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Ziad Ghanem: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

The mighty Ziad Ghanem returned to the Freemasons' Hall on Tuesday 19 February and it was a riot as always…

Written by Matt Bramford


Ziad Ghanem A/W 2013 by Helena Maratheftis

Ziad Ghanem's catwalk shows are always momentous: massively oversubscribed, a cat-fight to get into and an array of weird and wonderful creatures desperate to get a glimpse of what the 'cult couturier' has delivered this season.


Ziad Ghanem A/W 2013 by Michael Arnold

So imagine my surprise when I arrived a mere fifteen minutes late to find that the show had already started. I darted up the Freemasons' Hall's stairs and the vivacious models were already wowing the crowds. It was a… read more

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Gyunel: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Gyunel showed a Demi-Couture collection at London Fashion Week on Friday 15th February 2013 at the glitzy Savoy venue.

Written by Jessica Cook

Gyunel LFW A/W 2013 by May van Millingen
I am distracted by a wedding dress photoshoot on my way to Gyunel’s show at The Savoy and veer in via the …

John Moore by Janneke De Jong

Lesley Craze Gallery: Christmas Late Night Opening 2011

Nestled on the edge of Clerkenwell Green, the Lesley Craze gallery is a must-go destination for jewellery lovers. I went along on their late night opening to see what new work they had on show.

Written by Miranda Williams

John Moore anodised aluminium earrings by Janneke De Jong
It’s the evening of Thursday 8th December, a rainy night, and I’m peering through the windows of the Lesley Craze gallery with …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Blow Presents Jane Bowler

Jane Bowler is an innovative design graduate of the RCA. She showed a vibrant collection inspired by the story of Icarus at LSO St. Luke's on Sunday 18th September 2011 as part of Blow Presents.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jane Bowler S/S 2012 by Ellie Sutton.
Jane Bowler is a graduate of the Royal College of Art who works in innovative ways with inexpensive and mundane materials, and she was …

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Bernard Chandran

I never miss Bernard Chandran's shows, even if they are a schlep to get to - and I wasn't disappointed this time on Friday 16 September at Il Bottaccio.

Written by Matt Bramford

Bernard Chandran S/S 2012, illustrated by Gabriel Ayala
I feel like myself and Bernard Chandran are good pals. He’d probably see it differently, but the first show I ever saw …

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Bernard Chandran (by Matt)

Bernard Chandran warmed our cold, damp hearts on day two of fashion week, with neons and feathers, at the Show Space - fabulously illustrated bu Lesley Barnes and Katie Walters!

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Lesley Barnes
So Saturday morning – day two of London Fashion Week – started off brilliantly. It was p*ssing it down, the tyre on my bike had deflated itself …

Emma Ware: the sustainable designer who makes jewellery from tyres

I discovered Emma Ware's fabulous jewellery last year at Secret Garden Party. Here's an extract from her pages in Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration. Read on...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Emma Ware by Joana Faria.
Jewellery from tyres.
I have always been attracted to colourful, shiny, fun pieces of old broken jewellery, toys and bottle tops; stuff that others would consider …

An interview with jewellery designer Daisy Knights

Ethical jewellery designer Daisy Knights tells us a bit more about her collection and her pursuit of ethically mined silver, plus what she thinks about Alexa Chung and Daisy Lowe wearing her creations…

Written by Siobhan Fagan

Illustration by Emma Block
From student life to Vogue fame in one action packed year, Daisy Knights’ creations have already been snapped up by our most loved style icons and proved …

Secret Garden Party 2010: Stylish Headwear Photo Gallery

A pictorial tour through the strange and fabulous headwear worn by Secret Gardeners this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

On my rambles around festivals this year it has been hard to escape the omnipresence of floral head garlands on the ladies, and indeed worn by some of the more …

An introduction to Jon Young and the Art of Mentoring

Jon Young, founder of the Wilderness Awareness School, runs his Art of Mentoring course in the UK for the very first time between 4th-10th July 2010. I caught up with him beforehand...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jon Young by June Chanpoomidole.
Next week I am away yet again, this time on the Art of Mentoring course being run for the very first time in the UK by …

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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 by …