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Posts Tagged ‘BFC Tent’

KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Monday 16 September KTZ presented their latest collection in British Fashion Council's main tent at Somerset House. It was inspired by deserts, rolling sand dunes and Arab culture.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

KTZ S/S 2014 by Rose Crees

KTZ S/S 2014 by Rose Crees

Since illustrating KTZ's striking A/W 2011 collection for Amelia's Magazine, I have wished there would come a chance to attend a KTZ catwalk show in person. Koji Maruyama and Marjan Pejowski's S/S 2014 womenswear collection impressed me both visually and intellectually - welcoming the sweeping winds of change whilst looking back at older, wiser traditions - but unfortunately the new structure of the main catwalk space at Somerset House, plus super tight security measures to control the larger audiences it can hold meant that I found myself impossibly struggling for a good spot to capture properly on camera this much anticipated moment. So what better chance for a lavishly illustrated London Fashion Week review!

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: John Rocha

With Abbey Lee Kershaw once again making a special appearance, John Rocha put on another beautifully elaborate show filled with texture, volume and 'mythical warriors'. It's one of my LFW favourites and was held in the BFC tent, as always, on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Georgia Takacs

John Rocha S/S 2012 by Sarah Harman Harold Tillman, information pills Hilary Alexander and James Goldstein were just a few of the fashion bigwigs to take their prime seating positions […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Ashish

Paloma Faith was once more front row for the new Ashish S/S 2012 collection Le Jardin d'Ashish, a wonderful burst of sequinned flower power, styled to perfection by Celestine Cooney. Shown on Saturday 17th September 2011 at the BFC Tent.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ashish S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker. There aren’t many designers who make me so excited I can hardly breathe, page but that tends to be a side effect of watching […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Ann-Sofie Back | Atelje

Inspired by "God, spaghetti and delusions,"Anne-Sofie Back presented her garments of 'holy aesthetic' on the catwalk at Somerset House, on Friday 16th of September. A collection for the cool, sophisticated, discerning woman.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Ann-Sofie Back | BACK S/S 2012 illustrated by Dee Andrews It’s 7 pm on the first day of London Fashion Week and the rapid advent of my first catwalk show […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Felder Felder

Inspired by choreographer Pina Bausch and it-girl Jen Brill, BANG! was shown in the BFC Tent at Somerset House on Friday 16th September. Peaches Geldof put in an appearance on the front row, looking spectacularly gaunt.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felder Felder S/S 2011 by t.reidy. Felder Felder are identical twin sisters Annette and Daniela Felder, and who studied together at Central Saint Martins (of course). According to the press […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: PPQ

Hmm, how best to finish a back-to-back day of shows on day one of fashion week? With a PPQ party, of course! It was all about the 1990s at their catwalk show at Somerset House on Friday 16 September…

Written by Matt Bramford

PPQ S/S 2012, pharm illustrated by Tina Reidy What a difference a season makes. This time six months ago I was still moaning to my insufferable friends about how I […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Osman (by Amelia)

Osman showed on Sunday 20th February 2011 at the BFC Tent, Somerset House. It was a supremely elegant collection that featured a gorgeous injection of bright colours.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: KTZ

Memphis meets Dynasty meets Mondrian in the superb new collection from Kokon To Zai. The KTZ catwalk show at Somerset House on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 was one of my LFW highlights. With amazing illustrations, naturally.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Antonia Parker Over at Osman, this sleek silhouettes glided gracefully down the beautiful blue ink-blotched catwalk on models sporting blunt Cleopatra bobs with eyelash-skimming fringes. Osman Yousefzada showed […]

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 Catwalk Review: David Koma (Reprise)

Running ever so slightly late... Here's our second review of David Koma's beautiful collection for Spring Summer 2011.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Andrea Peterson Only two seasons ago David Koma presented his – Niki de Saint Phalle inspired – collection of dresses off schedule headlining Freemasons as the winner of […]

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: Jasper Conran

Jasper Conran, nowadays best known for his collaboration with high street store Debenhams. But can he still cut it on the LFW catwalk with the best of them? With fab illustrations by Lea Wade and Anna Hancock-Young.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Like most girly girls growing up, page shop my bedroom was decorated with various shades of baby pink and faerie-inspired memorabilia. I had faerie bedspreads, no rx no rx faerie […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Report: Basso & Brooke

Vibrant digital prints sliced with antique maps and handwritten notes at Basso & Brooke London Fashion Week show S/S 2011 19th September

Written by Florence Massey and Satu Fox

Illustration by Michelle Urvall Nyrén In our pre- London Fashion Week interview with Cooperative Designs , illness stomach the design duo discussed the incredible presentations they produced for S/S 2010 […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Paul Costelloe

Paul Costelloe opened the S/S 2011 shows at London Fashion Week with a perky collection of cute little dresses adorned with bows.

Written by Amelia Gregory

LFW Jena.Theo catwalk show SS11 In the prelude to September’s London Fashion Week, nurse Amelia’s Magazine ran a series of interviews with designers and previews of designers to watch. One […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Omar Kashoura & Wintle. Starring Billie Piper.

A review of the Omar Kashoura and Wintle shows on Tuesday 23rd February. With illustrations by Pearl Law.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All images courtesy of Camila Soares There are a lot of amazing artists coming out of Brazil at the moment, nurse which can be attested to by our previous interview […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Topman

A review of the Topman show at the BFC tent on Tuesday 24th February. Featuring a front row of menswear luminaries Andrew Davis, Steve Beale, Daryoush Haj-Najafi, Hywel Davies and Way Perry. But was it any good?

Written by Amelia Gregory

Topman, ed story hottest ticket in town! Topman front row by Pearl Law. You don’t believe me? Why, find dosage then you don’t understand the nature of fashion. Here was […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Amanda Wakeley

A review of the Amanda Wakeley catwalk show at the BFC tent on Tuesday 23rd February, and my thoughts on FUR in fashion. Illustrations by Pearl Law.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Gemma Milly After Steve Reich had answered all the questions from his interviewer Emma Warren (which you can read here) he took a series of questions from the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Basso & Brooke

A review of the Basso & Brooke catwalk show in the BFC tents at Somerset House, where we got given wine and I bumped into a number of strange characters...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Basso & Brooke a/w 2010 by Katie Harnett Basso & Brooke by Katie Harnett. I was running late for this show due to the evil evil cocktails at the Laden […]