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Posts Tagged ‘A/W 2011’

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland S/S 2012 in Łódź: Gala Dyplomowa Show at Andels

The Gala Show on Thursday 27th 2011 celebrated the best graduates from the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz. Featuring quite a few designers whose work I already know! And a few new talents to watch...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dominika Naziebly by Joanne Oatts
Dominika Naziebly A/W 2010 by Joanne Oatts.

On Thursday night Andels Hotel hosted the Gala Graduate show of the Academy of Fine Arts, otherwise known as the Gala Dyplomowa, featuring top graduate fashion talent. We were ushered to the top floor of the hotel where the warehouse has retained its original huge proportions, big enough for a catwalk and plenty of seating. An utterly fabulous venue, and very convenient too…

Here, in alphabetical order (cos that's the way it rolls) are the designers that showed:

Adriana Grudzinska KC Gala Fashion Week Poland SS 2012-photo by Amelia Gregoryread more

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Lu Flux introduces Sea and Be Seen A/W 2011 and A-Lu-Ha S/S 2012 collections

Lu Flux produced her jewel coloured A/W 2011 collection in collaboration with Shetland wool brokers Jamieson & Smith. For this season she returned to patchwork, inspired by Hawaii Hour on her local Isle of Wight radio.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lu Flux S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker. This year Lu Flux decided to show in the main exhibition area of London Fashion Week, away from Estethica for the first time. […]

Martina Spetlova: New S/S 2012 Season Interview

A catch up interview with one of the most interesting eco designers working today: Martina Spetlova talks fish leather, chemistry and teaching in Poland.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Martina Spetlova S/S 2012 by Shauna Tranter. Eco designer Martina Spetlova first caught my eye when I was putting together Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration last year. She has an […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Exhibition Review: Headonism

Brace yourselves for a (nearly) final post on London Fashion Week in this review of the millinery exhibition at Somerset House. Here comes Headonism…

Written by Florence Massey

Charlie Le Mindu by Claire Kearns The exhibitions around Somerset House are one of my favourite London Fashion Week pleasures – I enjoy wandering the stands in between shows as […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: FAD Awards

Closing the last womenswear day of LFW on Tuesday 20th September 2011, the FAD awards are an industry gem, supporting and nurturing young talent.

Written by Florence Massey

Sabine Bindere by Maria Papadimitriou aka Slowly the Eggs Last week, the best young design talents in the UK topped off London Fashion Week at the Fashion Awareness Direct awards, […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Beige-Moi presented by Hotel Le Crystal

Montreal design houses Bodybag by Jude, Mélissa Nepton, Renata Morales and Mulcair were asked to present outfits along the theme of Beige. Boring, you might presume? Never! Particularly loved the floaty embroidered gowns by Renata Morales.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Beige-Moi by Caitriona Moore. Beige-Moi presented by Hotel Le Crystal was a new concept for young designers to show edited outfits from their current collections along a theme of cream, […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Highlights of Montreal Fashion Week A/W 2011

My Montreal Festimania adventures kicked off with highlights from Montreal Fashion Week worn by Canadian celebrities. Favourite outfits came from Christian L'Enfant Roi, Nadya Toto, Barila and Anomal Couture.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Montreal Festimania Fashion Week Highlights by Emma Jardine. My first show at Festival Mode et Design Montreal was a round up of the best from A/W 2011 at Montreal Fashion […]

Montreal Festimania 2011: Festival Mode et Design Review – Jean Paul Gaultier Bourgeoises Sans Age

Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off on Wednesday 3rd August 2011 with an exclusive retrospective catwalk show put together by Jean Paul Gaultier to celebrate his exhibition at the Musee de Beaux-Arts de Montreal. It was amazing.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jean Paul Gaultier by Becky Smout. Festival Mode et Design Montreal kicked off properly for both myself and the public with the final late night catwalk show on Wednesday evening. […]

Dagmar A/W 2011: Sophisticated chic… environment and animal friendly

Swedish luxury brand Dagmar chooses to work environmentally friendly options into their latest collection, with fantastic results…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Claire Kearns Swedish fashion house Dagmar launched in the Spring of 2005 and its uncompromising new take on luxury has captivated fashion audiences around the world. Swedish hip-sisters […]

Beautiful Soul collaborates with ACOFI illustrator Faye West for A/W 2011: Painting by Numbers

English Rose meets Japanese style in the new collection from Nicola Woods, which features heritage tailored coats made from British wool and some delightful printed silk dresses featuring designs from ACOFI illustrator Faye West.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Swallow and Dog Rose print design for Beautiful Soul by Faye West. Painting by Numbers is the A/W 2011 collection from Beautiful Soul, featuring gorgeous textile prints put together by […]

The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011: Colourful Patterns

These designers work in very different ways, but they've all done the unthinkable (in Polish terms, from what I've seen) and embraced the use of pattern and colour. Meet Natalia Paliy, Domi Grzybek, Katharina Kubiak and Sofie Gaudaen.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sofie Gauden AW 2011 by Jo Cheung. Very few Golden Thread designers really embraced colour and pattern. But these ones did. Natalia Paliy AW 2011 by Michalis Christodoulou. Natalia Paliy […]

The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011: lovers of Raggedy Grunge

The grungey aesthetic was channelled in a few different ways for A/W 2011 by fashion designers Agnieszka Kowalska, Monika Jaworska, Dominka Naziebly and Sabina Koryl.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Agnieszka Kowalska by Victoria Haynes. I have learnt that grungey raggedy looks are a great favourite of Polish fashion designers. And so is grey. How they love their greys! No […]

Łódź Fashion Week AW 2011 Marcellous

The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź

On Friday 6th May 2011 I went straight in at the deep end at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland in Łódź. I sat through a two hour catwalk show for The Golden Thread Awards, and this is what happened.

Written by Amelia Gregory

As with all the shows at Fashion Week Poland, The Golden Thread Awards show began with a booming announcement somewhat akin to the call to board an interstellar spacecraft: Please […]

R/H Label, fashion design from Finland: meet Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi

R/H Label are a new Finnish design label from Helsinki whom I met on my trip to Moscow. I was instantly impressed by their playful, colourful, girly aesthetic with an edge. Here's what I discovered about the lovely duo behind the brand.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label. I met Hanna Riiheläinen and Emilia Hernesniemi of R/H Label on my trip to Moscow, where they came by train (very jealous) […]

Fashion designer Flik Hall works with illustrators Charlotte Hoyle and Rebecca Strickson for A/W 2011

Fashion designer Flik Hall describes the process of creating her A/W 2011 collection The Ghost in the Machine, and how Amelia's Magazine contributors have helped her create some inspiring promotional illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Flick Hall AW 2011 by Charlotte Hoyle. When I was shown Flik Hall’s new A/W 2011 collection The Ghost in the Machine at Blow PR the other day I was […]

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, so despite my lack […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Illustrated Menswear Day Round-Up

Here's (what I think is) our FINAL London Fashion Week post. I bloody hope so, anyway. It's an illustrated romp through menswear day, featuring the Fashion East Menswear Installations and much, much more!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Charlotte Hoyle So yes, London Fashion Week was yonks ago, and designers are already thinking about their S/S 2012 collections. Soz then, but this has been one hell […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Caroline Charles

A long overdue review of Caroline Charles' womenswear show at Somerset House - but with fabulous illustrations by Gilly Rochester and Maria Papadimitriou! Enjoy!

Written by Georgia Takacs

Illustration by Gilly Rochester It was Day 1 at Somerset House and I was surrounded by all those fashion bigwigs at Caroline Charles; sure to have just flown in first-class […]

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

Illustration by Natasha Thompson This write has taken far, far longer than it actually should have, which is no reflection on the beautiful collection I saw relatively on Wednesday morning […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Exhibition Review

Armed only with her sketchbook and a blagged press pass, ACOFI illustrator Jenny Robins perused the LFW stands for us. Her highlights included novelty hats, kitsch jewellery, birds and some eye-catching dresses.

Written by Jenny Robins

Most illustrations by Jenny Robins. I got photographed on my way in to Somerset House (in my jumble sale sheepskin coat belonging to my sister and waistcoat from H&M Kids […]