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Posts Tagged ‘Gareth A Hopkins’

Malka: Tamara Schlesinger introduces the new video for Into The Night

In this candid exclusive Tamara Schlesinger talks about the making of the video for her new song, Into The Night.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Malka by Gareth A Hopkins.

Tamara Schlesinger of Malka (formerly of the much loved 6 Day Riot) makes a triumphant return with the glorious tribal beats of new single Into The Night. It's a step away from the acoustic sounds of the band she used to front, yet bears her unmistakable imprint in a sing along melody about the horrors of insomnia. Here she introduces the neon saturated video, made with a little help from legions of creative friends. And who knew her former career as an international gymnast could be put to such good use?



It’s late on a hot Tuesday night in an industrial estate in Walthamstow and I am looking around a darkened room filled with a group of my friends that are in the middle of shooting my latest music video… read more

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An Interview with Future Classics Fashion Designer Julie Wilkins

Multi-talented designer and musician Julie Wilkins describes the ideas behind her latest fashion collection.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Future Classics A/W 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins. Fashion designer Julie Wilkins explores ideas of garment construction/deconstruction, radical conservatism and androgyny for A/W 2014. Her capsule collections come with the […]

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Becky Becky: Good Morning, Midnight

Introducing the astonishing debut album from Becky Becky, based on the story of an ageing drunk and inspired by a book by Jean Rhys.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Becky Becky by Gareth A Hopkins. I often listen to the music that I am sent when I am driving, and only a very few albums make a big impression: […]

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SANKUANZ presented by GQ China: London Collections: Men S/S 2015 Catwalk Review

SANKUANZ, aka Shangguan Zhe, presented an unusual collection on Tuesday 16 June in Victoria House for his debut LCM outing - let's talk about big hands…

Written by Matt Bramford

SANKUANZ S/S 2015 by Gareth A Hopkins After two seasons representing Kay Kwok, GQ China switch their attentions to Xiamen-based designer Shangguan Zhe, better known as SANKUANZ. As is often […]

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Tallulah Rendall introduces new album The Banshee and The Moon

Tallulah Rendall crowdfunded her third album, and next week she launches it alongside a photobook at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Tallulah Rendall by Alison Day. Musician Tallulah Rendall is a super talented woman with an indomitable vision that inspires; launching her self-released crowdfunded third album The Banshee and The Moon […]

Best Christmas Indie Tunes for 2013

This year there have been plenty of Christmas albums from mainstream artists, but here I bring you a selection of the best from indie musicians across the world.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Joe Innes & the Cavalcade by Katie Edwards. This year, despite a flurry of releases from mainstream musicians, there seems to be a dearth of Christmas tunes from indie artists. […]

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Cristina Sabaiduc: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Presentation Review

On Monday 16th September Cristina Sabaiduc presented her nature revering S/S 2014 collection with a short film and live models in the Canon Cinema at Somerset House.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Cristina Sabaiduc S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins Romanian/Canadian London based womesnwear dsigner Cristina Sabaiduc showed her S/S 2014 collection with a Digital Presentation featuring a short film and live […]

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KTZ: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

On Monday 16 September KTZ presented their latest collection in British Fashion Council's main tent at Somerset House. It was inspired by deserts, rolling sand dunes and Arab culture.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

KTZ S/S 2014 by Rose Crees Since illustrating KTZ‘s striking A/W 2011 collection for Amelia’s Magazine, I have wished there would come a chance to attend a KTZ catwalk show […]

Swedish School of Textiles: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review part one

We've been covering catwalk shows from graduates of the Swedish School of Textiles since 2010, and their work continues to be a highlight of the Fashion Scout schedule. Showing at Freemasons' Hall on Saturday 14th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Jesper Danielsson by Antonia Parker. As in previous years, the Swedish School of Textiles at Boras took to the catwalk at Fashion Scout to showcase the best of their graduates. […]

Bernard Chandran: London Fashion Week S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

A wonderful jewel bright collection from Bernard Chandran, shown in Freemasons' Hall on Friday 13th September 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Bernard Chandran S/S 2014 by Yelena Bryksenkova. In the upper halls of Freemasons’ Hall Bernard Chandran once again put on a stellar show. Sumptuous silken lame in jewel bright hues […]

Holiday Life: an interview with Asher Lack of Ravens and Chimes

An interview with Asher Lack, principal singer and songwriter with the brilliant New York band Ravens & Chimes.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ravens And Chimes by Karolina Burdon. I may not be that rock’n’roll these days, but that doesn’t stop me enjoying the finest that indie music has to offer. I am […]

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Nadine Shah at the Lexington: Live Review

We saw the hotly tipped singer as she wowed the crowd at her album launch on Monday 22nd July 2013.

Written by Richard Pearmain

Nadine Shah by Tetsuya Toshima It was a bakingly hot day, even by the sweltering standards of the past week or so, and the upstairs venue of the venerable Lexington […]

London College of Fashion Ba Hons Graduate Catwalk Show 2013: Review part two

My second selection of LCF graduates - including fantastic galactic metal dresses, floral print menswear and painterly garments.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Sarah Buchanan ‘Cat Goddess in Dress’ by Kathryn Corlett. I’ve already shared with you my first review of the London College of Fashion Ba Hons Graduate Catwalk Show at The […]

SIBLING: London Collections: Men S/S 2014 Catwalk Review

West Side Story becomes 'East Side Story' for SIBLING's S/S 2014 collection of smiling boys…

Written by Matt Bramford

SIBLING S/S 2014 by Gareth A Hopkins Oh GOD I love SIBLING. Every season they manage to come up with an amazing theme that makes you wonder how they do […]

Folded Beauty Exhibition

Folded Beauty: Masterpieces in Linen, Exhibition Review

The first UK exhibition of its kind, Joan Sallas' Folded Beauty gives us a peek into the art of napkin folding.

Written by Jessica Cook

Illustration of the Holburne Museum by Hannah Smith I’ve never been very napkin friendly. By which I mean, at meals, rather than lay one on my lap, I’m substantially more […]

Fam Irvoll: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

A feisty show from Norwegian designer Fam Irvoll; You Only Live Once was shown at Fashion Scout on Monday 18th February 2013.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fam Irvoll A/W 2013 by Dom & Ink. It’s always fun when a designer shakes up the usual catwalk routine, and that is exactly what Fam Irvoll did with You […]

Bloody Gray: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Presentation Review

Weird and wonderful would be an understatement of the varied work on show at the Portico Rooms for Bloody Gray on Sunday 17th February, including collections by Jane Bowler, Barbara Alan, Bas Kosters, Tom Van der Borght and Jayne Pierson.

Written by Jenny Robins

Tom Van Der Borght by Gareth A Hopkins There was an epic queue for the Bloody Gray presentation in the Portico Rooms, presumably due to overenthusiastic distribution of the very […]

Timur Kim: London Fashion Week A/W 2013 Catwalk Review

Timur Kim presented a femme and practical collection on the opening day of London Fashion Week in the Fashion Scout venue Freemasons' Hall on Friday 15th February 2013.

Written by Jessica Cook

Timur Kim LFW A/W 2013 by Gareth A Hopkins I like my fashion like I like my art: messy. I prefer Pollock to Rembrandt and Matisse to Van Eyck. When […]

50 Frocks

A Review of 50 Fabulous Frocks at the Fashion Museum, Bath

Jessica Cook wishes the Fashion Museum a very happy fiftieth as she visits their 50 Fabulous Frocks exhibition

Written by Jessica Cook

Illustration of 1900s champagne fancy dress costume, unknown maker, by Freddy Thorn. Like any good birthday bash, it begins with champagne; a bottle of 1904 Veuve Clicquot to be exact, […]

Paradise Lost: London College of Fashion ‘Digital Catwalk’ Second Year Student Show 2012

A selection of students from the London College of Fashion's part time Fashion Design and Realisation course exhibited their digital pattern work at a very impressive showcase at the University last Wednesday (21st of November 2012), an array of stunningly 'realised' cuts and original prints were seen, by Jenny Robins, who took her sketchbook as always.

Written by Jenny Robins

All photographs by Milan Mosna There was an impressive array of design flair, organisational wizardry and interesting pattern design on show at the London College of Fashion last Wednseday, especially […]