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Posts Tagged ‘ASOS’

The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS Interview with designer Philip Colbert

Our exclusive interview with The Rodnik Band designer Philip Colbert, talking about his work and the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection in collaboration with the Environmental Justice Foundation.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

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The Rodnik Band SS12 'Cod Save The Sea' by Claire Jones Art

You studied History of Art and Philosophy. Tell me a little about these roots, how you ended up working in fashion and your first steps in the fashion world.
I have always been interested in art and art history because there is a lot of meaning to it, and studying philosophy made me interested in thinking about things in different ways. Coming from that background, it was really good I ended up going into fashion quite randomly as it meant I sort of made up my own rules. This is why with time I went away from a slightly more traditional focus, which I thought I should have when I first started. In the beginning I was importing scarves and getting design teams to create well made collections. It was just a business idea, but the end goal was not very personal to me. Being a bit of an outsider and trying to do something without the formal training helped create the fun, 'anyone can do anything' spirit of the brand. There is this naive, non rigid and fun approach in the other elements that make up the brand too, like the music or the… read more

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Introducing The Rodnik Band: S/S 2012 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ Diffusion Line for ASOS

We paid an exclusive visit to the studio of unique British brand The Rodnik Band to preview the launch of a diffusion line for ASOS from his S/S 2012 'Cod Save The Sea' collection. In part one we introduce designer Philip Colbert.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

The Rodnik Band SS12 ‘Cod Save The Sea’ by Helena Maratheftis On a fine London morning in early June – I know, hard to believe – I had the privilege […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: Ones to Watch Trine Lindegaard

Danish designer Trine Lindegaard presented a playful collection with a distinct Scandinavian flavour as part of Ones to Watch on Wednesday 21st September 2011 at Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Trine Lindegaard S/S 2012 by Gareth A Hopkins. Ones to Watch menswear once again took place during a very busy menswear Wednesday afternoon. There was as ever an eager crowd […]

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, site raised in Tanzania, with Jewish roots and a Welsh name. She was trained […]

Plastic Seconds creates a wall for Supermarket Sarah

Maria Papadimitriou is the brains behind sustainable jewellery brand Plastic Seconds, creating wonderful bold pieces out of other people's rubbish. So very clever.

Written by Amelia Gregory

It’s no secret that I am a big fan of Maria Papadimitriou‘s work. Not only does she produce many wonderful collaged illustrations for Amelia’s Magazine but she also creates the […]

Olivia Rubin collaborates with OPI to create her own shatter nail lacquer set

The delightful Olivia Rubin showed me around her A/W 2011 collection herself, and then I had a fab shatter nail polish done by Alexandra Burke's nail technician and my unruly mop was tamed by a stylist from RUSH hair. Lovely.

Written by Amelia Gregory

OPI shatter nail polish collaboration with Olivia Rubin by Novemto Komo. I do like a press day where you can get your hair and nails done, price so despite my […]

My adventures at Practicum: British Fashion, put together by the British Council in Moscow

I was invited to Moscow between 31st March - 4th April 2011 to take part in an initiative designed to network knowledge and experience between UK fashion creatives and designers from across Europe. It was most fun! And here's the pics to prove it.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Moscow Practicum: British Fashion crew in Red Square. All photography by Amelia Gregory. (unless I am in the pic that is) Just over a week ago I travelled to […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Presentation Review: Maria Francesca Pepe (by Amelia)

With the Fortuna collection Maria Francesca Pepe straddles high end conceptual showpiece fashion and the world of commercial jewellery. Shown at Fashion Scout on Tuesday 22nd February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Osman A/W 2011 by Ellie Sutton. Osman. Not a name that I’m overly familiar with, healing stomach although we have frequently written about designer Osman Yousefzada. He’s trained the likes […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Preview: Ada Zanditon on Sustainability

In part two of my LFW preview interview with ethical designer Ada Zanditon I dig a little deeper to find out how her sustainable ethos is put into practice, and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of fashion designers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Oscars – Georgia Coote thumb Illustration by Georgia Coote So Colin and Helena have already won their BAFTA awards. Now all eyes are on them for the Oscars. Particularly Colin […]

Sugar and spice: Make Lemonade opens vintage fashion pop-up shop

Emete Yarici takes her online vintage fashion world onto the high street with the Make Lemonade pop-up shop. Guest appearances include accessories designers Temitope Tijani and Louise Dungate, prints from Hato Press and a wall from Supermarket Sarah.

Written by Jessica Furseth

gabby-young Emete Yarici by Jenny Lloyd It’s impossible to miss the Make Lemonade pop-up shop as you walk up Chalton Street Market, help with big windows displaying the warm and […]

Goodone: eco fashion designer Nin Castle talks upcycling and collaborations

She's well known for her fabulous body-con knitted dresses, but designer Nin Castle has her sights set on changing mainstream fashion through collaborations with the likes of Topshop and ASOS. Here's an extract of her feature in ACOFI.

Written by Amelia Gregory

From Somewhere Speedo Collection S/S 2011 by Rachel de Ste. Croix. You were one of the first fashion designers to embrace sustainability, erectile way back in 1997. What prompted you […]

Dispatches: Fashion’s Dirty Secret

A revealing documentary threw light on Britain's sweatshops thanks to an undercover reporter - but will it have enough impact to change Britain's dirty fast fashion habit?

Written by Nick Bain

Illustration by Antonia Parker Saying you work in fashion normally garners one of two reactions: awe with a smidgen of jealousy on the presumption all you do is swan around […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Richard Sorger

A review of the Richard Sorger A/W 2010 catwalk show at Victoria House on Sunday 21st February. With illustrations by Abigail Daker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Richard Sorger by Abigail Daker. Before his A/W 2010 fashion show I knew nothing about Richard Sorger, side effects but I quite liked the graphic design of his invitation featuring […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Belle Sauvage

Digital prints at the Belle Sauvage catwalk show at Victoria House on Saturday 20th February, and how to blag your way into the shows by looking fabulous DARLING. Illustrations by Maryanne Oliver.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Belle Sauvage. All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. It’s always good, approved I find, to get talking to the various freaks I photograph at fashion week. So there […]

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HannahMakesThings.com: Jewellery made with love in sunny Manchester

A treasure trove of retro jewellery, kitsch pendants and romantic trinkets, Hannahmakesthings.com is the perfect source for unique conversation starters and charming one-off vintage pieces.

Written by Bekkie Gilbert

haberdashery east Askaonbin Imagery throughout courtesy of HannahMakesThings.com With each and every item designed and ‘created with love’ by Hannah herself in her Manchester workshop, ailment Hannahmakesthings.com is the perfect […]