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Posts Tagged ‘Emmi Ojala’

Dear Fashion Diary: an interview with Emmi Ojala

Emmi Ojala is an illustrator with an interest in fashion and sustainability. She has created two amazing projects that encompass her interests, Dear Fashion Journal and Dear Fashion Diary, and here she tells us more about their development and inspiration.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Dear Fashion Diary

How did you first come across the idea of the Free Fashion Challenge, and why did you decide to take part? 


The Free Fashion Challenge was an initiative of Laura de Jong, who studied in the same fashion school (Amsterdam Fashion Institute) with me. She started the project to challenge fashionistas to rethink fashion and personal style outside the cycle of consumption. A teacher of mine introduced me to the project, asking if I would be interested in participating in the challenge. First it felt like a big commitment to sign up for not shopping for a year, but it was such an intriguing challenge that I ended up saying yes. I was curious to see how well I would cope, and so many people around me were shocked by the mere idea that it made me want to prove that spending 365 days without shopping would be doable.

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012: Catwalk Review: Holly Fulton

RCA graduate and art deco enthusiast, Holly Fulton, showed her S/S 2012 collection at the BFC tent on Sunday 18th September. It was the usual eye-feast – reminiscent of early Versace, statement dresses and brimming with lust worthy accessories.

Written by Miranda Williams

Holly Fulton S/S 2012 by Megan Thomas I was blown away by Holly’s debut in A/W 2009 – a collection of designs influenced by my favourite movement, generic art deco. […]

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Spijkers en Spijkers

Dutch sister act Spijkers en Spijkers brought a touch of old glamour to the BFC Show Space in Grosvenor Place on Saturday 17th September. The collection was a beautiful blend of luxurious silks, tassels and some very striking stars.

Written by Miranda Williams

Spijkers en Spijkers S/S 2012 by Emmi Ojala I’d found myself in unfamiliar surroundings for this show, drug over in West London at the Show Space on Grosvenor Place. The […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Leutton Postle

On the 16th of September 2011 the winners of the Vauxhall Fashion Scout Merit Award revealed their intricate new work at Freemasons Hall. Meet new knitwear designer duo Leutton Postle.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Leutton Postle LFW S/S12 illustration by Alia Gargum Upon checking some of Leutton Postle’s previous work I became really excited about the prospect of going to see their first London […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Alice Palmer

Alice Palmer presented Into the Void at Fashion Scout on Tuesday 22nd February 2011, featuring minimalist monochromatic knitwear accessorised with amazing jewellery by Karen-Ann Dicken.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Jo Cheung So after a rollercoaster six days, capsule for sale Menswear Day and London Fashion Week drew to a close with hip-store Kokon To Zai’s label, KTZ, […]

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

Illustration by Natasha Thompson Autumn Winter 2010’s ‘DeCon’ is the second collection Masha Ma has shown at Vauxhall Fashion Scout, order her MA collection was bought by B Store and […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: DAKS (by Nick)

Daks showed first thing on Saturday 19th February at Somerset House. But was it worth getting up so very early? Find out here...

Written by Nick Bain

Bunmi Koko A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Daks A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou. Half past six on a Saturday morning will see me in either two places, physician going […]

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

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An interview with the charismatic front man of La Shark: Samuel Geronimo Deschamps

La Shark have toured with Paloma Faith, run a nightclub in Deptford and collaborated with Brasilian musician Cibelle. Get the low down on current activities in this interview with front man Samuel Geronimo Deschamps

Written by Aimee O'Neill

La Shark by Emmi Ojala. If you’re living in the doldrums, cheapest drugs London based band La Shark may be just the cure for your bored eardrums. It’s been a […]