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Posts Tagged ‘Aniela Murphy’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: J.W. Anderson

J.W. Anderson showcased his unique approach to menswear on Wednesday during London Fashion Week, with illustrations by Gabriel Ayala, Aniela Murphy and Natasha Thompson!

Written by Nick Bain

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Yesterday 2011's Pick Me Up once again kicked off in the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House. I went along to the opening night to check out this years talent.

Like last year, cialis 40mg the lower galleries are once again devoted to the young rising stars of graphic design and illustration. This is the section for which I was asked to nominate a selection of Up and Coming illustrators many months ago. None of my suggestions were picked, and on the basis of some artists who were chosen I would question the description. Tom Gauld - an old acquaintance of mine - has surely been at the top of the illustrative game for many years, as have some of the others. At 48 years old American artist Polly Becker is hardly young. Although it's great to be feted at any time in your career it's a bit of an oversight to champion well established artists as Ones to Watch. But nonetheless let's continue with the review: there was much to enjoy… read more

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Junky Styling: an interview with self-taught fashion designers Annika Sanders and Kerry Seager

They started out making outfits to go clubbing in and recently appeared on The Apprentice. Here's an excerpt from my interview with trailblazing ethical fashion designers Junky Styling. You can read more in ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tania Kowalski was a workshop manager at a well-known contemporary jewellery gallery in London when Synnove Saelthun arrived from New York to join the design team. They soon discovered that […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration is OUT NOW!

My new book hit the shelves just in time for Christmas 2010. Read on to find out more about Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration

Written by Amelia Gregory

Willow Organic Gold Frankincense and Myrrh candle by Daria Hlazatova. I don’t know what it is about candles that gets me so excited. I think it has a lot to […]

Little Fish at the Old Blue Last: Live Review

We check out Little Fish, a three piece rock and roll band supported by Awolnation at the newly refurbished Old Blue Last on Tuesday 2nd November 2010.

Written by Willemÿn Barker-Benfield

Rob Ryan, web All It Took. There is something heartbreaking about Rob Ryan’s art. His work shows us a world full of beauty, where people love and long for each […]

Is the beauty industry moving towards a more earth friendly narrative?

Caring for the planet or yet more Green Capitalism? We investigate Natural, Organic and Ethical Beauty.

Written by Sarah Critchley

ethicalbeauty_aniela murphy Illustration by Sandra Contreras The beauty industry changes as fast as the fashion industry, store constantly updating in line with the latest trends. Fashion has taken an organic […]

Ari Up 1962 – 2010: No Typical Girl

We pay tribute to Ari Up: a distinctive voice who deserves credit as a punk pioneer in her own right

Written by Mic Wright

Illustration by Tasha Whittle. The darker mornings and wetter evenings have already started driving the fair-weather riders away from the cycle lanes, more about but those of us who keep […]

An interview with ethical designer Charlie Boots

Charlie Boots is an ethical designer who keeps it sustainable but stylish, using re-claimed materials (from cloth to zips) and producing unique reversible items in her quest to banish fast fashion…

Written by Lauren Smith

Detail of Interrogator/guard’s call button in Camp Five courtesy of Edmund Clarke. Photograph by Valerie Pezeron Where is the fire in Edmund Clark’s exhibition? Guantanamo: If the Light goes out […]

Live Review: HOT FICTION at the King William IV

New contributor Willemÿn Barker-Benfield went to see scuzzy blues band Hot Fiction in a North London pub on Saturday 2nd October 2010. Go listen to their streamed album: pure class.

Written by Willemÿn Barker-Benfield

The Dana Sirena with her captain, approved for sale by Yelena Bryksenkova. When I was offered the opportunity to speak to designers in Copenhagen I jumped at the chance. And […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: What’s Hot… and What’s Not.

C'mon, what will you remember from this fashion week? Liquorice ice cream? Unending bottles of Vitamin Water? Men wearing big statement jewellery? Here's my run down of what was hot... and not.

Written by Amelia Gregory

jenny robins – blog slam – circus – toast and biscuit – thewedordeadwager sketch at the rag factory male dating humour All photography by Amelia Gregory. Every London Fashion Week […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: Best of the Fashion East Menswear Installations

From Katie Eary to Christopher Raeburn, Morgan Allen Oliver to Matthew Miller - the menswear designers were out in force in the white sheds behind Somerset House on Menswear Day. Here's a little round up of my favourites…

Written by Matt Bramford

Lupen Crook Interview By Rob Harris As I approach the North London pub where I’ve agreed to meet Lupen Crook, troche I’m surprised to find that he’s already there, rx […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: KTZ

The fabulous KTZ brand is part the cult Kokon To Zai shop and it was the only catwalk show I went to on menswear Wednesday 22nd September 2010. Illustrations by Naomi Law and Aniela Murphy.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Romina Karamanea SS2011 photo by Amelia Gregory Romina Karamanea by Joana Faria. For the past two seasons the good PRs for Romina Karamanea have ensured that there has been a […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: The FAD Junior Awards (again)

My account of this heartwarming awards ceremony from the charity that gives kids the confidence to get into fashion… Am I too old to sign up?

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Joana Faria Nearing the end of fashion week, salve visit this site everyone begins to look forward to a little light relief and a break from running from […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Holly Fulton

Another strong collection from Holly Fulton, showing at the BFC Tent. And a dream for our illustrators...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Randall Christopher Shannon burst onto the catwalk in true and typical chavvy style to launch menswear day, see for me at least, more about on Wednesday. His […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Bunmi Koko 2

Our second enthusiastic Bunmi Koko review dwells on the exiting styling of this up and coming designer, who showed her Matriarchy collection at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 17th September.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Vauxhall Fashion Scout plays a huge part in showcasing fresh London talent; the first show this week was that of Nigerian luxury label Bunmi Koko. Promising to present clothes ‘celebrating […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Ada Zanditon and ADZ

In the run up to London Fashion Week, Katie Antoniou chats to ethical fashion designer Ada Zanditon about how she's preparing for her show. She also gets the chance to talk about Ada's diffusion line, ADZ…

Written by Katie Antoniou

ADZ, pilule information pills illustrated by Jess Stokes Whilst eco-couture has always been ahead of the times in terms of sustainability, it’s often been left behind in the style stakes, […]

An interview with fashion designer Masha Ma

Womenswear label Masha Ma have announced their debut at this year's London Fashion Week, so we caught up with Masha for a chat…

Written by Ester Kneen

Masha Ma, discount AW 2011, illustrated by Holly Exley Womenswear label Masha Ma, described as “semi-couture”, features fabulously chic and powerful silhouettes with a contemporary yet elegant feel. The stunning […]

Enchanted Palace: A very fashionable exhibition at Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace opens its doors with a very fashionable, fairytale exhibition - featuring the work of fashion stalwarts Dame Vivienne Westwood and Stephen Jones, and new fashion talent Aminaka Wilmont, William Tempest, Boudicca, and Echo Morgan…

Written by Matt Bramford

Another year, ed symptoms another bank holiday at the start of the summer, and another edition of the Dot-to-Dot Festival, a sprawling mess of bands and audience occupying venues and […]

Change Form Collective Ubiquitous: University of West England (Bristol)’s Fashion Show

The UWE's students present their fashion collections to the folk of Bristol before heading off to Graduate Fashion Week next week... Siobhan Fagan checks it out!

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Thumbnail Lail Arad We are going to try something a bit different and new today. In the spirit of it being a sunny summers afternoon on the best day of […]

The Yes Men Launch the Yes Lab for Creative Activism

The Yes Men are Tired of Whinging. So they've decided to train up everyone else in their style of activism. Illustrations by NeltonMandelton.

Written by Amelia Wells

Illustration by Aniela Murphy/Nelsonmandelton. The Rag Factory, viagra order Brick Lane, pills will be playing host to The London Zine Symposium on the 29th of May, an event celebrating DIY […]

An interview with Edd Baldry of London Zine Symposium

Ahead of the 2010 London Zine Symposium we ask organiser Edd Baldry why DIY culture is so important.

Written by Amelia Wells

Illustration by Aniela Murphy/Neltonmandelton. The Rag Factory, this Brick Lane, page will be playing host to The London Zine Symposium on the 29th of May, capsule an event celebrating DIY […]