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Posts Tagged ‘Charlie le Mindu’

An interview with Accessory Designer Hope Von Joel from Eye of the World Designs

Hope Von Joel is a fashion editor and stylist who set out to create an accessories collection from wood, with partner and woodcraft expert Liam Motyer. The result was Eye of the World Designs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Eye of the World S/S 2012 collection by Milly Jackson.

Hope Von Joel is a multi-talented knitwear designer, stylist, fashion editor and accessories designer. But just how does she do it all? Read on to find out more about Eye of the World Designs.

Hope, you studied knitwear at Central Saint Martins and have also worked with the likes of Alexander McQueen, Gareth Pugh and Charlie le Mindu. As a stylist you've been a fashion editor for Super Super and now at Fiasco Magazine. What prompted the move into accessories design and was it a steep learning curve?
During my time at Central Saint Martins I worked at the houses of McQueen and Pugh on knitwear and design. These where both invaluable experiences and have definitely shaped by view of fashion to… read more

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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: Blow Presents Eleanor Amoroso

University of Westminster graduate Eleanor Amoroso specialises in innovative handcrafted crochet techniques. She was last to show as part of Blow Presents at LSO St. Luke's on Sunday 18th September 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Eleanor Amoroso S/S 2012 by Gilly Rochester. Eleanor Amoroso‘s show made me nervous. I find it really hard to watch models struggle with shoes and that is exactly what happened […]

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, […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Amelia)

More outrageous genius and full frontal fannies from Charlie Le Mindu, showing Berlin Syndrome at On/Off on Sunday 20th February 2011.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlie Le Mindu by Andrea Peterson aka Artist Andrea. Charlie Le Mindu has already done massive headpieces and copious nudity… what could possibly be next? How about dripping blood, Nazi […]

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

KTZ A/W 2011 by Andrea Peterson, aka Artist Andrea. I wasn’t going to go into Somerset House on Wednesday, I really wasn’t. But the lure of a new Kokon To […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011: Illustrator Gareth does Menswear Day!

We took illustrator Gareth A Hopkins along to London Fashion Week's Menswear Day to get involved with some live fashion illustration. Here's his personal account of the morning!

Written by Gareth A Hopkins

J.W. Anderson (not Gareth) photographed by Matt Bramford It’s 8:45 on a cold wet Wednesday and I’m stalking the entrance to Somerset House, waiting for Matt Bramford to come and […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Jasper Conran

Jasper Conran showed a Barberella inspired collection at the BFC tent, Somerset House on Sunday 20th February 2011. Beautiful, good quality design wins every time.

Written by Nick Bain

Jasper Conran A/W 2011 by Emmi Ojala. I’ll be honest writing this review has been a massive challenge. Shortly after enjoying the sublime craftsmanship, skills and undeniable beauty of Jasper’s […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Katie)

The King of Hair lived up to expectations with another controversial catwalk show inspired by wartime Berlin and the movie 'Carrie'. Illustrations by Artist Andrea

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustration by Andrea Peterson, aka Artist Andrea Charlie Le Mindu’s ‘Berlin Syndrome’ catwalk show was packed with journalists, photographers and front row candy like Daphne Guinness and Diane Pernet, lots of […]

Future Beauty at the Barbican: Beauty Party

An evening of make-up, nail art and hair at the Barbican as part of the Japanese fashion retrospective. No fun for a boy, right? WRONG!

Written by Matt Bramford

WAH Nails, illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova Unless you’ve been under a rock, you’ll have seen me banging on about Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion at the Barbican. I […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2010 Catwalk Review: Betty Jackson

A review of the eclectic Betty Jackson's S/S 2011 season of modern Land girls. Accompanied by the fabulous illustrations of Lesley Barnes and Gemma Randall

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Lesley Barnes Turns out London Fashion Week is a breeze by bike and is thoroughly recommended when hot tailing it between various Bloomsbury venues, as inevitably shows fall […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu (by Matt)

Following on from Amelia's review, here's my take on Charlie le Mindu's catwalk show yesterday. Basically, I'm just glad I got through it without having a stroke.

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lea Wade If you’ve seen Amelia’s post about Charlie Le Mindu’s show yesterday, you’ll already know what you’re in for. But allow me to indulge myself because we […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu

His is always a hot tip, no matter the time of day. We got up bright and early to check out Charlie Le Mindu at Victoria House on Sunday 19th September 2010. And oh what a hairy joy!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlie Le Mindu by Andrea Peterson. There’s precious little rest to be had over Fashion Week as anyone who’s involved will know. And so it was that I found myself […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Charlie le Mindu

With only three days to go until London Fashion Week launches, we have a chat with the wonderful Charlie le Mindu, purveyor of weird and wonderful fashion and frocks made of hair.

Written by Matt Bramford

Charlie le Mindu A/W 2010, illustrated by Naomi Law Cheeky Charlie le Mindu already had quite the reputation when he burst onto the scene in dramatic fashion a couple of […]

Tatty Devine and Supermarket Sarah Launch Party!

Supermarket Sarah joins forces with Tatty Devine at their Brick Lane store in East London, bringing her unique merchandising with her…

Written by Katie Antoniou

Illustrations by Jenny Costello With businesses struggling to survive through the recession armageddon, a few innovative individuals are thriving, using their imagination and collaborations with other creatives to succeed. Sarah […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Ramon Gurillo and Bodyamr

A review of knitwear designer Ramon Gurillo at Victoria House, and the Bodyamr sports luxe collection over at Freemasons' Hall on Friday 19th February. With illustrations by Katie Harnett and Saroj Patel.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ramon Gurillo by Katie Harnett In this blog I’m going to kill two fashionable birds with one stone. Mainly because they were designers I’ve never heard of before and also […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu by Amelia

Read all about the first show of London Fashion Week: Charlie Le Mindu kicks off at Victoria House in Bloomsbury on Friday 19th February. Illustrations by Bex Glover and June Chanpoomidole.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Charlie Le Mindu by Bex Glover And so the circus starts all over again…. in a not particularly auspicious way for little ol’ me, as I was nearly run over […]

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London Fashion Week A/W 2010 Catwalk Review: Charlie Le Mindu

Your wildest dreams and your darkest nightmares combined, on the London Fashion Week catwalk…

Written by Matt Bramford

Who cares if womenswear is wearable? As a gent, I certainly don’t. Hair stylist to the stars, Charlie Le Mindu opened the On|Off shows yesterday – winning zero points for […]

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LFW 09 Blow Presents S/S2010 : Attack of the Fembots

Royal Festival Hall, London

Written by Jonno Ovans

After witnessing a whole lot of jolly sensible fashion trends being bandied about – think short, sleek, sophisticated and feminine – we were thrilled to see a total vision of […]