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Posts Tagged ‘Coco Chanel’

Sunglasses Trends: London Fashion Week S/S 2013 Catwalk Review

A quick peek at some of the more outrageous trends in sunglasses for S/S 2013, including designs by Tatty Devine for Louise Gray and Leutton Postle.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Chanel Sunglasses SS13 by Isher Dhiman
Chanel Sunglasses S/S 2013 by Isher Dhiman.

According to trends analysts designer sunglasses are getting smaller and rounder: with edgier designers such as Ashish showing the kind of sunnies that I sported in the early 90s, along with baggy rave clothing, hippy dresses and grunge gear.

Ashish SS 2013 Sept 2012-sunglasses
There are also a plethora of Ray Ban Aviator type shapes such as those at Felder… read more

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Apartment C – ‘A fashion retailer that just happens to sell lingerie’

G&Ts with a side of scandal… a sneak peek into the world of 'Vogue's favourite lingerie boutique'…

Written by Kate Ingram

Illustration by Joana Faria At the top of Marylebone High Street lurks a lingerie shop with attitude. Surrounded by fashion-favourite names and organic cafés, it’s both niche-market neighbour and rebellious […]

Fashion Talk: Justine Picardie on Coco Chanel at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Chanel's latest biographer reveals the person behind the Icon, as part of the V&A's Friday Night Lectures.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Lesley Barnes Coco Chanel, the name synonymous with Paris fashion, that has been so carefully cultivated by Karl Largerfield. He feels at times, as if a gentle caretaker […]

Exhibition Review: Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-1929 at the V&A

Theatre and fashion share the stage in the V&A’s new blockbuster exhibition about the Ballets Russes, showing work by an illustrious roster of artists

Written by Amelie Skoda

Costume for the Buffoon’s Wife from Chout, 1921, illustrated by Yelena Bryksenkova Led by the enigmatic impresario Serge Diaghilev (whose strong personality and vision pervades this exhibition), the Ballets Russes […]

Pre-London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Interview: Eugene Lin

In the run up to London Fashion Week, we have a chat with fashion designer Eugene Lin about how he's preparing, what inspires him, and what British fashion means to him…

Written by Colin Dawidziuk

Eugene Lin, A/W 2010, illustrated by Abby Wright It is the impeccable designs of Eugene Lin that have captivated us here at Amelia’s Magazine. The Central Saint Martins graduate’s intricate […]

Fashion on Film: Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

A second biopic exploring the (love) life of saucy temptress Mademoiselle Coco Chanel hits the cinema this week. It's a feast for the eyes and a glorious romp through the fashion archives, unsurprisingly…

Written by Matt Bramford

Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky, illustrated by Naomi Law Plans to large it in East End boozers or at Green Kite Midnight‘s Ceilidh on Saturday night turned sour when my […]

An interview with Laura Mackness

Laura Mackness talks us through the role illustration plays in her bold geometric designs and the aspects of fashion she finds the most inspiring...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Laura Mackness graduated from Louise Wilson’s stella MA in Womenswear Fashion at Central Saint Martins in 2009 with a breathtaking collection where the cut and block colour of the fabric […]