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Posts Tagged ‘Fritha Strickland’

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Showroom Review: EcoLuxe

Eco Luxe is a luxury ethical fashion showcase which occurs twice a year and corresponds nicely with London Fashion Week. It has doubled in size since last year with an impressive collection of talented, ambitious designers all slightly squished under one roof. With illustrations by Andrea Kearney, Faye West and Fritha Strickland.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Madi
Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Avril Kelly
Samantha Cole A/W 2011 by Avril Kelly.

I am not a big fan of all black outfits so a show entirely consisting of unrelenting black is unlikely to be a winner with me. The Samantha Cole A/W 2011 collection Above and Beneath the Definitive Structure was all about black, illness black, price black. Black in differing fabrics with differing reactions to light, but nevertheless black.

A succession of models - sporting futuristic up-dos and violent black eye make-up that stretched from lash to eyebrow - slowly filtered past us in the upstairs salon of Freemasons Hall. This might not have been so noticeable had the majority of us not just come from the Bunmi Koko show, where models had been sent down the catwalk at breakneck speed. People could be seen… read more

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London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Olivia Rubin

A fabulous line-up of tan-tastic celebrities turned out to see Olivia Rubin's pretty prints at Jalouse in Hanover Square - with wonderful illustrations by Madi Illustrates, Maria Papadimitriou, Jaymie O'Callaghan, Lisa Stannard, Fritha Strickland and Michelle Urval Nyrén!

Written by Matt Bramford

Tosha by Rebecca Strickson Danielle Lloyd and Konnie Huq, purchase illustrated by Lisa Stannard Olivia Rubin’s show was to be held at Jalouse in Hanover Square – a place I’d […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Lako Bukia

Covetable dresses, wispy shirts and leather trousers in a stunning palette of colours: Lako Bukia, London based, Georgian designer proves yet again that she is one of the fastest rising stars for wearable designs. With illustrations by Artist Andrea, Avril Kelly, Jenny Robins LIVE and Fritha Strickland!

Written by Akeela Bhattay

Illustration by Matilde Sazio She sounds delicate, look website like this pretty and well.. wonderful. Floating folk, her music is ethereal and yet very raw. We at Amelia’s have been […]

godslittleeskimo by daria hlazatova

Album Review: God’s Little Eskimo

A journey from paradise to the caves inhabited by bats, with a soundtrack strumming and singing about the mysterious and beautiful. What's round that corner...? BOO! The new album: Said The Owl To The Mouse

Written by Helen Martin

You never see Ringo Starr and Gary Lineker in the same room. Come on, about it think about it! Anyway, information pills I wasn’t quite sure what to expect from […]

Pretty-Rubbish-by-Mina-Bach

Pretty Rubbish: Interview with the eco-couture company, devoted to making bespoke items of recycled fashion

Victoria Geary and Rebecca Goddard - aka Toria and Beck; two countryside dwelling, entrepreneurial women, with enormous talent in making gorgeous, ethical clothes and accessories for both men and women. Meet Pretty Rubbish.

Written by Helen Martin

Illustration by Mina Bach I went to university with Toria and Beck, purchase surrounded by the bright lights that are Cornwall county. I met them in a pub (jovial Jacobs), […]

Secret Garden Party 2010: Saturday Review

On Saturday the fancy dress came out in force and the party truly kicked off, accompanied to the sounds of Sarah Blasko, The Whip, I Blame Coco and The Golden Filter.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Hay bales for seating in the Collosillyum area. Photography by Amelia Gregory. If Latitude is a well planned amble between the South Bank, healing physician ICA, shop Royal Opera House […]

Latitude Festival 2010: Sunday Music Review

A review of a hazy Sunday afternoon spent listening to Mumford and Sons, Kirstin Hersh, Rodrigo y Gabriela and the wondrous sounds of Sigur Ros frontman Jónsi.

Written by Amelia Gregory

jonsi birgisson by jenny costello Photography by Amelia Gregory. Sunday afternoon belonged to Mumford and Sons – it was an absolutely glorious summer afternoon and it felt like the whole […]