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Holly Fulton: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Epic high kitsch in red and black from Holly Fulton at Me London on Sunday 17th February.

Written by Jenny Robins

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Holly Fulton A/W 2013 by Isher Dhiman

The line of freezing cold fashionistas standing outside Me London early on Saturday morning clutched Holly Fulton tickets bearing a giant red cartoon heart, like an I Love NY heart. I was almost surprised not to see an I Love HF shirt in the collection this year as Holly Fulton has embraced high kitsch in a big way, albeit without losing any of her signature sophistication and art deco-esque patterns. The place was so packed I barely managed to see a snatch of side view, so was unable to get any good photos. My catwalk sketches and illustrations will have to do for this article, but do seek out the photographic proof of this collection's brilliance.

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Jasper Garvida: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Catwalk Review

Jasper Garvida returned to the Bloomsbury Hotel to showcase his sexy tailoring and feminine silhouettes on Tuesday 21 February.

Written by Matt Bramford

Jasper Garvida A/W 2012 by Amy Smith After seeing KTZ at the main show space at Somerset House I froze on the spot for longer than was necessary. My camera […]

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À La Disposition: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Presentation Review

Designer duo À La Disposition presented a dose of Dickens and Victoriana for their A/W 2012 Collection on the 17th of February at the Vauxhall Fashion Scout's Freemasons' Hall.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

À La Disposition A/W 2012 by Claire Kearns On the first day of London Fashion Week I went along to see the presentation by À La Disposition at Fashion Scout. […]

Favourite Christmas Albums for 2011: For Folk’s Sake, Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler, Smith & Burrows, Kirsty Almeida

It's a bumper crop of Christmas tunes for 2011: with entire albums from the likes of For Folk's Sake, Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler, Smith & Burrows and Kirsty Almeida. Listen on and enjoy. Merry Christmas everyone!

Written by Amelia Gregory

For Folk’s Sake Christmas 2011. Cover illustration artwork by Amelia’s Magazine contributor Amber Cassidy. Possibly my favourite Christmas album amongst a bumper crop is the collaborative effort from For Folk’s […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule S/S 2012 in Łódź: Maldoror

Maldoror was inspired by medieval depictions of the Virgin Mary for his S/S 2012 collection, shown as part of the Off Out Of Schedule shows on Saturday 29th October 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Maldoror S/S 2012 by Melissa Angelik. Maldoror is an off schedule favourite who cuts a dashing figure with wiry red hair in a ponytail. Shrouded in medieval-esque garments, he’s a […]

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 […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

Lako Bukia's S/S 2012 collection took to the catwalk at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th of September, painting the runway in swathes of black, red, white and grey.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Joana Faria Being ushered past the growing queues for Lakio Bukia and presented with the offer to take a seat, approved I’m suddenly transported back […]

Edinburgh College of Art Ba Photography Graduate Show 2011 Review

Black, red and white were common elements in very different work from Kate Edwards and Claudine Quinn in the Six Hens and A Cock ECA Free Range exhibition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Photography by Kate Edwards. Edinburgh College of Art titled their exhibition Six Hens and A Cock. I liked the bold graphic art of Kate Edwards, stuff who showed four close […]

Graduate Fashion Week 2011 Gala Awards Show: Womenswear Knitwear and Tailoring

Monochrome ruled for the new wave of womenswear graduates. Standout collections from award winner Rory Longdon, Ume Sacraine and Charlotte Waters. Fun stuff too, from the likes of Rachel Cogley.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlotte Waters by Claire Kearns. Now for the real meat of the Graduate Fashion Week Gala Awards show… the womenswear on show. Here are those designers who concentrated on tailoring, […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule A/W 2011 in Łódź: Maldoror

Maldoror by Grzegorz Matląg featured lots of recycled materials in a collection that was shown at Off Out Of Schedule on Sunday 8th May 2011. Loved the red. More of that please!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Maldoror A/W 2011 by Fawn Carr. The hissing sighs of Diamandas Galas provided the musical backdrop to this edgy show from Maldoror by Grzegorz Matl?g, pills which featured street cast […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule A/W 2011 in Łódź: Marcin Podsiadło

Marcin Podsiadło studied at the University of the Creative Arts and lives in the UK. He showed as part of the Off Out Of Schedule shows on Sunday 8th May 2011. Incorporating large geometric black headpieces.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Marcin Podsiad?o by Victoria Haynes. One feature of the Off Out Of Schedule shows at Fashion Week Poland was that no one checked tickets on the door and there was […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Nenukko

Nenukko showed a white, grey, black and red collection with Japanese detailing and cute Panda prints on Saturday 7th May 2011 at Designers' Avenue in Expo.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nenukko A/W 2011 by Victoria Haynes. Darkness Requires White Spots was the enigmatic name for a by turns commercial and fun collection from Nenukko, ambulance which was opened by a […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź: Aleksandra Kmiecik

Really really no to laptops on the catwalk. Aleksandra Kmiecik accessorised with matching computers in her A/W 2011 collection on Designers' Avenue at Expo on Saturday 7th May. Love the illustration by Rebecca Strickson though.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Aleksandra Kmiecik by Rebecca Strickson. Aleksandra Kmiecik was not my favourite show by a long shot, symptoms mainly because it featured laptops as accessories in a very obvious sponsor pleaser. […]

Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland Off Out Of Schedule A/W 2011 in Łódź: Konrad Parol

Black was where it was at for Konrad Parol's A/W 2011 collection during the Off Out Of Schedule shows at Fashion Week Poland on Saturday 7th May. Edgy with a desirable touch that's bound to appeal to a certain kind of fashionista.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Konrad Parol A/W 2011 by Victoria Haynes. Konrad Parol had a slot upstairs in the beautiful old power plant hall, side effects with colourful vaulted windows more suited to a […]

An interview with fashion designer James Hock

We have a chat with the fashion designer about his latest collection Kpixoos Kaabos for A/W 2011 and find out what kind of woman wears James Hock…

Written by Kate Ingram

James Hock A/W 2011, viagra illustrated by Jaqueline Kishi For some time, James Hock has been on our radar as an extraordinary, rising talent. Finally, we got the chance to […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Amanda Wakeley (by Helen)

A palette of orange, black, camel and gold in fitted silhouettes, as well as slinky beads. My last LFW show took place at Somerset House's BFC Tent on Tuesday.

Written by Helen Martin

Amanda Wakeley LFW A/W 2011; Illustration by Gemma Milly It was my last day at London Fashion Week. Still buzzing on the love of the razzamatazz, prescription yet requiring an […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jean-Pierre Braganza (by Amelia)

Jean-Pierre Braganza presented new A/W 2011 collection Positronyx at Northumberland House on Friday 18th February 2011. Powerful. Amazonian. Wonderful...

Written by Amelia Gregory

thumb emilio Emilio de la Morena LFW A/W 2011 Collection: Illustration by Faye West Apparently Emilio de la Morena has lengthened his silhouette. His pieces are now touching, viagra sale […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Fashion Mode No.2 James Hillman (by Helen)

In the second of my Fashion Mode Show reports, it's all about the men. James Hillman shows the audience at Fashion Scout; sharp suited men, dressed exclusively in black - the colour of crude oil.

Written by Helen Martin

Bora Aksu A/W 2011 by Amelia Gregory Bora Aksu A/W 2011 by Danielle Shepherd. Bora Aksu is one of the most unassuming and down to earth men I’ve ever met, […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011, Catwalk Review: Corrie Nielsen (by Helen)

From pencil skirted wriggles, to striding, enormous and dazed creations taken straight from a novel's fantasy. Vivienne Westwood's previous apprentice has proved herself a heroine.

Written by Helen Martin

Corrie Nielsen LFW A/W 2011 Collection, find buy information pills illustration by Abby Wright The BFC Tent is massive. Or a lot bigger than the other show spaces. But the […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jean Pierre Braganza (by Matt)

Jean Pierre Braganza took to the catwalk at a new venue: The Show Space, with his fashionable vision of the future. I LOVED this. With illustrations by Joana Faria and Krister Selin!

Written by Matt Bramford

After the safety of school, stuff facing the real world can make artists feel a bit lost – this is why the working artists at the Core Gallery started ‘DIY […]