios and seeing amazing… read more

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Dans La Vie: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

On Saturday 18th February at Fashion Scout's Freemasons' Hall the Japanese designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie presented a vibrant and fun A/W 2012 collection, bursting with Pop Art references.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Dans La Vie AW 2012 by Mitika Chohan I have a huge soft spot for collections with art historical references. Print designer Rira Sugawara of Dans La Vie, who showed […]

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 […]

Fantastic Flaçons: A look at iconic perfume bottles

We explore the history of iconic perfume bottles and examine some flaçons no dressing table should ever be without…

Written by Viola Levy

‘Chanel No.5′ designed by Jean Helleau. Illustration by Sandra Contreras When Freud pondered the question of ‘what women want, pharmacy ’ someone should have told him that there are few […]

Exhibition Review: Andrew Curtis’ Wild England

"Suburban life is a big strain, you know... To maintain this fabric of absolute normaility requires powerful repressive forces -all these double glazing and patio doors are sustained by a huge effort of will." JG Ballard

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

All photography by Matt Bramford When Ellen from The Real Runway emailed me to ask if I’d like to go to an erotic/spooky cake launch, pill it took me about […]

An interview with Jamie McDermott of The Irrepressibles.

New contributor Andrew Lockwood managed to track down the incredibly talented Jamie McDermott, the man behind The Irrepressibles, a long time favourite band for Amelia's Magazine. Images by Helmetgirl.

Written by Andrew Lockwood

Illustration by Paolo Caravello Illustration by Stephanie Thieullent Illustration by Alia Gargum Illustration by Jo Cheung Illustration by Kellie Black The Irrepressibles by Helmetgirl. If Amelia’s Magazine had a wish […]

T-post: the world’s first wearable magazine

Underground phenomenon T-post is a t-shirt, magazine and artwork all in one. Here, head honco Peter tells us why it all began, how it's developed, and how YOU can contribute!

Written by Matt Bramford

Quidams at Latitude 2010. Illustration by Sophie Parker and Daniel Sims After what had been a magical weekend we decided to spend our final night of Latitude simply drifting through […]

Smooth As A Milkbbi’s Bottom

Remember Justin Wallis? He's an illustrator who lives in Arkansas and features in Amelia's Anthology of Illustration. He is ace. His new video is called Puppy Love.

Written by Sabrina Morrison

When given the choice to interview a few illustrators for

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From One Extreme to the Other at Idea Generation Gallery

As the Nat Finkelstein retrospective enters its final week, Amy Hughes discovers the photographer’s true role in US cultural and political exposé

Written by Amy Hughes

Mikey filming in the beautiful Huancabamba valley.  All photos courtsey of Mikey Watts. I’d first heard about Mikey’s film back in October. Perusing The Guardian, thumb I noticed a video and […]

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Hayley Crompton- fashion’s newest graduate

Amelia's magazine introduces an illustrator and print designer extraordinaire

Written by Rachael Oku

Come and help out on the art, buy more about earth or music sections, starting next week (November 16th) until the end of February, with a 2 week break over […]

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SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution at Somerset House

Written by Rachael Oku

  Image courtesy of Rachael Oku Earlier last week I ventured down to Somerset House to see the eagerly anticipated SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution exhibition which charts this rise of the […]

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Art Listings October 26 – November 1

London

Written by Jessica Stokes

Femke De Jong’s illustrations are multi-layered and intensively reworked collages, viagra 60mg doctor they often explore the seemingly oppositional subjects of man and machine. She kindly agreed to answer a […]

lfw 09 – Audrey Ang – Statement Jewels

Kabiri September 2009

Written by Katie Antoniou

Literally everyone has hailed Betty Jackson’s show as homage to the pretty, information pills cost cute and the demure. No, sale stomach no and no again! I get it, there […]