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Posts Tagged ‘Dresses’

New A/W 2013 Season Interview: Meet Fashion Designer CC KUO

In every clothing rack there's a silver lining, and CC Kuo is most definitely a ray of sunshine peeking out from behind the fashion clouds.

Written by Jessica Cook

CC KUO by Laura Hickman
CC Kuo by Laura Hickman

I've always wondered about the phrase 'the sun has put his hat on'. What does it mean exactly? What kind of hat is it? Is it a sombrero or a sunhat, a beret or a beanie? Maybe even a boater tipped stylishly to one side? And why does everyone assume the sun is a 'he'? Even the French language, with its masculine and feminine nouns describes it as 'le soleil', but, I've always thought of it as a bit more femme. With CC Kuo around, this is a question (and philosophical debate) that doesn't need to be answered (or explored in a neverending cycle of questions). Forget the sun putting his headgear on, you can get your sun on.

CC KUO


CC Kuo's latest collection is a range of clothes patterned with skylines and sunsets. The pieces feature cloud-cover on dresses, sunlight peeking out of coat… read more

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Bath in Fashion

Bath in Fashion 2013: A review of the Designer Fashion Show

The headline event for Bath in Fashion 2013 was this Mallory sponsored fashion show on Friday the 19th of April, offering an eclectic range of wares on the catwalk.

Written by Jessica Cook

Bath in Fashion illustration by youdesignme Staged by the renowned John Walford, this Bath based show aimed to rival the best of them. Held on Friday the 19th of April […]

Liz Black

Liz Black: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Liz Black hosted a presentation that combined cupcakes and cocktails with a dash of Alice in Wonderland at the Fashion Scout venue Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Jessica Cook

Illustration of Liz Black‘s A/W 2013 LFW Presentation by Louise Smith “I’m late, I’m late!” I shout as a rock up to Fashion Scout venue Freemasons’ Hall. With no white […]

50 Frocks

A Review of 50 Fabulous Frocks at the Fashion Museum, Bath

Jessica Cook wishes the Fashion Museum a very happy fiftieth as she visits their 50 Fabulous Frocks exhibition

Written by Jessica Cook

Illustration of 1900s champagne fancy dress costume, unknown maker, by Freddy Thorn. Like any good birthday bash, it begins with champagne; a bottle of 1904 Veuve Clicquot to be exact, […]

Lazy Summer Days with Handmade Ethical Clothing from Lowie

I discovered Lowie when I shared a press day with them a couple of months ago. The brand was started by Bronwyn Lowenthal nine years ago and specialises in very cute, colourful dresses and knitted garments. Illustrated to perfection!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lowie by Emma Jardine. Lowie was set up by Bronwyn Lowenthal – born in the UK, site raised in Tanzania, with Jewish roots and a Welsh name. She was trained […]

An interview with writer and fashion designer Lira Leirner

Writer, Cultural Sociologist, Fashion Designer and self described "Jack of All Trades" Lira Leirner talks to Amelia's Magazine about her fashion line, the differences between social and political sociology and the merits of reading.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Initiating a relationship over the Internet is an age-old tale and I have friends who have successfully trodden this path, side effects medications but not without some initial trepidation. There’s […]