Posts Tagged ‘Flowers’

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

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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 in The Assembly Rooms (which is also the home of The Fashion Museum), this show brought out the most fashion conscious of this lovely little spa city. Shops and brands exhibiting their wares included Bloomsbury, Austin Reed, Prey, Howl and Wolf,The Frock Exchange and Paul Smith. There was even a section dedicated to Bath Spa University student collections, all of it sponsored by high end jeweller read more

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An interview with The Flower Appreciation Society

Meet Ellie Jauncey and Anna Day: between them they combine floristry, illustration, knitting and delivering babies. What an inspiring pair of creatives!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ellie and Anna are not your average florists…. inspired by a mutual love of flowers, illustration and all things English, they formed The Flower Appreciation Society, supplying beautiful and unusual …

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

Lako Bukia's S/S 2012 collection took to the catwalk at Vauxhall Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th of September, painting the runway in swathes of black, red, white and grey.

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Joana Faria
Being ushered past the growing queues for Lakio Bukia and presented with the offer to take a seat, I’m suddenly transported back to one …

Lako Bukia: The London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Preview Interview

Georgian designer Lako Bukia explains the inspiration behind her upcoming S/S 2012 collection, to be shown on the catwalk at Fashion Scout on Saturday 17th September 2011. With sneak previews as interpreted by illustrators!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Lako Bukia S/S 2012 by Natasha Nicole Waddon.
In the second of my London Fashion Week previews meet Georgian designer Lako Bukia, who wowed us with her distinctive style last season. …

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011: Flower Trends

A look at the most exciting new roses at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. Orange is hot hot hot, and so are big, blowsy, beautiful old fashioned roses. With lots of illustrations and photos of all the flower stands.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Roses at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show by Laura Parker.
So, you’ve already met the hot new trends in garden design, now time for my interpretations of flower trends. …

Valentines Day: Gifts and Ideas

Valentines Day strikes again! Here's my top tips for lovingly hand crafted gifts, special jewellery and ideas for romantic outings... accompanied with lots of lovely Valentines inspired illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover.
By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you will probably already have read Hannah’s slightly bah humbug …

An interview with fashion designer Fam Irvoll

We talk flamingos, fashion, flowers and fancy cakes with knitwear designer Fam Irvoll…

Written by Florence Massey

Illustration by Dee Andrews
Fam irvoll is is a Central Saint Martins graduate with a star studded following including Lady Gaga and Marina Diamandis (remember that pink flamingo dress?). Her cupcake …

Eyjafjallajökull: clear blue skies and no aeroplane contrails.

Using the twitter hashtag #contrailfree I collected images of the hyperreal crystal blue skies we experienced over London and much of the UK over the weekend.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A view over the City of London by Gavin Mackie.
Well, it’s Monday and there are still no planes in the sky above my house in Brick Lane. True, it’s not …

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Flowers – Where’s The Love?

Covered in pesticides and flown for miles...How much love will actually go into your flowers this Valentine's?

Written by Zofia Walczak

Illustration:  Serenity, by Katy Gromball
Valentine’s Day approaches once again, and where is the love?  Is the love in Clinton Cards?  Is the love in all those ‘must have’ Valentine’s gifts …