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Posts Tagged ‘Gabriel Ayala’

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear Day: Fashion East Installations

Here's our illustrated whistle stop tour of the Fashion East installations, featuring wondrous menswear labels Astrid Andersen, Matteo Molinari, William Richard Green, Agi & Sam and Cassette Playa…

Written by Matt Bramford


Astrid Andersen S/S 2012 by Antonia Parker

The Fashion East Menswear display always guarantee a treat at fashion week. The grandiose rooms around the courtyard at Somerset House are transformed into mini installations of the various menswear designers, sildenafil and it's grand to see so much talent side by side.

This season was no exception. I started at the main entrance, naturally, where burley bouncers were insisting anyone let inside had pre-registered with the British Fashion Council. So, for example, if one of the designers' grandmothers wanted to see the fruits of their grandchildrens' successes, they had to go to the other side of Somerset House to register. A bit silly, I thought.

Nevertheless, once I'd presented my credentials I was allowed inside and I quickly necked a champagne. Here's… read more

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London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Jayne Pierson (featuring Pierson Lawlor)

Jayne Pierson and The Royal Ballet dancers wowed the crowd at the haunting LSO venue on Old Street on Sunday 18 September with a unique S/S 2012 show…

Written by Matt Bramford

Jayne Pierson S/S 2012, order illustrated by Gareth A Hopkins Oof, visit this site I love a new fashion week site. I took a Boris from the action at Somerset […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Catwalk Review: Felder Felder

Inspired by choreographer Pina Bausch and it-girl Jen Brill, BANG! was shown in the BFC Tent at Somerset House on Friday 16th September. Peaches Geldof put in an appearance on the front row, looking spectacularly gaunt.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Felder Felder S/S 2011 by t.reidy. Felder Felder are identical twin sisters Annette and Daniela Felder, and who studied together at Central Saint Martins (of course). According to the press […]

Shonen Knife at the Scala: Live Review

Cult Japanese all-girl pop-punk trio return to London for their 30th anniversary party on Sunday 11th September 2011

Written by Richard Pearmain

Shonen Knife by Sally Jane Thompson After a month long tour around Europe which kicked off in, information pills of all places, more about Brixton’s Windmill, viagra Shonen Knife arrived […]

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, capsule 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 […]

An interview with Cat of Howkapow!

I had a chat with Cat, of Rog and Cat, of Howkapow: purveyors of all things bright and beautiful. We talk about how the husband-and-wife team started, how they deal with working with each other EVERY DAY, and how they select their unique ensemble of new creatives…

Written by Matt Bramford

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Amelia met a whole load of creatives during her recent ACOFI book tour – illustrators, web designers and makers. It was at Soma in Bristol […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Menswear Day Catwalk Review: J.W. Anderson

J.W. Anderson showcased his unique approach to menswear on Wednesday during London Fashion Week, with illustrations by Gabriel Ayala, Aniela Murphy and Natasha Thompson!

Written by Nick Bain

ACOFI Concrete Hermit Tiger Feet by Paul Blow. Yesterday 2011′s Pick Me Up once again kicked off in the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House. I went along to the opening […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Krystof Strozyna

Despite my lack of ticket I managed to sneak onto the front row at long time Amelia's Magazine favourite Krystof Strozyna at Fashion Scout. With lovely illustrations by Gabriel ‘Gaarte’ Ayala and Matilde Sazio.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jasper Garvida A/W 2011. Photography by Amelia Gregory Jasper Garvida A/W 2011 by Maria Papadimitriou. As anyone who attends the shows will know, viagra buy guessing who has priority tickets […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Prophetik (by Amelia)

Jeff Garner opened Vauxhall Fashion Scout with his Artist Wonderment collection on Friday 18th February. This is our FOURTH blog about his lovely catwalk show. Yes really. With yet more wonderful illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Prophetik A/W 2011 by Gilly Rochester. I will confess now. I may have gone over the top. Yes, nurse physician this blog is positively popping at the seams with illustrations. […]

Review: Work-in-Progress at the Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art presents an intriguing preview of their 2011 Fashion, Textiles, Metalwork and Jewellery, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing and Photography Graduates. The exhibition runs until Wednesday, 19th January 2011

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala This week’s wet Monday was brightened up considerably by a trip to the Royal Collage of Art’s first work-in-progress show of 2011 – and before you […]

Vauxhall Fashion Scout Ones to Watch A/W 2011 – A Preview

The winners of the Ones to Watch accolade have been announced for this coming A/W 2011 season. Here's an illustrated preview of the four designers billed as the hottest new London talent…

Written by Matt Bramford

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London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Preview: Menswear Day

As the womenswear section of the circus draws to a close and the press move over to Milan, there's still lots to be seen at Menswear Day. Here's a little preview, with some rather brilliant illustrations…

Written by Matt Bramford

Wintle, viagra order A/W 2010, illustrated by Antonia Parker So it’s the last day of womenswear today, which means no more frocks and no more tits and arse. This is […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011 Catwalk Review: Kingston MA

So, Kingston MA decided to show in the Freemasons' Hall on Friday 17th September. Was this a wise idea... we went along to find out.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Daks Spring Summer 2011 fashion illustration by Abi Daker at London Fashion Week I rolled into Daks at the bright and early time of 9am on a Saturday morning – […]

An Evening of Retro Hollywood Glamour at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A transports us back to the golden age of the silver screen, during a very special retro Hollywood glamour-themed Friday Late…

Written by Jemma Crow

Mumford & Sons illustration by Lana Hughes 5. Mumford & Sons Mumford & Sons have had a special piece in my heart for a couple of years now. Having played […]

An interview with British fashion designer Samantha Cole

Colin Dawidziuk chats to Samantha Cole...

Written by Colin Dawidziuk

Illustration by Gabriel Ayala British fashion is normally typified by its quirky features, this web but Samantha Cole of Samantha Cole London is a stand out star in her own […]